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

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By Menaga Sathia
Created on 16th Nov 2015
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  • By Menaga Sathia
    Created on 16th Nov 2015
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Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  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.

Reviews for Hotel Saravana Bhavan Style Idli sambar (4)

Ruchira Hoon3 days ago
This sounds deadly. Will the taste change if I omit hing?
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Jagriti Baranwal8 months ago
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Vijayalakshmi Sridhara year ago
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Sukhmani Bedia year ago
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