Thursday, May 8, 2008

Dhal Ambat

Dhal - Tuvar - 3/4  cup
Coconut fresh - 1/2 cup
Peas: 200 g - shelled / other veggies like potato, cauliflower, carrot
Onion - 1/2 medium - chopped fine
Corriander seeds - 1 tbsp
Red chillies -4-5
Tamarind - 1/2 tsp ( paste)
Asafoetida - pinch
Curry leaves - few
Oil - 1 tbsp

Boil dhal.
Roast Corriander seeds, red chillies with or without oil
Grind to a fine paste the coconut, corriander seeds, chillies with the tamarind.
Cook peas and veggies separately till just done.
Add the ground masala to cooked dal and simmer till well blended
After a while add the cooked veggies
Bring to a boil , simmer a while
Remove from fire.
Take some oil and fry the finely chopped onion to a golden brown and the hing at the end. Add curry leaves ( optional)
Add to the dhal.
Ambat can be made with peas, with potato, with leafy vegetable and clams!!

(Edited again Dec 20 , 2012)

3 comments:

  1. sigh.... I was dreaming abt this the other day only. Will make it soon.. and tell you how it was.. love ya

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  2. sigh.... I was dreaming abt this the other day only. Will make it soon.. and tell you how it was.. love ya

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  3. I am dreaming about this today. When I get all the ingredients, will make it and tell you how it was.

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