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Breadfruit sambar is a good dish to serve with rice, chappathi, dosa, idly etc.
Published On: 01 Aug 2013
malayalam: Nalikeram / Thenga
telugu: Kobbari Kaaya
Gujarati: Naliyer / Nariyal
Punjabi: Gola / Nariyal
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English: Black Gram
telugu: Minu Mulu / Manipa / Uddulu
hindi: Subat Urd / Urid
Bengali: Mashkolair Dal / Kaalo Dal / Mash / Kalai
Gujarati: Aalad / Udad
Konkani: Oodeedu / Urdachi / Udid
Marathi: Uddachi / Udid
Oriya: Biri (Gota) / Muga Dali
Punjabi: Mah-Di / Mash
English: Fenugreek Seeds
malayalam: Uluva / Venthiam
kannada: Menthe / Menthya
hindi: Methi Dana
Marathi: Methi Dane / Methi
Punjabi: Meth / Methi
English: Coriander Seeds
tamil: Kothamalli / Varakothamalli
malayalam: Kothamalli / Malli
kannada: Kottambari Beeja / Haveeja
hindi: Dhania / Dhana
Bengali: Dhonay / Dhaniya
Gujarati: Dhana / Dhaniya / Kothmiri / Libdhaba
Konkani: Kottambari / Konpir
Marathi: Dhane / Kothimir
Kashmiri: Deaniwal / Kothambalari
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
Bengali: Laban / Noone
malayalam: Puli / Valan Puli
kannada: Hunase Hannu / Huli
Bengali: Tentool / Tetul
Konkani: Chinchamb / Amptan
Oriya: Tentuli / Dalima
Kashmiri: Tamber / Tambari
English: Mustard Seeds
kannada: Sasuve / Karisasive
hindi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Sarson
Bengali: Sarsay / Shorshe / Rai
Oriya: Sorisa / Sarosha
Punjabi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Kalee Sarson
Kashmiri: Aasur / Sorisa
Urudu: Rai, Banarasi Rai, Kalee Sarson
English: Curry Leaves
tamil: Kariveppilai / Karivempu
telugu: Karivepaku / Karepaku
kannada: Karibevu / Baisoppu / Karibevina Soppu
hindi: Kadi Patta / Kathnim / Mitha Neem / Curry Patta / Gandhela / Bareanga
Bengali: Curry Patta / Barsanga / Kariphulli
Gujarati: Mitho Limdo / Meetho Limbado / Goranimb / Kadhilimbdo
Konkani: Karbapathi / Beva Palo
Marathi: Kadhi Patta / Karhinimb / Poospala / Gandla / Jhirang / Pandheri Kunthi
Oriya: Bhrusanga Patra / Barsan / Basango / Bhuraunga
Punjabi: Kadipatti / Curry Patta
For preparing breadfruit sambar, first remove the skin of Breadfruit and cut into small pieces. Wash it well.
Wash the toor dal and cook it in a pressure-cooker.
Put the tamarind in little hot/cold water to extract the tamarind pulp.4)Fry the ingredients(grated coconut, black-gram, fenugreek seeds, red chillies, asafoetida and coriander) in one tsp oil for 10 minutes in low flame.
Allow the mix to cool for 10-15 minutes and then grind it well. Keep this paste separate.6)Place the pressure-cooker with the cooked dal (or can replace the pressure cooker with another vessel convenient to cook) on the stove and put the pieces of kadachakka in it. Add the masala mix in it along with tamarind pulp and salt. 7)Allow this mix to boil for further 10-15 minutes or more and when it is cooked well, put off the stove and remove the cooker from the stove.8)Heat a frying pan, put two teaspoons of oil in the pan and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chilly and if required some black-gram also.
When this mix turns golden in colour remove it from the stove and add it to the sambar.
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