Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Methi Leaves Sambhar

Methi Leaves (Vendhaya Keerai) Sambhar is a easy to cook sambhar which will help your body get some much needed iron and a different tasting sambhar to your tongue.

What you need to prepare Methi Leaves Sambhar:
  • Methi leaves - 1 bunch
  • Toor dal - 1 cup cooked
  • Onion - 1 chopped
  • Tomato - 1 chopped
  • Tamarind extract - 1 cup
  • Sambhar powder - 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/4 tbsp
  • Jeera - 1/4 tbsp
  • Salt - as reqd
The preparation method :
  • Remove the methi leaves from the stem , clean it and keep it aside.
  • In a kadai add oil,splutter mustard seeds, crackle jeera. Add onions and sauté till the onions turn transparent.
  • Add tomatoes,methi leaves and sauté well.
  • then add sambhar powder,salt,tamarind juice and allow it to boil
  • then add cooked toor dal,allow it to cook well till it gets thicker.
  • Tasty and healthy Methi Leaves Sambhar is ready to be served hot with rice or idli/dosa.

    1 comment:

    1. I'm making this today with idli- thanks for the recipe!

      -Kelly A.


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