It is always something about this Upahara Dashini/Restaurant sambar for Idlis. Each Darshini has their unique recipe for the sambar for Idli. This sambar recipe is from one the Dashinis from Bangalore. My sister's friend owns a darshini and this is from her.
As I mentioned in my earlier sambar recipes, sambar or huLi is our staple side dish for everyday meal. We prepare the sambar in many different ways and with different vegetables. Each sambar is unique in its taste. Here is the another mouthwatering mixed vegetable sambar recipe