Mixed Vegetable & Lentil Curry
Sambhar


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• ¼ cup toor or mung dal
• ½ cup vegetables – sliced (carrots, potato, cauliflower, drumstick, etc.)
• 1 cup water
• 2 tsp oil
• ½ tsp cumin seeds
• ½ tsp grated ginger
• 5-6 curry leaves
• 2 tomatoes - chopped
• Lemon or tamarind to taste (or ½ - 1tsp tamarind paste)
• Jaggery to taste
• ½ salt or to taste
• Sambhar masala (see Masala section, use one load)
• Coriander leaves
• Fresh or dried coconut
 
1. Boil together toor dal and vegetables in a pressure cooker 15-20 minutes (1 whistle) or in a pot.
2. In a separate pan heat oil and add cumin seeds, ginger and curry leaves. Add tomatoes and cook 3-4 minutes.
3. Add sambhar masala mixture and vegetable dal mixture.
4. Boil together for a minute and then and add tamarind or lemon, jaggery and salt. Boil for 2-3 more minutes. Garnish with coconut and coriander
 
*Can add chilli if desired.