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Delicious Tomato Sambar Recipe for Idly, Dosa, and Roti

Looking for a flavourful side dish for your favourite breakfast or dinner staples? Try this tangy and aromatic tomato sambar recipe, perfect for pairing with idly, dosa, or roti. Quick and easy to make, it's a sure fire hit at any mealtime. "Tangy Tomato Sambar Recipe" When you're in need of a delectable side dish for your idly, dosa, or roti, this tomato chutney recipe comes to the rescue! Bursting with flavor and easy to whip up, it's a must-try for any South Indian food lover. "Ingredients" 8 medium-sized tomatoes (preferably country variety for optimal sourness) 8 shallots 2 green chillies 2 red chillies A handful of curry leaves 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander leaves 1 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp hing (asafoetida) 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp gingelly oil 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds 2 cups thuvar dal (optional, pressure cooked and mashed) Method: Peel and chop the shallots into halves. Chop the tomatoes into small cubes using a chopper or k

Sambar sadham for neivedhyams

  When we make mixed rice varieties one of the recipes that needs extra care and cooking is sambar saadham or sambar rice and when it is made for neivedhyam /prasad, onion is not added. It can be made with just one vegetable or with a few vegetables. It is similar to araichu vitta sambar Ingredients Rice - 1 cup Thuvar Dal - 1 1/2 cup Water - 5 cups Tamarind paste - 3 tbsp Gingely oil - 4 tbsp Ghee - 4 tbsp Dhania - 2 tbsp Thuvar dal - 1 tbsp Channa dal /  Kadala paruppu - 1 tbsp Red Chilly - 8 nos Cumin seeds - 1 tsp Curry leaves - 1/2 cup Grated coconut - 1/2 cup Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup Hing - 1/4 inch piece (or 1 tsp powder) Salt (preferrably rock salt) - 1 1/2 tbsp Cashew nuts - 12 to 15 nos (finely chopped) Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Turmeric powder - /12 spoon Vegetables to use: Carrot - 2 nos Potato - 2 nos (medium sized) Beans - 150 gms 1(can also be avoided) Green peas -1/2 cup (if using dry peas soak it the previous night) Chow chow - 1 no small size Brinjal - 2 nos (round one

Araithu vitta sambar or Araichu Vitta Sambar

  Any Vegetable like White pumpkin, Drum stick, Raddish, Lady's finger, carrot, Small Onions (avoid this if it is made for festivls) can be used to make this Araichu vitta Sambar.  Vengaya Sambar Mullangi Sambar Ingredients: Thuvar Dal - 1/2 cup Tamarind Paste  - 1 1/2 tbsp Salt to taste Turmeric Powder - 1 pinch For Grinding: Coriander seeds - 1/4 cup Thuvar Dal - 2 tbsp Bengal Gram Dal - 2 tbsp Red Chilly - 6 to 8 nos Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp Black Pepper - 6 nos Curry Leaves - a few Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup Rice - 2 tbsp Oil - 2 tbsp For seasoning: Ghee - 1 tbsp Oil - 1 tbsp Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp Asafodeita Powder - 1 pinch Curry Leaves - a few Method: Cut the vegetables into bigger pieces. Fry coriander seeds, Thuvar dal, Bengal gram dal, cumin seeds, black pepper, rice and red chilly till they become brown in colour. Reduce the flame and add the grated coconut and fry it till becomes brown. Grind everything along with curry leaves to a fine paste. Pressure cook the thuvar dal wi