Sambar is a very popular dish in South Indian cuisine. It is served with steamed rice or even as a side dish for idli, dosa and pongal. Sambar with rice is one of the main courses in everyday South Indian meals.
Mixed vegetables 1 cup
Grated coconut 2 tbsp
Garlic 2 cloves
Green chilly 2
Coriander powder 2 tsp
Chilly powder 2 tsp
Sambar powder 1 tbsp
Tuvara parippu(dal) ¼ cup
Curry leaves few
Heat oil in pressure cooker add chopped onion fry for 2min. Then add washed dal, chopped mix vegetables and water pressure cook this for 3 whistles.
Meanwhile dry roast coconut till light brown, then add garlic cloves, chilly powder, sambar powder, coriander powder fry for 3 to 4 min. Let it cool for sometime then grind into fine paste.
Add this paste to cooked dal and vegetable and boil for 10 min.
Heat seasoning pan add oil when it heat add mustard seeds and curry leaves. Pour this on boiling curry. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves Kerala style sambar ready to serve.