Vegetables of ur choice -2cup
Urad dal-1/2 tbsp
Asafoetida powder -1 tsp
Asafoetida powder-2 pinch
Dry red chilly-8
Grated coconut-3 tbsp
Curry leaves-1 string
Tomato-11/2 (cut into big pieces)
Salt – to taste
Dry red chilly-2
Curry leaves-1 string
Asafoetida powder-2 pinch
Pressure cook dal by adding 1/4tsp turmeric powder ,11/2 cup water and salt(2whistle is enough)
Open the cooker when the pressure settle down..Keep it aside..
Soak tamarind in water .. strain and add to a cooker ..
To that add ur choice of vegetables except ladies finger and tomato ..Fill the water to half the portion of the cooker and cook for one whistle in medium flame .. When done keep aside ..
Mean while roast coriander seeds ,chana dal ,urad dal ,menu greek seeds, dry red chilli,kashmiri red chilli separately with out adding oil .. Keep aside ..
Now add one tsp of oil and roast grated coconut along with green chilli slits ,2 small onions and curry leaves ..
Roast coconut till brown shade ..
Now mix all roasted ingredients and allow to cool..
Now by adding enough water grind this to a fine paste ..
When the vegetables are cooked ,add cooked dal also ..
Now add 3 ladies fingers and 11/2 tomato pieces .. Add 2 cup of extra water and curry leaves
Allow to boil
Now add fine paste to this and mix well..
check the taste .. adjust according to ur taste ..
Cook for 15 to 20 minutes in medium flame to reach the correct consistency ..
After that season with mustard seeds ,dry red chilli,fenugreek seeds,curry leaves and asafoetida powder ..
Mix well.. Close the cooker for few seconds ..
Sambar will become more tasty after cooling ..so try to make sambar early morning or in the night ..
So very tasty varutharacha sambar is ready to serve
Serve with rice
Veena, am seeing myself in you..I was also like you,when i got married, i was not much expert in cooking and for all my experiments, my hubby would say like ur parents only..Good but salt less, bit spicy..like that..Pity guy..But now i have learnt a lot and now i realize how did he tolerated all those…
Coming to the dish, itz superb..I love arachu vitta sambar..Supera iruku Veena..
I am crazy about Sambar..almost 3 times a week I make it.But normal one tho..This looks so thick n yummy..but ithiri kooduthal effort undu tto.:)..worth it I gues,..:)
V days was fab da..hope u had grt time too..:)
Hi Veena, Nice sambar! I just made this yesterday..:) I make a very similar sambar and just love the flavor.. Your sambar looks beautiful..
Veena ithente saambar polirikkunnu…but i add cardomom also with coconut,and finally littlebit jaggeri too..looks yummy and spicy…
Hi Veena, Sambar looks very delicious
innu ivideyum varutharacha sambhar aanu.adding green chilly,garlic is new to me.will try ur version next time .i add shallots also in frying coconut.
First time here….u have a neat blog.This is my fav sambhar.Miss mom made sambhar:(.Urs look lovely!
i thought sambhar is the easiest curry to make..but this looks like a lot of effort!! however iam sure it must b worth it…
I love sambar too! you know I’ve never made sambar with home made masala. I use the instant sambar powder, my mom makes lovely sambar with home ground masala. Should try sambar this way sometime…surely will. Thanks for the lovely recipe and appetising pictures 🙂
Hi Sri ..
Thanks dear ..ha ha yea i knw i knw …Ur husband is great daa… 😉
Varsha kutty ..yea even me too had a great ..He gave me cauliflower 😦 He was telling its more useful for me than rose flower.. what to say my dear ..poor me alle daa..
Sujatha..thanks for the lovely words.
Vrindaji …i never tried jaggery in sambar ..will try that next time
Thank u trupti
Prajusha ..thanks for remembering abt the shallots ..i forgt to include that i the recipe..
Nitya …thanks dear ..U also gt a lovely blog …come again ..
Divz..try this version k
Suparna .yea even i used to make sambar with instant sambar powder for idli and dosa ..but this is too good for rice ..d thanks a lot for the encouragement …
Wow sambar is my all time favourite…Looks yummy.
I love sambar like this, i never done it at home.
Wish i had them with rice. Delicious.
I can just smell the delicious aroma but looking to tha pic.
sambar looks delicious!Thanks for visiting my blog Veena.
its my fav sambar.. looks mouthwatering. nothing is as satisfying as a bowl of rice and sambar,.
waahh..this is like sambhar for the kings!!!
reading this authentic sambhar am wishing I had that bowl and a couple of idlis!!;-D
Thats a lovely colour veena.. Looks spicy and delicious!
looks yummy and appetizing.
I tried this …Me and husband liked it .It had the authentic taste.
it looks wonderful
was really great..
its nice to hear that u likes it ..Thanks dear
We loved this recipe…came out exactly as we tasted at home.
i am going to try this sambar today i will share my experience with in an hour
hii.. i am new to yr blog… i too prepare almost similar sambhar.. except that i do not use garlic…. n yr sambhar looks yummy..i went thru almost all yr recipes.. n they r really good… keep it up..
Thank u Sunitha .. my amma used to add garlic ..i followed her ..thats all 🙂 .. whr u from
hiii.. i am born n bought up in Pune… my parents are from Guruvayoor (Trichur) n my Husband is from Kottayam…n we r working in Muscat…i hve a son .. Kemuel…studying here.. how abt u…kind regards..
wow awesome dishes i will also try
Hi, Thanks for sharing the recipe. I need a clarification on this statement in the recipe
“In a kadai add 2cups of wter and cook it also .When cool strain it and keep that aside.”
Is this statement referring to the cooked dal? Please confirm
hi dear ..sorry for replying late ..was on vacation … actually even i couldnt understand why i wrote like the .. sorry for that ..upated the recipe 🙂