Thursday, 10 July 2014

Sambar Recipe.

A very quick recipe for sambar, Try it .


1/2 cup of arahar dal
1/2 cup of tamarind water 
1 Tomato big sliced
1 onion sliced 
1 carrot cubed 
1 potato cubed 
1 drumstick pieces or lady finger
2 green chillies slit 
3 tbsp of sambar masala
1/2 cup bottle gourd
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
10 curry leaves
a pinches of hing
1 tsp chilli powder
a pinch of turmeric
salt to taste
2 Dry red chilli

For tamarind water--

Soak a small ball of tamarind in warm water and squeeze the juice. Discard pulp and seeds. You will have a cup of liquid at the end.

Wash the dal and drain,
Combine the dal with 2 1/2 cups of water add Tomato, carrot, potato, drumstick & bottle gourd in a pressure cooker and cook for 15 min.
Add turmeric, chilli powder, onion, sambar masala, salt & tamarind water  mix well and bring to boil.
cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes,stir occasionally.Switch of the flame.
Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, 
curry leaves, Dry red chilli, green chilli and asafoetida and sauté for a few seconds.Add it to sambar.Serve hot.

 This sambar can be served with rice, idli & dosa.

Thnak you...

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