Quick Sambhar

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated : 5 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 100 g - ash gourd, cut into thin cubes
  • 2 Tomatoes - cut into cubes
  • 1 - drumstick, cut into small pieces
  • 150 g - lady's finger, cut into pieces
  • 50 g - red pumpkin, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup - tur dal
  • 1 small marble-sized ball - Tamarind (soaked in warm water)
  • Salt to taste
  • For masala: 1 tsp - refined oil
  • 1/2 tsp - Methi seeds
  • 1.5 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 3/4 tsp- Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Hing powder
  • 2.5 tsp - Dhania powder
  • 3/4 cup - grated fresh Coconut
  • For tempering: 3/4 tsp - refined oil
  • 3/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 8-10 Curry leaves

How to Make Quick Sambhar

  • Cook tur dal, with ash gourd and a pinch of turmeric powder, for 3 whistles in pressure cooker.
  • Cook other vegetables in a little water over a low fire.
  • In a pan, heat 1 tsp oil, add the cut lady's fingers and stir till soft. Keep aside with remaining cooked vegetables.
  • Add all the other masala ingredients to a pan and dry roast for 2-3 minutes.
  • Grind the masala with a little water to a smooth paste.
  • Add the paste to the vegetables, add the dal , pumpkin mixture and salt and bring to a boil.
  • Add tamarind extract to the sambhar and boil it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • In a small pan, heat 3/4 tsp refined oil. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter, turn off heat and add curry leaves.
  • Pour this on the sambhar.