Wednesday, February 13, 2008
BoodKumbalkai huli/Pumpkin Sambar
Tamarind juice- 2 tbsp
Sambar powder-2 tsp
Coconut grated-1/2 cup
Pumpkin-1/2 cut into small pieces
Hing-a pinch(SSP special hing)
Cilantro to garnish
Cook toor dal in a pressure cooker with water, turmeric, oil.
Grind coconut grated and sambar powder in a mixie with little water.
Put pumpkin, water into a pan and bring it to the boil for about 5-8 minutes until tender.(Dont over cook,it cooks very fast)
Add salt,ground paste of coconut and sambar powder, tamarind juice, jaggery, cooked dal and curry leaves. Bring it to the boil.Add a little water to Sambar consistency.
Simmer for 10-15 minutes until the sambar thickens. Remove from the heat.
Heat the oil in a pan, add seasonings when it starts to split, stir into the sambar.
Serve with rice.