Thursday, August 5, 2010

Sambar Mini Idly

Ingredients:
  • Idly flour - 2 cups
  • Toor dal - 150 g
  • Chopped onion - 1 cup
  • Chopped tomato - 1cup
  • Tamarind paste - 1 Tablespoon
  • Cooking oil  as needed
  • Asafoetida - pinch
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt as needed
For grinding:
  • Dried red chili - 2
  • Split channa dal - 1 Teaspoon
  • Coriander seeds - 2 Teaspoon
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 Teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Grated coconut - 1 Teaspoon
Method:
  • Make mini idlys by using a mini idly pan (available in Indian stores) and keep aside. The procedure for making idly is  here but the size depends upon the idly pan we are using.
  • Cook toor dal with water and keep aside.
  • Extract juice from tamarind.
  • Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan, toast red chili, split channa dal, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, grated coconut together, grind to a paste and keep aside.
  • In a wok, heat a tablespoon of oil over medium high heat and add mustard seeds. When they pop up add asafoetida, onion and a pinch of salt. Fry till onion is slightly brown.
  • Add curry leaves and chopped tomato, saute till they are mashed.
  • Add tamarind juice, ground paste and bring it to boil.
  • Add cooked dal, adjust salt and water (for the gravy) and cook till it is done.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • In a serving dish place idlys and pour sambar over them. Adding a teaspoon of ghee will give you a pleasant aroma.
Note:
  • This recipe is a Super healthy breakfast for kids, because it has all essential nutrients, minerals and vitamins. Kids love this mini idly shape, particularly suitable for picky eaters.
  • This is a lovely dish helps for easy digestion. Urad dal and fenugreek are excellent for girl children. They help kids during born development. 

34 comments:

  1. I love idly very much and I am drooling seeing the delicious sambar idly prepared by you.
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  2. Sambar mini idli looks great krishna veni,wonderful..

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  3. looks drooling... all time favourite...

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  4. Very nice presented, mini idli looks so cute and with sambar it will def taste awesome...

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  5. Another new and interesting dish for me!

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  6. Mini idlis look awesome and tasty. Click is very very tempting.

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  7. idlis with sambhar are my favorite south indian breakfast item,small idlis look beautiful

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  8. Wowww.... idli looks so cute and delicious.. beautiful presentation

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  9. yummy platter ...idlis loos so soft n served with samabr oh my god looks sooooo tempting .love to have this combo anytime dear

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  10. எனக்கு மிகவும் பிடித்த இட்லி...டாப் டக்கர்...நன்றி...

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  11. Nice recipe., All time favourite for my kids.

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  12. wow mini idlis with samaber what a combo ..looks awesome ..i am missing hotel sarvan bhavan :)

    Satya
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  13. Pic looks so cute n inviting!

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  14. idly is my fav..am drooling here..nice clicks!!

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  15. Looks so cute and yummy, it's my favorite too...

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  16. I love mini idlis. Beautiful presentation. I always want to prepare but do not have the mould for it.

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  17. Wow! These mini idli's are cute little things which I always adore. Thank you so much for sending it to my event.

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  18. idli-saambar super-ngka veni! photo is cute.

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  19. The tastiest evergreen breakfast! Looks delicious and inviting!!

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  20. Wow... thats so wonderful... love it dear...

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  21. really like the mini idlis.. perfect one for kida. and u made it so tasty by adding the sambar.. good one krishna..

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  22. Just the thought of Mini idly sambar is kindling my apetite... ha ha ha... great recipe...thanks Veni

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  23. yummy...I can finish that no time..

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  24. This is my favourite comfort meal....love the mini idli's dipping and floating in sambar.....very yum combo....u r pic makes me hungry...

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  25. Thanks dear friends for your encouraging comments

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  26. Thanks so much for sending it, kids love these.
    FOODELICIOUS

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