Monday, June 24, 2013

Sorekai /Sorakaya Sambar

Ingredients:
Toor Dal - 1/2cup
Chopped Sorekai - 1cup
Chopped Onion - 2tbs
Chopped tomato - 1tbs
Sambar Powder - 1tsp
Red Chili Powder - 1/2tsp
Turmaric Powder - 1/4tsp
Tamarind Paste - 1tsp
Coconut - 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.
Prepare seasoning with mustard seeds, jeera, red chilies, curry leaves, Asifotida and add onion, when onion gets soft add Sorekai, salt, sambar powder, Red Chili Powder, Turmaric Powder, water and cook until Sorekai gets soft now add Tomato, tamarind paste and cooked dal. Add water if required.
Garnish with Chopped coriander and coconut.

Serve hot with Rice / Chapathi.