Sambar is one of the staple in our house and in each and every south indian house..I have quite a lot of sambar recipes in my blog..I have created a separate folder for those sambar recipes..This is another addition to my sambar list..
Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Serves : 4
Raw Mango – 1 large chopped with skin
Onion – 1 small chopped
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi – 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Water as needed
Homemade Sambar powder – 2 tblspn or to taste
Jaggery or Sugar – 2 tblspn or to taste
Coriander Leaves a handful finely chopped
Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu – 1/2 cup
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Water – 1.5 cup
Oil – 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku – 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam – 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu – 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi – 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves a small handful
Take dal, turmeric, salt in a pressure cooker. Cover with water and pressure cook for 3 whistle. Simmer the flame and cook for 5 mins. Turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself. Open the cooker and mash it well and set aside.
Now in a pot, add in oil along with seasoning spices. Saute for a min.
Add in onions, mangoes and mix well.
Add in salt and turmeric. Toss well.
Add in water and cook till mangoes are done.
Add in cooked dal, sambar powder, jaggery and mix well. Simmer it for few mins.
Add in coriander leaves and mix well.
HERE IS A QUICK VIDEO:
|Take washed toor dal in a pressure cooker|
|cover with water|
|add little turmeric|
|cover and pressure cook till done|
|mash the dal and set aside|
|meanwhile chop mangoes into big chunks|
|Heat oil in a pot, crackle in mustard, urad dal, cumin seeds|
|add a dash of asafoetida|
|and some curry leaves|
|let them sizzle for few mins|
|now add in onions|
|and some raw mangoes|
|mix that well|
|add a dash of turmeric|
|and some salt|
|pour in water|
|cover with a lid and boil it till mangoes are cooked|
|now mangoes are cooked|
|add in sambar powder|
|pour in dal|
|and a good amount of jaggery|
|Add lots of coriander leaves|