Vegetable Sambar / Easy Sambar





Ingredients:
  • Carrot - 2 (cut into rounds)
  • Potato - 1 cubed
  • Drumstick - 1 cup cubed
  • Cucumber - 1 cup cubed
  • Brinjal - 2 cubed
  • Shallots (small onion) - 5 to 6
  • Tomato - 1 medium sized
  • Green chillies - 2 chopped
  • Shallots - 5 to 6
  • Garlic - 4 chopped
  • Asafoetida(perungayam) - 1 tsp

For Seasoning:

  • Oil / Ghee - 2 tblspn
  • Mustard Seeds  - 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Dry Red Chilli - 2
  • Curry Leaves - a handful
  • Onion - 1/4 cup chopped
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp






Method:

Wash the dal completely and move it into a pressure cooker. 



To this add 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder.

 


Add in chopped tomatoes. 


Also add chopped garlic to it.


Pressure cook for 2 whistles and turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself. 
 

Open the cooker and mash up the dal. Set aside.
 






 
Wash the vegetables and cut them into medium sizes.
 
 
To the mashed dal add in all the vegetables.Mix that well for 5 min or so. So there is no raw smell. 


Add in tamarind pulp.



Now add the sambar powder to it.


Add in required amount of salt to it. Also add 1 cup of water and mix well.




 
Add in lots of chopped coriander leaves and asafoetida and mix well.




Now make seasoning by heating oil or ghee and frying all the ingredients listed. 
 

Pour this over the sambar and mix well.

Mix Tasty Sambar is ready.Serve hot with rice.

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