Dec 6, 2014

Pumpkin Sambar Recipe / Poosanikai Sambar Recipe



I have recently started liking pumpkin a lot. So whenever we go to our veg shop, i somehow manage to find a small cute pumpkin. During my last visit also i got one. I was thinking what to make with it. Suddenly i decided to make sambar to go with my kuthiraivali pongal. And it was so yum.

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Hope you will like this and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 40 to 45 mins
Serves : 4 to 5

Ingredients:


Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu - 1/2 cup

Water - 2 cup
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp

For Sambar:

Pumpkin - 1/2 a small one cubed
Oil - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves - a sprig
Onion - 1 large peeled and sliced
Green chillies - 2 slit
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 2 tblspn
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar / Jaggery - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind Pulp - 2 tblspn or to taste
Water as needed

Method:


Take dal, water and turmeric powder in a cooker. Cover and pressure cook for 3 whistle. Simmer for 5 mins. Turn off the cooker and let the steam escape all by itself. Open and mash the dal well. Set aside.


Heat oil in a pot. Add in mustard, cumin, curry leaves and asafoetida. Saute for a min.


Add in onions, green chillies. Saute this till light golden.


Add in chopped pumpkin and mix well.


Add in some salt and sugar, Mix well.


Add in all spice powder and mix well.


Add in cooked dal, tamarind pulp and some water to thin the sambar. Mix well.


Bring this to boil, simmer for 5 to 8 mins.


Serve.

Pictorial:
Take pumpkin


Cut it into pieces


Now chop them


Take washed toor dal in a pressure cooker


add in water


add in turmeric powder


pressure cook


dal is cooked
Take your remaining ingredients


Heat oil in a pan


Add in mustard, cumin and curry leaves


Add in asafoetida


Add in onions and chillies


Saute till light golden


add in chopped pumpkin


Mix that around


Add in salt and sugar


 Mix well


Add water


cook till the pumpkin is cooked


Add in chilli, coriander and turmeric powder


mix well


Add in tamarind pulp


cooked dal along with some water


Simmer this for few mins


Done


Serve



2 comments:

  1. I prepared this today. It was the yummiest pumpkin dish.

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  2. Thanks for the wonderful recipe Aarti! Made this a few times and each time comes out better than before!

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