Idli sambar recipe

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Let see how to Cook authentic tamil food Idli sambar recipe from scratch by following Step By Step instructions..

Tamil Cuisine  -  Vegetarian RecipesSambar Recipes (entree)
Prep Time:0 minutes | Cooking Time:1 hour
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  1. Pigeon pea - 100 grams
  2. Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon (tsp.)
  3. Coriander powder - 1 teaspoon (tsp.)
  4. Asafoetida powder - a pinch
  5. Chopped onion - 2
  6. Chopped onion - 2
  7. Garlic clove - 5 count
  8. Slit green chili - 2
  9. Curry leaf - 5 count
  10. Mustard seed - little
  11. Cumin seed - 1/2 teaspoon.
  12. Oil - as needed
  13. Salt - as needed.


  1. In a pressure cooker add pigeon pea, turmeric powder, coriander powder, asafoetida powder, chopped tomato, chopped onion, slit green chili, cumin seeds, salt as needed, 2 tumbler water and pressure Cook this for couple of whistle so that we can mash them well. remove from heat and when the pressure is released mash them with masher.
  2. In a pan heat oil add mustard seeds, garlic cloves, curry leaf and sauté until the mustard seeds stop splattering and garlic turns golden brown.
  3. Now add this to mashed pigeon pea. Mix well and serve with idly.


  1. Goes well withidlyi