Friday, March 1, 2013

Soup Style Sambar



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An Effective Dish For Treating Cold...
 

Ingredients
For Dal:

toor dal 1 cup
turmeric pow 1/2 tsp
hing 1 pinch
garlic 5 - 6 cloves
methi seeds 2 tsp
peppercorns 1 1/2 tbsp

chilli powder 1 tbsp

onion 1
tomato 1

tamarind juice from a marble size ball

Seasoning:

mustard seeds 1 tsp
curry leaves few strings
ghee 1 tbsp optional
oil 1 tbsp

Method

Mix all the ingre for dal (except chilli pow) and add water.




Preassure cook till the dal is soft n mashable.



Once the dal is done mash it with a masher or run it in a blender so all the ingre are blended in to a smooth mixture.






Add the chilli powder and tamarind juice to the dal.
 



 
Chop the onion and tomato finely.
 

In a kadai add the oil n ghee (if using) and add the seasoning ingre.


Add the onion n tomato to the pan and fry.


once the onion and tomato is cooked to this consistancy, remove from heat.


Add the cooked tomato micture to the dal and return the dal mixture to the heat and cook till the mixture is boiling nicely.


Once the dal mixture is boiled nicely and it has reached the required consistancy remove from heat and transfer to the serving bowl.

 
 
Serve hot with steamed rice.