Thursday, 13 June 2013

Milagai Killi Potta Sambar – without sambar powder

Killi potta sambar is a very simple and quick sambar that can be made within minutes. Killi potta sambar means you just add redchillies and make sambar. My mom makes this sambar very often and serves with potato roast, this combo just tastes heavenly. The best part of this sambar is, it does not need lot of ingredients but still tastes great. We do not use sambar powder for this sambar, but it gets its taste from the dry red chillies and the green chillies. So friends here it is…

Here's how to make Killi Potta Sambar with step by step photos…

Thoor dal
1 cup
1 chopped finely or lengthwise
2 chopped finely
5 cloves
Green chillies
3 split lengthwise
2 pinches
Gooseberry size ball
Turmeric Powder
½ tsp
Coriander leaves
2 tbsp finely chopped
As required

For Tempering
2 tsp
1 tsp
Urad dal
1 tsp
Cumin seeds
1 tsp
Dry Red Chillies
Curry Leaves
Preparation Timd: 5-7 minutes                          Recipe Category: Lunch, Breakfast
Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes                             Recipe Cusine: Tamil Nadu, South Indian
Author: Priya Anandakumar

Wash the thoor dal and pressure cook it, with turmeric powder, 2 cups of water for 3 or 4 whistles. Mash the cooked dal properly, add a cup of water and keep it aside. 

Extract the tamarind juice with ¼ cup of water and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a kadai, splutter mustard seeds, add cumin seeds, urad dal, dry red chillies, curry leaves and sauté well.

Add onions, green chillies, garlic and sauté until it turns golden brown.

Add chopped tomatoes and sauté until mushy.

Now add the cooked dal, tamarind extract, salt and let it boil for 5 – 8 min.

Now switch off the stove and garnish it with coriander leaves.
Always wash and soak the dal for atleast 15 min so that you dal cooks fast and soft.

Yummy delicious Milagai killi potta sambar is ready, serve hot with rice, idlis  or dosas. 

Check out the other Sambar Varieties in these links

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  1. Never tried this version, another which I will because its much loved for the beautiful taste.

  2. spicy & flavorful sambar...great with potato roast...

  3. This is the most fav sambhar for me,would love to taste with potato fry n dry fish thokku..yummm

  4. மிளகாய்க்கிள்ளிப்போட்ட சாம்பார் ஜோர் ஜோர். படங்களும் அருமை. அப்படியே எடுத்துக் காரசாரமாகக் குடிக்கலாம் போல உள்ளது. பாராட்டுக்கள். ப்கிர்வுக்கு நன்றிகள்.

  5. I maake it quite similar.. looks lovely.. goes well with tiffin recipes..:)

  6. i too make it similar, tasty n flavorful sambar rt? it with idly/dosa...yumm!!

  7. Indeed so spicy and yummy :) Thanks for linking at my event :)

  8. delicious, flavorful sambar recipe....

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  10. wow...this sounds new to me...looks amazing idea priya

  11. simple and delicious sambar !

  12. Ohh.. New one, both name & recipe Priya !! It's so easy & tasty as Sambar.. Definitely gonna try :)

  13. Thank you all very much for the wonderful and lovely comments...

  14. My mom makes it.. and I was searching for this recipe. Thanks much ☺️ I remember my childhood ☺️

  15. Mam this recipe very nice Thanks


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