sambar rice recipe, sambar sadam

Sambar sadam recipe, Sambar rice recipe

Sambar rice/ Sambar sadam is one of the delicious and nutritious everyday food made in Tamil Nadu for lunch. Sambar rice is made with rice, toor dal and veggies making the meal a wholesome one. Sambar rice is very easy to make as it involves simple cooking and also demands only everyday ingredients in its making. Everyone makes sambar rice in their own way and this particular recipe is what I have been following for years to get delicious output. for the below recipe many more veggies like chow chow, brinjal, drumstick can also be used in its making but I chose few basic veggies in order to follow the tradition. So lets get to the making!
sambar sadam recipe, sambar rice

Sambar sadam recipe, Sambar rice recipe
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
50 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
50 min
Ingredients
  1. 1. Rice – 1 cup
  2. 2. Toor dal – ¼ cup
  3. 3. Carrot – 1 (small)
  4. 4. Green beans – 8 to 10
  5. 5. Potato – 1
  6. 6. Onion – 1 (small)
  7. 7. Tomato – 1
  8. 8. Tamarind – small gooseberry size
  9. 9. Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  10. 10 Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  11. 11. Sambar powder – 1 tbsp
  12. 12. Coriander powder – ½ tsp
  13. 13. Salt – to taste
  14. 14. Ghee - 1 tbsp
To Temper
  1. 1. Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  2. 2. Curry leaves – a spring
  3. 3. Dried red chilli – 2
  4. 4. Oil – 1 tsp
Note
  1. * 1 cup = 235 ml
Instructions
  1. Was rice and toor dal in water. Soak rice and toor dal together in water for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes cook rice dal in electric cooker or pressure cooker for 3 to 4 whistles until done.
  2. Soak tamarind in ½ cup warm water and extract tamarind juice and keep it aside. Chop veggies and keep it aside.
  3. When done mash rice and dal well and keep it aside.
  4. Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, after it splutters add curry leaves and cubed onions. Saute well and add chopped vegetables, turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder, sambar powder and coriander powder. Mix well and add tamarind extract along with 1 cup water. Mix well and allow the veggies to cook. When veggies look cooked add mashed dal and rice mixture. Give it a good stir and put off the flame when everything looks combined. When everything looks combined garnish it with chopped cilantro and serve it hot with fryums and pickle.
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How to make sambar rice with step by step images


wash and soak toor dal, rice

  1. Was rice and toor dal in water. Soak rice and toor dal together in water for 15 minutes.
    cook rice and mash rice and dal mixture
  2. After 15 minutes cook rice dal in electric cooker or pressure cooker for 3 to 4 whistles until done. When done mash rice and dal well and keep it aside.
    soak tamarind ans chop vegetables
  3. Soak tamarind in ½ cup warm water and extract tamarind juice and keep it aside. Chop veggies and keep it aside.
    saute onion and tomato
  4. Heat oil in a kadai/ pan, add mustard seeds, after it splutters add curry leaves and cubed onions. Saute well and add chopped tomato and saute well. When onion tomato look sauteed add chopped vegetables and saute well.
    saute vegetables
  5. Now to the veggies add turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder, sambar powder and coriander powder. Mix well and add tamarind extract. Mix well. Add required amount of water to cook veggies as well. (I used 1 cup water)
    cook vegetables
  6. Allow the veggies to cook with lid on in medium flame. When the veggies look cooked put the flame to low.
    add mashed rice and dal to veggie mixtue, mix well
  7. Now to the cooked veggies add mashed dal and rice mixture. Give it a good stir and put off the flame when everything looks combined. Now add little ghee garnish it with chopped cilantro and serve it hot with fryums and pickle.
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