SAMBAR WITHOUT DAL-IDLI SAMBAR

 

Sambar without Dal

Sambar without Dal

Sambar is prepared by using various lentils like Toor Dal, Moong Dal, Channa Dal etc.,

Today let us learn easy method of preparing Sambar without using Toor Dal which is consumed along with Idli.

Ingredients :

Onion                                                 2 nos.

Tomato                                             1 no

Urad Dhal                                        1 tsp

Grated Coconut                            2 tsp

Jeera                                                 ¼ tsp

Pepper                                              ¼ tsp

Cinnamon                                        ½ inch

Red Chillies                                     7-8

Hing/asafeotida                            1 pinch

Coriander seeds                            1 tsp

Tamarind Pulp                               2 tsp

Jaggery                                             1 small lemon size

Mustard seeds                                ½ tsp

Oil                                                        2 tsp

Turmeric                                          ½ tsp

Curry and coriander leaves     5-6

Water as required

Salt to taste

Method :

Sambar without Dal

Sambar without Dal

Roast jeera, pepper, hing, coriander seeds, red chillies and urad dal till golden brown.

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Grind the roasted items along with grated coconut into fine paste.

In a pan put oil and keep on medium flame.

Put mustard seeds when it splutters add chopped onion and fry till golden brown.

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Add water to cook.

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When onion is cooked half the way add tomatoes, turmeric and allow to cook for 3-4 mins.

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Add tamarind pulp, salt to taste and mix well.

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Add grounded mixture and cook for 3-4 mins.

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Add required quantity of water and allow to cook.

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When sambar comes to boil add jaggery, curry leaves and cook for 3-4 mins in lower flame.

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Now Sambar is ready to serve.  Garnish with coriander leaves.

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Serve Sambar with Idli.

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Tips :

If Sambar is too watery you can add little rice flour and mix. Usually sambar for Idli should be little sweet so you can add jaggery as per your taste. If you want spicy add more red chillies.

 

Shyla Nagesh

http://brahmin.kitchen

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