Buttermilk Sambhar

Buttermilk Sambhar

Buttermilk Sambhar

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes
Cook time : 11-15 minutes
Serve : 4
Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients
Buttermilk 1 cup
Boondi ½ cup
Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon
Black peppercorns 6-7
Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 2 teaspoons
Garlic cloves 2
Grated fresh coconut ½ cup
Oil 1 tbsp + 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1½ teaspoons
Curry leaves 15-18
Shallots 10-12
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
Dried red chillies 3-4

Method
Step 1: Combine dried red chillies, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, peppercorns, poppy seeds, garlic cloves and coconut in a grinder jar. Add little water and grind into a smooth paste.
Step 2: Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan. Add 1 tsp mustard seeds, 8-9 curry leaves and shallots and saute well.
Step 3: Transfer ground paste into a bowl, add buttermilk and mix well. Add salt and turmeric powder and mix well.
Step 4: Add buttermilk mixture to the pan, stir well and simmer till it comes to a boil.
Step 5: Add boondi, stir to mix and simmer for 2 minutes.
Step 6: Heat 1 tsp oil in another non-stick pan. Add remaining mustard seeds and remaining curry leaves, let the seeds splutter and add this tempering to the sambhar.
Step 7: Serve hot.

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