Udupi Saaru

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 4 cm round lump - tamarind
  • 1/3 cup - tomato, chopped
  • 5 to 6 - dry red chillies
  • 2 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp - fenugreek
  • 1/2 tsp - asafoetida
  • 1/2 cup - grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp - jaggery powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • few curry leaves
  • coriander leaves to garnish

How to Make Udupi Saaru

  • Soak tamarind in 1 cup of hot water for 15 mins. Squeeze and extract the juice.
  • Combine tamarind juice with tomato, add two cups of water and heat until Boiled.
  • Lower the flame and leave to simmer.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a small fry pan.
  • Add red chillies, coriander, cumin, pepper, fenugreek and roast till fragrant.
  • Add asafoetida, mix well and remove from heat.
  • Grind the roasted ingredients with grated coconut to a smooth paste and add to the simmering tomato-tamarind mixture.
  • Add enough water to get a thin saaru. Add salt to taste.
  • Simmer for 3-4 more mins and remove from heat.
  • Heat oil for seasoning in a small fry pan.
  • Add mustard. When it splutters, add curry leaves.
  • Add the seasoning to the saaru.
  • Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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