Today’s recipe is Sundakkai Sambar. It’s scientific name is Solanam torvum. Turkey berry in English, usthikaya in Telugu, bhankatiya in Hindi is well known for its wonderful health benefits. It’s been used widely in Thai cusine but in Tamilnadu, we use dried turkey berrry to make sundakkai vathal kuzhambu (Dried Berry in tamarind sauce) and sundakai sadham. I make it often at home. Health Benefits of Turkey Berry / Wild Eggplant / Sundakkai includes:
- Good for mouth and stomach ulcers.
- Rich in fiber content.
- Good for bone development.
- Good antidote for worms in stomach.
- Regular consumption increases the blood count.
- Treats anemia.
- It controls diabetes and blood pressure.
Sundakai sambar recipe is favourite sambar to me and to my family. My brother got big bag of pachai sundkai from Koyambedu market. My mom make lot of recipes with pachai sundakai like sambar, kootu or soup. When I was in India last year, mom made this sambar. It was in my drafts, today I am posting it for you. This sambar is made with moong dal, onion, tomato and other spices. Not only the samabar is tasty, they are healthy and has got more medicinal properties. This pachai sundakai sambar can be used as side dish for idly or dosa or pongal or rice. We had it with samai pongal. Try this sundakai sambar recipe at home and enjoy !!
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