Friday, March 14, 2008


udipi sambar


Toor dhal -------------1/2 cup of standard measuring cup

Tamarind paste------ 3 tsp

Vegetables as required(i use carrots,brinjals,okra,drumsticks,bottle gourd)

Slit Green chillies------ 4-5

Jaggery/sugar ---------as required

Methi seeds ------------½ tsp

Urad dhal--------------- 2 tsp

Red chillies-------------- 6

Dhaniya -----------------1 tbsp

Coconut -----------------4 tsp

Curry leaves - -----------few

Oil ------------------------3tbp

Mustard seeds----------- 1tsp

Turmeric----------------- 1/2tsp


1.Soak toor dal for 30 mins before making cooked dhal .

2.Mash the cooked dhal to get a paste.

3.Heat 2 tsp of oil and add mustard seeds,split green chillies and vegetables.

4.Add turmeric and cook on low for 5 mins.

5.In 1 tsp of oil Roast coconut,dhaniya seeds,red chillies,methi seeds,urad dal and grind to a fine paste.

6.Make tamarind water and add salt,tamarind water to vegetables.

7.Boil the vegetables in tamarind water till they become tender.

8.Add the roasted paste and dal paste to cooked vegetables.

9.Now depending on the consistency u can add water.

10.Boil it for 7-8 mins.

11.Serve hot with rice/idli/dosa.

1 comment:

padma said...

Looks like u dropped alot of vegetables in there.I heard of it but never tasted it and today i made this Udipi sambar. I just made a few modifications but stuck to your recipe for the most part. The sambar is simply superb to taste as well as to smell!Thank you so much!