Sprouted Kollu Sambar Recipe – Horse Gram Sambar With Vegetables

Sprouted Kollu Sambar Recipe is simple and completely satisfying to eat. Vegetables like carrots and bottle gourd are cooked with tangy tamarind water and sambar powder and later mixed with cooked Sprouted Kollu or horse gram dal to make this delicious sambar.   Horse Gram Dal (Kollu/ Kulith), Carrot (Gajjar), Bottle gourd (lauki), Tomato, Pearl onions (Sambar Onions), Tamarind Water, Sambar Powder, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Salt, Gingelly oil, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Dry Red Chillies, Asafoetida (hing), Curry leaves   1 cups Horse Gram Dal (Kollu/ Kulith) , soaked and sprouted 1 cup Carrot (Gajjar) , cut into 1/2 inch sticks 1 cup Bottle gourd (lauki) , cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1 Tomato , chopped 10 Pearl onions (Sambar Onions) , halved 1 cup Tamarind Water 2 teaspoons Sambar Powder 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) Salt , to taste For tempering 1 teaspoon Gingelly oil 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 4 Dry Red Chillies 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing) 2 sprig Curry leaves     10   20     To begin making Sprouted Kollu Sambar Recipe first add the sprouted kollu dal in a pressure cooker with three cups of water and pressure cook for 6 whistles. Turn off the heat.Open the pressure cooker after the pressure has released naturally and mash the horse gram dal a little. Remove the dal into a bowl and keep aside.In the same pressure cooker add carrots, bottle gourd, tamarind water, sambar powder, sambar onions, turmeric powder, tomato, salt to taste and pressure cook everything for two whistles. Release the pressure immediately.Add the cooked sprouted Kollu dal to the cooked vegetable and tamarind mix and bring the Kollu Sambar to a brisk boil.  Check the salt and spices and adjust according to your taste at this stage.Next heat oil in a tempering pan and add mustard seeds, dry red chillies and allow the  mustard seeds to crackle. Next add asafoetida and curry leaves and pour it into the Sprouted Kollu Sambar. Transfer the Sprouted Kollu Sambar into serving bowl and serve hot.Serve Sprouted Kollu Sambar Recipe with Rice With Quinoa, Gawar Phali Methi Ki Sabzi and Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad for a healthy diabetic friendly meal.