Sambhar Kerala

Cubed Vegetables 2 cups (bottle gourd, madras cucumber, carrots, bhendi, onions)
Cooked Toor Dal – 1 cup
Tamarind pulp from 1 lemon size
Coriander leaves
Tomatoes 2-3
Green chillies 6-7
Sambar powder (Everest/777 of your choice)- 2-3 tbspn 
MTR Madras Sambhar Powder 7oz

Mustard seeds 2 tspns
Curry leaves
Methi - 5-6seeds
Jeera – 1 tspn
Crushed Garlic – 4-5 pods
Red chillies- 4
Sliced Sambar onions- 3-4
Asafotedia/Hing – ½ tspn
Oil or ghee -3 tbspn

Pressure cook ½ cup of dal with ½ tspn of turmeric, green chillies and curry leaves
Add the vegetables, tamarind pulp, tomatoes, salt, sambar powder, 1 cup of water and pressure cook until it whistles
Adjust the salt and spice (add red chilly powder if required) and consistency of the sambar by adding water (tamarind water to adjust the sourness) bring to boil
Season with seasoning ingredients and garnish with chopped onions
Served with rice, idli, wada or dosa

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