February 24, 2011

Hotel Idly Sambar

Thur Dal
½   cup
Red Chilly
Coriander Seeds
2 tbs
Channa Dal
1 tbs
Fenugreek  Seeds
1 tes
Cumin Seeds
1 tbs
1 tbs
1 tbs
Mustard Seeds
1 tes
Urad Dal
1 tes
Curry Leaves
1 Spring
Sambar Onion
½ cup
Gooseberry size
1 tes
Turmeric Power
½  tes
Coriander Leaves
To Taste

1. Dry roast the red chillies, coriander seeds, channa dal, fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds. Allow it to cool down and later powder them.
2. Wash and pressure cook the dal with water and turmeric powder for 4 whistles in high flame.
3. Mash the cooked dal with hand beater and keep it aside.
4. Heat the oil and ghee in a pan, add mustard seeds and urad dal. Allow it for popping.
5. Then add curry leaves and chopped onion. Fry till the onion turns into golden color.
6. Add the chopped tomato and fry for a minute.
7. Now add the tamarind paste, salt, asafoedita powder, ground powder and mashed  cooked dal. Add water if necessary.
8. Bring it to boil and cook for 3-4 mins. Finally add chopped coriander leaves.
     This sambar goes well with Idly, Dosai and Pongal.


divya said...

delicious sambar dear,make me hungry now...

Unknown said...

Looks perfect :)

Chitra said...

I will try it this week. This looks good and simple. :-)

aipi said...

Your bowl of sambhar is making me really hungry :)

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Sravs said...

Very delicious and tempting sambar !!!

Rachu said...

Isn't it great to have yummy sambhar form hotel for free in here.. great one


Soumya said...

delicious sambhar...feel like having some vadai and idli...can smell the aroma here....yum!

shriannalakshmi said...

luv this sambar a lot. Thanks for the recipe.

Raji said...

this sambar is looking like the one we get in sarvana bhavan here...simply tasty.

Radhika said...

just idli, dosai and pongal. where is vadai. I would love to have it with them.

Priya Suresh said...

Thats an addictive sambar, love with crispy dosas,pasikuthu paathathume..

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks lovely and inviting:)


Love it very much...Thanks for sharing...

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

ohh....such a yummy breakfast recipe...craving now..:D
Tasty appetite

Shama Nagarajan said...

superb sambar

Ramya said...

Looks just like the one we get in saravana bhavan...dying to try that with hot mini idly's:-)

Suman Singh said...

smabhar looks delicious..nice recipe!

Nandinis food said...

Aah, I'll drink up the bowl. Slurp!

schmetterlingwords said...

This sambar looks very aromatic and tasty... sambar vadais, mini idlies in sambar... hmmm... wonderful.. :-)

Vimitha Durai said...

sambar with idli is a perfect combination and this is perfect...

Kamakshi Prasanna said...

I always order sambar idly in saravana bhavan...awesomely prepared...

Satya said...

my all time favorite...your sambar reminds me murugan idli ...love it

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Mrs K said...

My favorite sambar....mmmm...mmmm Looks so yummy :)!!!

Unknown said...

Tempting sambar

Usha said...

Yum sambar !

SpicyTasty said...

fell like having with hot idlis..

Menaga Sathia said...

looks awesome..my all time favourite...

Priya Sreeram said...

aaha supera irukky, lovely colour

Suji said...

Yummy sambar...

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