Keerai Sambar



Ingredients 

Toor dal     : 1 cup ( 100 gm)
Spinach / Keerai  : 1 bunch
Tamarind             : 1 small lemon size
Sambar Powder   : 2 tbsp
Asafoetida
Mustard seeds
Curry leaves
Salt
Oil


Method

Pressure cook toor  dal.
Wash & roughly chop keerai / spinach .
Soak tamarind for 10 minutes and extract juice.
Heat 1 tbsp oil in a kadai,add mustard seeds,curry leaves.
Add 1 green chilly,choped keerai and fry.
Add tamarind water,sambar powder, salt,asafoetida and bring it to boil till the raw smell of tamarind goes off.
Add cooked and mashed dal to it and mix well and let it boil for few more minutes.
Finally garnish with curry leaves and serve hot with plain rice or even with Dosa or idli...





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