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Dec. 11, 2006


Toor dal 100 Gram
Sambhar masala 3 Tablespoon
Drumstick 2 Medium
Lady's finger 3 , cut into small pieces
Brinjal 1
Onion 1 Medium , Cut into 6 pieces
Potato 1 Medium , cut into very small pieces (Peeled)
Coriander leaves 1 Tablespoon , chopped
Garlic 1 Teaspoon , chopped
Dried red chili 2 , cut into pieces
Salt 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Tomatoes 2 Medium , cut into pieces
Tamarind 1 , soaked in 1/2 cup water (Size Of A Lime)
Methi seed 1⁄4 Tablespoon
Vegetable oil/Ghee 2 Tablespoon
Asafoetida 1 Tablespoon
Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon


Cook Tur Dal in two cups of water, when half cooked add pieces of drumstick, potato, brinjal, lady's finger, onion, tomato pieces, and salt. Cook till dal is very soft. Dissolve sambar masala in little water and add it to the cooked vegetables. Take the pulp of the soaked Tamarind and add, blend well and cook. In another pan heat oil and add mustard seeds. When they stop spluttering add chopped garlic, methi seeds, dried red chilli pieces, Asafoetida and curry leaves. Fry for two minutes and then add to dal vegetable mixture and boil it for 1 minute. Finally add chopped coriander leaves on the top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 5