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Ash gourd sambar Recipe

Ash gourd sambar is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 12 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 2.5 based on 100 votes
2.5

Ingredients

  • 1 cup - red gram
  • 1/4 kg - Ash gourd
  • 10 - pearl Onion
  • 1 - Onion (small)
  • 1 Tomato (medium)
  • Lemon size - Tamarind
  • 1 - Green chilli
  • 1 - Red Chilli
  • small quantity - Curry leaves
  • small quantity - Coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • a pinch - Asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp - sambar powder
  • 1 - Garlic
  • 1 tbsp - grated/shredded Coconut
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp - black gram dal
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying
  • How to Make Ash gourd sambar:

    1. Wash and cook dal in a pressure cooker, adding a little asafoetida, required water, turmeric powder and a drop of oil.
    2. Wash and boil ash gourd and keep it separately.
    3. Soak tamarind in hot water and make paste out of it. Remove dust particles.
    4. Chop onions, tomatoes, green chillies and keep other required ingredients ready.
    5. Heat oil in a pan or kadai, splutter mustard seeds.
    6. Add black gram dal, asafoetida, red chillies, green chillies, onions, curry leaves and fry for some time.
    7. Then add tomatoes, red chilli powder, coriander powder, sambar powder, garlic and a little salt and mix well.
    8. Sprinkle water if necessary.
    9. Then add tamarind paste followed by vegetables.
    10. Let it boil for some time.
    11. Then add cooked dal and mix them well.
    12. Finally add chopped coriander leaves and grated coconut.
    13. Coconut can be grinded along with some pearl onions, garlic and curry leaves. It will add to the flavour.
    14. Recipe courtesy: http://tamilveg.blogspot.com/



     

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