Idli Sambar

Idli Sambar

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 30

Ingredients

Serves 2

  • Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Rice

  • 1/2 Cup urad dal

  • salt to taste

  • Fruit salt (Eno without flavor)

  • Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Arhar Dal or toovar dal or pigeon pea lentils

  • 1 cup bottle gourd chopped

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • a pinch of asafoetida

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds

  • 2 -3 whole dry red chili

  • 2 tomatoes chopped

  • 1 tbsp tamarind pulp

  • 2 bay leaf

  • 5-6 curry leaf

  • 2 onion chopped

  • 1 cup pumpkin chopped

  • 1 tbsp sambar powder

  • 1 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • salt to taste

  • 1 tsp oil

  • 1 tsp garam masala

  • 1 tsp urad dal

Directions

  • 01

    Combine the urad dal and rice in a deep bowl, soak it in enough water for 8 hours. Drain the urad dal and rice and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste using very less water. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl and keep aside.

  • 02

    Add the salt and mix well. Cover and ferment in a warm place for 8 hours. Just before steaming, add fruit salt and mix gently.

  • 03

    Pour 2 tbsp of the batter into each greased idli mold and steam in a steamer for 8 - 10 minutes.

  • 04

    Method for samberWash dal and soak for 30 minutes. Take dal in a pressure cooker and add 2 cup water, salt, pumpkin,bottle gourd and pressure cook for 3 whistles and keep aside.

  • 05

    Heat a pan and add 1 tsp oil and add urad dal,cumin seeds, mustard seeds, asafoetida, bay leaf , curry leaf, whole dry red chili and mix well. Then add chopped onion and saute till the color changes and then add turmeric powder and chopped tomato and saute.

  • 06

    Add red chili powder, and sambar powder and tamarind pulp and half cup water and cook for 5 to 10 minutes. Then add cooked dal and veggie, and sugar and cook for 10 minutes add water if required. Keep stirring occasionally.

  • 07

    Finely add garam masala and cook for 1 minute.

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