Kadamba Sambar

Kadamba sambar is a traditional flavorful curry prepared with locally grown assorted vegetables & tubers. Kadambar sambar is popularly known as idi sambar (meaning pound sambar) in Tirunelveli & Kanyakumari regions, as the sambar powder was earlier prepared by pounding in a large stone mortar (ural) using a 3-feet long metal-tipped wooden pestle (ulakkai). We…

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Radish Sambar

Radish (mullangi) sambar tastes as delicious as shallot (chinna vengayam) sambar as they both absorb taste & flavor of all the spices used in sambar. Hence I like to savour mullangi sambar with any south Indian meal whether rice, idli or dosa. Mullangi sambar tastes great with aviyal and it goes well with any kootu or…

Sambar for Tiffin

Sambar is the most popular side dish for idli, or dosa (particularly masal dosa) all over India. But it is typically prepared by south Indians; others used to feel that their sambar is not as delicious as the one prepared by south Indians. So here is the recipe for simple and delicious sambar that is…