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Idili Sambhar

Idili Sambhar

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 50

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • Sambhar onions 10-15 nos

  • Asafoetida 1/4 tsp

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp

  • Curry leaves 15-20 nos

  • Green chillies slit 2 nos

  • Dried red chillies broken 1 nos

  • Tamarind pulp 1 tbsp

  • Split Pigeon Peas soaked 1/2 cups

  • Sambhar Powder 4 tsp

  • Drumstick peeled 1 nos

  • Potato peeled 1 nos

  • Red pumpkin (bhopla/kaddu) peeled 50 gms

  • Baingan 100 gms

  • Salt to taste 1 tsp

  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

  • Oil 2 tbsp

Directions

  • 01

    Heat 2 cups water in a deep non stick pan.

  • 02

    Cut drumstick into 1 inch pieces and add to the pan.

  • 03

    Cube potato and red pumpkin and add along with salt.

  • 04

    Cover and cook till vegetables are cooked. Pressure cook dal with salt, turmeric powder and 1 cup water till 3-4 whistles are given out.

  • 05

    Open the lid of the cooker when the pressure reduces completely and mash the dal well. Heat oil in a deep non stick pan.

  • 06

    Slice sambhar Add asafoetida, mustard seeds, curry leaves and sambhar onions to the oil in the pan and sauté. Add green chillies and continue to sauté till fragrant.

  • 07

    Add red chilli and sambhar masala and mix and sauté for 1 minute.

  • 08

    Add a little water and mix. Add dal and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes.

  • 09

    Add the vegetables along with the water in which they were cooked and mix.

  • 10

    Add tamarind pulp and mix well. Adjust consistency by adding water as required.

  • 11

    Simmer for 4-5 minutes. Serve hot with hot idli or dosa.

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