Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Udipi Sambar



Ingredients
Toor dhal:1/2 cup
Chopped vegetables (preferably brinjal/drumstick/yam)
Small onions (shallots):8
Tumeric powder:1/4 tsp
Hing: 1 pinch
Tomato (chopped): 1 medium sized
Tamarind: lemon sized
Grated jaggery:1 tsp (optional)


To roast and grind
Coriander seeds: 3 teaspoon
Channa dal: 1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds: 1.5 teaspoon
Fenugreek:1/2 tsp
Urad dal: 1 tsp
Poppy seeds: 1/2 tsp
Grated coconut: 1/4 cup
Red chillies: 4


Procedure:
Step1:
Pressure cook toor dhal with enough water, turmeric powder and hing and mash it


Step2:
Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and curry leaves. Then add the red onions and saute for 3 minutes.


Step3:
Now add chopped tomatoes and other vegatables and saute for another 3 minutes


Step4:
Add the tamarind extract and cook for another 5 minutes or until all the vegetables get cooked


Step5:
Dry roast the spices required for sambar powder and powder them.(Add the coconut after roasting the other spices)


Step5:
Add the mashed toor dhal,salt,grated jaggery and the ground sambar powder and cook for a couple of more minutes

25 comments:

  1. Sambar is my comfort food... but never tried ur way... Bookmarking for my next try...

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  2. The sambaar looks very inviting..haven't tried this..love the spices.

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  3. This is similar to the arachu vitta sambar we make. Looks good.

    Vardhini
    VardhinisKitchen

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  4. Yummy and delicious looking Sambar

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  5. Flavourful,comforting and delicious sambar, havent had since a long..time to make some..

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  6. Sambar is all my fav !! urs looks very tempting and delicious !!

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  7. This sambhar makes a very delicious & satisfying meal :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  8. very nice sambar recipe with step by step pictures

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  9. Nice sambar,would love to try this version.

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  10. Nice one dear..Creamy and rich sambar..delicious.

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  11. Delicious sambar, a very nice series of posts.

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  12. udipi sambar sounds interesting..would like to try your version ..bookmarking this..no no almost your site was bookmarked :)

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  13. have heard lots abt udipi sambhar..recipe looks great...shall try this out..

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  14. aaha, mouth watering stuff, good one !

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  15. The spice blend is what makes a delectable sambar...love that spice powder made for sambar....sambar looks yum....

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  16. udipi sambar..New for me..i ll try it soon
    Saranya
    http://www.foodandtaste.blogspot.com/

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  17. The only difference from our Palakkad Iyer style sambar is the addition of poppy seeds and cumin. Should try it for a change from the routine one.

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  18. Just now cooking smabar for idli's, surprised with your recipe, have to try like this, it's mouthwatering.

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  19. wow nice recipe for idli's and delicious too....

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  20. Thanks for sending over such an yummy entry.

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