Keerai Thandu Sambar / Spinach Stem Sambar



Ingredients 

Toor dal                 : 1 cup 
Spinach stem       : 2 cups chopped into 1 inch length
Tamarind             : 1 small lemon size
Sambar Powder   : 2 tbsp
Asafoetida
Mustard seeds
Curry leaves
Salt
Oil 



Method

Pressure cook toor  dal.
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 spinach stems 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 .. 


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