Saturday, March 12, 2011

Peanut Sambar


Ingredients:

Toor Dal - 1/2cup
Fresh / Dry Peanut - 1/2cup
Chopped Onion - 1/2
Chopped tomato - 1tbs
Sambar Powder - 1tsp
Red Chili Powder - 1/2tsp
Turmaric Powder - 1/4tsp
Tamarind Paste - 1tsp
Coconut - 2tsp
Poppy seeds - 1/2tsp
water - 3 cup
Chopped coriander - 1tsp

Seasoning:

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Jerra - 1tsp
Red chillies - 2
curry leaves - 6
Asafoetida - 1/4 pinch
Oil - 1tsp

Method:Wash and pressure cook toor dal and peanut with 2 cup water.
Grind Sambar Powder, Red Chili Powder, Turmaric Powder, Tamarind Paste, Coconut, Poppy seeds with little water and keep it aside.
Prepare seasoning with mustard seeds, jeera, red chilies, curry leaves, Asifotida and add onion, when it gets soft add Tomato, salt and ground masala and cook for a while.
Now add mixture of cooked dal and peanut add water if required.
Garnish with Chopped coriander.

Serve hot with Rice / Chapathi.