Friday, September 21, 2007


Udipi Sambar

You would have enjoyed in the food in Udipi restaurants.
They serve a Unique sambar that is an excellent partner to Fluffy Idlis.
Traditional recipe of Karnataka.


Ingredients Needed:
1. Toor Dal 1 cup
2. Ripe Tomato 3 Nos
3. Onions Finely chopped
4. Home made sambar Powder 2 tsp
5. Tamarind paste 1 tsp
6. Hing
7. Salt to taste
8. Turmeric Powder
9. Any Sambar vegetables (Drumstick, Pumpkin, Brinjal, Okra etc..)
10. Jaggery Gooseberry size

Ingredients for Grinding:
1. Dhania (Coriander seeds) 2 tsp
2. Dry Red Chillies 4 (According to taste)
3. Raw Rice 1/4 Tsp
4. Grated Coconut 2 tsp
5. Elaichi 1
6. Cinnamon Stick 1 small piece
7. Cumin seeds very little
8. Fenugreek seeds few
9.Grated Coconut 1 tsp
Fry the above ingredients with little oil and Grind it into coarse paste.


Ingredients for tempering:
1. Oil
2. Mustard Seeds
3. Curry leaves.
4. Dry Red Chillies
5. Coriander Leaves for Garnishing
Method:
1. Pressure Cook dal, Tomato, Onion Pieces, Turmeric, Hing, Sambar Powder.
2. In a Kadai/Pan,heat oil temper with Mustard seeds, Curry leaves. Add Vegetables and fry for a minute.
3. Pour 1/4 glass of water and cook till the vegetables done.
4. Now goes Tamarind pulp/paste, Grinded Paste, Cooked dal mixture and Jaggery.
5. Boil till it gives good aroma.
6. Garnish it with Coriander leaves.

* Enjoy this delicious Sambar Hot with Idlis, Dosas, Wadas etc...etc... *

This is My submission for RCI (Karnataka) hosted by Asha of Foodieshope

19 comments:

Asha said...

Woo Hoo!! Love the Udupi Sambhar, looks wonderful with Idlies. Thank you MT, you are a great gal.Hugs.
Send the photo with Idlies, looks yum:))

Sia said...

MT, the plate of baby idlies dipped in sambar is what i am craving for and if its udupi sambar it'll be like cherry on cake:)

Cinnamon said...

Yumm... wat a lovely dish of baby idlies...Looks delicious!!!

bindiya said...

was just the recipe i am looking for,thanks MT

Siri said...

Yummmyy.. Udipi Sambhar is the best and with Idlies it looks wven more yummier..:D

Manasi said...

MUST try! will try asap (am moving to a new apt. tomo) so this is a sure thing in the coming week.. after allt he hard work of packing -unpacking!
LOVE those idlis swimming in hot sambar!!

Daily Meals said...

Hi Menu Today,
Mini idlies with udipi sambar are mouth watering.

indosungod said...

the Udipi sambhar os something special, looks great with the idlies.

Vcuisine said...

That's something really tempting MT. With that cute small idlis, a bowl is enough for a day. Viji

zlamushka said...

Lovely dish. I like those tiny idlies :-) So cute you have to eat them all ;-)

aargee said...

hi,
I always visit your blog and I like it very much. You have got wonderful recipes here. I don't know if I ever commented earlier...udupi sambhar seems so nice. Will sure give it a try :)

Menu Today said...

Hi Asha,
Its my pleasure in participating in this event. Waiting for Roundup!!! Thanks Asha!!
I am in chennai now.

Hi Sia,
You are invited. Thanks for visiting my blog.

Hi Cinnamon,
Thanks for visiting. Keep visiting.

Hi Bindiya,
Try this sambar, you will love it, Thanks for visiting.

Hi Siri,
Thanks a lot.

Hi Manasi,
I am happy to see your comment. Try this sambar when time permits.
Thanks.


Hi Daily Meals,
Thanks a lot.

Hi ISG,
Thank u so much.

HI Viji,
Thanks a lot.That I made for lunch.

Hi Zlamushka,
Thanks for visiting. Keep visiting.

Hi Aargee,
Thanks. Keep visiting.

USHA said...

Hi MT,

Udupi sambhar is wonderful entry for the event...especially i liked the mini idlies soaked in sambhar....

Sharmi said...

waaaawwwwwooo can you please pass me that idly plate. I am drooling like hell. after long time I see such a delicious plate of sambar idly.

Jeena said...

Absoloutley delicious looking recipe menu. :)

Linda said...

Oh MT, doesn't that look sooooo tempting with all those fluffy idlis soaking up the goodness! :)

Latha Narasimhan said...

Mouth watering pictures! Send across that plate please! Making me feel hungry!:))

Prema Sundar said...

I thought of making Idlies for dinner today , but somehow felt lazy to do it..
Mini idlies in sambar looks so attractive that iam rushing to the kitchen to make idlies ..

Shweta said...

What a lovely recipe! So totally yummyyy! I'll have to try out Udipi Sambhar!