Tag Archives: Dal / Saar and Sambhars

Pineapple Rasam

For Hubby’s Birthday I made a pineapple and banana cake with a cheese and buttercream frosting (absolutely delicious- recipe coming soon). As I had some pineapple leftover that wasnt very sweet, thought of incorparating it into a savoury recipe. Since the last couple of days we’ve seen weather thats been chill, with gale force winds, and […]

Mangalore Style Spinach Daaliso Saar

This hearty and healthy /low fat daal is packed with the goodness of spinach, it is simple to make and an excellent accompaniment to white rice/ chappatis. Food Fact: Spinach is well known to be a nutritional power house. It is rich in calcium required for strong bones, vitamins A and C plus the fiber, […]

Mangalorean Daaliso Saar/ Lentil Soup

This is my MIL’s recipe for a tasty, simple and traditional Mangalorean Daaliso saar(lentil soup). This saar is an excellent companion to plain rice, fried fish and pickle. Thanks to Bindhiya my sil for teaching me how to make it. Ingredients: Tur dal: 1/2 cup Onion slices: 1 Tomatoes chopped: 2 small Green Chillies slit: […]

Sambhar with drumsticks, brinjals, kualo, and potato

I could never make a good sambhar. However with time, trial and error I can now make a fairly tasty sambhar. This is my version of a sambhar.   Recipe for Sambhar with Assorted vegetables:   Ingredients for Step 1:   Toor daal( oily)- 1.5 cup Crushed garlic- 1big flake Ginger- 1 inch Tomato chopped- […]

Mangalorean moong and tender jackfruit vegetable sukkhe

Moong and Tender Jackfruit Sukkhe Sukkhe means “dry” and is one of the most popular ways of preparing vegetables in South Canara (South Mangalore). This vegetable dish contains a good sprinkling of grated coconut which gives the dish its flavour and texture. As every mangalore family has their own interpretation of a vegetable sukkhe this […]