Chayote sambar

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

How to Make Chayote sambar

  • Soak tamarind in hot water for 10 minutes and extract paste from it.
  • Wash and cut vegetables into small cubes and keep it aside.
  • Wash red gram dal and add 3 cups of water, turmeric powder, asafoetida and a drop of oil and cook it in a pressure cooker.
  • Boil vegetables in cooker or microwave oven and keep it aside.
  • Meanwhile chop onions, tomatoes and green chillies, capsicum and keep other required ingredients ready.
  • Grind 2-3 pearl onions along with a little curry leaves, grated coconut, cumin seeds and garlic. Keep it aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pan/kadai, add little asafoetida, splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red chilly, capsicum, curry leaves, black gram dal, fenugreek seeds, green chilly, onions, tomatoes and sprinkle a little water and fry for some time.
  • Add a little salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder, sambar powder and fry for some time.
  • Now add tamarind paste and allow it to boil for some time.
  • Add cooked dal..
  • Add vegetables and water if required.
  • Then add the grinded coconut-onion paste to it.
  • Finally add chopped coriander leaves to it.
  • Mix them well.
  • Recipe courtesy: http://tamilveg.blogspot.com/