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Fragrant Vegetable Sambar With Coconut Yoghurt

Fragrant Vegetable Sambar With Coconut Yoghurt

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Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Indian

A sambar is an Indian lentil stew. For this plant-based twist, you'll pack your sauce with warm spices and zingy tamarind for a lip-smacking tang. Dollop with coconut yoghurt to serve.

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Indian

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Onion
1 brown onion
Red-lentils
100g red lentils
Tomato
2 tomatoes
cayenne-pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
Garam masala
1 tbsp garam masala
Fenugreek
2 tsp ground fenugreek
fresh-coriander
5g coriander
basmati-rice
100g basmati rice
vegetable stock cube (new5/18)
1 Knorr vegetable stock cube †
Tamarind
2 tamarind paste sachets (30g)
turmeric
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
ginger paste sachet
1 ginger & garlic paste sachet (15g)
Coconut yoghurt
80g coconut yoghurt
green-beans
160g trimmed fine green beans
You Will Need
Salt, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 brown onion
  • 100g red lentils
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp ground fenugreek
  • 5g coriander
  • 100g basmati rice
  • 1 Knorr vegetable stock cube<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 tamarind paste sachet (15g)
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 ginger & garlic paste sachet (15g)
  • 80g coconut yoghurt
  • 160g trimmed fine green beans
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 724 kJ
172 kcal
2421 kJ
574 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
4.5 g
2.9 g
14.9 g
9.7 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
23.5 g
4.7 g
78.4 g
15.7 g
Fibre 5.1 g 16.9 g
Protein 6.7 g 22.5 g
Salt 0.91 g 3.06 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 brown onion
brown onion
100g red lentils
red lentils
1 tomato
tomato
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
cayenne pepper
1 tbsp garam masala
coriander seed, cumin seed, fennel seed, ginger, dill seed, clove
2 tsp ground fenugreek
ground fenugreek
5g coriander
coriander (100%)
100g basmati rice
basmati rice (100%)
1 Knorr vegetable stock cube
Salt, vegetable fats (palm, shea butter, sal butter), potato starch, yeast extract, sugar, onion powder (2.3%), carrots (1.5%), herbs (parsley, tarragon), spices (celery seeds, garlic, turmeric, pepper, parsley roots), tomato puree powder, red bell pepper (0.2%), caramel syrup, flavourings (contain celery), leek, maltodextrin.
1 tamarind paste sachet (15g)
light brown soft sugar, tamarind concentrate, ginger puree, garlic puree, water, green jalapeno chilli puree,orange juice concentrate, cornflour, salt, citric acid, potassium sorbate
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
turmeric(100%)
1 ginger & garlic paste sachet (15g)
Ginger and garlic puree (57%), sunflower oil, sugar, salt, water, acidity regulator (citric acid), firming agent (calcium chloride flakes), stabiliser (xanthan gum), preservative (potassium sorbate)
80g coconut yoghurt
Coconut cream (89%), coconut water, stabiliser (tapioca starch), lactobacillus culture
160g trimmed fine green beans
green beans (100%)
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (celery)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Fragrant Vegetable Sambar With Coconut Yoghurt

Boil a kettle

Peel and roughly slice the brown onion[s]

Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with a drizzle of vegetable oil over a medium heat

Once hot, add the sliced onion with a pinch of salt and cook for 4-5 min or until beginning to soften

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While the onion softens, dissolve the Knorr vegetable stock cube[s] in 600ml [1.1L] boiled water

Chop the tomatoes roughly

Chop the green beans roughly

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Once the onion is beginning to soften, add the garam masala, ground fenugreek, ground turmeric and cayenne pepper (can't handle the heat? Go easy!)

Add the garlic & ginger paste and cook for 1-2 min further or until fragrant

Tip: Add a splash more oil if your pan is looking a little dry!

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Rinse the red lentils in a sieve under the cold tap

Once fragrant, add the lentils, stock and tamarind paste to the pan with the onion

Give everything a good mix up and bring to the boil over a high heat

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Add the chopped green beans and tomatoes to the pan and cook for 15-20 min, stirring occasionally, until everything is tender – this is your fragrant vegetable sambar

Tip: You may need to add a splash of water if the sambar is looking too thick!

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Meanwhile, add the basmati rice and 250ml [500ml] cold water to a pot with a lid and bring to the boil over a high heat

Once boiling, reduce the heat to very low and cook, covered, for 10-12 min or until all the water has been absorbed and the rice is cooked

Once cooked, remove from the heat and keep covered until serving

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While the rice is cooking, pick the coriander leaves from their stalks and set aside for garnish

Chop the coriander stalks finely

Once cooked, stir the chopped coriander stalks through the fragrant vegetable sambar

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Serve the fragrant vegetable sambar with the cooked basmati rice to the side

Dollop over the coconut yoghurt and garnish with the coriander leaves

Enjoy!

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