March 19th, 2008 Author: Vaibhavi


Tur dal 1 cup
Onion 1
Tomato 1
Brinjal 1
Drumstick 1
Sambar masala powder 1 tbsp
Tamarind pulp 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Methi seeds 6-8
Curry leaves 4-5
Asafoetida 1/4 tsp
Coriander leaves 1 tbsp
Oil 2 tsp


How to make Sambar:

Wash tur dal and Pressure cook with chopped onion, brinjals, drumstick and 2 cups of water .

Now add chopped tomato, tamarind pulp, sambar masala powder and salt.

Add water and allow to boil.

In a small pan heat oil and fry the mustard seeds,methi seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida until the mustard seeds crackle.

Pour this tadka in dal mixture and simmer for 10 minutes.

Lastly add chopped coriander leaves.

Serve hot with idli or dosa.



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