Toor dal - 1cup
chopped vegetables (potatoes,tomatoes, carrots,beans,brinjals,etc)
grated fresh coconut - 1/2 cup
tamarind pulp - 1tbsp
jaggery crushed - 1tbsp
red chillies - 6-8 or to taste
coriander powder - 1tbsp
fenugreek seeds/ methi-1/4tsp
cuminseeds/jeera - 1/2tsp
mustard seeds - 1/2tsp
turmeric powder - 1/2tsp
sesame seeds/til - 1/2tsp
a pinch of hing/asafoetida
few curry leaves
few coriander leaves , chopped
salt to taste

Heat little oil in a pan and add fenugreek ,cuminseeds,mustardseeds,sesameseeds,redchillies and coconut and fry for 1 minute, and grind all the fried ingredients with coriander powder and water into a smooth paste. Pressure cook the dal with turmeric powder & 1tsp oil and cook for until dal is tender. Add vegetables, stir well and cook for 5-10 minutes. Add the ground paste, salt tamarind pulp and jaggery and mix well. And boil for few minutes. Heat the oil in a another small pan add mustard seeds,curryleaves and hing. Then pour the samber. stir well and add coriander leaves. Remove from the heat. Serve with plain rice or Idli or dosa.
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