Onion Sambar - Brahmin Special

Tuvar dal, shallots and other ingredients are cooked together

Onion Sambar - Brahmin Special

Tuvar dal, shallots and other ingredients are cooked together

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Devi Krishna

Published On: 18 Jan 2011

Rating: 4
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For preparing onion sambar - brahmin special, first wash tuvar dal and boil it with 3 cups of water and turmeric powder. Pressure cooker may be used. Fry coriander seeds(dhania), chana dal, fenugreek, and red chilly in coconut oil.

Step 2

Stir in grated coconut and fry again. Grind the mixture with sufficient water. Keep aside.

Step 3

Soak tamarind in water for a few minutes(till it gets soaked completely). Squeeze the tamarind and pour this water into the vessel in which sambar is going to be made.

Step 4

Fry onion in ghee and put it into the vessel containing the tamarind water and then boil it by adding salt and turmeric.

Step 5

Add previously boiled dal and boil.

Step 6

Now add the ground coconut mixture and cook again for a few minutes.

Step 7

Fry mustard seeds in coconut oil and pour into the mixture.

Step 8

Add curry leaves and coriander leaves for better flavor. Onion sambar - brahmin special, is ready.

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