Mangalore Mixed Vegetable Curry (Ambat) Recipe

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Ingredients:
Toor Dal – 3/4 cup
Potato – 1, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
Cashewnuts – 10, split
Ridgegourd – 2 cups, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves – few
Salt as per taste

For the Masala:
Oil – 1 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 4
Fresh Coconut – 1 cup, grated
Tamarind Extract – 1 cup

For Tempering:
Ghee – 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida Powder – 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves – 4 to 5

Method:
1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a frying pan.
2. Add fenugreek seeds and red chillies.
3. Fry for 1 minute.
4. Combine all the masala ingredients with 1/4 cup water and grind to a smooth paste.
5. Wash toor dal and drain.
6. Pressure cook it with 1 1/2 cups of water for 5 minutes.
7. Add potato, cashewnuts and 1 1/2 cups of water in the frying pan.
8. Bring to boil and cook till potato is almost tender.
9. Add ridgegourd, turmeric, curry leaves and salt.
10. Simmer for 5 to 7 minuutes till vegetables are done.
11. Mix the cooked dal and masala.
12. Add a little water and simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring gently till well mixed.
13. Heat 2 tsp ghee in a small pan and fry the tempering ingredients.
14. Add this to the ambat.
15. Serve hot with cooked rice.

Mangalore Mixed Vegetable Curry (Ambat) written by Vaijayanthi Srinivasan average rating 5/5 - 1 user ratings
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2 thoughts on “Mangalore Mixed Vegetable Curry (Ambat)

  1. jasilla pawar said on August 27, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    too good recipe

  2. A.L.V.KRISHNAN said on April 11, 2013 at 11:50 am

    Excellent Recipies!!

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