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Drumstick Lime Sambar

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Ingredients
  Lentils/Pink masoor dal 300 Gram
  Drumsticks 6 , stringed and cut into 3-inch pieces
  Sambhar powder 1 Tablespoon
  Coriander 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), freshly chopped
  Green chillies 6 , deseeded and finely chopped
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sliced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Curry leaves sprigs 2
  Sour lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 2 Teaspoon
Directions

Clean and boil the drumsticks in salted water till tender.
Wash the dal and cook in the pressure cooker along with turmeric and salt and 5 cups of water.
Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a large pan. Add the sliced garlic, the green chillies and the mustard and fenugreek seeds and mix gently to and fry until the garlic gets soft. Add the curry leaves and the sambhar powder and three cups of water. Allow to boil for 5 minutes. Add the cooked dal and mix vigorously. Allow to simmer for 5 minutes more.
Add the cooked drumsticks and simmer for another 5 minutes.
Sprinkle the chopped coriander on top of the dal, add the lime juice and serve immediately with white rice and papads.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Healthy

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