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Avarekai Sambar Recipe

Avarekai Sambar is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Friday, 28 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes

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  • 2 cups - avarekai
  • 1 cup - grated Coconut
  • 3 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Jeera
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper powder
  • 5 - medium spiced Red Chillies
  • a pinch -asafoetida Hing
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 3 to 4 - Curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Tamarind paste
  • 1 inch cube Jaggery
  • salt as per taste
  • How to Make Avarekai Sambar:

    1. Pressure cook avarekai, drain excess water and keep aside.
    2. Heat a kadai and dry roast the coriander seeds, cumin, pepper powder and red chillies. Saute continuously.
    3. When roasted, powder the masalas in a blender and add coconut to the masala and blend it again to make a fine paste.
    4. Add this masala to the cooked avarekai and boil.
    5. Add water to get the desired consistency and add tamarind paste and jaggery to the sambar after it starts boiling. Add salt as per taste.
    6. For seasoning, heat oil and add mustard seeds. Add curry leaves and asafoetida after the seeds splutter.
    7. Serve.
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