Friday, March 5, 2010

Red Keerai Sambar / Red Spinach Sambar.


Ingredients:
Red Spinach - 1 bunch
Tamarind - 1 medium size
Sambar powder - 4 tsps
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Toor dal - 1/2 cup
Mustard seeds - for seasoning
Salt as required
Method:
Take a bunch of Red spinach leaves cut into small pieces and wash nicely.
Take a vessel put the tamarind and make a thick extract and keep aside.
Put Toor dal in a vessel and place in a cooker and cook it with water.
Now take the tamarind extract and put the washed and cut spinach leaves in it .
Add salt,sambar powder,turmeric powder,hing and mix nicely.
Now boil the mixture nicely till the spinach gets cooked in it and gets mixed nicely.
After it is almost cooked, add the cooked toor dal and mix in the sambar.
Keep it for about 5 minutes and then remove from the flame.
Season the sambar with mustard seeds.
Now the sambar is ready to be eaten with hot rice and some nice vegetable curry.

31 comments:

  1. spinach sambar...wow....thanks fo the new idea....looking really rich...nice recipe...

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  2. Wat a healthy sambar to enjoy with some rice topped with ghee...yumm!

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  3. Looks very colourful and healthy too.

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  4. Nice color and yummy, shall try this sambar soon...

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  5. Looking yumm! I want a plate pls! ;)

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  6. Very healthy sambhar! Lovely color!!

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  7. Awesome color that has. Very nice

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  8. I miss red spinach here,my fav,looks delish...

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  9. Lovely color....nice recipe as well.

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  10. It doesn't luk like sambar...the colour came out perfectly.

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  11. Very healthy one and love the colour.

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  12. Love the sambhar dear. Its very colorful and tempting!

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  13. Such a vibrant color, looks delicious !

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  14. Colourful and healthy sambar...

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  15. thats a very new dish. sounds real good and by picture I can have it right now. yum

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  16. Never seen or heard of red spinach I always thought spinach was green. Curry looks delicious.

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  17. Lovely...really miss red keera here..loved the vibrant color

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  18. Sambar looks colourful, spicy and mouth watering. Something different and new way of preparing sambar. Thanks for this lovely recipe.

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  19. Very tempting color.... That makes it so wanting...with piping hot rice... Oh! I would give anything for this heavenly feel..... Hmmmm.....

    Ash....
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  20. Nice color..liked this healthy sambar..

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  21. Sambar looks so nice in color and also very healthy.

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  22. Sambar looks colorful. My sister lives in Dubai, she told me how much water was collected in the streets.

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  23. oh now, that is new to me....but I have spinach that needs to be used up so I am going to try this. Thanks for sharing.

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  24. Keerai sambar looks so good...nice red color :)

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  25. Very delicious and healthy sambar preparation

    deepa

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  26. hey red spinach..thats something new..is it like red amaranth..love this sambhar recipe..nice color..looks so delicious

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  27. Very colorful spinach sambar. Very innovative and interesting too.

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  28. Hi KQ...it is a pleasure to know that all of you are foodies at home...that must be a lot of fun. Spinach sambar - the very name suggests a combo of health and taste...thanks for sharing this. Cant wait to enjoy it with steaming rice with a dollop of ghee and some vadams.

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