Dhal And Vegetable Sambar

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup tur dal or masur dal
  • 2 big tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 kg of any vegetable such as beans, brinjal, drumstick etc, cut into medium size bits
  • 2 small onions, chopped
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 cup tamarind juice
  • few curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • few coriander leaves chopped for garnishing

How to Make Dhal And Vegetable Sambar

  • Pressure-cook the dal with 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, tomato, and about 3 cups of water.
  • When the dal gets cooked, open the pressure cooker, mash well and add the cut vegetables salt and onion and cook till the vegetables are done.
  • Add the tamarind juice and chilli powder and simmer for a few more minutes then remove from heat.
  • Add some more water if required.
  • In another vessel, heat the oil and when hot add the mustard seeds, broken red chillies and curry leaves.
  • When the mustard splutters add the cooked dal and vegetable. Mix well.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve with rice or idlis.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes