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INSTANT SAMBAR

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This recipe is the super match to the South Indian main dishes of breakfast in our region such as Idlies, Dosais, Pongal ,Oothappam, Ghee Roasts and so on..Ingredients:Moong dal one cup
turmeric half teaspoon
shallots chopped half cup
curryleaves half cup
coriander leaves finely chopped
cooking oil one tablespoon
sambar powder one and half spoon
Asafoetida one pinch
Tamarind extract one cup
tomato finely chopped
salt as neededProcedure:Cook the moong dal with required water with half spoon of turmeric in a small pressure cooker with one whistle.Heat the cooking oil in a dry pan.
Add the mustard seeds to crackle.
Followed by onions, curryleaves.Saute a while and add sambar powder, adafoetida, tomato pieces.Add tamarind extract, required salt, a small piece of jaggery.Allow to boil until the extract becomes thick.Add cooked dal with required water.Check the salt and add coriander leaves.Moong dal sambar is ready to be enjoyed with idlies or dosais or any other south indian dishes.Give a try and enj…

PULIOTHARAI

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Ingredients:Two cups of cooked rice
Tamarind extract (thick pulp) 3/4 cup
Turmeric half teaspoon
Mustard seeds half teaspoon
urad dal half teaspoon
chenna dal half teaspoon
Red chillies two split
gingely oil one tablespoon
Shallots finely chopped
garlic pulses finely chopped
Asafoetida half pinch
fenugreek seeds powder (Roasted) half pinch
curry leaves one tablespoon
salt as requiredProcedure:Heat the gingelly oil in a dry pan.
Add mustard seeds to splutter
then followed by urad dal, chenna dal, garlic pulses,onions, red chillies, curryleaves.
Add turmeric, fenugreed powder and.  asafoetida in a low flame.
Saute a while
Add tamarind pulp
Add salt as needed
Allow to thick.
Switch off the flame
Mix with cooked rice.
Mix fresh coriander leaves into rice gentlyAfter ten minutes, the puliotharai satham is ready to be enjoyed..