Travancore Sambar

Ingredients :

1 Cup Pigeon Peas (Thuvaraparuppu)
1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder
1 Tsp Sambar Powder
4 Nos Red Chillies dried
50 gms Shallots
1/2 Tsp Mustard Seeds
2 Tbsp Coconut Oil
1/2 Tsp Asafoetida (Hing)
3 Nos Drumsticks
2 Nos Potatoes
2 Nos Tomatoes
1 No Cucumber
Salt to taste
1 tbsp Tamarind paste
1 Sprig Curry Leaves

Cooking Instructions :

- Wash and pressure cook the lentils along with turmeric powder
- Transfer the cooked lentils to a stock pot or container
- Add the cut vegetables to this and cook over medium flame with some added water
- Add tamarind paste and salt per taste
- Bring this mixture to boil and add sambar powder and hing
- In a seperate pan heat the coconut oil, add musard seeds, shallots, dry red chillies and curry leaves
- Pour this mixture of spluttered mustard,shallots,chillies over the boiling sambar
- Serve with rice


Jobin Daniel on August 17, 2016 at 4:28 PM said...

it is toor dal

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