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Kerala Sambar

Jun-17-2018
Rekha Unni
20 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
Serves
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ABOUT Kerala Sambar RECIPE

Each state in South has its version of Sambar. You can make Sambar with or without coconut. This delicious Sambar comes from Malabar region with coconut and flavoured with coconut oil. Do not substitute coconut oil for any other oil

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Kerala
  • Simmering
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Toor Daal one third cup
  2. Lemon sized Tamarind ball
  3. 2 cups cubed Vegetable (White pumpkin, yellow cucumber, brinjal, carrots, lady's finger etc)
  4. 4-5 Drumstick pieces cut lengthwise
  5. 1 chopped tomato
  6. 1 green chillies slit (optional)
  7. 1/2 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric
  8. Salt to taste
  9. 3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  10. For Masala
  11. 1/3 cup grated coconut
  12. 2 tsp urad dal
  13. 2 tbsp coconut oil
  14. 4-5 dry red chilli
  15. 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  16. 3 tablespoon coriander seeds
  17. 1 tbsp chana dal
  18. 4 Shallots or 1/2 onion chopped
  19. 2 sprig curry leaves
  20. For Seasoning
  21. 2 tsp coconut oil
  22. 1/4 tsp hing
  23. 1 sprig curry leaves
  24. 2 dry red chili
  25. 1 tsp mustard seeds

Instructions

  1. SOAK TAMARIND IN WARM WATER FOR 45 MINUTES
  2. CLEAN TOOR DAL. DISCARD THE WATER
  3. IN PRESSURE COOKER, ADD DAL, TURMERIC AND WATER. PRESSURE COOK UNTIL DONE
  4. MASH DAL. KEEP IT ASIDE
  5. HEAT OIL IN A PAN, ADD DALS AND FENUGREEK SEEDS. SAUTE UNTIL BROWN
  6. ADD CORIANDER SEEDS, DRY RED CHILLIES, SHALLOTS/ONION AND CURRY LEAVES. MIX
  7. ADD COCONUT AND SAUTE UNTIL GOLDEN BROWN
  8. ALLOW TO COOL COMPLETELY
  9. PRESSURE COOK VEGETABLES FOR 1 WHISTLE WITH LITTLE WATER AND 1/4 TSP TURMERIC
  10. GRIND COOLED MIXTURE WITH WATER TO SMOOTH PASTE
  11. ADD DAL, TAMARIND WATER, GROUND PASTE, TOMATOES, SALT, BHENDI TO COOKED VEGETABLES
  12. BRING TO BOIL, SIMMER AND COOK FOR 15-20 MINUTES
  13. HEAT OIL IN A SMALL PAN. ADD HING AND SPLUTTER MUSTARD SEEDS
  14. ADD DRY RED CHILLIES AND CURRY LEAVES. SAUTE FOR 2-3 SECOND
  15. ADD CORIANDER LEAVES SEASONING TO SAMBAR. MIX WELL.
  16. SERVE HOT

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Shelly Sharma
Jun-19-2018
Shelly Sharma   Jun-19-2018

I really want to try this.

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