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Coriander Uttappam With Ridge Gourd Sambar

Coriander Uttappam With Ridge Gourd Sambar
I was just going tru some old albums in my laptop-cherishing the good days we both had before my son was born. I came across of us with my BIL and SIL having dinner at Aachi Mess near the Power House in Vada Kovai (our hometown in India). They served variety of doas and rice items which are simply delicious especially their Cashew Rice and Coriander Uttappam. Whenever we pass that street sure to visit and have these items. We just eat them guiltylessly even if we were told to be back home for lunch or dinner.Simply just addicted to their wide range of home cooked dishes. I got the urge to try their Uttappam very badly but I cannot go there to have them rite-decide to make them for dinner with ridge-gourd sambar..It was really good-and we both felt very happy.

Serving Size:5

2 cups dosa batter
1 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
2 green chillie de-seeded and sliced finely
1 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
1tsp chillie powder
pinch of hing
salt to taste

Preparation Methods:
Heat some oil in wok and saute all the ingredients expect the batter until onion get browned
transfer to a plate and set aside. Add a pinch of baking soda( if you desire) and mix the batter well and leave it for 15 minutes.Heat the iron griddle or non-stick tawa well.Pour a spoonful of batter in the centre, don't spread with the back of the spoon. Sprinkle the onion coriander mixture evenly and pour a 1/2tsp ghee. Flip over and allow the other side to get cooked. Transfer to serving plate and serve with sambar and chutney of your choice.

Ingredients for Ridge Gourd Sambar:
1 cup toor dhal
1/2tsp sambar powder
1 green chillie slit lengthwise
5 cloves garlic
1/2tsp salt
1/2tsp turmeric powder

Wash the dal well under running water,drain and set aside. In pressure cooker add the dal and all the ingredient with 3 cups of water and cooker for about 3-5 whistles. Once the pressure is some released mash the dal to smooth consistency.Add warm water if necessary and keep aside

1 cup chopped ridge gourd
1 cup chopped shallots
2 tomatoes chopped
1/4 tamarind juice
1tbsp sambar powder
1/2tsp turmeric powder
1tsp chilli powder
1/2tsp mustard seeds
1/2tsp cumin seeds
a few curry leaves
chopped coriander leaves

Preparation Methods:

Heat some oil in a wok splutter curry leaves,mustard seeds and cumin seeds followed by the chopped shallots. As the onion turns brown add the ridge gourd with little salt,sambar powder,chillie powder and turmeric powder.Saute for 10 minutes and then add the tomatoes and tamarind juice.Bring to a boil.Reduce the heat and cover the wok until the gourd is tender. Add the cooked and mashed toor dal to the simmering contents in the work. Adjust the level of salt. Transfer to serving bowl garnished with chopped coriander leaves.


Asha said…
YUMMY and spicy combo, wonderful to look at. Great post! :)
Vrinda said…
can u pls pass those uthappams...?i lov uthappam than dosa..yummy with sambar..unbeatable combo...
Afner Hernandez said…
It looks delicious as always! Thanks for leaving a comment in my blog
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Namitha said…
wonderful combo..Love uthappam. Great enrty Saras :-)
Unknown said…
love coriander..uthapam looks sooooooo yumm
Priya Suresh said…
Woww uthappams and sambar together makes me hungry...yummmm!!
Sarah Naveen said…
Both sambar and oothappam looks mouthwatering yummy yumm!!!
Rachana said…
A very yummy combination!
Simplyfood said…
These look like pizza.Lovely combo.
Cool Lassi(e) said…
Very colorful and yummy looking uttapam!
Uthappams are looking so yummy, what a perfect combo!!!
Unknown said…
Perfect combo..uthappams looks so delicious..
Sumi said…
If only someone can make this for me right now..I can sit and eat as much as I can with these delicious sambhar...
Wonderful combo looks sooooooooooooo yummy.. particularly I always love coriander uttappam
Suparna said…
yummy dishes sara :) am drooling :)
Chitra said…
wow, superb uthappam with sambhar.drooling.. will try both soon and post in my blog :)
uthappam looks too good.. send some over here.
Tina said…
Yummy and delicious..
Vikis Kitchen said…
uthappam with that topping and the sambar combo looks very inviting dear. Very nice to read ur anecdote for this post.Great way to have remember our happy moments. I too love to recollect some memories like this:)
Neetz said…
looks lovely dear... love to have some now :)
gtyuk said…
mmmm kothamalli uthaappam looks fantastic and well garnished & with sambhar , great combination sara!!!!

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Deepti said…
uttapam luks very cute n perfect...nice combo dear.
Malar Gandhi said…
Wow, this uthappam looks very trendy and appetizing, nice variation from that usual onion version...
Unknown said…
Wow Uthappam looks so colorful..I am sure it tastes awesome too...Great tempting clicks...

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