Preparation: 40 minutes
Serves: 6 persons
3/4 cup toor dal
10-12 pearl onions (or shallots)
25 small brussel sprouts(make slits on top)
pinch of turmeric
1 teaspoon sugar(optional)
1 teaspoon sambar powder
coriander leaves for garnish
2 teaspoons oil
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
3 cloves garlic
3 dry red chili split into 2 pieces
5-6 green chilies
1 stem fresh curry leaves
2 tablespoons grated coconut(optional)
1. Pressure cook dal with 2 cups of water and keep aside.
Serve with rice and papadum or serve with breakfast tiffins like dosa ,idli etc.
You can also add okra,eggplant,drumstick,potato,cauliflower,broccoli,beetroot etc to the sambar,they all taste fine with the lentils.