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Arichavita Sambar (Ground Coconut Sambar) Recipe

Arichavita Sambar (Ground Coconut Sambar) is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Wednesday, 22 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup- Toor Dal
  • 1 small ball size Tamarind
  • For paste:
  • 1 tsp- Chana dal
  • 1/4 tsp- Turmeric
  • 1 pinch Hing
  • 2 or 3 red chilli(as per taste)
  • 1/4 tsp- fengreek seeds
  • 1/4 cup -Coconut (dried, for fresh Coconut -use 1/2 cup)
  • For Tempering:
  • 1 tbsp- oil
  • 1 tsp- Urad Dal (white dal)
  • 1 tsp- mustard seed(rai)
  • 1 big Onion
  • Vegetables of choice (brinjals, raddish, Potatoes instead of onions)
  • For garnish:
  • 5 Kadi patta (optional) (dried leaves)
  • How to Make Arichavita Sambar (Ground Coconut Sambar):

    1. Boil toor dal and keep aside.
    2. Put the tamarind in 2 cups water and keep aside.
    3. Fry all the ingredients for paste, fry the coconut last on slow flame for 2 minutes.
    4. Grind the fried mix with little water.
    5. Heat oil in a pan, add the urad dal and mustard seeds.
    6. When mustard splutters, add onions and fry till golden brown, add the tamarind water and boil till the onion softens( about 5 to 8 minutes).
    7. Add the ground paste.
    8. Boil for another 5 minutes and add the boiled dal.
    9. Cook for 2 minutes.
    10. Garnish with dried curry leaves. For flavour, you can add these leaves when you are frying the onions.
    11. Serve hot with rice, dosa or idli.



     

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