Spicy Sambhar

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Sambhar

Sambhar

 

1 cup arhar dal

10 -12 curry leaves

half spoon sarso seeds ( mustard)

2 -3  onions

2 medium tomatoes quartered

pinch of turmeric

tamarind  juice or amchur

salt to taste

2 Red chilli sabut

1/2 tbsp Red chilli powder

coriander leaves to garnish

1/2 tbsp oil

 

Boil arhar dal in pressure cooker with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder. after 3 or 4 whistles take it off .

Now in a kadhai heat oil and put sarso seeds and dry chill is when a bit cool, and cook all the vegetables – onion, tomato ( you can add boiled bottle gourd pieces or drumsticks as per choice ) and cook it on a medium flame. add chilli powder amchur or tamarind juice to this mixture cook till the tamarinds rawness goes away then add the boiled arhar dal from the cooker into kadhai , mix it well and then add salt and curry leaves into this and cook for 6 or 8 minutes.  Its optional to add sambhar masala if reqd or else this is more than enough to give the real taste of sambhar.

serve it with rice and papad or even idlis.

Enjoy

 

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