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Pumpkin Sambar Recipe

Pumpkin Sambar is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Thursday, 21 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Toor dhal
  • A small Lemon sized Tamarind ball
  • 4 - Shallots (China vengayam)
  • 1 - large Tomato
  • Turmeric powder a generous pinch
  • 1 tbsp - Sambar powder
  • 5 cubes - Pumpkin
  • 1 tbsp - Coriander leaves chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • To temper :
  • 1 tbsp - Oil
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Urad dhal
  • 1/2 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • Curry leaves a few
  • Hing a generous pinch
  • How to Make Pumpkin Sambar:

    1. Soak tamarind in 1 cup water for 15 mins, squeeze the thick pulp and set aside the juice.
    2. Pressure cook toor dhal with 1.5 cups of water until mushy.
    3. Mash well and keep aside.
    4. In a pan, add oil temper mustard seeds, urad dhal. Once they crackle add fenugreek seeds, curry leaves and hing.
    5. Now add onion and tomato. Saute until raw smell of tomato leaves.
    6. Now add the pumpkin. Saute.
    7. Now add the mashed dhal, turmeric powder, sambar powder, required salt and mix well.
    8. Boil for 5 mins and add tamarind pulp. Mix well.
    9. Boil for 10 mins or until the sambar starts thickening.
    10. Take off heat, garnish with coriander leaves.
    11. Serve with rice.
    12. Recipe courtesy: Sharmi's Passions



     

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