Killi Potta Sambar


Killi potta sambar…

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Toor dal – 1 /4 cup

Masoor dal – 1/4 cup


Turmeric powder – 1/2 +1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder – 1/4 tsp

Coriander powder – 1/4 tsp

Hing powder – 1/4 tsp

Onion – 2 medium

Tomato – 1 big

Tamarind – gooseberry size

Garlic – 4 big cloves or 8 small cloves

Green Chilli – 3

Red chilli – 4

Water – 4 cups


Coriander leaves

Sesame oil – 2 tbsp

Mustard seeds


Cook dal with 1 Turmeric powder, salt and 1 cup of water…Slice onion, Tomato, garlic…Soak Tamarind in 1 cup of water… Heat a kadaai and add Sesame oil..Sputter Mustard and add both red chilli and green chilli..Saute till red chilli becomes dark brown in color…Add on sliced onion and garlic…Saute till onion becomes transparent…
Add Hing powder and Saute for 30 seconds…Add Turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and Saute well….
Now add tomato and cook till it becomes soft…Add Tamarind pulp and cook until its raw smell deminishes..
Now add cooked dal and a cup of boiling water and cook for sometime…Finally add Coriander leaves and mix well… Offthe flame and serve with idli or dosa..

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