A TYPICAL SOUTH INDIAN SAMBAR
Dal to be pressure cooked with the veggies..
1\2 Cup Pigeon peas | Tur dal,
1\4 Cup Vegetable like Cabbage, Cauliflower,
French Beans and Carrot added when dal pressure
Additional veggies that can be added Drum sticks, Pumpkin,
etc any of your choice which are boiled.
Still other veggies needed are ..
1\8 Cup Brinjal cut in cubes,
4 -5 Lady's finger cut into two pieces,
1 Onion cut into pieces,
1\2 Tomato cut into pieces.
4 - 5 Curry leaves,
1 Tbsp Tamarind pulp,
1 Tbsp Sugar,
1 Tbsp Oil,
1 -2 Pinch Mustard seeds,
1 Pinch of Asafoetida,
1\8 Tsp Turmeric powder,
1 Tbsp Sambar powder,
1\2 Tsp Coriander powder,
1 Tsp Red chilly powder,
Salt to taste.
Soak the dal and after 1\2 an hour or more pressure cook
the dal with Vegetable like Cabbage, Cauliflower,
French Beans and Carrot.
Boil veggies like drum stick and pumpkin with one or two pinch of salt.
Put a pan to heat add oil, mustard seeds, asafoetida, curry
leaves, onion and stir. Also add the cut pieces of brinjal n lady's finger.
Now add tomatoes n tamarind pulp.
Also add red chilly powder n sambar powder cook until oil appears on low heat.
Put the pressure cooked dal to boil with salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder and later churn it.
Add the dal mixture to the pan and stir.
Now add the boile veggies also.
On slow flame allow to boil.
Lastly check the seasoning and add sugar.
Garnish with cut coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.