Monday, May 9, 2011

Roasted Gram Sambar-For Idly & Dosa

         This is a very easy and tasty sambar which will go well with idly & dosas.We can prepare this very quickly and also with very little ingredients.No need of any special veggies also.My mom got this from Mallika Badrinath's cook book.When ever my mom prepares this i use to have extra dosas.That much yumm,yummy sambar.

Ingredients :

Onion 1
Tomato 2(big sized)
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Salt To taste
Sugar 1/4-1/2 tsp

To roast & grind :

Dhania 1 tsp
Red chillies 3-6

To powder :

Roastedgram 1tbsp

Method :

1.Chop the onion and tomatoes finely.In a wok dry roast the dhania and red chillies and grind it.

2.In a wok season the mustard seeds and add the onions,fry till transculent.Then add the finely chopped tomatoes and saute till they become mushy.

3.Once the tomatoes turns mushy add the water and turmeric powder and let it boil.Then add the dhania,red chilly paste and allow it to boil for few mins.

4.Once the sambar boils well add the powdered roasted gram and curry leaves.Let it boil for few mins and then swith off the stove.Now garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Notes :

1.While adding the roasted gram to the sambar dilute in water and then add to the sambar and should take care that lumps are not formed after adding roasted gram.

2.Adding sugar enhances the taste of sambar.


Prathibha said...

we make similar gojju in thick form...this sambar form sounds interesting..

Sudha Sabarish said...

thank u prathiba