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BRINJAL SAMBAR/KATHIRIKKAI SAMBAR

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Ingredients:
Toor dal  one cup Tamarind one gooseberry size Tomato one chopped Mustard seeds one spoon Asafoetida one pinch Sambar powder one tablespoon Turmeric one spoon Castor oil five drops Brinjals cut longitudinally removing the calyx Shallots 10 nos or Bellary onion half chopped Curry leaves 10 nos Sesame oil one tablespoon Coriander leaves finely chopped( optional) Salt to taste

Procedure:
Pressure cook toor dal with one spoon of turmeric and castor oil allowing three whistles. Keep all ingredients on the counter top readily. Extract the tamarind, soaked in one cup of water for Half an hour Heat the pan with sesame oil over the medium flame. Add mustard seeds to splutter. Once they start to crackle, add shallots/onion, curry leaves. Saute a while. Simmer the flame to avoid burning. Add asafoetida and brinjals.  Saute for few minutes. Then add sambar powder and give a stir. Pour the tamarind extract and salt Allow boiling and get a thick consistency. Transfer the cooked toor dal and three cups of water and…

SWEET AVAL/SWEET FLATTENED RED RICE

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This is a very simple and delicious one. This is more nutritional too. Within a jiffy, you can prepare this and serve. Everyone in the family will enjoy this and opt for a quick meal. I opt Mappillai chamba rice aval/poha/flattened rice always why because this variety rice restores all the nutrition we needed. 

This sweet aval can be offered to our Lord Ganesh during Ganesh sathurthi 
How to make?
Ingredients:
Mappillai chamba poha/aval/flattened rice one  bowl Organic cane sugar one tablespoon Cardamom three Fresh cow ghee one spoon Shredded fresh coconut half a cup
Procedure:
Crush the cardamom seeds. Mix all the ingredients gently.
Serve/offer this sweet delicious aval to your loved ones. Sure they will enjoy! 😍😃😊