Monday, May 16, 2011

Leek & Tomato Sambhar

Am running Blogging marathon again for two more weeks, i successfully finished my first week of blogging marathon with kid's delight -healthy meals as theme and i'll be cooking some curry in hurry for this week..You can see many delicious dry curries or gravies during this whole week of blogging marathon..Thanks for Srivalli for making this event more interesting with plenty of discussions, am proud to be a part of this wonderful event...

Leeks belong to the onion family, its usually used making soups or quiches..Two days back i tried making a simple sambhar with leeks and tomato together as i run out of onions, the leeks replaced very well the onions and this sambhar turned out super delicious and with fabulous flavour, i served this wonderful looking sambhar for lunch as well as for dinner along with idlies..A prefect side dish to enjoy even with rotis...Do give a trial friends, am damn sure that you will love this unusual sambhar, i served this sambhar with papads and rice for our lunch needless to say both together turned out our lunch prefectly delicious and divine..Sending to CWF-Toordal guest hosted by Suma,event by Kiran..

Leek & Tomato Sambhar

2nos Leeks (chopped)
2nos Tomatoes (ripen and juicy)
1tsp Sambhar powder
1/2tsp Coriander powder
Few curry leaves
1cup Cooked toor dal
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1/4tsp Cumin seeds
1/2tsp Urad dal
3nos Dry red chillies
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
Salt
Oil
1tsp Lemon juice

Heat enough oil, let splutters the mustard seeds, urad dal,cumin seeds,fry the dry red chillies,curry leaves and asafoetida powder,until they turns brown..Add the chopped leeks,chopped tomatoes,salt and sauté everything until the veggies get shrinks..now add the cooked toor dal,sambhar powder, coriander powder,salt and enough water,bring everything to boil,cook the sambhar in simmer until the veggies get well cooked..

Finally add the lemon juice and put off the stove..Enjoy this sambhar with papads and rice..

28 comments:

  1. Nice fusion sambaar Priya...innovative idea of using leeks.

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  2. I love your cooking... and this one is no exception..looks really yumm!!

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  3. that sounds very tempting to me..and i want to have it right now..slurrp

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  4. Wow...you are running this marathon too.....great going!!!

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  5. Never cooked leeks so far,have seen it,sambar with it is a nice idea priya!

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  6. the colour is really good..i can smell the sambar from here..good one

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  7. Looks delicious Priya:)...perfect with Rice

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  8. A very interesting combo...Sambar looks delicious

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  9. hmmm....yummy n delicious sambar...n innovative too...so tempting,like to have with some idly...yum..

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  10. a interesting variation!!m getting the aroma rt here:)

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  11. nice addition of leeks instead of onions in this sambhar. Nice to enjoy this sambhar with pickle, papad n rice :-)

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  12. Vow.. mouth watering sambar, innovative idea of adding leeks.

    Prathima

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  13. never tried leek so far and making sambar with this should be flavourful too

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  14. interesting medley of leeks and tomato.. :)

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  15. wow, looks great dear, glad that your blog is back online :)

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  16. sambar with leek looks awesome.

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  17. Leeks in an Indian sambar is such an unique idea. Looks delicious.

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  18. romba arumaiya irukunga Priya..

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  19. Leek in sambar sounds different.. Nice !

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  20. I must say an interesting sambhar.

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  21. from the look of it its obvious that it has come out perfect!:)

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  22. never thought that leek could be used in sambhar!nice!!!

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  23. Leeks in sambar is interesting. Must try :)

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