Aug 9, 2014

Drumstick Sambar Recipe / Murungakkai Sambar Recipe


Sambar, Delicious Sambar plays a important roll in southindian lunch menu. No festival or marriage function meal is complete without it..That famous sambar has lots of different faces, it can be made a whole lots of way. Each region in south india has its own way of making it..Some make sambar with freshly roast spices ground and added to it, some has coconut in their sambar, some has white sambar recipe..I will soon share all those avatar of sambar her in my blog. But i too have posted quite a lot of sambar variation here, you can check out my onion sambarradish sambar, tiffin sambar(which is quite famous recipe here) and my all time favorite potato sambar. You can even check my vegetable sambar too..


This is a different sambar recipe which is made with drumstick and three different dals. So it is really healthy one..The drumstick added in this gives a very unique taste to the sambar and flavours the sambar a lot. I used my homemade sambar powder for this, that too enhanced the taste a lot. So try this out and let me know how it turned out for you..


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 40 to 45 mins
Serves : 5 to 6

Ingredients:

Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu - 1/4 cup
Masoor Dal - 1/4 cup
Yellow Moong Dal / Pasi Paruppu - 1/4 cup
Shallots / Sambar Onion - 6 to 7 peeled
Drumstick - 1 large cut into pieces
Tamarind Pulp - 2 tblspn
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Homemade Sambar Powder - 3 to 4 tblspn

For Seasoning:
Ghee / Oil - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Kaya Podi / Hing - 1/4 tsp

Method:

Wash all the dals really well. Add it to a pot along with shallots. Cover with water. Bring it to boil, cover and simmer for 15 mins till the daln is 3/4th cooked.

Now add in drumstick, salt, sugar, tamarind pulp, sambar powder and mix well. Bring this to boil and simmer again for 20 to 25 mins till everything is cooked.

Now make seasoning by heating ghee and crackling mustard and cumin. Add in asafoetida and mix well.

Pour this over the sambar and mix well.

Serve.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients


Wash your dals really well


Add it to a pot along with some shallots


cover with water


bring it to boil


cover and simmer...


Now the dals are 3/4th cooked


Add in drumstick


some tamarind pulp


salt and sugar


and homemade sambar powder


Bring it to boil


Cover and simmer again


Now the sambar is done


Heat ghee in a pan


Add in mustard and cumin 


Add in asafoetida


Pour this over the sambar


Mix well


Serve



5 comments:

  1. Sounds delicious. I love the picture by picture instructions.

    Blessings, Catherine

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  2. Hey arthi, can you help me with the home made sambar powder please?

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  3. @Anonymoushttp://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/2014/01/homemade-sambar-powder-sambar-powder.html

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  4. Hi arthi, first thank you for wonderful blog. It has step by step procedure with photos.it is very useful to bachelor guys and staying away from family. Keep up the good work.

    I made some recipes from your blog. She was so excited and happy about the taste.

    Thank you once again

    Ramesh S

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  5. Aarthi chechi.. i had visited a number of blogs for ccoking, but each time i tried it never tasted as good as it was mentioned in their blog.. but your recipes what i have tried turned out suuuper. I think that is because you are so sweet that you even share the secret in each recipe.
    Thanks a ton chechi for your pictorial recipes <3

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