Wednesday, November 22, 2006

plain sambhar

Tuar dal 200 gm
Tamarind 50 gm
Onion 1
Tomatoes 2
green chillies 3
Curry leaves 1 tsp
Coriander leaves 2 tsp
Red chillies 4
Oil 3 tbsp
Rai ¼ tsp
Zeera ¼ tsp
Turmeric ½ tsp
Redchillie powder 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Cook the tuar dal with little turmeric and half a sp of oil.

Soak the turmeric in half a cup of water. Cut onions,

green chillies and tomatoes. Take out pulp from the

tamarind and keep aside. Mash the cooked dal with

back of a ladle and mix in the tamarind pulp water.

Heat oil in a pan and put red chillies,rai and zeera and

when they splutter add onions, slit green chillies ,curry

leaves and tomatoes. Fry a little and add turmeric,

redchillie powder and salt. Pour the dal and tamarind

mixture and mix well. Don’t make it too thick and u

can add little water. Add little jaggery or half a spoon

of sugar when boiling. After boiling for 5 minutes add

coriander leaves and remove from fire..