Instant Sambar

South Indian style

Instant Sambar

South Indian style

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Limy Thomas

Published On: 23 Aug 2010

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Pressure cook the ingredients: toor dal, shallots, green chillies, turmeric powder, ghee and 1 cup water for 3-4 whistles/until done.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds.

Step 3

Now add tomato and garlic. Saute the tomato till it becomes very soft and let it cook for a while.

Step 4

Mash the tomato with a ladle. When its time, add red chilly powder, sambar powder, asafoetida and fry for a few minutes.

Step 5

Now add extracted tamarind water and let it boil. Meanwhile open the cooker and keep it back on flame without putting lid.

Step 6

Pour this tamarind mixture into the cooked dal. Stir well and let it boil.(If the sambar is thick add little hot water to adjust).

Step 7

Add salt to taste and a pinch of sugar. Switch off flame and add coriander leaves to garnish. Your sambar is ready.

Step 8

:-Best with rice, idli and dosa.

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