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Jul 9, 2013

Sambhar Idli - Hotel Style !!

Preparation Time : 15  Minutes
Cooking Time : 20 Minutes
Serves : 2

Ingredients :

Idly Batter - to make 20 mini idli
Shallots - 10 no.s
Brinjal - 1
Ladies finger - 1
Drumstick - 1
Toor Dal - 1.5 cups
Tamarind Pulp - 1 cup
Sambhar Powder - 2.5 teaspoons (i used aachi sambar masala)
Turmeric Powder - 1 teaspoon
Salt
Clarified Butter / Ghee - 1 tablespoon

For Seasoning :

Mustard - 1 teaspoon
Urad Dal - 1 teaspoon
Fenugreek - 1 teaspoon
Asafoedita - a pinch
Green Chilly - 2 - Slit
Curry leaves - 10 leaves
Oil - 2 tablespoon

For Garnishing:

Coriander - finely chopped - 2 tablespoon
Onion - 1 medium sized - finely chopped



Method :

Peel shallots, cut all vegetables in to 2 inch long.and keep them aside. Pressure cook toor dal up to 3 whistles . Heat oil in a wok, add mustard, let it splutter then add urad dal, fenugreek, curry leaves and fry for 2 seconds, to this add the shallots ,the cut vegetables, sambhar powder,turmeric powder, green chilly and saute them for few minutes. Now add tamarind pulp along with a cup of water and let the vegetables cook well, once done, add the pressure cooked toor dal along with salt and let the sambhar boil for few more minutes. Add water if the sambhar consistency is thick.Turn off the gas once you get a nice aroma.

Steam the idlis, if mini idli mould is not available, you can make use of your normal idli moulds.

Take a bowl, add one sccop of sambhar, place few idli's and cover the idli's with sambar again and add a spoon of ghee. Finally garnish them with chopped coriander leaves and onion. Yummy hot sambhar idli is ready in a typical hotel style.

LUV 

LAVANYA.





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