Monday, November 2, 2015

Kalyana Sambar | Arachuvitta Sambar | Iyengar Spl | South Indian Sambar Recipes | No Onion No Garlic Recipe

In South Indian Marriage especially in Tamil Brahmin weddings this arachuvitta sambar is served on wedding feast. The aroma of spices and the taste of sambar cant determined it.Its paired with simply potato fry or appalam or pickle.Also learnt this from FB friend.

Mainly they used only ashgourd or mixed veg.

I used White pumpkin or ash gourd,carrot,beans,brinjal .

Preparation time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 20 mins
Serves : 3-4


Toor Dal - 1/4 cup
Mixed Veg - 1 Cup
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind - a small lemon size
Salt -to taste

To Roast and Grind
Dry Red Chilli - 5
Dhania / Coriander Seeds -  1 1/2 Tbspn
Channa Dal - 1 Tbspn
Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tspn
Grated Coconut - 1 1/2 tbspn
Oil -1 tspn

To Temper
Ghee - 1 tspn
Oil - 1 tspn
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tspn
Jeera - 1/4 tspn
Hing/Asafoetida - 1/4 tspn
Curry leaves -few


*Cook the toor dal  by adding enough water and  turmeric pdr and mash it well.

*Soak the tamarind and extract the juice from it.

*Roast the ingredients except coconut given under 'to roast&grind'. Grind this along coconut with little water to a smooth paste.

*In a vessel add little oil saute carrot,beans& brinjal.cook it for half boil.
*once it cooked then add ash gourd and tamarind water.
*The raw smell of tamarind goes away add the ground paste and salt.
*Once it boil well add the mashed toor dal +required water.mix it well.
*Give a nice boil for further more mins & Swith off the flame
*Finally temper with the items given under'to temper' and add it to sambar.


*Dont skip ghee while temper,it gives nice taste.

*The sambar will be thick  once it cooled,so add the water accordingly..

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