Drumstick and Raw Mango Sambar

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Total Time:
45 mins
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Drumstick and Raw Mango Sambar

  • Soak the tamarind in 50 ml hot water, till required.
  • Clean and cut the drumsticks into 2 inch pieces
  • Peel skin and cut mango into small cubes of 1×1 inch size
  • Blanch and peel the skin of tomatoes, now finely chop it.
  • Chop shallots, garlic and coriander finely and store separately.
  • Wash and cook tuvar dal in a stock pot with 250 ml water, tomato, turmeric powder and garlic for 20 minutes on high heat until soft. Mash this gravy, using a potato masher, (alternatively use a blender to achieve a soup consistency).
  • Add to the above dal soup; remaining 100 ml water, drumstick, mangoes and the tamarind water (discard seeds) and cook for another 10 mins.
  • Meanwhile in a separate pan heat oil, add mustard seeds allow to pop
  • Add cumin and fenugreek seeds, dried red chilli, curry Leaves and shallots and stir till shallots are lightly brown and the curry leaves get fried and curly.
  • Add sambar powder and asafoetida on low flame stir for a minute till you get the fine aroma of the sambar powder.
  • Add the tempering.
  • Sprinkle 1 tsp of ghee and the chopped coriander leaves. Serve on a bed of aromatic basmati rice or brown rice and sprinkle over the freshly chopped coriander.