Araithu Vitta Sāmbhar .

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On festive days and when guests visit this dish is prepared . The smell of the sambhar boiling gives us a festive mood . Vegetables like Brinjal, Drum stick, White pumpkin , Yellow pumpkin can be used for this .
Ingredients:
Drumstick – 2
Tuvar Dal – 1 cup
Tamarind water -1 cup
Salt
Oil
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(1) To grind
Channa Dal – 2 tsp

Urad dal  -2 tsp

Dhaniya Seeds- 2 tsp
Methi seeds – ½ tsp
Red Chilli – 3
Coconut – 2 tsp
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For Tempering
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Hing powder-1 tsp
Red Chilli -1
Curry Leaves – few

Method:
Cut drumstick into finger long Pieces .

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Cook the Tuvar Dal in a pressure cooker till soft.
Soak a small lemon size Tamarind in water and take the juice .
Roast the ingredients in (1 ) with little oil and grind it to a smooth powder.
Add 1 tsp oil in a kadai .
Boil the drumsticks in tamarind water.

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When cooked add the cooked Tuvar Dal and then add the powder .

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Add salt and boil for few minutes.
Temper with the ingredients mentioned above and add curry leaves .

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