May 5, 2008

Carrot - Drumstick Sambhar

My grandma 's sambhar is unique and very yummy and delicious.Though amma too makes good one , my grandma has a special touch in her sambhar.The recipe goes like this.


Toor dhal - 1 cup

Small onions - 10 nos

Tomato - 2

carrot - 1

Drumstick - 10 nos

Green chillies - 2

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Tamarind paste - 1/2 tsp

Sambhar powder - 2 tsp

Hing - 1/4 tsp

mustard , urad dhal - 1/2 tsp

curry leaves

coriander leaves

salt to taste

Oil - 1 tblsp


Cook toor dhal in a pressure cooker with

turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp oil for 10 min.

Chop onions,tomato,carrots,green chillies.

In another kadai add remaining oil and mustard

urad dhal.

Once it splutters add hing,curry leaves and all

the vegetables.

Saute it well.

Add this to mashed toor dhal.

Add 1 cup of water,sambhar powder and salt.

Let it cook in cooker again for 1 whistle.

After the pressure released add tamarind paste.

In the end add coriander leaves.

Serve hot with rice.


Asha said...

Looks yummy Kamala, another dish for me to try.Thanks!:))

easycrafts said...

Thats a new combi in sambar...i usually make with one of them, have to try with both now

Cham said...

I use the trio drumstic,brinj and mango, this one should have tasted great too :) Looks tasty Kamala.

Arundathi said...

that sounds good. you're right - either you have the "touch" or you don't. sometimes even if you follow the recipe to a T, it never comes out like the original.

Madhavi said...

wow, great sambhar recipe, will try soon. thanxx for sharing!!

Uma said...

yummy sambhar! everyone's fav. Thanks for sharing your grandma's recipe, Kamala!

ANJALI J. said...

Wow, thats new to me kamala, should try this..

Divya Vikram said...

love sambhar..urs loks so goos..