|Arhar dal||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), washed (Tuvar Dal)|
|Turmeric powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Brinjal||1 , cut into cubes|
|Potato||1 , cut into cubes|
|Onion||1 , cut into cubes|
|Drumstick||1 , cut into 1 inch pieces|
|Fenugreek seeds||1 Teaspoon (Methi Seeds)|
|Cumin seeds||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Mustard seeds||1 Teaspoon|
|Red chilies||2 , broken|
|Coriander powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Fresh cilantro sprigs||2 (Coriander)|
|Tomato||1 , cut into 8 pieces|
|Tamarind pulp||1 Tablespoon|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Microwave in a deep bowl dal, turmeric powder and two cups of water at medium 50% power for 40 minutes.
Let it stand for 5 minutes.
Stir in cubed vegetables, drumstick and peppercorns, and microwave covered for 15 minutes at medium 50% power.
Mix in salt.
In a skillet heat oil over the stove, add fenugreek, cummin and mustard seeds.
When they splutter, add red chillies, curry leaves and coriander powder and pour into the dal (sambhar) mixture.
Microwave at medium 50% power for 5 minutes stirring in between.
Add coriander leaves and let it stand for 3 minutes.
Stir in the rest of the ingredients, tomato, tamarind pulp and one cup water and microwave for 3 minutes.
Vadas, Uttapam, Dosas or even just boiled rice with pickle.