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:

Raji said... Reply To This Comment

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

Smita said... Reply To This Comment

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

sowmya's creative saga said... Reply To This Comment

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

Hari Chandana said... Reply To This Comment

Wonderful recipe.. looks amazing :)
Indian Cuisine

Jayashree said... Reply To This Comment

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

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

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

Aarthi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

Looks delicious Priya:)...perfect with Rice

kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

A very interesting combo...Sambar looks delicious

sangee vijay said... Reply To This Comment

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

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

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

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Prathima Shivraj said... Reply To This Comment

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

Prathima

jeyashrisuresh said... Reply To This Comment

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

Mom Chef said... Reply To This Comment

interesting medley of leeks and tomato.. :)

Suman Singh said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy and delicious sambhar..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Reply To This Comment

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

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

sambar with leek looks awesome.

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

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

Nitha said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting one...

SouthIndianHome said... Reply To This Comment

Wonderful and innovative sambar, Priya
South Indian Home

Shanavi said... Reply To This Comment

romba arumaiya irukunga Priya..

Mehjabeen Arif said... Reply To This Comment

Leek in sambar sounds different.. Nice !

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

I must say an interesting sambhar.

MiniBinoy said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

Sambar looks awesome, lovely color.

veena krishnakumar said... Reply To This Comment

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

PJ said... Reply To This Comment

Leeks in sambar is interesting. Must try :)