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Quick Sambar Recipe

Quick Sambar is a popular Mexican Snack
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On :
Friday, 24 March, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Mexican Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Toor Dal (washed and soaked for 30 minutes)
  • 4-5 strips Tamarind soaked for 5 minutes (paste or pulp may also be used)
  • 1 tbsp- Jaggery or Sugar
  • 2 tbsp - sambar masala
  • 1/4 tsp- Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp- Dhania powder
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp- each cumin and Mustard Seeds
  • 3 whole Red Chillies
  • 1 stalk Curry leaves
  • 4 Onions
  • 1/2 cup - Pumpkin or Bottle Gourd boiled and cubed
  • 1 large Tomato
  • 1 tbsp- chopped Coriander leaves
  • 2-3 flakes Garlic
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp- oil
  • How to Make Quick Sambar:

    1. Add tamarind, 1/2 tomato & 1 onion chopped, to the dal.
    2. Pressure cook till dal is done very soft. (Approx. 4 whistles)
    3. Remove dal and beat with a whisk or churner till smooth.
    4. Grind to a paste, 1 onion, 1/4 tomato, jaggery, garlic, all dry masalas.
    5. Chop the remaining onion and tomato to medium or fine pieces.
    6. Heat oil, add seeds , curry leaves and allow to splutter.
    7. Add onion, pumpkin, tomato and stir fry for 2 minutes.
    8. Add paste, and cook for further 2 minutes.
    9. Add dal and bring to a boil on high.
    10. Add enough water to get sambar consistency.
    11. Check and adjust masalas as required.
    12. Simmer for 12-15 minutes on low, till the aroma exudes.
    13. Add chopped coriander before serving.
    14. Serve steaming hot with hot idlis, coconut chutney and ghee.




     

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