Vidhu's kitchen: Tiffin Sambar/Thanni Sambar

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Tiffin Sambar/Thanni Sambar


Moong dal           : 2 tbsps
Shallots/Small onion  : 1/2 cup
Chopped tomatoes : 1/2 cup
Red chilly powder    : 1 tsp 
Turmeric powder     : 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds            : 1/4 tsp 
Mustard seeds         : 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves 
Coriander leaves


Cook moong dal with extra water and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds & cumin seeds.
Once mustard cracks add shallots ,tomatoes,curry leaves and stir.
Add salt to it.
Smash the tomatoes with ladle and now add turmeric powder, red chilly powder and let it cook on low flame.
Add the cooked dal and mix and let the sambar boil for few minutes.
Remove from flame ,add coriander leaves.
Serve with hot Idlies or with crispy dosas.


Priya Suresh said...

I can have two more idlis with this fingerlicking sambar, one of my husband's favourite.

Anonymous said...

Lip-smacking good!

Chitra said...

It looks great. I too make similarly . will try ur version. Idly looks super soft :)

Vidya Chandrahas said...

Love to eat idlis with those sambar..yummy

Angie's Recipes said...

They look so delicious!