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pol sambol

Pol Sambol

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Srilankan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Author Hema Magesh


  • a handful of coconut bits (roughly half cup grated coconut)
  • 1 medium sized big onion
  • 2-3 red chillies
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • juice of half lemon
  • salt to taste
  • few curry leaves


  • First take the coconut, red chillies and salt in the mixer and grind it coarsely.
    Steps 1-3 pol sambol
  • Then add onion, garlic and curry leaves and pulse till it gets well blended.
    Pol sambol steps 4-6
  • Drizzle lemon juice and serve with string hoppers, appam or rice. 
  • I served myself , this sambol as an accompaniment for Idiappam and it was so good.