03 April, 2011

Masoor Dal Sambar


  1. Masoor Dal-1/2 cup
  2. Onion-1 small 
  3. Tomato-1 big
  4. Sambar Vegetables- 1 and half cup (I used Brinjal alone)
  5. Sambar Powder-2 tablespoon
  6. Turmeric Powder
  7. Red chilly Powder-To taste
  8. Tamarind-1/2 cup 
  9. Cilantro-few
For Seasoning:

  1. Jeera/Mustuard-1 full teaspoon each
  2. Curry leaves- few
  3. Onion- 1/2 cup sliced
  4. Hing- pinch
  5. Oil

  1. Cook Masoor dal in opened vessel with adding little bit Jeera and Garlic.Don't Pressure cook the dal.We need a chunky dals,so cook in opened vessel.
  2. Once dal cooked add Enough water for consistency.
  3. Add onion,tomato,Sambar vegetable.Mix it and close the lid and cook till they Half cook.
  4. Once half all cooked add sambar powder,red chilly powder,turmeric powder and cook it for 3-5 min.
  5. Now pour Tamarind juice add salt,allow to boil for 5 more min.
  6. Once raw smells goes,Heat the pan for seasoning.
  7. Splutter Mustard ,Jeera,Hing and curry leaves.Now add onions and fry till gets golden color.
  8. Now add the seasoning in to sambar.Mix well.
  9. Allow to boil for 2 more min in low flame.Garnish with cilantro leaves.
  10. Yummy Sambar is Ready to have with White Rice :).

Note:U can do Same method with Toor Dal too.

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