Tuesday, August 12, 2008


Brinjal,Pumpkin,chow chow,Bottle gourd or if u wish u can add bitter gourd also
Fry the bitter gourd before put in sambar.
Tamarind Juice 2 tbsp
Cooked tur dhal 1 small cup
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
Coriander seeds 1 tbsp
Channa dhal 2 tsp
Urad dhal 2 tsp
Red chili as per your taste
optional Curry leaves few (adding this while grinding will increase the taste)
Hing powder ¼ tsp
Coconut 3 tbsp
Sesame oil 1 tsp
To temper
Sesame oil 2 tsp
Mustard seeds and hing powder a pinch
Urad dhal/channa dhal 3 tsp
Curry leaves few
Salt to taste
Wash, peel and cube the veggies per ur wish. Soak and extract the juice from tamarind. In a skillet roast the spices and grind it into paste. Keep the cooked tur dhal ready.
In a thick vessel, take veggie, with turmeric water and salt. Boil till the veggie become tender and the raw smell of tamarind goes. Now add the salt, dhal with the spice paste and adjust the consistency. Let it boil. It will thicken once it is cool.
Side dish is carrot poriyal,banana podimas,potato podimas.

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