Sunday, August 31, 2008

Drumstick Leaves Sambhar

Another simple version of sambar but with healthy drumstickleaves..eventhough its yet rare to get fresh drumstick leaves here, once in a month we buy them from indian groceries..tasty sambar goes very well with hot rice topped with ghee..

1 cup Toor dal
1 no chopped onion
1 no chopped tomato
5 nos garlic pods
1 cup drumstick leaves
1tsp Red chilly powder
1tsp Dhania powder
1 tsp lemon juice
5 nos Curry leaves
2 stalks Corinader leaves
1/4tsp asafoetida powder
1/4tsp mustard seeds
2 nos red chillies
1/4tsp urad dal
Pressure cook the toor dal with pinch of turmeric powder until 3 hiss..

Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds, urad dal n red chilli n asafoetida powder, let them splutters, add the chopped onion pieces, chopped tomatoes pieces, garlic pods n stir them continously until the onion turns transculent n tomatoes turns mushy, add the drumstick leaves n cook for a while with salt..blend the toordal with a hand blender n add enough water to make bit watery, add the dal water to the vegetables with redchilly powder, dania powder..bring it to boil n put them in simmer.

Once the vegetables r cooked add the lemon juice as well as curry leaves n coriander leaves to the sambar n put off the stove.
Serve hot with ghee..

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