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Saturday, May 5, 2018

Udipi Sambar (Karnataka Style) - Udipi Hotel Sambar

Udipi Sambar Recipe is an Authentic sambar Recipe from  a place called Udipi in Karnataka. It Goes well with idli,dosa & Steamed Rice. Udipi Masala  is Made from fresh Ground Spice Paste. Veggies are simmered in Udipi Masala ,Cooked  dal & Tamarind juice. This sambar has spicy, tangy, sweet taste. Now we will see the Recipe.

Udipi Sambar

 Prep Time :  10  min.  
Cook Time : 25  minutes.
Recipe Category:Sambar
Recipe Cusine Karnataka


Drumstick - 2.
Brinjal -4.
Pumpkin - 1/4 cup.
Pearl onions - 12.
Tomato - 2.
Tamarind - Goosebery size.
Jaggery - 1 tsp.
salt - to taste.
Toor dal - 1/2 cup.
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp.
Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp(chopped)

To Roast & Grind 

Chanadal - 1 tbsp.
Urad dal - 1 tbsp.
Coriander seeds - 2 tbsp.
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Red Chillies - 4.
Coconut - 1/4 cup.

To Temper

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Curry leaves - 1 sprig.
Red Chilli - 1.
Hing - 1/4 tsp.
Coconut oil - to fry.


Chop the drumstick,brinjal,Pumpkin,Onion,Tomato.(put the brinjal in water to avoid discoloration)
Pressure cook the dal with turmeric Powder in a needed water, for 4 - 5 whistles, then mash it 

  • Dry Roast the items listed in DryRoast & Grind Column, except coconut. Finally add coconut, give a quick mix, switch off the flame. Coconut cooks in heat of kadai.
  • Then Grind it into a smooth paste with needed water.Now udipi Masala is Ready.

  • Heat the oil, add Pearl onions,tomato,drumstick. Saute for 4 -5 minutes.
  • Then add brinjal & Pumpkin saute for 3 - 4 minutes.Add needed water & Cook till veggies turns soft.

  • Add Cooked dal, Udipi  Sambar Masala, salt,tamarind juice & jaggery. (Adjust water).

  • Cook for few minutes, till it gets Sambar Consistency.
  • Heat the coconut oil, add mustard seeds.When it splutters add curryleaves,Red chilli & hing.
  • Pour the tempering over Sambar. Garnish with fresh Coriander leaves.

  • Adjust Red chillies according to your spice levels.
  • you can use veggies of your choice like Carrot,Potato,beans & chow chow.
  • you can also use cumin seeds for tempering.
  • you can also use 1/4 tsp of Methi seeds while Roasting & Grinding.


Chandramouli said...

You added coconut in masala grinding while there is no mention on recipe. Confusing. Need to clarify, else all efforts put will be waste if the taste differs.