Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tiffin Sambar Version 4

This is very similar to the previous version of Tiffin Sambar.The only difference here is that we cook the dhals along with tomatoes and add it to the boiled vegetables
Whereas in the Tiffin Sambar Version 3 the vegetables and dhals are cooked together
Look out Tiffin Sambar Version 3


Ingredients
Part 1 - Dhals
  • Moong Dhal - 1/2 cup
  • Toor Dhal - 1/4 cup
  • Tomato - 3 or 4 nos
Soak both the dhals together for atleast 20 minutes


Part 2 - Vegetables
  • Gingelly oil - 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - little
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Methi seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Small Onions - 10 nos
  • Capsicum - 1 small no: (cubed)
  • Brinjal - 5 nos (chop it lengthwise)
  • Carrot - 1
  • Radish - 1
  • Sambar Powder - 2 teaspoons
  • Coriander Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt - 1 1 /2 teaspoon
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon

Part 3 - Seasoning and Garnish
  • Ghee - 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - 2 or 3
  • Red Chilly - 1
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Coriander Leaves
Method
Part 1 - Pressure Cooking
  • Take soaked dhals in a pressure cooker.Add turmeric powder, little oil and water
  • Put chopped tomato pieces
  • Close the cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles
Step 2 - Cooking Vegetables
  • Heat oil in a cooker and fry curry leaves, methi seeds and hing in it
  • Add small onions and saute it
  • Put brinjals and mix it
  • Add capsicum, carrot and radish.Swirl it once
  • Put sambar powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder.Mix it well
Step 3 - Sambar
  • Add salt and pour water to boil the vegetables
  • Now transfer the mashed and cooked dhal
  • Give it a boil
  • In a separate kadai heat ghee and season with mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chilly and hing
  • Pour it over the sambar
  • Finally garnish with coriander leaves

Hot Tiffin Sambar is ready to be served