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Friday, July 06, 2012

Raw Mango & Drumstick sambhar

Sambar is one of the popular south indian recipe. The sambar recipe is prepared almost everday in most of  the kitchens in Tamilnadu. It is made up of using toor dal and vegetables. You can use any vegetables like drumstick, potato, brinjal, chow chow, raddish, ladiesfinger etc..... And now we are in the season of mangoes i have used mangoes in sambar along with drumsticks. These two makes a very great combo. Relish this sambar with plain white rice, idlis, dosas.

RawMango & Drumstick Sambar

  • 1 small cup or 2 oz Split Pigeon Peas
  • 1 Drum stick, cut in 2 inch size
  • 1 Raw Mango, diced, discard the seed
  • 10 to 15 Shallots, peeled
  • 2 Tomato, chopped
  • 3 Dry red Chillies
  • Few Curry Leaves
  • 2 tsp Sambar powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilly powder
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind pulp (optional for this raw mango sambar recipe)
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Oil
For Tempering
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • less than 1/4 tsp Fenugreek seeds (optional)
  • a pinch of Asafotedia

RawMango &Drumstick Sambar

  • Wash and pressure cook toor dhal with 2 cups of water till it becomes soft and cooked.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan, add fenugreek, cumin and mustard seeds and allow them to splutter.Next add asafoetida to it.
  • Then add the shallots, curry leaves and fry till it turns pink in color.
  • Next add the chopped tomatoes to it and cook till it becomes soft.
  • Add the cooked dal and drumstick with 1/2 cup of water to it and bring to boil.
  • Add sambar powder, chilly powder, tamarind pulp to it, cover and cook till drumsticks are 3/4 th done.
  • Finally add mango pieces and salt to it and cook till the mangoes become soft, say about 2 Min's.
  • Serve with hot rice.
Sending this recipe to ShowMe Your Hits - Lentils N Legumes hosted by Nalin's Kitchen, event started by  Sangeetha of Spicy Treats


Prathibha said...

just now saw a mango-drumstick dal and its in sambar form here..very unusual combo and new 2 use raw mango in sambar

srividhya Ravikumar said...

Delicious and flavourful sambar..

Priya said...

Ultimate combo, sambar looks divine.

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

looks yummy


Shanthi said...

Looks very yummy and perfect

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Looks so homey. Never added mango in sambar. But my hubby loves it. Should make it sometime !

anusha praveen said...

the ubiquitous yet wholesome sambhar... an everyday delight which one never tires off ... brilliant the burlap!

Shri said...

Sambhar looks very tempting; I have never added mango but it would be interesting to see what kind of sourness it imparts!

Hema said...

Nice combo and beautiful clicks..

Treat and Trick said...

Great presentation and looks yummy!

Treat and Trick said...

Great presentation and looks yummy!

jeyashrisuresh said...

though i have tasted mango sambar never tried on my own. Wonderful clicks.

Kanan Patel said...

sambhar looks tempting. happy to follow you


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