Customer Recipe

Sambar Idli

Sambar Idli
  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time15 min
  • Total Time25 min
  • Serving Size2


      • Any vegetables of your choice
      • Onion shallots – 10 to 20
      • Tomato-2 nos
      • Soak 1 gooseberry size tamarind and extract pulp from it
      • For tempering
      • Mustard
      • Fenugreek
      • Curry leaves 
      • Masala for tiffen sambar
      • Kadala parupu- 2 tbs 
      • Dhaniya- 2tbs
      • Jeera- 1/2 tbs
      • Peppercorns- 1/2 tbs
      • Grated coconut – 1 tbs

    Preparation Method:

    • Dry roast all the ingredients. Mild roast the grated coconut at last and cool everything
    • Grind into fine powder and keep aside
    • Coom 3/4 cup of thuvar dhal and 1/4 cup of moonh dhal together for 4 whistles and mash it completely
    • Add oil in a pan
    • Add mustard and let it sputter
    • Add fenugreek seeds and curry leaves
    • Add the onion shallots, tomato and cook them
    • You can add the vegetables now and cook it with covered lid or pressure cook along with dhal mixture
    • Once it is cooked add the extracted tamarind pulp and cook till the raw smell goes
    • Add the grounded masala powder and required salt
    • Cook for 10 minutes
    • Add the mashed dhal and cover the lid with stove in simmer for 10 mins
    • Garnish with coriander leaves
    Now tasty Sambar idli is ready to serve.