SAMBAR - WITH DRUMSTICK AND BRINJAL - STEP BY STEP

SAMBAR RECIPE - DRUMSTICK AND BRINJAL SAMBAR



SAMBAR : Sambar is prepared by cooking lentils with vegetables , spiked with a special blend of spice powder to enhance the taste and is  finally garnished with coriander leaves. 

In South India,a simple lunch will be rice, sambar along with a vegetable curry. Sambar is almost prepared everyday in Tamil Nadu. All most all vegetables can be used to prepare sambar , but drumstick and brinjal combination is the best. Serve this flavorful and delicious sambar along with potato fry and enjoy :)

drumstick brinjal sambar.

A flavourful and delicious prepared by cooking lentils with drumstick and brinjal spiked with a special blend of spice powder to enhance the taste and is finally garnished with coriander leaves. .


Ingredients

  • 1 drumstick , cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 2 small sized Brinjal, diced and keep it immersed in water till required 
  • 1/2 cup of Toor| Thuvar Dal ,cooked
  • Tamarind extract -( extracted from gooseberry sized tamarind) - 1 cup
  • 1 medium sized onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 medium sized tomato, chopped 
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. of Sambar Powder
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 tsp. of mustard and urad dal
  • A sprig of curry leaves
  • 2 red chilles
  • Handful of fresh coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Salt
  • Oil

Instructions

  1. Pressure cook Thuvar dal , with sufficient water until soft . Keep it aside.


  2. Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds. When they crackle , add the urad dal, curry leaves and red chillies. Stir for a min. Add the chopped onions and fry it until soft.



  3. Add the drumstick pieces and Brinjal, fry them for a couple of minutes. Tip in the tomatoes. Fry for a minute.



  4. Pour the tamarind extract, cooked toor dal, and add sufficient water.



  5. Add asafoetida, sambar powder, along with salt and mix it well.




  6. Cover and cook for a couple of minutes , until the veggies are cooked and sambar turns little thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and garnish with coriander leaves.



  7. Drumstick and Brinjal sambar is ready to be served



Serve this delicious sambar with rice , any vegetable curries of your choice and enjoy :)
Aruna Manikandan

I am a passionate cook and love to experiment various cuisines , in my kitchen. This blog is my humble attempt to register a copy of recipes that I learn and try . Feel free to experiment with my recipes and adjust accordingly to suit your taste and requirements.Hope you enjoy :)

42 Comments

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  1. Real flavourful Sambar...
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  2. All time comforting sambar. Nice pictorial Aruna!

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  3. Delicious looking Sambhar.. Very inviting.. It is my all time comfort food.. :)

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  4. Love the sambar. Super tempting and flavorful too

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  5. Wow I would love to have this sambar with chapati...looks so thick and yummy...

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  6. yummmmmy and very tempting..nice cliks

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  7. My mom used to add drumstick to our Maharashtrain version of Sambar! This looks just delicious!

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  8. so tempting and delicious Sambhar!!

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  9. So flavorful & inviting!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  10. I wish I had that bowl with steam hot rice.. Delicious..

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  11. It is my comfort food.I love it ,nice pics.

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  12. sambar looks perfect.. nice step by step presentation

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  13. Droolworthy and seriously very tempting sambhar,my fav combo.Cant take my eyes from your clicks.

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  14. Looks tasty...esp the drumsticks..

    Helen
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  15. Very inviting sambar, delicious.

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  16. yummy sambar.. Love this combination
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  17. Sambar looks yummy, first time here, happy to follow u, glad if u visit my space....
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  18. I do sometimes same combo too and love it ....looks very flavourful

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  19. Looks so yum n tempting ...nice click

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  20. My all time fav, looks very tempting !!!

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  21. i love the sambhar. i do tend to add veggies but my sambhar turns too thick.. i wonder why

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  22. ippave sapdanum pola irukku ;)

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  23. Super delicious sambar..Loveliest clicks :)

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  24. I love the way you presented this recipe..keep rocking...

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  25. wow Aruna,my fav combo...loved this sambar.

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  26. This looks really delicious. I often make the gujarati tuvar dall but not made sambhar before. I must look out for the sambhar powder next time I go to the Indian shops. I like the detailed way you have explained this recipe. Great blog.

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  27. It looks awesome and this is always be my favorite!

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  28. alltime favorite sambar...looks stunning..

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  29. Love this combo, I used to add few mango pieces too..sambar looks yummy, nice presentation !

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  30. Drumstick and eggplant, both are something I would totally add in a sambar. Must have tasted divine.

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  31. Good combination. Drumsticks and brinjal. I am posting a sambhar recipe using bitter melon this week. :)

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