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Okra Ladies finger Sambar Recipe

Okra Ladies finger Sambar is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 21 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - red gram dal
  • 200 g - okra/ladies finger
  • A fistful - pearl Onion
  • 2 - Tomato
  • Lemon size - Tamarind
  • 2 flakes - Garlic
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • 1 - Capsicum (small)
  • 2 - red chilly
  • 1 tbsp - red chili powder
  • 2 tbsps - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - sambar powder
  • 1 tbsp - grated/shredded Coconut
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seed
  • 1 tsp - black gram dal
  • a pinch - Asafoetida
  • small quantity - Curry leaves
  • small quantity - Coriander leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee
  • oil for frying
  • How to Make Okra Ladies finger Sambar:

    1. Wash and cut okra into small cubes and boil it with a little salt.
    2. Wash and keep red gram dal in a pressure cooker adding 3 cups of water, little turmeric powder, asafoetida and a drop of oil.
    3. Boil it for some 20 minutes.
    4. In the meantime, soak tamarind in hot water and make a paste after removing the dust particles.
    5. Chop onion after peeling off the skin, chop tomatoes and keep it aside.
    6. Cut green chillies and keep other ingredients ready.
    7. Heat oil in a pan/kadai, splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds, black gram dal, red chillies, green chillies and curry leaves.
    8. Then add chopped onions, tomatoes, capsicum and fry them well.
    9. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, sambar powder and the boiled vegetables.
    10. Make tamarind paste and mix well.
    11. Let it boil for some 10 minutes.
    12. Grind coconut, cumin seeds, 2 pearl onions and curry leaves to a paste.
    13. Now add boiled dal to the mixture.
    14. Finally add the coconut paste, a tbsp of ghee, coriander leaves and mix them well and let it boil till sambar becomes thick.
    15. Recipe courtesy: http://tamilveg.blogspot.com/





     

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