INSTANT POT INSTANT VEGETABLE DRUMSTICK SAMBAR – WITHOUT DAL – LUNCH /DINNER/APPETIZERS

Instant pot Instant Vegetable Drumstick sambar – without Dal – LUNCH /DINNER/APPETIZERS

If you cook vegetable sambar regularly and have no time to soak dal or your dal is not cooking properly in Instant pot you can try this Instant sambar . I bought fresh drum sticks from Indian store and want to cook for Lunch and no time to soak dal . It turned out tasty as if dal is added. You don’t find any difference . Left overs taste good. What you like about vegetable sambar , you can eat with any grains or with breakfast like Idli ,, Dosa or with appetizers like vada, pakora etc. Check my recipe for the amount of water , spices to add and vegetables. I can say one of the easiest Vegetable sambar recipe in 3 easy simple steps.

RECIPE for 4 

INGREDIENTS :

1. VEGETABLES : DRUMSTICKS – 5 ( cut into 3 pieces) , Onion – medium ( thinly sliced) , Tomatoes – 3 ( finely chopped ) , Carrots , Potatoes – 4 ( sliced) and Lauki ( green squash ) or Zucchini – Medium

2. TADKA ( SEASONING) to add at the end – Oil – 2 tbsp , ghee – 1 or 2 tbsp , Black split Urad dal – 2 tbsp , Cumin seeds and mustard seeds – 1/2 tbsp each , Hing – Pinch , Red chillies – 4 , Curry leaves – 10 and

3. Crushed garlic – 6 , Ginger – 1 tbsp

4. WATER –  In a bowl add 2 measuring cups water . To this water add  2tbsp chick pes flour and mix without lumps , salt , turmeric powder – 1/4 th tbsp , red chilli powder – 1/2 tbsp , Sambar powder – 1 tbsp or more ( store bought or Home made) , tamarind pulp – 3 tbsp and Jaggery ( Brown sugar) – 2 tbsp or according to your taste .

5. Finely chopped coriander to add at the end .

METHOD :

1. To the inner pot add all the vegetables  .

2. Then add the spiced water prepared in the bowl . Mix well . Taste for salt, spices , sweetness and sourness . Add accordingly .

3. Close the lid . Manual 5 minutes. NPR ( after 10 minutes ) . 

4. In a small pan add oil . When warm add split black urad dal , red chillies , mustard seeds, Cumin seeds, Hing , curry leaves. Add this seasoning to the Drumstick sambar. Mix well .

5, Add finely chopped coriander and ghee . 

                SERVE with grains of your choice or with Idli , Dosa , vada or with any appetizers. 

10 INSTANT INDIAN BREAKFAST RECIPES FOR KIDS – STOVE TOP/INSTANT POT

10 INSTANT   Indian Breakfast recipes for kids . Stove top/Instant pot. Prepared with 5 main Ingredients . Cooking time : 15 minutes with Preparation time : 15 minutes day before. 

1. GREEN VEGETABLE PANCAKES. They look as if they are deep fried , but not. Crispy Pancakes prepared with few ingredients . It takes less than 10 minutes to prepare for whole family if you use wide pan .

RECIPE : 

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2016/07/07/Green 

2. Instant Patties . 3  main Ingredients . No need to rest the batter . Mix and prepare. They are  Crispy and tasty  .

RECIPE :

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2017/02/10/Kids 

3. INSTANT CABBAGE IDLI . 3 main ingredients. Mix and Prepare . No need to rest the batter . Taste good with Mango Pickle .Steam in INSTANT POT / PRESSURE COOKER 

RECIPE :

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2016/08/26/Instant Cabbage 

4.PICKLED VEGETABLE VERMICELLI . Just transfer all the ingredients into the pot and done in less time without burnt bottom. You are going to like the new taste of Vermicelli .

RECIPE : INSTANT POT 

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2018/03/10/Pickled 

5.Daliya  for Breakfast ( Cracked wheat )Instant pot   .  Transfer all the ingredients and done in less time without babysitting.Don’t forget to squeeze juice of Lime at the end. 

Recipe :

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2018/09/27/Cracked 

6. BAKED VEGETABLE POCKETS. Filling cooked in IP/ Stove top  and Baked in Oven in less time .

Recipe :

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2018/01/15/Apple

 7. BREAD PAKORA , BREAD ROLLS and ROUND SAMOSA with same filling . Prepare the filling on Stove top or Instant pot. Prepare night before and refrigerate. It will take less time to prepare Breakfast in the morning. 

 

Recipe :

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2018/09/20/Round 

 8. PANEER SPREAD FOR TOAST. 5 ingredients . Preparation 10 minutes and Steaming. Steam in Pressure cooker or Instant pot .

Recipe :

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2018/09/28/Paneer 

9.POTATO Dal vada . Cook Potatoes in pressure cooker or Instant pot Day before and refrigerate. Grind Lentils and refrigerate. Easy to prepare Breakfast in the morning. Kids are going to like this Crispy vada with their favorite vegetable .

RECIPE : 

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2015/11/10/Potato 

10. INSTANT POHA DOSA with vegetables. It’s tangy and tasty .

Recipe :

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2017/01/15/Instant 

 

RECIPE LINK for 100 Kids Lunch Box ideas:  ROTI’S  with different flours , PAKORA’S with Lentils and vegetables ,INSTANT POT RICE RECIPES ( One pot meal with raita) , PATTIES AND PANCAKES and more with INSTANT POT DESSERTS AND LADOO’S AND MORE DESSERTS .

 

RECIPE LINK FOR 100 KIDS LUNCH BOX IDEAS :

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2018/09/25/100