Lilva Beans And Tomato Sambar Recipe

Lilva Beans and Tomato Sambar is a flavorful and nutritious South Indian dish made with pigeon peas, tomatoes, and a blend of aromatic spices. This sambar is a perfect combination of tangy and spicy flavors, with the addition of lilva beans adding a unique texture and taste. It is typically served with steamed rice or idli, and can also be enjoyed as a soup or side dish. This recipe is easy to make and is a great way to incorporate protein-rich lilva beans into your diet.

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Ingredients for Lilva Beans And Tomato Sambar Recipe

  • 0.17 cup Pigeon Peas, Soaked
  • 0.33 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 0.17 Onion, Chopped
  • 0.17 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.33 Dried Red Chilies
  • as needed A Few Curry Leaves
  • 0.17 teaspoon Sambar Powder
  • 0.08 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.33 tablespoon Oil
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Lilva Beans And Tomato Sambar Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the pigeon peas (lilva beans) for 2 hours.
  • STEP 2.Pressure cook the soaked beans with water, turmeric powder, and salt until soft.
  • STEP 3.In a separate pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, and dried red chilies.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add chopped tomatoes, sambar powder, turmeric powder, and salt. Cook until tomatoes are soft.
  • STEP 6.Add the cooked lilva beans along with the water from the pressure cooker.
  • STEP 7.Bring the sambar to a boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or idli.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add vegetables like drumsticks, carrots, or brinjal to enhance the flavor and nutrition of the sambar.
  • Adjust the quantity of sambar powder according to your spice preference.
  • If you don't have sambar powder, you can use a combination of red chili powder, coriander powder, and cumin powder.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover sambar can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the sambar on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the sambar hot with steamed rice, idli, dosa, or vada for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
149
calories per serving
2 g Fat9 g Protein22 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    22g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    22g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    58mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1125mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    69mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    29mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    76mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    141mg
  • Selenium
    6mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp