Friday, April 27, 2012

Katharikka - Murungai - Maangaa Sambar



 Kathirikai - 2 nos

 Murungakkai - 1 no

 Mangai - 1 no  (medium size)

 Thuvaram paruppu - 1 cup

 Onion -  1 cup

 Tomato -   2 nos.

 Green chillies -  2 nos.

 Red chilly - 2 nos.
 Sambar podi - 2 tbs 

 Turmeric powder  - 1 tsp 

 Asafoetida -  a pinch

 Tamarind juice - 2 1 tbs
 Mustard   - 1 tsp 
 Fenugreek seeds -   1 t sp 

 Curry leaves   -  a handfull
 Coriander leaves -  a handfull 
 Garlic  - 1 no.

 Cumin seeds - 1 table spoon

 Ghee  - 1 tbs 


    Wash and keep dal in pressure cooker adding a pinch of asafoetida, turmeric powder

    1tsp  of oil, peeled garlic and two cups of water to cook.  

    Wash and cut brinjals, drumsticks and mango.   

    Peel and chop  onions, and chop  tomatoes and keep ready. 

    Soak tamarind in hot water, filter all dust particles and keep it aside 
    Heat oil in a pan  , splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds,  fenugreek, 

    add curry leaves, green chillies, red chillies and fry them. 

    Now add chopped onions and fry them well. 

    Add tomatoes and a little salt and fry them well.

    Now add all the vegetables and add salt and  sambar powder, 

    let it to cook at medium flame till the vegetables come soft  .

    Now add tamarind juice and mix them well. 
    Finally add smashed dal and ghee and allow it to cook 

    for another 5 minutes. 

    Garnish with coriander leaves.

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