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Quick and Plain Sambhar Recipe

Quick and Plain Sambhar is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Tur dal
  • 2 cups - Mixed vegetables
  • 1 - Tomato (chopped)
  • 1/2 - Onion (chopped)
  • Some Tamarind (soaked in warm water for 15 min)
  • Fresh coriander - 2 or 3 stems (chopped finely)
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric - 1/2 tbsp
  • Sambhar masala - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tbsp
  • Jeera (cumin) - 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander seeds - 1/2 tbsp
  • Whole red chilly - 2 (optional)
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • 4 cups - Water
  • How to Make Quick and Plain Sambhar:

    1. In a pressure cooker, heat a oil and add jeera, mustard seeds, coriander seeds and the red chilly.
    2. Once they start crackling, add the freshly cut mixed vegetables and saute them for 3-4 minutes.
    3. Add tur dal, turmeric powder, tomato, onion and salt and 4 cups of water.
    4. Close the pressure cooker and let it give 2 whistles on medium heat.
    5. Open the cooker after the steam evaporates and add the sambar masala and the tamarind water (squeeze all the juice from the tamarind).
    6. Stir and let it cook for 1-2 minutes.
    7. Finally garnish with coriander leaves and serve with dosa, idli or vadas.





     

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