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Mango Sambar - Karnataka Style

posted 27 Mar 2014, 21:54 by Rajmi Arun   [ updated 27 Mar 2014, 21:55 ]
Green Mango - 1 medium
Sambar Powder - 2 tsp
Tamarind Paste - 2 tbsp
Toor Dal - 1/2 cup
Kopra - 1/4 cup
Dry Red Chillies - 2 nos
Curry Leaves - few
Coriander Leaves - few
Gingely Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Hing - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan add 2 tbsp of toor dal, kopra and red chillies and fry for a while remove cool and grind them to a fine powder. Pressure cook the remaining thoor dal with a pinch of turmeric powder. Mash well. Peel and chop the mango to small cubes. 

Add 1 1/2 cups of water to tamarid paste, mix well add turmeric powder and salt and bring it to a boil. Reduce the flame add sambar powder and mango pieces. When the mango pieces becomes tender add the ground powder and reduce the flame. Add the mashed thuvar dal and mix well. 

In a seasoning laddle heat oil and add mustard seeds and when it splutters add hing and curry leaves and fry for a while. Pour it on to the sambar. Chop the coriander leaves finely and add it to the sambar and cover well. 

Serve hot with rice and ghee or with Pongal or Arisi upma too.