Sambhar which is a personal fav at my MIL’s home.
|1 tsp||Methi seeds|
|1 tsp||Mustard seeds|
|2 stks||Curry leaves|
|1||Raw mango cut into 2 pieces|
|1 Lemon Sz||Tamarind|
|1 cup||Toovar dal|
|2 stks||Corainder leaves (chopped for garnishing)|
|Salt (as per taste)|
|2 tsp||Arsi maavu|
|2½ tsp||Sambar powder|
Soak Dal for 2 hrs and cook in pressure cooker till soft.
Soak tamarind and take out pulp.
In a pan, pour oil, add mustard. When it splutters, add methi seeds, drumsticks, mango, curry leaves, tomato and saute for 2 mins. Add tamarind pulp, salt, haldi, sambhar powder, hing and cook till pachai smell goes off and sambhar has become thick. Add cooked dal, arsi maavu mixed in 1/4 cup water. Boil for 1 mt, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.