Palakkadan Sambar | How to make Palakkadan Sambar

By Jaya Rajesh  |  15th Sep 2016  |  
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About Palakkadan Sambar Recipe

Palakkadan sambar is very easy to make and is a must in any occasion. Hope you all like it.

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Palakkadan Sambar

Ingredients to make Palakkadan Sambar

  • 1 cup skinned split pigeon pea
  • 1 small piece of white pumpkin
  • 1 small piece yellow pumpkin
  • 5-6 peices of drumstick
  • 1 medium sized tomato
  • 1 small lemon sized ball of tamarind
  • For sambaar masala
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • few curry leaves
  • 1/4 Tsp asafoetida
  • For tempering
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • few curry leaves
  • few chopped coriander leaves

How to make Palakkadan Sambar

  1. Boil dal along with tomatoes till soft and mushy.
  2. Separately boil vegetables till done.
  3. Now let's make masala for sambaar.
  4. In a pan heat oil and fry coconut till light golden brown.
  5. Once brown add all the spice powders and salt ,saute till the mixture slightly leaves oil.
  6. Switch off the gas and let the mixture cool completely
  7. Grind this mixture into a fine paste.
  8. Mix the pigeon pea and cooked vegetable together and add in the tamarind extract and let the mixture come to a boil.
  9. Once it's boiled add the ground sambaar masala and let it further boil it for few more minutes.
  10. Now heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  11. Let it crackle and add it to sambaar.
  12. Serve hot with steamed rice.

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