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potato onion sambar
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udupi sambar recipe | coconut sambar recipe | potato onion sambar

easy udupi sambar recipe | coconut sambar recipe | potato onion sambar
Course sambar
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for masala paste:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds / dhaniya seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds / jeera
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • ¼ tsp methi seeds
  • 4-5 kashmiri dried red chili
  • ½ cup coconut fresh / desiccated / frozen
  • ¼ cup water or as required

other ingredients:

  • 1 large potato peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium sized onion petals
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup tamarind juice / extract
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp jaggery / gud
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup cooked toor dal

for tempering:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • ¾ tsp mustard seeds / rai
  • ½ tsp urad dal
  • 2 dried red chilli
  • few curry leaves

Instructions

masala paste recipe:

  • firstly heat oil and roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, methi seeds and kashmiri dried red chili.
  • furthermore, transfer to a blender and add half cup of coconut.
  • also add water and blend to smooth paste.

udupi style potato-onion sambar:

  • firstly, in a large kadai add cubed potatoes, onion petals add water.
  • simmer for 15 minutes.
  • furthermore, add tamarind juice, curry leaves, jaggery, turmeric and salt to taste.
  • mix well and boil for 5 minutes.
  • furthermore, add cooked dal add prepared masala paste. mix well.
  • simmer for 5 minutes.
  • meanwhile, heat oil in small kadai and add mustard seeds, urad dal, dried red chilli and curry leaves.
  • allow the tempering to splutter then pour over prepared sambar.
  • finally, udupi sambar / potato onion sambar is ready to serve with plain rice, dosa or idli.