Sambar with Beetroot
Beetroot lends an amazing color and nutrition to this traditional South Indian sambar.
Prep Time
10minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Prep Time
10minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Wash and pressure cook the pigeon pea daal along with beetroot , tomato , curry leaves , turmeric and salt.
  2. Add tamarind pulp and a cup of water to a pot.
  3. Let boil , add onions , pumpkin and drumsticks.
  4. Let boil till half done.
  5. Open the pressure cooker , carefully remove the tomato peel and then mash the daal.
  6. Add the tamarind mix and sambar powder .
  7. Adjust consistency with water.
  8. Temper the sambar with mustard seeds, channa , urad daal , curry leaves , asafoetida and finally Whole red chillies.
  9. Serve hot with idli , dosa or rice.