I am truly blessed to have such a loving perimma / aunt. She is a gem and infact she is a great cook too. She is the one behind this series of cooking with perimma..Her rasam powder is truly a hit. This is one of the awesome recipe which she gave me. I was truly honoured to share it with you all because i know it is going to save you many many hours.
Instant Sambar with this Sambar Powder
I have a perfect sambar powder recipe in this blog. But this one eats that. Because if you have this sambar powder on hand, u can whip up the delicious sambar even in the peek hour, because this is going to take just less than 15 mins for you..
She made this sambr powder for her son/ my brother who have to go abroad because of job. So i call this bachelor sambar and imagine a bachelors relieve when he can make a instant sambar after a tiring day at work to have with rice or anything.
Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Makes : 2.5 cups of powder
Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu - 2 cup
Coriander Seeds / Malli - 3/4 cup
Dry Red Chillies - 20
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tblspn
Fenugreek Seeds / Vendayam - 1.5 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1.5 tblspn
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - 1.5 tsp
Tamarind Pulp - 1 medium lemon size ball
Start by roasting all the ingredients one by one in a dry pan, till they turn little golden. Remove to a plate. Let them cool down completely.
Now take all the ingredients except tamarind in a blender and make it into a powder.
Add in tamarind and powder again. Let this cool down and then store it in a air tight container.
This sambar powder is very helpful when you dont have much time. You dont need cooked dal when you make sambar using this powder. Just add this powder to veggies and cook it. Instant tasty sambar is ready.
CHECK THIS LINK FOR INSTANT SAMBAR RECIPE
|Take all your ingredients|
|Start by dry roasting toor dal|
|roast them on medium heat till it changes a little colour..|
|remove to a plate|
|drop chillies in|
|give them a nice roast|
|remove them to the same plate|
|now add in coriander seeds and roast them as well|
|transfer it to the plate|
|now add in cumin and fenugreek seeds..Roast them lightly|
|remove to the same plate|
|now add in turmeric powder and asafoetida, give them a quick toss in heat|
|add in tamarind and toss them as well|
|remove it to the plate|
|now let the mix cool completely|
|take all the ingredients in a blender except tamarind|
|give them a rough crush|
|add in tamarind|
|make it into a fine powder|
|let this cool down, then store it in a air tight container|