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How to Make Tamil Recipe Sambar

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This article provides information about How to make Tamil Recipe Sambar, Ingredients Required, Tamil names for the corresponding ingredients, method of seasoning.

Title of the Recipe: How to make Tamil Recipe Sambar.

Category: Pure Vegetarian, South Indian Tamil Recipe Sambar.

Choice of Vegetables: Carrot, Raddish, Small onion, Potato, Lady's finger, Pumpkin, Capsicum, Drumstick. This Tamil Recipe's choice is Drumstick.

How to Make Tamil Recipe Sambar - Image of Sambar

Short Description About Tamil Recipe Sambar:

Sambar is the most popular dish in South Indian homes especially in Tamilnadu. Tamil Recipe Sambar is preferred by many people and is often prepared in Tamil Nadu at every homes with slight variations in the method of cooking. It suits well with other Tamil Recipe's Ven Pongal, Dosa, Idlli, Steamed rice and so on. Let's move on further on the preparation of How to make delicious Tamil Recipe Sambar.

Ingredients Required To Make Tamil Recipe Sambar:

How to Make Tamil Recipe Sambar - Ingredients
* Toor Dal (Thuvaram Paruppu) - 200 gms
* Red Chillies (Sivapu Milagai) - 5 or 6 nos.
* Coriander seeds (Dhaniya)- 2 tablespoonful
* Fenugreek Seeds (Vendhayam) - 1/2 teaspoonful
* Curry leaves (Curryvepilai)- a few
* Onions (Vengayam)- 50 gms
* Drumsticks (Murungakkai) - 3 Nos. cut into 3 inch pieces
* Tamarind (Puli)- Size of a small lemon
* Asafoetida (Perungayam) - 1 small piece
* Turmeric powder (Manjal thool) - 1 teaspoonful
* Oil - 2 tablespoon
* Coriander leaves (Kothamalli) - few leaves.

Method to Make Tamil Recipe Sambar:

1. Heat the pan with little oil. Fry red chillies, Coriander seeds, Fenugreek seeds and Curry leaves. Make a smooth paste of the roasted ingredients by adding little water. Sambar powder available in the market may also be used.

2. Wash and cut Drumsticks or any other vegetables of your choice. Split the green chillies lengthwise.

3. Boil the dhal with Turmeric powder and asafoetida until soft. For effective steaming, pressure cooker may be used. Mash the dhal and keep it aside.

4. Heat oil in a pan. Add finely chopped onions, splitted green chillies and fry till onion turns into light brown. Add the vegetables of your choice in this case Drumstick and pour enough water and cook till the vegetable becomes tender.

5. Extract juice of tamarind and add to the vegetables along with salt and ground paste. Boil till the raw smell goes off. Add cooked dhal and water and see that the gravy is not very thick, if required add little water depends upon your requirement.

6. For Seasoning, heat little bit of oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, urad dal and one Red chilli. Once it crackles add curry leaves to it. Remove from fire and pour this seasoning to the sambar.

7. Finally Garnish your favorite Tamil Recipe Sambar with Coriander leaves and serve hot.
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