Saturday, October 29, 2011

Vendakka/Lady's Finger Sambhar

Lady’s finger: 1 ½ cup (cut into 1” piece)
Parippu/ Dal/lentils: ¼ cup
Green Chilli: 2
Onion: 1
Tomato: 2 big
Turmeric powder: 1 tsp
Sambhar powder: 2tbsp
Grated Coconut: 1 cup
Shallots: 4
Curry leaves: few
Mustard seeds: few
Oil: 2 tbsp
Method of Preparation
Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan, add the slices of lady’s finger and roast for 2-3minutes. Keep aside.
Roast grated coconut by adding curry leaves and shallots. When coconut turns brown, switch off the flame. Grind to fine paste by adding enough water and keep aside
Wash and cook dal by adding water and turmeric powder.
When dal gets cooked, add green chilli, onion, tomato and ladys finger pieces and salt.
When tomato gets cooked well, add sambar powder and stir.
When it boils for 2 minutes after adding sambar powder, add coconut paste.
When comes to boil switch of the flame and stir.
Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds and add curry leaves.
Transfer this to prepared lady’s finger sambar.
Serve with rice.


Anonymous said...

I tried it and it came Gud :) said...

Thanks faseela i came to know how to add grated coconut
to samabar beacuse
of your recipe