Arachivitta Sambar is one of the most popular recipes on Nandita's blog and today she shows us how to make arachavitta sambar at home for festive seasons.
1. In a heated pan, add in oil and chana daal. Fry it until golden brown. Add in corriander seeds, methi seeds, dried red chillies and mix well.
2. Grind this mix along with coconut and a little water to form a smoothe paste.
3. In a pan, add in tamrind extract, cooked pumpkin, salt and let it cook. Add in the tur daal and sambhar masala paste and let it cook.
4. To make the tadka, in a small vessle ad in oil, mustards seeds, methi seeds, hing and curry leaves. Once it starts sizzling add it to the sambhar.
5. Serve hot.