Tuesday, August 16, 2016

SAMBER WITH MASOOR DAL


Preparation Time
15-20 Minutes
Cooking Time
20 Minutes
Serving
4-6 Persons

INGREDIENTS

  1. Masoor Dal – 1 cup
  2. Vegetables – 1 cup (Desired vegetables cut in cubes)
  3. Onion – 1 medium size (Cut in cubes. It’s optional and can be avoided)
  4. Curry leafs – few
  5. Coriander leafs – for Garnish
  6. Tamarind – 1 small lemon size (Soaked in water for ½ hour)
  7. Oil – 2 tsp
  8. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  9. Split Black Gram dal – ½ tsp
  10. Fenugreek seeds – ¼ tsp
  11. Dry red Chilli – 2 (broken in half’s)
  12. Asafotida – 2pinch
  13. Salt – to taste
  14. Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
  15. Samber powder – 2-3 tsp


METHOD

  1. Wash and cook masoor dal with two cups of water and turmeric powder either in pressure cooker or in an open pan. ( Since masoor dal doesn’t take time to get cooked therefore can be cooked in an open pan too)
  2. Now heat a wide mouth pan and add oil into it.
  3. After oil get heated up, add mustard, broken black gram, fenugreek, and dry chilli.
  4. Once mustard seeds are cracked, add curry leaves and asafetida.
  5. Now put vegetables and cubed onion to oil.
  6. Add salt to vegetables and cook till veggies are tender.
  7. Meanwhile, extract tamarind juice and keep it outside.
  8. Once veggies are thunder add tamarind juice and samber powder to veggies and cook this in medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Mashed the cooked masoor dal and add to it.
  10. Cook for 5-6 minutes and remove from heat.
  11. Garnish with coriander leafs and serve with hot rice.

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