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      1 hr 5

Appears in
Chilli & Mint: Indian Home Cooking from A British Kitchen

By Torie True

Published 2021

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Sambar is an integral part of South Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine, typically served alongside dosa or idli at breakfast but often available from dawn to dusk because it’s such a versatile dish. It is deliciously comforting and warming and slightly thinner in consistency than your typical dal. There are so many varieties of sambar and no set rules on which vegetables you need to use. Typically, it includes drumstick (also known as moringa) and carrot, but potato, runner and green beans, turn