Brinjal Sambar - Idli sambar diaries!
Idli sambar is eaten in different parts of India. Though it may have originated in Southern India, it has become a staple in many households across the country. Idli sambar is a very popular and highly nutritional breakfast food in many parts of India, and is a great variation of sambar. Idli is steamed rice cakes while sambar is a lentil curry with vegetables. Idli sambar can have various different variations. Idlis can be made with rice, ragi, sooji, while sambar can be of many different types. Some vegetables that are used popularly are pumpkin, brinjal, okra, onion, drumstick, radish, tomatoes, green beans, etc. One popular variation of sambar is the brinjal sambar. Brinjal sambar is known as Kathirikai Sambar in Tamil, and in Telugu, it is called Vankaya Sambar.