SAMBAR – BASIC VERSION

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This time i am sharing with you a very basic version of SAMBAR. This is not only a basic version but simple to prepare. In this basic version we are adding only two veggies to make the dal into simplest form. SAMBAR will have nice  sour & sweet taste which is an excellent combination ???? . This delicious Sambar will perfectly goes with rice/dosa/idly.

Ingredients:
  1. Toor dal – 80 grams
  2. Tomato – 1 Medium
  3. Ginger & garlic – 1 tbsp
  4. Green/Red Chilies – 6 Big or 4Small
  5. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tbsp
  6. Tamarind – 2 ½ inch
  7. Jaggery/Sugar – 1 tbsp
  8. Onion – 1 medium/ 4 small (onion shallots)
  9. Lady’s Finger – 3 no
  10. Salt -1 ½ tbsp – 2tbsp
  11. Curry leaves – few
  12. Coriander leaves
  13. Jeera, Mustard seeds – 1/4 tbsp each
Preparation Method:
  • Wash & chop the lady’s fingers into 1 ½ inch pieces.
  • Wash & pressure cook the dal along with tamarind & lady fingers for 4 whistles.

    Basic Sambar

    Basic Sambar

  • Wash & chop the tomato & onion into medium size pieces.
  • Wash & slit the green chilies in the middle.

    Basic Sambar

  • Heat a kadai, add oil after oil gets heated add mustard seeds & jeera fry few seconds.
  • Add curry leaves, ginger & garlic , onion, tomato & salt fry for few seconds.

    Basic Sambar

    Basic Sambar

  • Add cooked lady’s finger pieces & tamarind and fry for 2 min.

    Basic Sambar

  • Now add jaggery/sugar & water.
  • Add dal & chopped coriander leaves after water gets boiled & boil the dal for 7 – 10 min, switch off the flame.

    Basic Sambar

    Basic Sambar

    Basic Sambar

    Basic Sambar

Enjoy this delicious & hot SAMBAR ????  with rice/idly/dosa/chaptis.

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