Monday, June 18, 2012

Beetroot sambar


This is another variation of sambar using the beetroot , it will be with a sweet taste.
Ingredients:
Red gram dhal-100gm
Beetroot-1 no
Tomato -1 no
Onion-1 no
Tamarind juice – ¼ cup
Chilly powder-1 ½ tsp
Coriander powder- 1 ½ tsp
Oil- 3 tsp
Salt – to taste
Fresh coriander leaves- ¼ bunch
Castor oil-1tsp
For seasoning:
Mustard seeds- 1tsp
Fenugreek seeds-1tsp
Cumin seeds- 1tsp
Curry leaves- 3sprig

Method:
Cook the dhal with castor oil. (Castor oil helps to cook the dhal evenly and reduce the gas trouble in our body)
Soak an arecanut size tamarind for ½ hour and then extract the juice out of it.
Cut the beetroot and onion in small cubes.
Heat the oil in a pan and season the above ingredients.
After that, add the onion and vegetables. At the time of cooking, add the tamarind juice, chilly powder, coriander powder and salt.
Vegetables cook well, then add the dhal and simmer it.
 Serve garnished with coriander leaves.

2 comments:

  1. such a lovely sambar...sounds so tasty...thanks a lot for sending it to HITS Series!!
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