Jan 5, 2017

Carrot Sambar Recipe


This is another addition to my sambar list. A yummy sambar made using carrots and just taste amazing.This is a sambar recipe which i make occasionally. It taste really really good and this is a kind of thick sambar recipe and goes great with rice, idli, dosa or anything you name it..




Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.



Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu - 1/2 cup
Carrot - 2 chopped
Tomato - 1 chopped
Oil - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves a sprig
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 1.5 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Tamarind - 1 tblspn
Salt to taste
Sugar / Jaggery - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves a handful



Method:

Take toor dal, carrot and tomatoes in a pressure cooker. Add water and pressure cook for 2 whistle. Turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself. Open the cooker and set aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, urad dal, cumin seeds , curry leaves and asafoetida and let them sizzle.

Add in all the spice powders and mix well.

Add the cooked dal mix and mix well.

Add tamarind juice, more water, salt and sugar and mix well. Bring it to a boil.


Simmer for 10 mins or so.

Add in coriander leaves and mix well.

Serve with rice.

Pictorial:
Take toor dal in a pressure cooker


add carrots


add tomatoes


add water and cook


now it is done


heat oil in a pan


add mustard, urad dal, cumin


add asafoetida


add curry leaves


let them sizzle


add turmeric powder


add chilli and coriander


i added some water


mix well and cook till raw smell leaves from this


add the cooked dal with the water


add more water as needed


mix well


add in tamarind juice


salt


sugar and simmer for 10 mins or so


done


add lots of coriander leaves


mix well


Serve



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