Sambar is the most integral part of the South Indian cuisine and is a common dish served for all the meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner. For any kind breakfast like idli, dosa, vada or rice, sambar is considered to be the best accompaniment.
Hot sambar is regularly consumed in the meals not only for its taste and aroma but also for the health benefits as it is a protein packed soup made from toor dal. Any vegetables can be added as per your choice or variations to enhance the nutritional contentof this dish.
This sambar is a recipe saver for the bachelor. Easy sambar recipe for beginners. No grinding or hard process involved to make this sambar. This sambar tastes good with Idli, Dosa, and Vada. Sambar is prepared in different consistency for tiffin and rice. Now, let us look at the tiffin Sambar recipe for idli.
Toor dal 100 g
Garlic 5 bulbs
G chillies 1
Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Sambar powder 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Ghee 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Dry chillies 3
Urad dal 1/4 tsp
Fenugreek 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Pressure cook dal with given ingredients for 3 whistles
Heat ghee in a kadai and add tempering
Add ingredients under tempering one after the other.
Saute Shallots till golden brown
Add tempering to cooked dal.
Finally add 1/2 lemon and coriander leaves.
Serve hot with idli or dosa.
Recipe Courtesy : Fahima Yousuf