Buttermilk Sambar

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:6
Rated : 4 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

How to Make Buttermilk Sambar

  • For sambar base: Take some coconut oil in a pan and add turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Saute for 30 seconds.
  • Add the chopped bhindi and salt.
  • After sauteeing for a couple of minutes, add 2 tsp of tamarind pulp extract with a little bit of water.
  • Let the bhindi simmer for a bit.
  • When the bhindi softens, add the brinjal and allow to simmer.
  • For sambar masala: In a pan, dry-roast all the sambar masala ingredients.
  • Transfer these to a mortar and pestle and grind to a smooth paste, adding a little water.
  • In another pan, take some coconut oil and add the prepared sambar masala, allowing it to fry until the oil separates.
  • Add 2 tsp of tamarind pulp extract, a piece of jaggery and some salt. Mix well.
  • After a few minutes, add the buttermilk slowly and stir well.
  • While bringing to a boil, add the cooked pieces of brinjal and bhindi along with the masala.
  • For tempering: In a pan, take coconut oil and add all the tempering ingredients.
  • Cover the lid and allow it to splutter.
  • Immediately add to the boiling sambar, give it a stir and take the sambar off the stove.
  • Allow the sambar to rest to enhance its flavours.