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Sambarai – A traditional chutney

Ingredients : Fresh green coriander leaves,Urad Dhal, Red Chillies, Tamarind, Asafoetida, jaggery, salt , oil Method : Heat the pan with a spoon of oil and add Urad dhal, a little asafoetida, some red chillies(2-3) and fry it golden brown. Put a little tamarind, cut fresh green coriander,salt , a little jaggery and the roasted mixture in the mixie jar and grind it. Grind it a little coarse to get a good taste. The chutney goes well with dosa, idli and also tastes good for curd rice.

Hotel Sambar- A good side dish for Idli,Dosa and Pongal

Ingredients : Toor Dhal, Moong Dhal, Cumin Seeds, Mustard,Salt, Broken Dhal,Coriander seeds,Red Chilies.Tamarind paste.1 spoon of oil(any oil which u like) Onion, Tomato, yellow pumpkin, capsicum, carrot, green chillies. Method: Take equal amount of Toor dhal and Moong Dhal and add the cut vegetables , add salt and steam it all in the cooker. Add a spoon of oil in t he pan then add mustard and cumin seeds, Mix tamarind water with the boiled contents and add them in the pan . Ready mix powder : Fry in a pan separately a spoon of broken dhal, coriander seeds, red chillies without oil and powder them when cool. Add a spoon of Sambar powder which you use normally and allow the contents to cook for sometime. Then Add the Ready Mix powder which you made and simmer it. Garnish it with curry leaves and the sambar is ready to taste.