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    HomeFruits and VegetablesOnionVengaya Sambar Vengaya Sambar Recipe By Sunita Karthik | Published July 5, 2019 | Onion, Sambar | One Comment Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Vengaya means onion in the Tamil language. Onion Sambar is one of the most favorite dishes in South Indian states which is ideal for a healthy breakfast. It is commonly served at every restaurant in South Indian and Sri Lankan states and also can be found in any restaurant that serves traditional South Indian dishes.There are different ways to make Onion Sambar recipe and each one has its own twist. It is an onion and vegetable stew prepared with a mouth-watering tamarind broth which goes well with rice and also with idli, dosa, vada, Pongal, Upma, and some other dishes.Onion sambar and potato roast also complement each other. You can prepare this sambar with small onions/pearl onions or big onions. Although, this recipe tastes heavenly irrespective of the onion you use to make it.image via youtubeSpices: ‘The key to flavor and aroma’Adding seasoning brings out a pleasant aroma in the dishes. Using fresh curry leaves in sambar brings out a tempting and unique aroma.Turmeric brings out the flavor of the Red gram dal (Tuvar dal). In some cases, the vegetable oil used also plays a role in giving a different aroma and flavor to the recipe. In Tamil Nadu, sesame oil is used whereas in Kerala coconut oil is preferred. You can add coconut paste as well to add another dimension of flavor to this Vengaya Sambar.Nutrition: ‘Your health always comes first’Yes, Vengaya Sambar is super healthy. The main ingredients of this recipe are toor dal and sambar onions. Let us look at each one of them.Toor dal: It is high in protein and fibers that help kids in their growth period. Hence, it is an ideal food to be included in breakfast.Onions: It is an excellent antioxidant which helps to boost your immunity. Also, it helps to regulate your blood pressure.Almost everyone can enjoy this recipe including diabetic patients, pregnant women and kids in their growing age. A healthy meal would be Araichuvitta Vengaya Sambar and steamed rice accompanied with a vegetable side dish. Print Recipe0 from 0 votesVengaya SambarOne of the most popular sambar varieties in every household and restaurants in Tamil Nadu. Most often served with hot steaming rice and ghee.Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsCourse: Breakfast, Main CourseCuisine: South IndianKeyword: arachuvitta vengaya sambar, araithu vitta onion sambarServings: 2 peopleIngredients for Vengaya Sambar250 gms Pearl Onions (Sambar Vengayam) peeled1/2 cup Toor Dal 1 cup Tamarind ExtractSalt as per tasteCoriander Leaves handfulFor Grinding:8 Red Chillies3 tsp Coriander Seeds2 tsp Channa Dal1/4 tsp Fenugreek Seeds4 to 5 Shallots (Sambar Onion)2 tsp Oil 1/4 tsp Asafoetida Powder 3 to4 tblsp Coconut gratedFor Seasoning:1 tsp Oil 1 tsp Mustard SeedsCurry Leaves fewAsafoetida Powder a pinchHow to make Vengaya SambarCook the dal in a pressure cooker till soft.Mash well and keep it aside.Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan.Add the first four ingredients given for grinding and fry until golden.Remove from pan and combine with the onions and coconut.Grind to a fine paste.Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan.Add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida powder.After 15 seconds, add the onions and cook for a minute.Add some water and cook for another minute.Add the tamarind extract and salt.Simmer for 5 minutes on medium flame.Add the cooked dal and mix well.Add the ground masala and stir to mix well.When the sambar starts to boil, garnish with coriander leaves.Serve with steamed rice. You might also like these recipes Omelette with Onion, Capsicum and Spinach Onion Uttapam Fried Onion Rings Latest Recipes Vengaya Sambar Mutter Paneer நுங்கு இளநீர் ஜூஸ் Latest Food Blogs Gluten – A Problematic Protein Gluten free diets are very popular types of diets among individuals who are very health conscious. But these days... What Should You Eat When Strength Training In the ultra modern world that we live in, every human being desires to have a fit and active lifestyle to make the most out... 5 Health Benefits Of Choosing A Low Carb Diet A low carbohydrate (carb) diet refers to a limitation of carbohydrates intake in our diet and instead addition of foods... Feel free to comment or share your thoughts on this Vengaya Sambar Recipe from Awesome Cuisine. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Sign up to our newsletter report this ad

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