Category Archives: SAMBAR/KULAMBU

easy paneer curry for chapathi /paneer sabji gravy

easy paneer curry for chapathi /paneer sabji gravy

easy paneer curry for chapathi /paneer sabji gravyPaneer is a versatile thing that we can make wide variations from simple gravies to exotic delights. I love paneer so much and paneer in any dish is quite acceptable for me. This is an easy paneer curry for chapathi and you can call it by any name a subzi or thick gravy. Its my own method of making a curry with paneer,if you don’t like paneer you can substitute with any other vegetable. Continue reading

chettinad vengaya kosu /side dish for idli dosa

chettinad vengaya kosu /side dish for idli dosa

chettinad vengaya kosuChettinad cuisine always stands out in the crowd because of its special combination of freshly ground spices. Most obviously because of this reason it has become world-famous. Hot idli’s with my own favourite piping hot sambar always gives a godly sensation.This chettinad vengaya kosu is one such special gravy that is served with idli or dosa. I have a similar kind of sambar using onions and tomatoes in my blog but without any masala.It was a instant sambar that I make regularly for idli or dosa. Continue reading

pattani masala curry /green peas gravy for chappathi and rice

pattani masala curry /green peas gravy for chapathi and rice

pattani masala curry /green peas gravy for chappathi and riceGreen peas tastes best when it is in season with all its sweetish starchiness.In season when its available cheap it can be bought and frozen for future use for the whole year. It’s a very flexible vegetable that goes hand in hand with any veggie combination. It gives a final satisfying look and taste to any dish you make! it’s totally a relish. Green peas is a low-calorie veggie with loaded vitamin k and even folic acid.You can try my green peas soup here in my blog which is a different try but tasted good.Green peas makes excellent sabzi’s and this particular curry needs no coconut. pattani masala curry Continue reading

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambar

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambar

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambarEach day thinking of what to make is a big piece of work that strikes every cooks mind.If it is the same type of menu then it becomes always boring. For a morning tiffin or evening dinner if you need a different yet simple side dish for idli or dosa then this instant sambar recipe will be more apt.It needs no coconut or any other fussy ingredients. I learnt this recipe from my mil and used to wonder how she carries even a simple recipe to an exceptional level. Continue reading

udupi hotel style sambar recipe /sambar for idli dosa

udupi hotel style sambar recipe /sambar for idli dosa

udupi hotel style sambarIt has been a long time I have been searching for an original udupi hotel style sambar recipe.Finally found the recipe from a hindu magazine page while surfing the internet.The Hindu magazine says that the recipe is from a small renowned hotel mitra samaj on car street at udupi. It is a ditto recipe that I have followed,but with very minimal changes. If you add onions and tomatoes it becomes a usual sambar. So,if you want the exact taste Continue reading