Kohlrabi sambar | Nookal[German turnip] sambar-How to make-Stepwise pictures


Kohlrabi sambar


Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, south india | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Type : Sambar, curry,kulambhu | Take with : Rice, idli, dosa

Ingredients

  • Nookal [kohlrabi, German turnip] - 1 cup
  • Toor dal - ½ cup
  • Tamarind water – 1 ½ tbsp [soak tamarind in warm water, squeeze &extract water]tamarind
  • Tomato – 1 [chopped]
  • Sambar Onion [Shallots] – 7
  • Dry red chilli -1
  • 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
  • Heat pan then dry roast above ingredients & grind to fine or coarse powder

Method

  • Wash, peel & chop kohlrabi then Parboil.
  • Boil toor dal with turmeric in cooker for 4 whistles.
  • Heat pan with oil then add mustard seeds & let it splutter. Add Bengal gram, urad dal & sambar onion sauté till soft.
  • Add garlic, dry chilli, & curry leaves sauté. Then add fenugreek powder, asafetida sauté gently.
  • Add tomato sauté till soft. Add parboiled kohlrabi, sprinkle turmeric & red chilli powder sauté well. Then add freshly ground powder sauté well.
  • Add boiled toor dal, salt mix well. Then add tamarind water & let it boil.
  • When boiling add jaggery mix well & cut off heat.
  • Sprinkle coriander leaves & serve hot with rice, idli or dosa.

How to make Kohlrabi[Nookal] sambar - Stepwise procedure & pictures [Simple]

Nookal[Kohlrabi, German turnip]

Nookal[Kohlrabi, German turnip]

Peel the skin off

Peel the skin off

Cut in to cubes

Cut in to cubes

Parboil

Parboil nookal

Shallots, dry red chilli, garlic, curry leaves

Shallots, dry red chilli, garlic, curry leaves

Soak tamarind[puli] in warm water

Soak tamarind[puli] in warm water

Chopped tomato

Chopped tomato

Dry roasted fenugreek seeds

Dry roasted fenugreek seeds

Freshly grind

Freshly grind

Dry roasted coriander, cumin seeds & peppercorns

Dry roasted coriander, cumin seeds & peppercorns

Heat oil in a pan & add mustard & let it splutter then add bengal gram, urad dal

Heat oil in a pan & add mustard & let it splutter then add bengal gram, urad dal

Add sambar onion[shallots] & saute till soft

Add sambar onion[shallots]

Add garlic, asafetida, fenugreek powder & saute

Add garlic, asafetida, fenugreek powder

Add dry red chilli & curry leaves saute

Add dry red chilli & curry leaves

Add tomato & saute till soft

Add tomato & saute till soft

Add parboiled nookal

Add parboiled nookal

Add turmeric & red chilli powder saute

Add turmeric & red chilli powder & saute

Add freshly ground coriander, cumin & pepper powder

Add freshly ground coriander, cumin & pepper powder

Add salt

Add salt

Mix & saute well

Mix well & saute well

Add boiled toor dal

Add boiled toor dal

Add tamarind water

Add tamarind water

When boiling add jaggery

When boiling add jaggery

Bubbles come out. Cut off heat

Bubbles come out. Cut off heat

Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves

Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves

Serve hot with rice

Serve hot with rice

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