Dec 20, 2008

Onion sambar

Toordal/kandi pappu - 1 cup
onions - 3
lemon juice(From 1)
sambar powder-1 tsp
chilli powder- 1tsp
turmeric a pinch
coriander leaves

For seasoning
Urad dal/minapappu
chana dal/senagapappu
mustard seeds
red chilli-1
Garlic pods-4
curry leaves

Method of preparation

1)Pressure cook the toor dal for 3 whistles.Let it cool and make to a paste in blender.
2)Heat some oil in a pan add the seasoning.Then add onions,tomato and fry for a while.Add some water and bring to boil.
3)Finally add the toor dal,salt,sambar powder,turmeric,red chilli powder.Cook for 10 min.
4)Turn off the heat and add the lemon juice.Garnish with coriander leaves.