Tiffin Sambar Recipe

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Tiffin Sambar  made with Moong dal, tomatoes, green chilies, shallots, but you can adopted this and make it with other veggies also. Other vegetables which works best are – Plain with lot of shallots, yellow pumkin, drumstick and brinjal. There are few special few things in sambar that is fresh ground sambar powder, grated coconut and fresh coriander leaves these thing makes the sambar smell heavenly.

INGREDIENTS :
  • Moong dal – 1 cup
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Onion – 1 (sliced)
  • Tomato – 2 (sliced)
  • Shallots / small onion – 7
  • Green chili – 6 (sliced)
  • Sambar powder – 2 tbspn
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tspn
  • Coconut – 1/4 cup
  • Coriander leaves – few
  • Salt –  as needed

FOR TEMPER :

  • Coconut oil – 2 tspn
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tspn
  • Urad dal – 1/2 tspn
  • Dry red chilli – 4 (broken)
  • Curry leaves – few
METHOD :

  1. First cut all your veggies and keep aside.
  2. In a pressure cooker boil the moong dal, asafoetida, and some water let them to boil for 5 mins.
  3. Now add in all veggies along with the dal and give a mix..
  4. Cover the lid and whistle for 3, Once it done mash the dal smoothly.
  5. Add some sambar powder, turmeric powder and again give a mix..
  6. Now add water, salt and mix well. allow to boil for 7 mins..
  7. Now add grated coconut and chopped coriander and give a mix and then swich off the flame.
  8. In a kadai add coconut oil, mustard, urad dal, chillies and curry leaves and temper it..
  9. Now pour it into the sambar and give a mix.
  10. Now it’s ready to serve hot..