Sambar plays a important role in south indian menu..We make different types and different version of them suiting of the main dish which we have with it..And this sambar is made with a whole lot of veggies as well. I have quite a few of them here in my blog.
My all time favorite sambar is potato sambar, vallarai keerai sambar..You can check out all my other sambar recipes right here..
I have a separate sambar recipe to go with all my tiffin recipes..That sambar goes well with idlies, dosa or pongal..But this recipe is a special sambar recipe which whole lots of veggies which goes well with rice..
Can you believe that i still have quite a few sambar recipe to be posted here, like udupi sambar, kalyana sambar, arachuvitta sambar, drumstick sambar and so on..So keep checking my blog for those..And let me know if you give this a try...
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 40 to 45 mins
Serves : 5 to 6
Oil - 1 tblspn
Onion - 1 large peeled and chopped roughly
Tomato - 2 chopped
Green Chilli - 2 slit
Brinjal - 1 chopped
Carrot - 2 chopped
Beans - 6 chopped
Cucumber - 1 cup peeled and chopped
Ladysfinger - 4 chopped
Potato - 1 peeled and chopped
Raw Mango - 1 cup peeled and chopped
Raw Banana / Plantain - 1 peeled and chopped
Toor Dal / Tuvaram paruppu - 1 cup cooked
Sambar Powder - 3 tblspn or to taste
Salt to taste
Jaggery / Sarkarai - 2 tsp
Coriander Leaves a small handful finely chopped
Water as needed
Coconut Oil - 2 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad Dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Dry Red Chilli - 2
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves a sprig
Heat oil and add in onion, chilli and tomato. Saute it for 2 mins.
Add in all vegetables and saute it for 8 to 10 mins.
Add in water, Cover it cook for 10 to 15 mins till the veggies is cooked.
Now add in cooked dal, sambar powder, salt and jaggery and mix well. Simmer this whole thing for 15 to 20 mins.
Now make tempering by heating oil and crackling all whole spices. Fry this for a min. Pour this over the sambar and mix well.
Add in coriander leaves and mix. Leave the pan covered till serving.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Prepare all your veggies|
|Heat oil in a pot|
|Add in onions, green chillies and tomatoes|
|saute for a couple of mins|
|Add in all the veggies|
|I saute this for a good 8 to 10 mins|
|Add in water|
|cover and cook|
|now the veggies is done|
|Add in cooked toor dal|
|add in sambar powder|
|add in salt and jaggery|
|mix well and simmer for 15 to 20 mins|
|Heat coconut oil|
|add in mustard, urad dal, cumin seeds|
|now add in dry red chilli|
|and come curry leaves|
|pour this over the sambar|
|this gives the master touch to the sambar|
|add in lots of chopped coriander leaves|
|cover the pot till serving|