Sambar is the quintessential dish from Tamil Nadu in South India
Do you know the difference between rasam and sambar? Now you will.
As you remember, I have recently developed such a love of Kuzhambu, and was surprised to find this one in The Archives from 2005.
Recently I was asking why Race Kuzhambu has the name Race? Nobody seems to know and certainly a time spent researching this question on the internet did not yield any results.
Differences between Indian dishes can be very subtle compared to other cuisines. Learn to differentiate between these dishes.
I have loved delving into the making of sambar over the past few weeks, and trying Amma’s various methods. I will eventually post her variations on the classic and traditional sambar recipe: Seasoned Sambar, Method One
Reading further into Amma’s book, she offers the following great advice in addition to that given in my previous posts – you can see below for the various posts about conquering the cooking of an awesome sambar.
Demystifying Sambar powders, and how to make your own.
Advice on cooking sambars, particularly vegetables.