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January 3, 2009

SAMBAR FOR DOSA | TIFFIN SAMBAR RECIPE

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tomato gravy

Generally most of us make only chutneys for dosa, rarely sambar. But my husband likes to eat dosa with sambar more than chutney. So i do this sambar for dosa. It tastes good with idli & chapathi too.

INGREDIENTS
  • TOMATO – 4 nos
  • SAMBAR ONION – 10 nos OR Big onion – 2 nos
  • SALT – TO TASTE
  • CORIANDER LEAVES- TO GARNISH 
TO GRIND
  • CINNAMON - 1 SMALL STICK 
  • CLOVES -   2 nos     
  • CHILLI POWDER – 1-1.5 tsp
  • GINGER - 1 INCH SIZE
  • GARLIC - 4 PODS
  • GRATED COCONUT – 1.5 tbsp
  • FRIED GRAM DAL/ POTTUKADALAI- 2 tsp
  • TURMERIC POWDER – A PINCH
TO TEMPER:
  • MUSTARD-1/2 tsp
  • URAD DAL-1TSP
  • CURRY LEAF-1 SPRIG
  • OIL –2 TSP

Method to prepare

1. Boil the tomatoes(no need to peel the skin) and let it cool down.Grind it with all the items given under ”TO GRIND” with required water to make a smooth paste.
2.  Cut the onions into small pieces.
3. Heat oil in a pan and add the tempering items one by one.Add the chopped onions and saute till they are cooked.Add some water and bring it to boil.
4.Now add the paste and  put it on high flame for 2mins.
6.If the gravy is very thick add more water and the required salt.
7.Garnish with coriander leaves.Serve hot with dosa!!

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Spicy Sambar is ready to serve with dosa!!!

NOTE: If u want to make this for chapathi, add less water and make it thick.Try adding some vegetables!!

KITCHEN CLINIC


CINNAMON & CLOVES:-
  1. CINNAMON & CLOVES  HELP LOWERING THE CHOLESTRAL AND GLUCOSE LEVELS.
  2. SO IT ALLEVIATES THE CARDIOVASCULAR  DISEASES & TYPE-2 DIABETES.
  3. JUST HAVING 1/4 tsp OF CINNAMON POWDER TWICE A DAY WITH WATER HELPS IN WEIGHT REDUCTION.
  4. CLOVES ARE VERY USEFUL IN REDUCING TEETH & GUM PROBLEMS(PAIN & SWELLING).
  5. ALSO IT PREVENTS INFLAMMATORY DISEASES LIKE ARTHRITIS , DERMATITIS ETC..
  6. CLOVES INDUCE SLEEP TOO.



1 comment :

  1. This one is new to me,I will sure give it a try:)

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