Yes, that’s my latest achievement 😉
Well, Saambar was not supposed to make it to my cooking misadventures, as i am making it since almost 6 years now & got it tested on my family & many of unsuspecting friends……
But, impossible is nothing….so, here is my adventure with the humble Saambar…..
I was making Dosa (Did i tell, Zini & hubby both loves Dosas), so of course Saambar is needed for the company.
As, i was already late, i was cooking hurriedly..(Hubby came late from office & i cook only when Zini is sleeping or is being entertained by someone else, otherwise everyday there would be a cooking misadventure ;))
So, when it came to add masala, i picked the packet from the fridge fatafat without looking & added 1 spoon full of it.
When i served the food, hubby had a spoonful of saambar & made his thinking face (Oh yes, he does that without realizing), said “Aaj saambar kuch alag hai, Kya gadbad ki hai?”
Then, i saw the Masala packet that was still outside, it said Punjabi Chhole Masala….
So, this is how i invented a new recipe – Punjabi Saambar
And yes, Zini liked my this misadventure too…..She had lots of saambar….
Hubby is now suggesting that whenever we make Saambar, we make 2 versions of it, the normal Saambar for us & the Punjabi Saambar for Zini?!?!??!