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Drumstick Lime Sambar

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  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

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

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2105 Calories from Fat 513

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g88.1%

Saturated Fat 2 g10.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 858.5 mg35.8%

Total Carbohydrates 208 g69.4%

Dietary Fiber 95.1 g380.4%

Sugars 10.2 g

Protein 177 g353%

Vitamin A 34.3% Vitamin C 293.5%

Calcium 42.3% Iron 149.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Drumstick Lime Sambar Recipe