Saturday, July 30, 2011


Thuvar Dal - 100gms

Drum Stick – 3

Tomatoes - 2

Brinjal – 1

Medium Onion - 2

Potato - 1

Sambar Masala - 3 Table Spoons

Coriander leaves - 1 Table Spoon

Curry leaves – 10

Red chilli - 2 Cut into pieces

Salt To tste

Tamarind - size of a lime soaked in ½ cup water

Vegetable oil - 2 table spoon

Asafoetidia - 1 tablespoon

Mustard Seeds - 1 teaspoon

Cook Thuvar Dhal in two cups of water, when half cooked add pieces of, potato, brinjal, onion, tomato pieces, and salt. Cook till dal is very soft. Dissolve the sambar masala in little water and add it to the cooked vegetables.

Take the pulp of the soaked Tamarind and add, blend well and cook. In another pan heat oil and add mustard seeds. Now add dried red chilli pieces, Asafoetida and curry leaves. Fry for two minutes and then add to dal vegetable mixture and boil it for 1 minute. Finally add chopped coriander leaves on the top.