Avarekai Sambar Recipe

Avarekai Sambar is a popular South Indian dish made with avarekai (field beans) and a flavorful blend of spices. This tangy and aromatic sambar is a perfect accompaniment to rice or idli. The avarekai adds a unique taste and texture to the sambar, making it a delicious and nutritious dish.

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Ingredients for Avarekai Sambar Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Avarekai, Soaked And Pressure Cooked
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as needed A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sambar Powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Coriander Leaves For Garnish
  • as needed For Tempering
  • 1/4 teaspoon Oil
  • 0.13 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • pinch A Pinch Of Hing

Directions: Avarekai Sambar Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak the avarekai in water for a few hours and then pressure cook until soft.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions, green chilies, and ginger-garlic paste. Saute until onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and sambar powder. Cook until tomatoes are soft.
  • STEP 5.Add the cooked avarekai along with water and tamarind pulp. Bring it to a boil and simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 6.In a separate pan, prepare the tempering by heating oil and adding mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and hing. Pour this tempering over the sambar.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or idli.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add vegetables like carrots, drumsticks, or brinjal to enhance the flavor and nutrition of the sambar.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • To make the sambar thicker, you can mash a few cooked avarekai beans and add them back to the sambar.

Storage and Serving

  • Avarekai sambar can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the sambar before serving and adjust the consistency by adding water if needed.
  • Serve the avarekai sambar hot with steamed rice, idli, or dosa for a delicious and wholesome meal.
Nutrition
value
169
calories per serving
16 g Fat2 g Protein5 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    5g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    5g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    15mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    155mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    14mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    3mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    23mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    33mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp