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Sep 07, 2020

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

3-4

PREPARATION LEVEL

Medium

INGREDIENTS

    For Sambhar Masala/Sambar Powder:
    1/4 Cup Dry Coconut
    1 Tbsp Fenugreek Seeds
    1 Tbsp White Urad Dal
    1 Tbsp Yellow Chana Dal
    1 Tbsp Cumin Seeds
    1 Tbsp Peppercorns
    1 Tbsp Coriander Seeds
    9 - 10 Guntur Chillies
    For Kerala Style Sambhar:
    1 Tbsp Oil
    1 Cup Onion
    1 Cup Toor Dal
    Salt to Taste
    1 Cup Water
    2 - 3 Drumsticks
    1/4 Chopped Yellow Pumpkins
    1/4 Chopped Brinjal
    1/4 Chopped Lady Finger
    1/4 Chopped Carrot
    1/4 Chopped Tomato
    1 Tbsp Red Chilli Powder
    1 Tbsp Turmeric Powder
    1 Tbsp Sambar Masala
    1 Tbsp Mustard Seeds
    1 Tbsp Curry Leaves

DIRECTIONS

Method:

 

To make the Sambar powder:

1. In a pan, add, coconut, fenugreek seeds, chillies, urad dal, chana dal, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, Guntur chillies, peppercorns and dry roast for 2 minutes or until fragrant.
2. Once slightly cool, transfer the spices into a blender jar and grind into a powder.
3. The sambar powder is ready. Set aside.

 

To make Sambar:

1. In a kadhai, add coconut oil.
2. Now add onions and saute until translucent.
3. Add the toor dal, salt to taste and water as required.
4. Cover with lid and cook for 10-12 minutes on a medium flame.
5. Once cooked, add the drumsticks, pumpkin, brinjal, lady’s finger, carrots and tomatoes.
6. Now add the dry spices- red chilli powder, turmeric powder and sambar powder.
7. Mix well until combined and add more water as required.
8. Cover and cook for another 8-10 minutes on a medium flame.

 

To make the Tadka:

1. In a pan, add coconut oil.
2. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves and Guntur Chillies.
3. Stir well and add the tempering to the Sambar.
4. Ready to serve with red rice.

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