Kathirikai sambar | Brinjal sambar-How to make-Step by step photos


Kathirikai sambar By


Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, South India | Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Take with: Idli, Dosa, Rice, Chapathi | Type : Sambar, Gravy, kulambu, curry, masala.

Ingredients

  • Brinjal[Eggplant, kathirikai]– 2
  • Toor dal– 1/4 cup
  • Tamarind water – 3 tbsp [soak tamarind in warm water, squeeze &extract water]
  • Tomato – 1 [chopped]
  • Sambar Onion [Shallots] - 7
  • Dry red chilli -1
  • Green chilli – 1 [slit]
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • Coriander leaves – 2 springs [chopped]
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Bengal gram – 1 tbsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tbsp
  • Jaggery – 1 tbsp [grated]
  • Asafetida a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Water as needed

For roasting and grinding ingredients

  • Fenugreek seeds – 1 tbsp [dry roast-grind separately]
  • Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Peppercorns – 4
  • Coconut – 2 tbsp [Grated]
  • Heat oil in a pan then roast above ingredients & grind to fine paste

Method

  • Boil toor dal with turmeric powder & 1 tbsp sesame oil.
  • Wash & cut brinjal then put it in turmeric added water, keep it aside.
  • Heat pan with oil, add mustard seeds let it splutter.
  • Once it’s spluttered add Bengal gram, urad dal & sambar onion sauté till soft.
  • Add garlic, dry chilli, green chilli & curry leaves sauté.
  • Then add fenugreek powder, asafetida sauté gently.
  • Add tomato sauté till soft.
  • Add brinjal, turmeric & red chilli powder sauté for 2 min.
  • Add water cook till soft.
  • Add freshly ground paste & water [1/2 cup] mix well.
  • Then add tamarind water & let it boil till raw smell out.
  • Once its ready add jaggery and salt mix well.
  • Cut off heat & sprinkle coriander leaves, serve hot with rice, idli or dosa.

How to make Brinjal sambar -Step by step photos

Wash and cut brinjalWash and cut brinjal

Put chopped brinjal in turmeric added water, keep it asidePut chopped brinjal in turmeric added water, keep it aside

Roast chana dal, urad dal, coriander, cumin, coconut, dry red chilliRoast chana dal, urad dal, coriander, cumin, coconut, dry red chilli

Put it in mixie jar, finely grindPut it in mixie jar, finely grind

Sambar mixture readySambar mixture ready

Soak tamarind in 5 minSoak tamarind in 5 min

Heat oil, add mustard, chana dal, urad dal, curry leavesHeat oil, add mustard, chana dal, urad dal, curry leaves

Add onion, garlic , asafoetidaAdd onion, asafoetida

Add fenugreek powderAdd fenugreek powder

add tomato, saute till softadd tomato, saute till soft

Add brinjalAdd brinjal

Add turmeric powderAdd turmeric powder

add red chilli powderadd red chilli powder

Add water, cook till softAdd water, cook till soft

add ground pasteadd ground paste

Mix well, let ti boilMix well, let ti boil

Add toor dal, let it boil for 3 minAdd toor dal, let it boil for 3 min

Add tamarind water, let ti boil till raw smell outAdd tamarind water, let ti boil till raw smell out

Add salt

Add salt

Add jaggeryAdd jaggery

Add coriander leaves, cut off heatsnake gourd sambar ingredients

Authentic eggplant sambar ready, serve hot with rice, idli, dosaAuthentic eggplant sambar

Badanekayi sambarBadanekayi sambar

Baingan sambarBaingan sambar

Brinjal toor dal sambarBrinjal toor dal sambar

Kathirikai sambarKathirikai sambar


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