Sambar - Kerala Style

Kerala Style Sambar

Sambar - Kerala Style

Kerala Style Sambar

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Sneha Venu

Published On: 11 Mar 2009

Rating: 4
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30 Minutes
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Pressure cook the dhal with the drumsticks for about 3 whistles.

Step 2

Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan and then add asafoetida & fenugreek seeds.

Step 3

When it is slightly brown add jeera and Red Chillies.

Step 4

When they turn dark red add coriander seeds and fry till slight brown.

Step 5

Add the shredded coconut and fry till it is slightly brown.

Step 6

Cool this and grind it into a fine paste with little water.

Step 7

Cut the onions into thick chunks and the tomatoes into cube size.

Step 8

Cut brinjal into cube size pieces.

Step 9

Put tamarind in 1 cup of water and extract the pulp .

Step 10

In a deep pan add the dhal with drumsticks, the cut vegetables and onions.

Step 11

Add the tamarind pulp and then add the masala.

Step 12

Add turmeric powder and salt to this and mix it with enough water (about 3/4 cup) so it is not too thick.

Step 13

Add the cilantro to this and boil and after that simmer it until the raw smell goes and the veggies are cooked.

Step 14

Heat 3 tsp oil in a small pan.

Step 15

Add mustard and put curry leaves and broken red chillies when mustard crackles.

Step 16

Add asafoetida to this and pour this mixture over the cooked sambar.

Step 17

:-This goes good with rice, Idli dosa and pongal.

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Unni

Good recipe..

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