You are here

Sambar With Sambar Powder

21st.Century.Chef's picture
Ingredients
  Pigeon peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Water 5 1⁄2 Cup (88 tbs)
  Tamarind 10 Gram (the size of a lime)
  Mixed vegetables 1⁄4 Kilogram, cut into pieces (brinjal, cucumber, drumstick, potato, onion)
  Green chillies 4 , half slit
  Salt To Taste
  Sambar powder 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (2 dessertspoon)
  Refined vegetable oil 3⁄4 Tablespoon (1 dessertspoon)
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion 3⁄4 Tablespoon, chopped (1 dessertspoon)
  Dry red chilli 1 , halved
  Curry leaves 4 (A few)
  Coriander leaves 4 (A few)
  Gingelly oil 3⁄4 Tablespoon (1 dessertspoon)
  Asafoetida powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Dry red chillies 12
  Coriander seeds 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (2 dessertspoon)
Directions

1. Cook the washed pigeon peas with turmeric powder in 3 cups water.
2. Soak tamarind in 1/2 cup water.
3. Cook vegetables in 2 cups water. When the vegetables are cooked, strain and pour in the tamarind extract and the sambar powder.
4. Allow it to boil for 10 minutes. Remove from fire.
5. Heat oil. Season the sambar with mustard seeds, onion, red chilli and curry leaves. Garnish with coriander leaves.
To prepare the sambar powder :
1. Heat the gingelly oil. Roast all the ingredients one by one. Mix together and powder finely. Store in an airtight tin.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Asafoetida
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.182355
Average: 4.2 (17 votes)