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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

TIFFIN SAMBAR RECIPE| SIDE DISH FOR IDLI-DOSA

       Tiffin  sambar I usually make for idli, but never get a chance to click the pictures. When I made idlis for dinner yesterday I thought I will post the recipe for Idli sambar in my space. My mom always makes sambar with toor dal ,while making for rice,but whenever she is making for Ven pongal, Idli or dosa she makes sambar with moong dal. So I am here with the recipe for Hotel Tiffin Sambar
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INGREDIENTS:
SHALLOTS| SMALL ONION 10-12 NO
TOMATO 1 NO
TAMARIND EXTRACT(THIN) 1/2 CUP
YELLOW MOONG DAL 1/4 CUP
SAMBAR POWDER 1 TSP
TURMERIC POWDER 1/4 TSP
SALT TO TASTE
CORIANDER SEEDS 1/2 TSP
RED CHILLI 2 NO
CHANNA DAL 1/4 TSP
CUMIN SEEDS 1/4 TSP
GRATED COCONUT 1 TBLSP
OIL 1 TBLSP
ASAFOETIDA A PINCH
MUSTARD SEEDS 1/4 TSP
CURRY LEAVES AND CORIANDER LEAVES FEW

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METHOD:
  • Peel the skin of the small onions and chop the tomatoes finely.
  • Pressure cook the dal till 3 whistles by adding enough water and a pinch of turmeric powder to it.
  • In a pan, add oil and temper with mustard seeds and a red chiili . when it splutters add the onions and saute in a low flame, without getting it burnt
  • When it is done add the tomatoes.
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  • When the tomatoes become mushy add the tamarind extract(soak very little tamarind in hot water and extract juice adding a cup of water to this)
  • Add sambar powder, turmeric powder and salt to this.
  • Let this boil in a low flame.
  • Take another pan and add few drops of oil and throw in the coriander seeds, channa dal, and red chilli.
  • Saute till they gives a nice brown colour.
  • When it cool,grind this into a very smooth paste along with coconut and cumin seeds.
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  • Add the cooked moong dal to the boling tamarind extract, along with the ground paste.
  • Add enough water as per your desired consistency. I added a cup of water.
  • Boil nicely and add chopped coriander leaves and curry leaves.
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  • Serve hot with vada,idli, dosa or ven pongal.
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Note:
  1. Big onions can be replaced instead of shallots.
  2. Even toor dal can be used instead of moong dal.
  

30 comments:

  1. Sambar looks delicious and tempting...
    kurinjikathambam

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  2. Perfect with idlies! :P

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  3. I too make this often and like you J,I had never been able to click the recipe so far.. Planning to click it the next time. Lovely presentation.

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  4. perfect tiffin sambhar..yummy..

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  5. Looks flavourful and yummy.....am feeling hungry

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  6. Lovely presentation. Looks flavourful and delicious

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  7. this is my fav sambhar..my mil makes the same but we add toor dal ..ur clicks made me drool..

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  8. Yummy sambar ....looks so gud

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  9. Very flavorful and yummy sambar..just love it

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  10. love this sambar...I use half toor dal n half moong dal for this recipe

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  11. I love these small onions in sambar...Looks yummy and beautifully presented


    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  12. This looks awesome dear...you have made it perfectly..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  13. Can have anything with this sambar,definitely a fingerlicking side dish.

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  14. Mmmm...flavorful and aromatic samabr...looks appealing n tempting!!

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  15. Sambar looks totally delicious

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  16. Aromatic, homestyle sambhar..Perfect with idlis!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  17. Yummy tiffin sambar...my fav recipe..

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  18. Slurppppp.....its yummy :)

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  19. very flavourful and delicious sambhar..

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  20. Different version of sambar looks delicious.

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  21. Yummy looking sambar.. me too love sambar with moong dhal....

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  22. Hi jeyashree I made this..it came out yummy...thanks.it s very tasty.

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  23. Hi Jeyashri,

    I prepared this dish with Toor dal this morning. This came out well & it was simply delicious with vada. My hubby complimented me alot for this, which i wanted to share with you.

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    1. that's great to know. Thank you so much for trying out

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  24. Thanks for this recipe, I tried and it came out really tasty.

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  25. Excellent Presentation. I am very new to cooking, just followed the ratios mentioned in this blog, it came up very well... Thankyou very much.
    Kindly continue this fantastic help.

    -Bala

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  26. Hi Jeyashri, I was lucky enough to live in the home of an older Sourashtra couple in Madurai off and on for a couple of years. I grew especially fond of Kanchana Ma, the kind, patient lady of the house. I'm back in the US now, and today I've been thinking of her a lot and missing her. I am partial to one of the sambars she would make, and this one is similar to hers (moong dal, no chunks of veggies bobbing around). Thank you so much for posting this recipe! My roommate has asked me to make it tomorrow, so she's happy as well. Your blog looks great and I'm sure I'll be visiting it again.

    Trudy

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  27. Can you post the recipe of sambar which is made in restaurants to go with idly and dosai.

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  28. Hope it will tasty, I am going to try today. Thanks for the receipe.

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  29. hi jaishree,
    i came US last month..basically i luv cookin and while searchin fr varieties i saw ur blog.. it was too good.. i have tried many dishes from ur blog.. tday i tried ur tiffn sambar with onion rava uthappa,.. it was delicious.. my husband lovd it.. and i have tried ur mushroom pulao with palak kofta gravy... keep posting.. -Yurekha

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