Friday, November 6, 2009

Sambar

We need:


Toor dal 1cup
Sambar onions 6
Carrot 1
Okra 4
Tomato 1
Potato 1
Onion medium 1
Green chillies 2
Any other veggies as per ur wish.
Chilli powder 1sp
Haldi pinch
Salt to taste
Sambar powder 2sps
Sugar or Jaggery 1sp
Mustard seeds 1/4 sp
Udad dal 1/4 sp
Cumin seeds 1/4 sp
red chillies 2
Oil 2sps
Curry leaves 4
Cilantro 1/4 cup
Tamrind pulp 2sps



Method:


Cut all the veggies and keep aside.
Wash the dal and cook.
Mash the cooked dal and add 3cups water.
Fry all the veggies in 1 sp oil for 5 mits and add to the dal water.
Put this container on stove and boil.
Add salt, chilli powder, sambar powder, tamrind pulp, haldi, sugar or jaggery and boil till all the veggies r cooked and the liquid becomes little thick. It should not be too watery also.
If u want u can add some more water also.
In a small pan heat oil for tempering, and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, udad dal and red chillies.
Add this tempering to the cooked sambar and serve hot with rice , roti, idly or dosa.

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