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Potato and Onion Huli (Sambar) Recipe

Potato and Onion Huli (Sambar) is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • Red gram (toor) dal - 1 cup.
  • Tamarind - 4 cm ball.
  • Potato - 250 g.
  • Sambar Onion (shallots) - 150 g.
  • Peanut oil - 3 tbsp.
  • Mustard- 1 tsp.
  • Curry leaves - few.
  • Mysore sambar powder - 1.5 to 2 tbsp.
  • Coriander leaves - to garnish.
  • salt - to taste.
  • How to Make Potato and Onion Huli (Sambar):

    1. Cook the dal till very soft and mash lightly.
    2. Soak tamarind in 1 cup of water and extract juice.
    3. Peel the potatoes and cut into big cubes.
    4. Peel the onions.
    5. Heat oil in a kadai. Add mustard seeds.
    6. When they splutter, add curry leaves and onion.
    7. Fry till onions are light brown.
    8. Add potato and 1 cup of water.
    9. Simmer till potatoes are cooked.
    10. Add tamarind juice and salt, and simmer for 5 minutes.
    11. Mix sambar powder with 1/2 cup of water and add. Simmer for 2 minutes.
    12. Add the dal.
    13. Add some water if the sambar is too thick.
    14. Simmer for 3 more minutes.
    15. Serve garnished with coriander leaves, with steamed rice, idly or dosa.




     

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