Saturday, December 18, 2010

mullangi sambar (radish sambar)


  • radish one long medium size
  • tamarind big lemon size
  • toor dal 1/2 cup
  • red chilie powder 2tsp
  • salt to taste
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • jaggery  1 Tbls

for tempering:

  • hing pinch
  • cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • curry leaves  few
  • oil 3 Tbls
wash and soak the tamarind,pressure cook the toor dal keep them a side.
peel and slice the radish, take a sauce pan with water (half of the quantity what your need for total sambar) add sliced radish and little bit salt(by adding little now radish slices will get cooked fast) cook till the radish slices get add red chilie powder, some more salt as required and jaggery, extract the tamarind juice add it.bring it to boil then add cooked toor dal, add little more water as required and again bring it to boil.when you feel the radish slices are fully cooked in tamarind juice and dal switch off the flame. sambar should look liquidy.
take a pan add oil and crackle cumin and mustard seeds add curry leaves and hing,pour the seasoning into sambar immediately close the sauce pan with lid.
here the sambar is ready now have it with hot rice.


Swathi said...

Mullangi sambar looks delicious. seasoning for sambar looks interesting as it differ from mine.

aipi said...

Delicious the way you explained the recipe :)

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Akila said...

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Alisa said...

This radish sambar looks good.I came across your site from the foodieblogroll and I'd love to guide Foodista readers to your site. I hope you could add this radish widget at the end of this post so we could add you in our list of food bloggers who blogged about recipes with radish,Thanks!