Ginger Saaru

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 lemon size - tamarind
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • 2 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - fenugreek
  • 1/2 tsp - black pepper
  • 2 tsp - urad dal
  • 2 tsp - Bengal gram
  • 4 - dry red chillies
  • 1/2 cup - grated kopra (dry coconut)
  • 2 tsp - ginger, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp - jaggery powder
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1 tbsp - oil or ghee
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • few curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup - onion, finely chopped

How to Make Ginger Saaru

  • Soak the tamarind in 1 cup of water and extract the juice.
  • Heat oil and roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek, black pepper, urad dal, Bengal gram, and red chillies. Add kopra and roast lightly.
  • Grind all these with ginger to a smooth paste.
  • Mix the paste with tamarind juice.
  • Add about 6 cups of water, salt and jaggery.
  • Boil and simmer for 5 minutes and remove from fire.
  • Heat the oil or ghee for seasoning. Add mustard.
  • When it splutters, add curry leaves and onion.
  • Fry till onion is light brown and add to the saaru. Serve.

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