Thursday, August 8, 2013

This is an easy and delicious sambhar recipe that goes perfectly well with Idli / Dosa / Pongal. 














Here is the recipe..

Serves 2

Ingredients :
Moong Daal (Yellow Lentil) - 3 Tablespoons
Onion - 1/2 chopped
Tomato - 1 chopped
Green Chilli - 1 cut into 2
Carrot - 1/2 diced
Potato - 1/2 diced
Brinjal - 1 small diced
Tamarind extract - 1 Tablespoon
Turmeric powder - 1/4 Teaspoon
Jaggery a pinch
Salt to taste
Asafoetida a pinch
Water as required
Coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon chopped
Curry leaves - 6

To temper :
Ghee - 2 Teaspoons
Mustard seeds - 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds - 1/2 Teaspoon
Curry leaves - 6
Asafoetida a pinch

Sambhar powder :
Chana daal - 3/4 Tablespoon
Coriander seeds - 3/4 Teaspoon
Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 Teaspoon
Dried whole red chilli - 1 or 2 as per taste
Oil - 1/2 Teaspoon

Method :
1. Wash the moong daal and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Mash and keep aside.
2. Roast the ingredients under sambhar powder and grind to a coarse powder once they cool down.
3. In a vessel heat ghee or oil and add the mustard seeds and let them splutter. 
4. Add the cumin seeds followed by curry leaves and asafoetida. 
5. Add the onions and green chilli and fry till onion turns translucent. 
6. Add the vegetables and tomato and fry for 2 minutes with some salt.
7. Add tamarind extract and some water and bring to a boil. 
8. Simmer and let the vegetables cook.
9. Add coriander leaves, curry leaves,  turmeric powder, asafoetida and jaggery and mix well.
10. Add sambhar powder and bring to a boil.
11. Add the mashed daal and mix well.
12. Adjust consistency as required using water. Bring to a boil.




Enjoy Tiffin Sambhar

Recipe adapted from www.rakskitchen.net

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