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Kolmbo (Sambhar)

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A traditional Konkani Sambar. Usually this is served with rice. Can also be served with idli or dosas.


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup toor daal
  • 1/2 cup grated fresh / frozen coconut
  • 1 tea spoon chana daal
  • 1 tea spoon coriander seeds
  • 1 tea spoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tea spoon cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tea spoon methi seeds
  • A pinch asafoetida
  • 7 - 8 curry leaves
  • 1/2 inch piece cinnamon(optional)
  • 5 - 6 cloves(optional)
  • 5 - 6 red chilies
  • Vegetables - green beans, carrot, cauliflower, tomato, potato, drumsticks
  • Oil
  • 2-3 strands coriander leaves
  • A pinch turmeric
  • Salt


Method

  • Cook daal with little turmeric and 2 drops of oil (turmeric and oil help daal to cook early). Cook vegetables separately. Heat 1 tea spoon oil and fry ingredients from chana daal to red chillies. Add coconut and fry for 2 - 3 minutes. Grind to a thin paste. Heat cooked daal, add vegetables, ground masala and salt. Heat for 5 - 10 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves. Heat 1tspn oil. Add mustard seeds, when they start popping, add curry leaves. Add this seasoning to the cooked sambar. Serve hot with rice.


Preparation Time : 30 minutes


Tags :  kolmbo , sambhar , curries


Posted by http://www.ourkarnataka.com on 2012-11-22