Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar | How to make Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar

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  • By Menaga Sathia
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About Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar

Idli Sambar is a traditional breakfast in South Indian households. It is also served as an evening snack at a lot of places. Idli is basically a savory, made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils (de-husked) and rice. Sambar is a lentil-based vegetable stew or chowder based on a broth made with tamarind. A lot of spices are added to the sambar to make it more flavorsome. Sambar is specifically served with Idli, as it gives a slight spice to the idli making it more appetizing. Sarvana Bhawan Style Idli Sambar is an absolutely outstanding recipe with an outburst of spices in the sambar and the exclusive softness of the idlis. Sarvana Bhawan have been offering an authentic spread of South Indian dishes since ages. One of the specialty is its Idli Sambar, which is very difficult to get hands on with. But this recipe is a total catch, as it brings you all the secret ingredients which make their Idli and Sambar so exotic!

The delicious and mouthwatering Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar is a famous dish of Tamil Nadu and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar. Menaga Sathia shared this Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

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Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar

Ingredients to make Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar

  • Toor dal - 1/3 cup
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Onion - 1
  • Tomato - 2
  • Slit green chillies -2
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • To grind : Grated coconut - 1 tbsp
  • Roasted gram dal /dhalia - 2 tsp
  • Tomato - 1
  • Hing - 1/4 tsp
  • Sambar powder - 1 tbsp
  • To temper : Oil 1 tbsp
  • ghee - 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - Each 1/4 tsp
  • Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
  • jeera - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves a few
  • Dry red chilli - 1

How to make Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar

  1. Cook the toor dal with turmeric powder & mash it well.
  2. Grind the given ingredients under 'to grind' to a fine paste.
  3. Heat oil in a vessel, add chopped onion. Once it is sauteed well add tomato, slit green chillies and salt.
  4. Add coconut paste, 1/2 cup water & boil it.
  5. Once the raw smell goes away add the mashed dal & mix it well. Boil it for another 5 minutes.
  6. Add coriander leaves & turn off the flame. Temper with the ingredients given under 'to temper'.
  7. Serve with idli or dosa or pongal
My Tip: Pearl onion gives best taste. Don't skip the ghee while tempering.

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Jagriti Baranwala year ago
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Vijayalakshmi Sridhar2 years ago
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Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago
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Ruchira Hoon2 years ago
This sounds deadly. Will the taste change if I omit hing?
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