1/2 cup Thoor dal

Drumstick (or any vegetable of your choice)

1 onion, chopped

2 tomatoes, chopped

Small lemon-sized tamarind ball (soaked in water)

2 teaspoons Sambar powder

Salt to taste


½ teaspoon mustard seeds

½ teaspoon Fenugreek seeds

¼ teaspoon Jeera

2 Dry Red Chili

A pinch of asafetida

3 tablespoon oil

Few curry leaves


Cook Thoor dal until soft and mash it.

Boil the chopped vegetables, add tamarind pulp, Sambar powder, and salt. Let it simmer.

In a separate pan, heat oil, add Fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, Jeera on low flame, let them splutter, add asafetida, dry red chili and curry leaves. Add chopped onions and tomatoes to the tempering and mix well for 2 min. Add this tempering to the Sambar.

Serve it hot with our cooked Pongal mix

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