Carrot Beans Sambar( Carrot and Beans with lentil Gravy)

Serving: 4 |Type: Veg-Kuzhambu/sambar


Thoor Dhal(cooked) -½cup(mashed)
Beans -20
Carrot -1(cut round)
Onion(chopped) -¼cup
Tomato(Diced) -1
Tamarind -marble size
Sambar powder -2tsp
Turmeric -¼tsp
Salt -to taste
Coriander leaves -few



Oil -2tsp
Mustard -½tsp
Urad Dhal -½tsp
Cumin -¼tsp
Fenugreek Seeds -¼tsp
Asafotida -¼tsp
Red Chili -1
Curry Leaves -few



  1. Cook the thoor dhal with water and keep it aside.
  2. Cut the beans about 2 inch length and keep it aside.
  3. Soak the tamarind with ½ cup of water and squeeze out the pulp and keep it aside.
  4. Take a heavy bottom vessel heat with oil add seasoning  fry without burning.
  5. Now add onion sauté for 1 minute then add tomato , little salt and turmeric sauté until tomato get mash.
  6. Then add beans, carrot sauté for 1 or 2 minute , add sambar powder , tamarind pulp, remaining salt and 2 cups of water.
  7. Cover with lid cook it on medium flame until carrot and beans get soft.
  8. Then add mashed thoor dhal cook it for 3 to 4 minutes then turn off the stove.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  10. Serve with white rice.


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