Palakkad Sambar with coconut

by RamyaVijayakumar
Palakkad Sambar with Coconut
Palakkad Sambar with coconut Recipe can be prepared with different combination of vegetables and each combination of group is well defined by Ramya V. This Palakkad Sambar recipe prepared with coconut is an authentic recipe of palakkad. Spicy palakkadan sambar goes very well rice, idli and dosa.
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Palakkad Sambar with Coconut
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Rating: 5
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For masala:
Vegetables (You can use 1 to 2 cups of any of the below combinations of vegetables) Group 1:
  • Potatoes -
  • Tomatoes -
  • Onions -
Group 2:
  • Small onions(Kunjulli Cheriya-ulli saute in oil before cooking) -
Group 3:
Group 4:
Group 5:
  • Ashgourd -
  • Potatoes -
  • Tomatoes -
  • Onion -
Group 6:
  • Ladies finger(saute before boiling) -
Other Ingredients:
  • Red gram(Thuvaraparippu) - 1/2 cup
  • Tamarind (Puli) - Lemon Size Ball
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as reqd
  • Corianderleaves(for garnishing) -
For seasoning:
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For masala:
Vegetables (You can use 1 to 2 cups of any of the below combinations of vegetables) Group 1:
  • Potatoes -
  • Tomatoes -
  • Onions -
Group 2:
  • Small onions(Kunjulli Cheriya-ulli saute in oil before cooking) -
Group 3:
Group 4:
Group 5:
  • Ashgourd -
  • Potatoes -
  • Tomatoes -
  • Onion -
Group 6:
  • Ladies finger(saute before boiling) -
Other Ingredients:
  • Red gram(Thuvaraparippu) - 1/2 cup
  • Tamarind (Puli) - Lemon Size Ball
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as reqd
  • Corianderleaves(for garnishing) -
For seasoning:
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Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  2. Fry all ingredients for the masala by adding them one by one(or each separately) till they lose their raw flavor.
  3. Grind them to a fine paste.
  4. Boil red gram and mash.
  5. Add vegetables (except tomato) along with turmeric powder, salt and allow to boil till vegetables are cooked.
  6. Soak tamarind in 1/4 cup water and squeeze out the juice and add this to the boiling vegetables.
  7. Add cut tomatoes and allow it to boil.
  8. Add the ground masala and boil.
  9. Heat oil in another small frying pan.
  10. Pour the above seasoning into the sambar.
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  12. :- Serve with rice, dosas or idlis.
Recipe Notes

Please check out Brahmin Sambar Palakkad Style Check out this Black Urud Dal Vada which will go very well with this recipe

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26 comments

curryadmin
February 20, 2009 - 1:33 pm

You havent mentioned the amount of vegetables to be used.Palakkad people wont use ladies finger for sambar?

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curryadmin
September 3, 2008 - 12:00 am

i tied this recipe it was really good

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curryadmin
March 23, 2004 - 12:00 am

palakkadan sambar making waves..

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curryadmin
March 23, 2004 - 12:00 am

Never thought making Sambar was so easy…..superb recipe

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curryadmin
October 24, 2005 - 12:00 am

As a fresher to this cooking world, i made sambar for the first time following this recipe and my husband loved it. Thanks to u ramya.

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curryadmin
February 7, 2007 - 12:00 am

Thank you for this wonderful recipe

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curryadmin
March 29, 2007 - 12:00 am

That was a great recipe. Easy to follow and very clearly stated procedures. Ramya, most of your recipes seem to be good. Its now easy to look for the “RIGHT PERSON`s” recipes. 🙂

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curryadmin
August 17, 2007 - 12:00 am

It is very very gud which is suiting to lunch and tiffin

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curryadmin
May 9, 2006 - 12:00 am

For getting more Palakkadan recipes, click the `Recipe By` link at the top of this page.

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curryadmin
February 24, 2008 - 12:00 am

Fantastic recipe..Will you please post avial also? (I wanted to ask all sadya ones..)Thank you!!

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curryadmin
November 9, 2008 - 12:00 am

Superb!!!!! Thani Naadan Sambar.

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curryadmin
November 6, 2008 - 12:00 am

fantastic recipe it turned out nicely keep it up everybody liked it

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curryadmin
January 24, 2009 - 3:53 pm

It was awesome!!! Thanks for posting

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curryadmin
August 12, 2009 - 5:17 am

Fantastic, myself and enjoyed a fabulous lunch. Have kept the rest for my wife to taste it.

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curryadmin
April 18, 2007 - 12:00 am

This recipe was a super hit at my home!!

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curryadmin
January 17, 2007 - 12:00 am

Thank you Ramya. It really came very well and my husband like it very much.

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curryadmin
September 12, 2006 - 12:00 am

As my family is in india am eating from hotel. Friday as it was a holiday, i cooked rice and curry as per your recipe. It was wonderful.

Next friday I will try others.

Thank you very much.

Rgds
Sunder

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curryadmin
June 5, 2006 - 12:00 am

Hi Ramya, Thank you for this wonderful recipe!

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curryadmin
October 10, 2005 - 12:00 am

i have made this receipe countless times already!!!! Its simple superb.:))

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curryadmin
January 9, 2006 - 12:00 am

Awesome would be an understatement and i mean that.I usually make about 4 or 5 different kinds of sambar but the palakkadan sambar is way ahead in the league.Thank you Ramya for sharing this wonderful recipe. Looking forward to many more gems from you.

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curryadmin
March 23, 2004 - 12:00 am

Hi,excellent dish..sambar was one of my major attractions when i visited India..this sambar is too good…

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curryadmin
March 23, 2004 - 12:00 am

I am from Palakkad and I was looking for an authentic Palakkad Sambhar recipe…It turned out really well…

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curryadmin
March 23, 2004 - 12:00 am

Romba pramathamaana sambaar…

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curryadmin
April 7, 2004 - 12:00 am

soooooooooooooooooooper taste.

Thanks.

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curryadmin
June 30, 2004 - 12:00 am

Really Excellent..Everyone must try this recipe….

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curryadmin
May 9, 2006 - 12:00 am

I am really glad to see all these comments
Please search for `ramya` to get other recipes posted by me 🙂

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