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23 March, 2017

Sambhar

Posted in : South Indian on by : BabKin's Kitchen

For Sambhar

Ingredients –

  1. Tur dal – 1 cup
  2. Onions – 1 cup (chopped)
  3. Carrot – 2 (Sliced)
  4. Raddish – 2 (Sliced)
  5. Lady’s finger – 2 (lengthwise)
  6. Beans – 5 (Chopped)
  7. Brinjal – ¼ Cup (Cubed)
  8. Ginger Garlic Paste – ½ tsp
  9. Coriander leaves – 2-3 tsp (Chopped)
  10. Curry leaves – Few
  11. Red Dry Chilli – 2-3 flakes
  12. Tamarind Juice – 2-3 tsp
  13. Red chilli powder – 2 tsp
  14. Coriander powder – 3 tsp
  15. Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  16. Asafoetida – 1/2 tsp
  17. Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  18. Salt – according to taste
  19. Oil – 5 spoons
  20. Water – 2-3 cups

Method –

  1. In a cooker, add oil, tur dal, water, turmeric powder and allow it take one whistle.
  2. Meanwhile, soak tamarind in water for half an hour and then take the pulp out of it and throw the other parts of tamarind.
  3. Once dal is cooked, take it out of the pressure cooker and add all the chopped vegetables to it and allow it to take 2-3 whistles.
  4. Now in a kadai, heat some oil and add mustard seeds, asafoetida, red dry chilli, ginger garlic paste, curry leaves and onion to it.
  5. Saute it well and once onions turns golden brown in colour add all the spices to it.
  6. Add all the boiled vegetables, tamarind pulp and dal to the kadai. Mix everything well and cook them on lower flame for 5 minutes.
  7. If it need you can add more hot water to it and cook for few more minutes.
  8. Garnish it with coriander leaves and sambhar is ready to serve.

Serving Tip –

Serve it hot with dosa, vada or idli.

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