Sambar- South Indian Style
by Deepika Bhaskar
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Presenting an easy way to make a typical south indian sambar.
- Wash the dal thoroughly and add 3 cups water and little turmeric, mix well and pressure cook the dal for 2 whistles.
- Heat 2 tbsp oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.
- when the seeds crackle, add the dry red dried chillies, asafoetida, curry leaves and fry for 30 seconds.
- Add the turmeric powder, onions, drumsticks, sambhar powder, salt and mix them for few minutes.
- Add 2 glass of water and boil for 5 to 7 minutes until the vegetables get cooked little.
- Add the tamarind water once the vegetables and the mix get cooked and stir it for 5 minutes and wait until the ingredients are cooked for at least 15 minutes.
- Stir the dal in the water which has been pressure cooked in required amount of plain water.
- Add the dal water to the sambhar and stir once.
- Allow the ingredients to get cooked for at least 5 minutes. Add coriander leaves and serve hot.
This recipe was contributed by Deepika Bhaskar on 24 Aug 2013
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