Huli (Mysore Sambar)


This is a traditional Mysore sambar. It can be prepared with many types of vegetables. Popular ones include beans, potatoes, carrots, cabbage, radishes, and onions. Look for the recipe for Huli Pudi under the spice mix section on this website.

Huli (Mysore Sambar)

Servings 8 servings
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes


  • Toor Dal : 1 cup
  • Tamarind paste : 1 teaspoon
  • Huli Pudi : 2 tablespoons
  • Mustard seeds (Rai, Sasve) : ½ teaspoon
  • Asafoetida (Hing) : ¼ teaspoon
  • Curry Leaves : 8 – 10 leaves
  • Vegetables : See description above
  • Salt to taste


  • Pressure cook the toor dal separately in a pressure cooker.
  • Add the vegetables to the dal.
  • Add tamarind paste and huli pudi (sambar powder) . Cook until the vegetables are tender.
  • In a pan, heat about 2 tablespoons of oil. Add mustard. After the mustard pops, add asafoetida and curry leaves.
  • Add the seasoning to the huli. Enjoy!
Calories: 300kcal
Course: Main Course
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