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Monday, 16 December 2013

Nellai Sambar...

Ingredients. Tur Dal - 1/2 cup
turmeric - 1/4 tsp
asefoedita -  3 pinch
Mixed Vegetables - 1 cup (the one suited for sambar)
Sambar powder - 2 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Tamarind extract - 1 tbsp
Oil - 1 tbsp.
salt to taste
Red chilly - 1
Onion - 1 no.
Tomato - 1 no.

For Grinding:
Coconut - 1/2 cup
shallot - 2
Jeera - 1 tsp
Grind the above ingredients n keep it aside.

Wash and pressure cook tur dal along with turmeric.
Once the dal it cooked mash it and keep it aside.
Temper mustard, curry leaves, whole red chilly, asefoedita in oil.
Add onion sauté for while and add the vegetables, Onion and tomatoes to it.
Add Sambar powder and sauté well until the raw smell goes.
Add required water and tamarind extract.
Once it starts to boil add the mashed tur dal and salt.
Finally add the grinded paste, check for consistency and can add water.
Allow to boil for 5 mins and top it with fresh coriander leaves and serve.

1 comment:

  1. very very interesting sambhar :) looks so yummy !!


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