Idli sambhar | How to make Idli sambhar

By Riya Dhiman  |  21st Feb 2017  |  
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About Idli sambhar Recipe

A South indian dish.

The delicious and mouthwatering Idli sambhar is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Idli sambhar is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Idli sambhar. Riya Dhiman shared Idli sambhar recipe which can serve 2 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Idli sambhar. Try this delicious Idli sambhar recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Riya Dhiman of Idli sambhar by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Idli sambhar can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Idli sambhar with other users

Idli sambhar

Ingredients to make Idli sambhar

  • mustard seeds 1/2 tablespoon
  • Seedless tamarind 1/2 tablespoon
  • tomato, finely chopped 1 cup
  • chopped Mixed Vegetables 1 cup
  • turmeric Powder 1/4 tablespoon
  • chana daal 1/3 cup
  • oil 1 tablespoon
  • water 2 cup
  • Suji 1/2 cup
  • curd 1/2 cup
  • Eno 1 tablespoon
  • water as per consistency
  • oil for greasing moulds
  • onion, finely chopped 1 cup
  • Sambhar powder 1 tablespoon

How to make Idli sambhar

  1. FOR IDLI Take a bowl and add suji into it. Now add curd into it and mix it very well. Now add salt and water if required. Leave it aside for 20 mins to ferment.
  2. Grease the mould with oil. Now add eno into the batter and mix well. Now put it into the moulds. Steam it in the microwave for 3 minutes at 250°. After 3 minutes put it out from the oven and check it with the help of tooth pick. Your idli is ready.
  3. FOR SAMBHAR, make Tamarind Juice, soak 1/2 tablespoon tamarind in 3 tablespoons of hot water for 10-15 minutes, mash it with a spoon and strain it using a sieve. Add chana dal, turmeric powder and 1 cup water in 3-4 liters capacity steel or aluminum pressure cooker.
  4. Add mixed vegetables into a pressure cooker and cook over medium flame for 3-4 whistles. Turn off the flame and allow it to stand until pressure comes down naturally. Open the lid, remove the container of vegetables and mash the dal using a spatula or immersion blender.
  5. Heat 1-tablespoon oil in a pan or kadai over medium flame. Add mustard seeds, then add curry leaves, dry red chilies, asafoetida, and sauté for 10-15 seconds. Add chopped onion. Sauté until onion turns transparent. Add tamarind juice and cook for 2-3 minutes. Then add chopped tomatoes.
  6. Sauté until tomatoes turn soft. Add Sambar Powder. Stir and cook for a minute.Add cooked and mashed dal, boiled vegetables, 1½ cups water and salt. Mix well and boil until it turns frothy; it will take around 5-7 minutes.
  7. Turn off the flame.Transfer spicy sambar into a serving bowl and garnish it with finely chopped coriander leaves.

Reviews for Idli sambhar (1)

BetterButter Editorial2 years ago

Hi Riya, request you to please edit the recipe procedure in simple steps as it will be easier for other users to follow your recipe. Please comment below and let us know when you have done that. Your recipe is currently hidden from public view but as soon as you have made the changes we will display/ unhide it. Thanks.

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