You can see, when you look into the jar, there’s canola oil in the mix. The web site gives notice: Oil separation is natural. Only additives can prevent oil separation, and Sambar Kitchen does not use additives. Give a couple stirs and enjoy!
In fact, once mixed, the sauce no longer appears oily at all. I did want to take advantage of the little bit of oil and see what the sauce did for roasted potatoes. I used the lemon sauce as follows:
1. Use one pound small, white or yellow potatoes, quartered.
2. Add one-half cup Sambar Kitchen Lemon Sauce to the potatoes, tossed to coat.
3. Spread onto baking sheet and place into a 400 degree oven for 45 minutes.
THIS was a success! Shown here with a little added, snipped cilantro:
I couldn’t help but put on my American hat and think, this would be an easy, interesting Thanksgiving side dish if you multiplied the quantities. People will ask for your recipe!
Lemon Gourmet Rice & Cooking Sauce Ingredients:
Onion, Water, Canola Oil, Garlic, Ginger, Diced Tomatoes (Tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Salt, Calcium Chloride, and Citric Acid), Peppers, Salt, Cilantro, Mustard Seed, Lemon Juice, Urad Dal, Channa Dal, Spices, Sugar, Cumin Seed, Fenugreek Seed, Cloves, Curry Leaves.
A recipe from Susan Edelman, from Watch Hatch Fly. (http://watchhatchfly.com/)