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How To make Jackfruit And Spinach Sambar? | Instant Jackfruit And Spinach Sambar Recipe

Sambar is a South Indian lentil-based stew that is typically served with rice. It is a healthy and delicious dish that is packed with nutrition and flavor. In this recipe, we are going to use jackfruit and spinach to add some extra nutrition and flavor to the traditional sambar

Here is a breakfast recipe that is easy to prepare and delicious to eat.


  • 1 cup toor dal (pigeon peas)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped jackfruit
  • 2 cups chopped spinach
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp urad dal (black gram lentils)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Wash the toor dal thoroughly and soak it in water for about 30 minutes.
  • In a pressure cooker, add the soaked toor dal along with 2 cups of water, chopped jackfruit, chopped spinach, chopped onion, chopped tomato, slit green chillies, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, and cumin powder.
  • Mix well and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles or until the dal is cooked well.
  • Once the pressure has released, mash the dal and jackfruit with a ladle and keep aside.
  • In a pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil.
  • Add mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  • Then add fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, and urad dal.
  • Fry for a few seconds until the urad dal turns golden brown.
  • Now add the mashed dal and jackfruit mixture to the pan.
  • Add salt to taste and mix well.
  • Bring it to a boil and simmer for 5-7 minutes until the sambar thickens.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.


  • You can adjust the consistency of the sambar by adding more or less water.
  • If you don’t have jackfruit, you can use any other vegetable of your choice.
  • You can also add tamarind paste or lemon juice for a tangy flavor.
  • Serve the sambar with some papadum or pickle for added flavor.


This jackfruit and spinach sambar recipe is a healthy and delicious twist on the traditional South Indian dish. It is packed with nutrition and flavor and can be served with rice or any other Indian bread. So give it a try and let us know how it turns out!

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