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RADISH/MULLANGI SAMBAR

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Radish.. Mullangi sambar

A recipe made in Tamil style of South India..A classic healthy ,tasty one packed with loads of flavours..

Materials needed..


Tur dal..1/2 cup..pressure cooked and kept aside..
Radish..1 large...Peeled and ..made into cubesOnion..1 large..ChoppedTomatoes..2 medium..ChoppedTamarind..1 big lime sized..Soaked in water and extracted e tamarind juice..Sambar powder..2 table spoons..Chilli powder..1 tspSalt..To taste..Curry leaves..ChoppedCoriander leaves..chopped
For video...
https://youtu.be/lnG7DvuEJ6Y


Mustard seeds ..1 tspFenugreek seeds..1 pinchRed chilli ..4 no.s.. Make slits  Oil.. 3 to 4 tbsp


Method..


Cooked tur dal in IP for 11 minutes..After done..Set aside...wash the IP pan and start cooking sambar..Turn Ip to saute mode..And add oil to it..After the oil is hot, add the seasoning materials mustard ,fenugreek,red chilli slits..

After they start crackling..Add onion chop and fry until transculent..

Then add radish cubes and saute fry for a minute..Then add tomatoe…

SPINACH DAL..PALAKURA PAPPU

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SPINACH DAL..PALAKURA PAPPU

Materials...
Tur dal..1 cup..250 ml Spinach..Washed n chopped..3 to 4 cups..More is better.Tomatoes..4 no.s..Chopped Onion..1 medium ..Chopped finely Green chillies.. 2 no.sTurmeric..1/2 tsp Tamarind paste...3 to 4 tbsp Salt..To taste Here you go..For video..

https://youtu.be/7gJYoLt-K4Y


For Seasoning..
 Ghee/Oil..2 tbspRed chillies..3 to 4 no.s.. Make slits  Mustard..1 tspFenugreek/methi seeds..1/4 tdpGarlic flakes..Finely chopped..2 tbsp Method..

Place washed tur dal,chopped spinach,tomato chop and onion chop and green chilli slits,in the insertor of IP and add 2 and  1/2 cups of water...Mix well.
 Place the lid of IP and set Manual mode for 11 minutes, close the pressure release Vent..
 After it  beeps,and cooking done,leave as it is for 10 minutes..

GREY PUMPKIN..ASHGOURD..GUMMADIKAYA PACHHI VADIYALU

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GUMMADIKAYA PACHHI VADIYALU Budidha gummadikaya..ash gourd ..is used to prepare  as Vadiyalu..vadiyams..which we can use and fry in  all the meals all over 12 months..but for preparing as bhajiyas or bondas,tender one is required..here in groceries stores,we could get 2 small pieces of ash gourd, so got it home and tried.. The quantities of measurements which I used I am mentioning them here..





Materials..

Gummadikaya ..2 piecesUrad dal 3/4 corelle coffee cupRed chilli powder 1 tspTable Salt..to tasteHing ..2 pinchesOil..for fryingA washed clothMortar ..to be used as a weight Method.. Wash the ash gourd pieces..and chop them in to fine slits.


Place the slits on a square cloth ..add 1 tsp salt..tie the cloth with a rope a,as a potli..and squeeze the excess water.
I placed a large vessel,and a strainer in it..then placed the potli in it,and kept a mortar as a weight.. for every 10 minutes,I used to squeeze and again placed in the strainer , with mortar on it..like wise 4 to 5 times,I did th…

SAMBAR WITH VEGGYS

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SAMBAR WITH VEGGYS
Veggie sambar makes a meal complete,and it's tasty with both steamed rice and idols in breakfast

Here you go..For video..https://youtu.be/vl9qo_Y1yas



Materials..

Tur dal 1 cup
Vegetables..Bottle gourd ..small piece,peeled and chopped
Tomatoes..2 big chopped
Drumsticks...frozen..6 pieces
Bhendis..3 cut off the ends,and chop into 1 inch pieces
Peas..handful
Onion..1 medium ..chopped
Garlic..5 flakes..finely chopped
Ginger..1/2 inch piece ..finely chopped
Tamarind .. juice extracted from medium lemon sized with 3 to 4 cups of water
Turmeric..1/2 tsp
Dhania/coriander powder..2 tbsp.
Sambar powder..2 tbsp
Red chilli powder..1 tsp
Salt..to taste

For Seasoning..
Oil..3 tbsp
Mustard seeds..1tsp
Methi seeds..1/4 tsp
Jeera 1/4 tsp
Red chilli slits..of 3 no.s
Curry leaves..2 twigs..
Coriander leaves..chopped


Method..

1...Tur dal 1 cup is washed and  cooked with 2 cups of water in the INSTAPOT, in manual mode for 11 minutes.. after done,leave it for 10 minutes.
2...Now pres…

CABBAGE MOONG DAL CURRY

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CABBAGE PESARAPAPPU KURA...CABBAGE MOONG DAL SABJI


Materials..

Cabbage chopped..3 cups Pesara pappu/moong dal..3/4 cup

Table Salt..to taste
For Tadka..


Oil..3 to 4 tbsp,your choice Urad dal ..1 tbsp Chana dal..1/2 tbsp Mustard seeds,jeera..1 tsp each Red mirchi..3 no.s made into slits Green chillies..6 no.s..made into slits Curry leaves..washed and chopped Hing..2 pinches Turmeric..1/2 tsp

Method..
1.Place a pan on stove,add cabbage chop to it, add 4 cups of water and let it half boil.

2.After the cabbage is half cooked,add washed moong dal to it and cook,on the stove .The moong dal should be cooked,but not into a paste.
3.Do not use pressure cooker to cook this recipe, as the moong dal will be mashed and become a paste.
4.Strain after it is cooked.


5.Now for Tadka, place a Kadai on the stove ,add oil to it.
6.Add Chanadal and urad dal first,and fry till it's half brown,,after a minute add the remaining tadka and mix well,until nice aroma comes..including Hing and Turmeric..Mix w…

CARROT SENAGAPAPPU KURA..INSTAPOT METHOD

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CARROT CHANADAL CURRY..INSTAPOT METHOD
Carrot chanadal..carrot senagapappu..a simple side dish in Andhra region,that too kin traditional families,is a simple delicacy,very healthy for elders and even kids friendly too..shall we give a try in INSTAPOT.

Materials.. Carrots..chopped in to cubes..250 gms
Senagapappu..Chanadal..1/2 cup..up to 125 gms
Salt to taste

For Tadka..
Mustard seeds..1 tsp

Jeera 1/2 tsp
Urad dal  more than.. 1 tbsp

Red chillies..2 no.s.. slits
Hing 2 pinches

Green chillies ..6 no.s..made into slits




Curry leaves..2 twigs..
chopped into small pieces so kids eat without throwing

Turmeric..1/2 tsp
Oil..2 to 3 tablespoons
Method.. 1..Place carrot and chana dal in instapot,and add 6 to 7  cups water,and set ..Manual mode..for 6 to  7 minutes.
2.. So after completion,of the adjusted cooking time,switch it off,and leave for 10 minutes.
3..After 10 mins,slowly release all the remaining pressure with a spoon.
4..Then take it out, and drain the excess water.
5..After 5 minute…