Kadachakka Sambar is a very tasty innovative dish with a mouthwatering flavorn and aroma. It is roasted coconut mixture that makes Kadachakka Sambar a very unique and special dish. Also termed Breadfruit Sambar, the dish goes well with rice, roti, almost everything. This is one of the easiest of dishes that requires minimum ingredients. Breadfruits are widely cultivated in Kerala and almost all houses have a tree in its backyard. These are seasonal fruits and you can prepare a good variety of dishes from the vegetable. Kadachakka or Breadfruits are very nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed Breadfruit Sambar recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
Allow the mix to cool for 10-15 minutes and then grind it well. Keep this paste separate. Place the pressure-cooker with the cooked dal (or can replace the pressure cooker with another vessel convenient to cook) on the stove and put the pieces of kadachakka in it. Add the masala mix in it along with tamarind pulp and salt. Allow this mix to boil for further 10-15 minutes or more and when it is cooked well, put off the stove and remove the cooker from the stove. Heat a frying pan, put two teaspoons of oil in the pan and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chilly and if required some black-gram also.
When this mix turns golden in colour remove it from the stove and add it to the sambar.
The tasty dish is ready to serve with rice, chappathi, dosa, idly etc.
Myself, Sobha Kesavan, a retired Accountant in a MNC based in Delhi, where I was staying for 26 years. Afterwards, moved to Bangalore and stayed there for about 4 years and then shifted to my native place ( in Thrissur district), Kerala, along with my husband. My two sons and both daughters-in-law are working out of Kerala as Software Engineers.
I have immense passion for gardening and have been doing it since my stay in Delhi and most of
the ingredients (vegetables) used in my recipes are home grown. I am interested in cooking mostly North Indian and South Indian cuisines. The recipes shared in pachakam.com from my end would definitely tickle your taste buds.
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