Brinjal sambar

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - red gram
  • 1/4 kg - brinjal
  • 1 - onion, medium size
  • 4 - pearl onions
  • 2 - tomatoes, small
  • tamarind, small quantity
  • 2 - green chillies, medium size
  • 2 - red chillies
  • 1 tsp - black gram
  • 1 tsp - Bengal gram
  • 1 tsp - fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 clove - garlic
  • 1 tsp - grated coconut
  • 1 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying
  • mustard, small quantity
  • asafoetida, a pinch
  • 1 sprig - curry leaves
  • coriander leaves, small quantity

How to Make Brinjal sambar

  • Boil toor dhal in a pressure cooker after adding required water, a pinch of turmeric powder, asafoetida, and 2 drops of oil.
  • Soak tamarind in hot water for about 10 minutes so that it will be easy to make a paste.
  • Cut brinjal and boil it for around 10 minutes and keep it ready in a vessel after adding a little salt.
  • Cut onions, tomatoes and green chillies.
  • Wash curry leaves and coriander leaves and keep it aside.
  • Fry fenugreek seeds till light brown and grind to a powder.
  • Pour some oil in a pan and heat it for 3 minutes.
  • Then add mustard, black gram, Bengal gram, fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, red chillies, green chillies and curry leaves and fry for some time.
  • Then fry onions followed by tomatoes and finally brinjal.
  • Add red chilli powder and coriander powder and salt to taste along with garlic.
  • Cook for around 10-15 minutes and finally add fenugreek powder, coriander leaves, grated coconut and boil for 2 minutes.
  • Recipe courtesy: http://tamilveg.blogspot.com/

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