Vegetable Sambar

Ingredients

1 cup Toor dal-
Jaggery – little less than the size of a small lemon
1 Tomato – big
1 teaspoon Geera –
1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
Curry leaves
Coriander for garnishing
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder –
1 tablespoon Sambar powder –
3 cups Water
1 tablespoon Oil

Preparation

1
Take 3 cups of water in a sauce pan. When water starts to boil add washed toor dal. When it sartes boiling again add chopped tomatoes. Alternatively you can pressure cook the toordal with 3 cups of water and tomatoes. You can also cook vegetables in it.
2
Boil vegetables and keep aside.
3
Take the water left behind after boiling toordal and vegetables and keep aside.
4
Heat oil in a sauce pan. Add geera and mustard, let them splutter.
5
Add curry leaves, tamarind juice and jaggery. Bring it to boil.
6
Then add salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, sambar powder and all the boiled vegetables. Cook for 2 mins.
7
Meanwhile mash toor dal and add it to the boiling mixture.
8
Cook for 5-10 mins and garnish with coriander.
9
For sambar powder recipe visit:
10
Http://cookingfood4u.blogspot.com/search/label/Sambar%20Powder

About

This is non-onion-garlic recipe. my husband don't like onion garlic in his food so will be experimenting lots of food without them. Its the same taste as that of autentic sambar with onion and garlic. This saves time too.

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4

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May 12, 2011

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