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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Arachuvitta Sambar.

Arachuvitta Sambar

Toordal dal( cooked and mashed)- 1/2 cup
Drumstick large ( cut into pieces)- 1
Onion small( sliced)- 1
Tomato large( crushed)-1
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves- few sprigs
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Asafetida- 1/4 tsp
Oil- 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Water- 3 cups

Masala ingredients to grind
( dry roast and grind below ingredients to smooth and fine paste by adding little water)
Channa dal/ Bengal gram dal- 1 tbsp
Coriander seeds- 1 tbsp
Whole dry red chilli- 5
Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
Black peppercorn- 1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds- less than 1/4 tsp
Grated coconut- 3 tbsp

In a sauce pan add drumstick pieces, chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder and water. 
Place the pan on high heat, bring the drumstick mixture to boil and cook until drumstick pieces are tender. Once the drumsticks are cooked, reduce the heat and add the ground masala to the drumstick. Mix well and simmer sambar for 3 mins. 
Now add the cooked Toordal and required salt to the simmering drumstick sambar. 
Heat oil in another pan, when hot add mustard seeds and allow to crackle, add curry leaves and asafetida, saute for few seconds and add the tempering to simmering sambar. 
Serve hot Arachuvitta Sambar with steamed rice and potato fry.


Kalpana Sareesh said...

my fav sambar too good..

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Wowww!..Yumm and flavorful Araichu vitta Sambar.Luks deliciously done and presented.Luv it.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very delicious and healthy looking sambar. Looks super yummy.

Hamaree Rasoi

Rachana said...

The sambar looks so delicious and yumm.

Gita said...

I tried and It came out nice. Thanks. I used only pumpkin as veg.

Anonymous said...

Very nice recipe, I made it with brinjal and drumstick everyone like it.