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Idly sambar


  • Author: Nithya Ravikumar
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 to 5

Ingredients

  • Moong dal- 1/2 cup
  • Toor dal- 1/2 cup
  • Onions- 2
  • Tomato- 1
  • Green chilli- 2
  • Curryleaves- 1 string
  • Vegetables- 2 cup (i used brinjal and carrot)
  • Turmeric powder- 1 pinch
  • Hing- 1 pinch
  • Tamarind- a small lemon sized ball.
  • Jaggery- 1 tsp
  • DRY ROAST AND GRIND:
  • Pepper- 1and 1/2 tsp
  • Dry Red Chilli- 7 to 8
  • Fenugreek seeds- 1tsp
  • Channa dal- 1 tbs
  • Cumin- 1tsp

Instructions

  1. Dry roast the ingredients “TO DRY ROAST AND GRIND” into a fine powder.
  2. In a pressure cooker, add in moong dal, toor dal,onions,tomato,green chilli, curry leaves, veggies, turmeric powder, hing, cook for 1 whistle and mash the dal.
  3. Heat up the oil in the pan, add in oil, mustard seeds, curry leaves, add the mashed dal.
  4. Mix the grinded mixture with little water.
  5. Now add the grinded mixture, tamarind water, salt and bring to boil.
  6. Sprinkle some coriander leaves.

Notes

Add a pinch of jaggery after switching off the stove.. it makes the sambar more tastier.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: Indian