February 6, 2010

Idli sambhar

This Sambhar goes very good with idli or dosai. This can be prepared either with toor dhal or payatham dhal.


Toor dhal - 1 cup

Onion - 1

Tomato - 1

Green chillies - 3 or 4

Ginger 1/4 inch

Garlic- 3 to 4 pods

Mustard - 1 tsp

Urid dhal- 1 tsp

Asafoetida - pinch

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Corrainder powder - 1/2 tsp

Corrainder leaves

curry leaves


Pressure cook toor dhal and keep aside.

Chop onion and tomato finely.

Heat oil in a pan and season it with mustard, asafoetida, curry leaves and urid dhal.

Add onions, green chillies, crushed ginger and garlic and fry till the onions are soft.

Add tomatoes and turmeric powder and fry for a while.

Add water and cook till they are soft.

Add the cooked toor dhal. Add coriander powder and salt according to taste.

Let it boil for few minutes.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve with hot idlis.

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