Varutharacha sambar recipe | How to make kerala varutharacha sambar
Varutharacha sambar recipe- Kerala varutharacha sambar is a delicious sambar with fresh roasted coconut paste and vegetables. Tastes best hot steamed rice.
Indian, south indian
(split pigeon peas)
(drumsticks, ash gourd, brinjal, carrots)
thick tamarind extract
(from small lemon sized tamarind)
For varutharacha sambar masala (To roast and grind)
dried red chilies
Tomato OR small onion
To temper Kerala varutharacha sambar
To make varutharacha sambar masala
Heat 2 teaspoons coconut oil in a pan. Add the ingredients mentioned for roast and grind one by one.
Saute till coconut turns golden and other ingredients turn fragrant. Let cool and grind to a smooth paste with required water. Set aside.
To make Kerala sambar
Soak tamarind in warm water for 15 minutes. extract thick pulp and set aside.
Pressure cook toor dal well and mash it well.
Heat a thick pan with 1 tablespoon coconut oil.
Temper with tempering ingredients one by one.
Add the vegetables and mix well. Add turmeric powder and ground paste. Saute well.
Add 2 cups water and let the vegetables get cooked for 5-7 minutes.
Add the tamarind extract and cook well for 5 minutes. Let the sambar come to rolling boil.
Now add the cooked dal and mix well. Season with salt. Add more water and simmer if the sambar is very thick.
Add coriander leaves and mix well. Serve kerala sambar hot with rice.