Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Arachivita Vengaya Sambar / Small Onion Sambar

I have already posted a similar recipe 3 years ago
Only slight difference is there Just click Small Onions Sambar for details
It goes well with Potato Fry


Ingredients 
Part 1 - Fry and Grind
  • Oil - 1 teaspoon
  • Dried red chillies - 4 nos
  • Channa dhal - 1 tablespoon
  • Methi seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander seeds - 1 tablespoon
  • Small onions - 2 tablespoons
  • Grated Coconut- 3 tablespoons
Part 2 -Sambar
  • Small onions - 1 cup (peeled and sliced into small pieces)
  • Boiled and mashed toor dhal - 3/4 cup
  • Tamarind extract - 2 cups (taken from small lemon sized ball)
  • Sambar Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt - 2 teaspoons

Part 3 - Seasoning
  • Ghee - 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Curry leaves - little
Method
Step 1 - Preparation of Sambar Paste
  • Heat oil in a small kadai.Fry red chillies first followed by channa dhal
  • Simmer the flame and add methi, coriander seeds.Roast it (make sure it shouldn't be burnt)
  • Add small onions and saute them well.Switch off the stove and allow it to cool
  • Take it in mixer jar, add coconut and grind it to a smooth paste by adding little water

Part 2 - Preparation of Sambar
  • Heat ghee in a pot / vessel. Add hing and saute curry leaves
  • Add small onions and fry till it becomes golden brown
  • Now pour in the tamarind extract Put salt,turmeric and sambar powder.
  • Let it boil till the raw smell diffuses 
  • Add boiled and mashed toor dhal.Blend well and allow it to boil for 5 minutes.
  • Finally pour the fried and ground paste and switch off stove after 2 minutes

Step 3 - Seasoning
  • Heat ghee in a small kadai and splutter mustard, hing and curry leaves
  • Pour it over cooked sambar

Arachivita Vengaya Sambar is ready Pour it over hot rice and mix well.Top it ghee and consume