Tuesday, June 10, 2008

సాంభారు (Sambhar)

సాంభారు (Sambhar)
Sambhar is common dish on South India.
Preparation time ([days] hrs:min): 01:00
Cooking time ([days] hrs:min): 00:30
No. of servings: 6
List of ingredients:
200 grams toor dal (కంది పప్పు)
1 lemon size tamarind
2 onions
1 carrot
2 potatoes
2 tomatoes
2 brinjals
3 red chillies
3 green chilllies
1 tablespoon red chilli powder
2 tablespoons oil
2 teaspoons mustard seeds
1 teaspoon urad dal
1 teaspoon jeera
1 teaspoon garlic paste
1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
1 clove garlic
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 tablespoon sambhar powder
1/2 cup curry leaf
1 tablespoon salt(according to taste)
1 bunch coriander leaves
Cooking procedure:
Boil the pulses , mash it and keep it aside. Heat oil in a vessel. Add mustard seeds, jeera and urad dal. After the mustard seeds splutter, add red chillies and curry leaf. stir and add onions. saute them till golden brown. Now add cubically cut potatoes and long cut carrots and brinjals. Stir constantly till they are semi cooked. In the meanwhile, make juice out of tamarind. now add ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric and stir. Add finely chopped tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Add Tamarind juice, salt, red chilli powder and sambhar powder. Cook until all vegetables become soft/ cooked very well. Then add mashed pulses paste and stir. cook for 2 minutes and add coriander leaves. Sambhar ready!!

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