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Friday, October 18, 2013

Tiffin Sambar Recipe - Hotel Style Tiffin Sambar - Idli Sambar Recipe - For idli,Dosa & Pongal

This tiffin Sambar  goes very well with Idli, dosa,pongal and ulundu vadai(Garelu). The taste of sambar is derived from the spices used in it. This is a hotel style tiffin sambar with Pictures . Toor dal is one of most important ingredient used in preparing the popular south Indian dish  sambar .Toor dal or Tur dal is staple food in Indian cuisine.Tur dal is one of most prominent lentil among all the others available and exhibits a thick gelatinous meaty consistency.It is easily digestible and absorbs the flavor of other spices quickly.


Toor Dal - 1/3 cup.
drumstick - 2. [chopped].
Pearl  onions - 10.
tomato(big) - 1.

tamarind - small amla size.
turmeric - 1 pinch.
oil - to fry.
salt - to taste.

To Make Paste

Toor dal - 1 tbsp.
channa dal - 1/2 tbsp.
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp 
Red chillies - 6.
coriander seeds - 1 tbsp.
curry leaves - 6.
coconut- 3 tbsp.
fenu greek seeds - 1/4 tsp.
oil - to fry.

Dry Roast all the ingredients,except coconut in a kadai, till it turns Golden brown.switch off the flame. Add coconut. it cooks in the heat of kadai. 
Then grind everything  in a blender or mixie  with a little  water into a fine paste.


Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
curry leaves - 1 sprig.
red chilly -1.
hing - 1/4 tsp.
Ghee - 1 tsp.

  • pressure cook the toor dal with a pinch of turmeric in a needed water until it turns mushy.
  •  prepare tamarind extract,by soaking tamarind in little water for 1 hour. Then squeeze the tamarind,throw the pulp & retain the water. 
  • Heat the oil, add  mustard seeds, when it splutters add Pearl  onions,then add tomato,add drumstick saute well for few minutes.Then add needed water, let it boil till the drumstick is soft.

  • Add ground paste stir well.
  • When it starts boiling,add cooked toor dal .Then add salt ,stir well.
  • Finally add tamarind extract let it boil for few seconds, till the raw smell goes.
  •  In a mean while,  heat the Ghee  in a kadai,add mustard seeds when  it splutters, add curry leaves ,red chillies,hing  saute it and add to sambar.Now sambar is ready.

  • It goes very well with idli, dosa,pongal and ulundu vadai.

Tiffin Sambar Recipe - Hotel Style Tiffin Sambar - Idli Sambar Recipe - For idli,Dosa & Pongal By , Oct 18, 2013 Tiffin Sambar


KrithisKitchen said...

Nice recipe.. I make it a little differently...