Saar

Saar

Simple tangy soup from Mangalore

Ingredients

  • 1 onion
  • 3 long dry red chillies
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tamarind ball, marble sized, pulp extracted
  • 4 peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoons Ghee
  • Salt

Instructions

  1. Grind onion, garlic, red chillies, peppercorns, coriander seeds, cumin seeds along with tamarind pulp.
  2. Pan fry the paste in little ghee for 2-3 minutes. Add 300 ml of water. Bring to boil and then continue simmering for 5 minutes.
  3. Heat ghee and fry sliced onion. Pour this tempering to the hot saar.
  4. Serve Saar with rice.

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