Friday, June 22, 2012

Mango Sambhar in South Indian Thaali

          Mango Sambhar is flavourfull combo for rice.I love this vege ,more than any other in the world. Don'no why,may be because of its flavour and taste . This taste has been inherited by Rohith and he loves this sambhar a lot. Today I prepared mango sambhar and wanted to post the recipe,as one of my reader was asking me to post it for a long time. Suddenly ,I thought,why can't we prepare a thaali out of it. Its been ages ,where we had thaali in Chennai.We always enjoy that in Saravana Bhavan. This thought was there in my mind so long.Today I wanted to do it . So Grabbed all the dishes and arranged into a thaali.
           My South Indian Thaali had Veg cutlet,Phulka,Tomato thokku,Mango Sambhar,Ladies fingure pepper fry,Garlic Rasam,Rava Ladoo,Fryums,Paruppu podi,Rice ,Ghee and curd. I closed H's eyes and showed the thaali to him. My H was totally impressed with the thaali presentation.Rohith got excited and started mixing curd,sambhar ,ladies fingure . The best part is ,he started eating it immediately. The next day,while going to school,Rohith said "Amma mango sambhar was delicious and I want that variety food today also". Felt very happy and I would say,this is my happiness. This can never be replaced by anything in the World. Will post the recipe for Rava Ladoo,Vegetable cutlet,tomato thokku and phulka soon.

Rava Ladoo,Veg Cutlet,Phulka,tomato thokku,Mango Sambhar,
Ladies fingure pepper fry,Garlic rasam,Paruppu podi,ghee,rice,curd and fryums.

1.Raw Mango                   -          1( cubed)
2.Toor dal                         -          1/2 cup
3.Onion                             -          1/2 (chopped)
4.Tomato                           -          1 (chopped)
5.Garlic pods                     -           2 - 3 pods
6.Chilli pwdr                      -           1 tbsp
7.Turmeric pwdr                -           1/4 tsp
8.Tamarind extract             -           1/4 cup
9.Salt                                 -           to taste
For tempering:
1.Mustard seeds                -            1/4 tsp
2.Cumin seeds                   -             1/4 tsp
3.Methi seed                      -             1/4 tsp
4.Oil                                   -             2 tbsp

For garnishing:
1.Curry leaves                    -             a handfull
2.Cilantro                           -             a hand full
3.Red chillies                      -             2 to 3

* Pressure cook the toor dal ,till soft.
* Take a pan,add oil ,splutter with mustard seeds,cumin seeds ,curry leaves and methi seeds.
* Dump in the onion , sprinkle salt  and fry till it turns transulent.
* Now add the chopped tomato and again sprinkle salt to make it cook fast.
* Cover the pan and cook the tomatoes till it becomes mushy.
* Now add the mango pieces and cook till the mango gets half cooked.
* Add the turmeric pwdr and chilli pwdr .Turn the stove to sim ,let the masala looses its raw smell.

* Pour the tamarind extract and bring it to boil.
* Mix the dal with a laddle,so that it gets mushy.Dont use blender,if not the sambhar will not taste good.
* Bring sambhar to boil and chk the mango.
* When the mango is cooked completely,turn off the stove and garnish with curry leaves ,cilantro and red chillies.Keep the pan on the stove covered for dhum.
* Serve it with rice and pappad.


Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious down there at ur place

Asiya Omar said...

Wow! super presentation.delicious.

Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi said...

awesome thali. looks irresistible. love the mango sambar too.

Shobha said...

Savitha, not only the sambar..but the whole thali looks so tempting..each and every item looks yummy.

Only Fish Recipes said...

ohhh dear !!!!drooling here !!!!what a wonderful thali !!!!loved the mango sambar dear !!!!

Saraswathi Ganeshan said...

Irresitable thali...thanks for bringing back my memories....

Swathi said...

Thali looks delicious, Very nice mango sambar.

Sumi said...

looks great

R.Punitha said...

Hi Savitha ,

south indian thali looks Great !!!

and mango sambar Drrooooools me:)

Keep on Savitha:-)

Ms.Chitchat said...

Tasty,lip smacking thaali, knocking at ur door now, please open :):)Nice sambar preparation,liked it.

Ganga Sreekanth said...

wow....yummy n inviting Sambar

Vimitha Durai said...

Delicious thali... Would love to grab that plate... Inviting sambhar variety

Spice up the Curry said...

mango sambhar recipe sounds so delicious

Priya Suresh said...

Makes me hungry..cant take my eyes from ur sambar and thali pics Savi.

radha said...

The sambar looks great. Did it need the tamarind also? And the thali looks so inviting.

Rekha said...

Wow beautifully done, looks catchy and yummy..very neat presentation.. makes me hungry:)
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Rani acharyulu said...

Wow what a wonderful Thali presentation Savitha dear....simply superb.Mango sambar looks yummy and delicious.

Shabbu said...

yummy preparation...happy to follow visit my space in your free time..
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Kalyan said...

looks lovely and delicious...mouthwatering!

Treat and Trick said...

I wish to grab that fabulous thali! The sambar is great too!

Vidhya said...

Sambar sounds delicious and I have no words to comment your inviting thali. said...

Each and every item looks delicious.wonderful thali,nice click :)


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