Palakkad Sambar with coconut
Palakkad Sambar with coconut Recipe can be prepared with different combination of vegetables and each combination of group is well defined by Ramya V. This Palakkad Sambar recipe prepared with coconut is an authentic recipe of palakkad. Spicy palakkadan sambar goes very well rice, idli and dosa.
Servings Prep Time
4people 20minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 20minutes
For masala:
Vegetables (You can use 1 to 2 cups of any of the below combinations of vegetables) Group 1:
  • Potatoes –
  • Tomatoes –
  • Onions –
Group 2:
  • Small onions(Kunjulli Cheriya-ulli saute in oil before cooking) –
Group 3:
Group 4:
Group 5:
  • Ashgourd –
  • Potatoes –
  • Tomatoes –
  • Onion
Group 6:
  • Ladies finger(saute before boiling) –
Other Ingredients:
  • Red gram(Thuvaraparippu) – 1/2cup
  • Tamarind (Puli) – Lemon Size Ball
  • Turmeric powder 1/2tsp
  • Salt as reqd
  • Corianderleaves(for garnishing) –
For seasoning:
  1. Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  2. Fry all ingredients for the masala by adding them one by one(or each separately) till they lose their raw flavor.
  3. Grind them to a fine paste.
  4. Boil red gram and mash.
  5. Add vegetables (except tomato) along with turmeric powder, salt and allow to boil till vegetables are cooked.
  6. Soak tamarind in 1/4 cup water and squeeze out the juice and add this to the boiling vegetables.
  7. Add cut tomatoes and allow it to boil.
  8. Add the ground masala and boil.
  9. Heat oil in another small frying pan.
  10. Pour the above seasoning into the sambar.
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  12. :- Serve with rice, dosas or idlis.
Recipe Notes

Please check out Brahmin Sambar Palakkad Style Check out this Black Urud Dal Vada which will go very well with this recipe