Sunday, December 14, 2008

Mullangi Sambar


Mullangi or white radish-1
Toor dal or kandi pappu-1 cup
Green chillies-4
Dry chilli powder-1 teaspoon
Termeric powder-1 teaspoon
Sugar-1 teaspoon
Salt-1 tablespoon
Tamarind pulp-3 tablespoons
Ginger-a small piece
Garlic-2 cloves

For sambar powder: Dry roast and grind 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds, 1 teaspoon of coriander seeds, 4-5 fenegreek seeds, 10 blck pepper seeds and a pinch of hing into a powder.

For seasoning: Oil-2 tablespoons, dry chilli pieces-2, mustard seeds-1 teaspoon, cumin seeds-1 teaspoon and curry leaves-a few.

1. Wash and peel off the radish and cut it into thin circles.
2. Rinse the toor dal and cook it with sufficient water until it becomes soft.
3. Cut the green chillies, ginger and garlic into small pieces.
4. Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed vessel and add the dry chilli pieces, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds.
5. Once they splutter, add the curry leaves, chopped green chillies, ginger and garlic pieces and radish pieces.
6. Fry them for two to three minutes and add turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt sugar, cooked dal, tamarind pulp and 5-6 cups of water.
7. Cook it for 8 minutes on a medium flame and add the sambar powder.
8. Cook it for 3-4 minutes and turn off the stove. Serve it with hot rice and a dry curry of your own choice…


Kalai said...

Man, I used to love this smabar as a kid!! Should make it again sometime. :)


Mullangi pulusu is one which I love to eat,I will just eat mullangi as such from the pulusu!!! Looks sood:)

Daily Meals said...

Thank you kalai and Raks Kitchen:)

Seena said...

Would love to taste some, we wouldn't make this way normally.. :)

SriLekha said...

first time to ur blog and it is very nice!
sambar looks delicious!

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Seena!

Thank you SriLekha!

Shreya said...

I love this sambar, it has been so many days since I made! Looks awesome:-)

Geri said...

I love sambar and it really looks good!

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Shreya!

Thank you Geri!

Andhra Flavors said...

Mullangi sambar sounds delicious.
loved mullangi in sambar. It gives a great taste to sambar.

Daily Meals said...

Yes Andhra Flavors! You are right. Mullangi gives a nice taste to the sambar.