firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil. add 1 tsp mustard, ½ tsp urad dal, 1 dried red chilli, pinch hing and a few curry leaves. splutter the tempering.
add 8 shallots and saute slightly.
further add ½ carrot, 5 beans, 10 piece drumstick, ½ tomato, ¼ tsp turmeric and 1 tsp salt.
saute until the spices are well combined.
add ½ cup tamarind extract, ½ tsp jaggery and water.
cover and boil for 10 minutes or vegetables are cooked well.
once the vegetables are cooked well, add the masala paste and cooked dal.
mix and boil for 5 minutes or until the flavours are combined well.
further, add 2 tbsp coriander and mix well.
finally, enjoy tiffin sambar recipe with idli, dosa or vada.