Vegetable sambar recipe

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Tamil Cuisine  -  Vegetarian RecipesSambar Recipes (entree)
Prep Time:0 minutes | Cooking Time:1 hour
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INGREDIENTS:

  1. Green beans - 6
  2. Carrot - 1 small
  3. Bitter Gourd (optional) - 1 small
  4. Avaraikai or broad beans (optional) - 4
  5. Drumstick - 1
  6. Shallot - 10 small
  7. Tomatoes - 1
  8. Hot green chili - 2
  9. Salt - as required
  10. Sambar Powder - 1 teaspoon (tsp)
  11. Jaggery (optional) - 1 small piece
  12. Red gam or Pigeon pea - 2/3 cup
  13. Tamarind - 1 small lemon size or 3 tablespoon (tbsp) paste
  14. Coriander leaves - 10
  15. Ghee - 1 teaspoon (tsp)
  16. Oil - as needed
  17. Mustard seed - 1 teaspoon (tsp)
  18. Cumin seed - 1 teaspoon (tsp)
  19. Hot dry chili - 1
  20. Fenugreek seed - 5
  21. Garlic - 3 cloves
  22. Curry leaves (optional) - 5

PREPARATION:

  1. Cook the Red gam or Pigeon pea by adding water until it becomes a paste.
  2. Grind tomato(1 count), shallot (5 count), garlic(1) cloves, curry leaves (2) into a paste.
  3. Cut green beans, carrot, bitter gourd, Avaraikai or broad beans , drum stick into small pieces.
  4. Make 1 cup of tamarind juice with water.
  5. Now in a pan heat oil, add mustard seed, cumin seed, hot dry chili, fenugreek seed, garlic(1 clove), curry leaves(3) until the mustard seed splatter.
  6. Now add the cut vegetables and cook for 2-3 min. (mix and cook)
  7. Now add the sambar powder and salt and cook for 2 min. Now add a cup of water and cook for a while say 3-4 min.
  8. Now add the cooked dal and ground paste ( tomato (1 count), shallot (5 count), garlic(1) cloves, curry leaves (2) ) and jaggery.
  9. Now cook this until the vegetable are done and you get rid of the uncooked smell ( or say 10 -15 min)
  10. Now remove from fire and add the coriander leaves.

NOTES:

  1. Server with rice. you can prepare the same recipe with different combination of vegetables.





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