Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe - Karnataka Style Mixed Greens Sambar

Delicious and perfect for weekday lunch/dinner, Huli Soppu Saaru is a traditional Karnataka Style Sambar made using a mix of greens. Serve it with Steamed Rice, Thoran and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal.

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Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe - Karnataka Style Mixed Greens Sambar
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Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe is a traditional Karnataka Style Sambar made using a mix of greens. We have used fresh spinach, fenugreek leaves and amaranth for this recipe. The freshly ground sambar masala adds a rustic flavour to the dish. Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe is also known as Ulsoppu in many regions of the state of Karnataka. It is a perfect accompaniment for the Mudde (Ragi Balls) as well as steamed rice.

Serve Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe (Karnataka Style Mixed Greens Sambar) along with Steamed Rice, Udupi Tomato Rasam Recipe, Aralu Sandige Recipe (Puffed Paddy Fryums) and Karnataka Style Beetroot Palya Recipe for a delicious South Indian meal.

If you like this recipe, look into more Saaru recipes for your Vegetarian meal such as:

  1. Hunase Saaru Recipe (Mysore Style Spicy Tamarind Rasam)
  2. Karnataka Style Obbattu Saaru Recipe
  3. Harive Soppina Saaru Recipe (Karnataka Style Amaranth Leaves Cooked with Lentils)

Cuisine: Karnataka
Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal)
  • 2 cups Mixed Greens , roughly chopped
  • 10 grams Tamarind , soaked in warm water and pulp extracted
  • 1 Onion , thingly sliced
  • 4 Cloves (Laung) , garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Jaggery , grated
  • Salt , to taste
  • Ingredients for the masala
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal)
  • 2 teaspoons White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1 teaspoon Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds)
  • 4 Dry red chillies
  • 2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Cooking oil
  • Ingredients for the tadka
  • 1 Onion , thinly sliced
  • 2 Dry red chilli
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 2 teaspoons Cooking oil

How to make Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe - Karnataka Style Mixed Greens Sambar

  1. To begin making Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe (Karnataka Style Mixed Greens Sambar), clean, wash and roughly chop all the greens and keep aside.

  2. Heat oil in a small pan and roast all the ingredients mentioned for the masala including coriander seeds, chana dal, urad dal, fenugreek seeds, dry red chillies,cumin seeds and black pepper corns until they turn golden brown and aromatic.

  3. Once they are done, add coconut and grind this into a smooth paste adding little water using a mixer grinder and keep aside.

  4. Pressure cook the toor dal along with onions, garlic and mixed greens for 2 whistles adding enough water. Let the pressure release on its own and open the lid.

  5. Now, put the pressure cooked dal and mixed greens back on heat and mix well.

  6. Add the ground masala paste to the pan, tamarind extract, season with salt and simmer for 10 minutes until everything mixes together.

  7. At this point you could add a little more water, to your desired consistensy and let it simmer for a few more minutes.

  8. Add the jaggery, bring it to a rolling point and switch off the heat.

  9. The next step is to temper the Sambar. For the tadka, heat oil in a tadka pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and let it splutter.

  10. Add the red chillies, curry leaves and let it crackle. This will take about 15 seconds.

  11. Add in the sliced onion and saute until it turns brown and crisp and turn off the heat. Add this tadka to the dal and give it a mix. It is ready to be served.

  12. Serve Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe (Karnataka Style Mixed Greens Sambar) along with Steamed Rice, Udupi Tomato Rasam Recipe, Aralu Sandige Recipe (Puffed Paddy Fryums) and Karnataka Style Beetroot Palya Recipe for a delicious South Indian meal.

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