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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.

Ingredients 

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 tsp.
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp 
Red chillies - 6.

coriander seeds - 1+1/2 tsp.
curry leaves - 6.
coconut- 3 tbsp.
fenu greek seeds - 1/4 tsp.
oil - to fry.

In a dry kadai saute all  the Ingredients, in a medium flame,  till you get golden brown colour [ including coconut. add coconut at last].
Then grind the sauted ingredients in a blender or mixie  with a needed water into a fine paste.






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

Preparation
  • pressure cook the toor dal with a pinch of turmeric until mushy.
  •  prepare tamarind extract. 
Method
  • 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 boiled 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

2 comments:

happu honey said...

very useful really good information thanks for posting such a good information it will hepls the people a lot keep it up , Regards,
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Krithi Karthi said...

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