INSTANT POT INSTANT SAMBAR WITH LAUKI(GREEN SQUASH ) – SERVE WITH IDLI/DOSA/JOWAR/BAJRA ROTI OR WITH STEAMED RICE

Instant Pot Instant Sambar with Lauki ( Green squash ) – Serve with Idli/Dosa/Jowar/Bajra roti or with Steamed rice 

Try this recipe when you don’t have time to cook dal and want to prepare Sambar to serve with Idli /Dosa or as a side for Lunch /Dinner . You can serve with Phulka/Plain paratha or Jowar /Bajra roti or with Steamed rice. I added good amount Lauki and very light recipe. You can even eat with toast . Simple 3 step recipe . No saute. Add Ingredients and close lid. When done add tadka( Seasoning) . Left overs taste good for next day. Do try and share your feedback . With everyday ingredients from your pantry . 

Recipe for 4 :

INGREDIENTS :

1. Vegetables – Lauki ( Green sqaush – available in Indian store ) – Peeled and chopped – 1 , 2 Potatoes – thinly sliced , tomatoes – 2 ( chopped) and Onion – medium ( chopped) 

2. Tamarind Water –  to 2 measuring cups water add Jaggery or Brown sugar  – 2tbsp Tamarind pulp – 2 tbsp , Salt  , Sambar powder – 1 tbsp and 2 tbsp chickpea flour . Taste water for salt and spices.

3. Tadka ( seasoning ) – Oil – 2 tbsp , Urad dal – 2 tbsp , Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp , Mustard seeds – 1/2 tbsp , Hing – Pinch and 2 red chillies

4. Ghee – 1 tbsp

5. Finely chopped Coriander and curry leaves – 10

6. Dry coconut – Handful 

METHOD:

1. Add chopped vegetables to Instant pot .

2. Tamarind water . Mix well  . Close lid .

3. Manual 3 minutes. NPR after 10 minutes.

4. Open lid and add tadka , dry coconut handful and tbsp ghee  .

5. Taste for salt and spices and add accordingly .