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Potato Sambar Recipe | Urulai Kizhangu Sambar Recipe

Potato Sambar Recipe with step by step pictures. This recipe is a nutritious combo of healthy vegetable and this quick, easy and tasty dish goes well with idli, dosa or rice.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Side dishes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 87 kcal


  • ½ cup Masoor Dal or Moong Dal
  • 1 large Potato peeled and cubed
  • 1 small Onion chopped into large chunks
  • 1 medium size Tomato cubed
  • 2 slit Green Chilli
  • 3 tbsp Homemade Sambar powder
  • 2 tbsp Tamarind Pulp
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Coriander leaves / Cilantro a handful chopped
  • For Seasoning:
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds / Kaduku
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya podi
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves


  • Heat a pot, add in dal, potato, tomato, onions, green chilli.
  • Cover with water and bring it to boil. Simmer it for 20 to 30 mins till the dal and everything is cooked.
  • Now add in sambar powder, tamarind pulp, salt and sugar. Mix well and simmer for 5 mins.
  • Now make seasoning, heat oil and add in all the seasoning ingredients in it. Let it sizzle for 30 sec.
  • Pour this over the sambar and mix well.
  • Now add in coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts
Potato Sambar Recipe | Urulai Kizhangu Sambar Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 87 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 0.03g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Sodium 3mg0%
Potassium 59mg2%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 0.5g2%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 0.3g1%
Vitamin A 9IU0%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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