Araichu Vitta Sambar

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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How to Make Araichu Vitta Sambar

  • Cut pumpkin / chow-chow and boil with salt and turmeric.
  • Cook Tur dhal and keep aside.
  • Take the extract from the tamarind.
  • In little oil - fry red chillies, channa dal, fenugreek, coriander seeds and little curry leaves.
  • When they turn brown, add the coconut and take off the fire.
  • Grind the above mixture to a smooth paste with water.
  • In a vessel - heat oil, then splutter mustard and cumin seeds.
  • Fry onions till golden followed by tomatoes till pulpy.
  • Pour tamarind extract with a pinch of turmeric powder.
  • Boil till the raw smell goes off.
  • Add the dal and vegetables.
  • When the mixture comes to boiling-point, add salt and the ground-paste.
  • When sambar becomes thick (after a boil) take off from fire.
  • Garnish with curry leaves and cut coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with rice, chips or appalam