February 1, 2013

Sambar Rice

                    On a lazy day i would like a  quick but nutritious one .I added whatever vegetables i  have in hand.It does not include any grinding ,roasting .It is very simple and quick meal.It taste yummy and nutritious.
               

 Ingredients

  1. Rice - 1 cup
  2. Toor dhall - 1/2 + 2 tbsp
  3. Yellow split moong dhall - 2 tbsp
  4. Carrot - 2,chopped
  5. Peas - handfull
  6. Potato - 1 ,Medium size ,Chopped 
  7. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  8. Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
  9. Corriander Powder - 1/2 tsp 
  10. Hing - 1/4 tsp
  11.  Tomato -1 ,chopped.
  12. Tamarid - small gooseberry size,extract the juice.
  13. Jeera - 1/4 tsp
  14. Pepper - 1/4 tsp
  15. Small onion - 5nos
  16.  Curryleaves - 5nos
  17. Oil - 2 tsp
  18. Salt as needed

 Method :


  1. Soak the rice and dhall for 10 min
  2. Heat a pressure cooker , add the oil , add the curry leaves and small onion ,saute it for 3 seconds
  3. Add the chopped vegetables,and stir well leave it for 2 minutes
  4. Add all the powder,hing and salt.Give it a stir
  5. Now add the tomato and give it a stir ,leave it for 2 min.
  6. Add the washed rice, give it a stir that the vegetables get mixed well.
  7. Measure the tamarid juice and totally add 4 cups of water with tamarid juice.
  8. Pressure cook it for 3 whistles , leave it in simmer flame for 5 min .
  9. Then switch it off,when the pressure reduces,open and serve.
  10. The best accompaniment are pickle , pappad and onion raita.

Tips

  1. Try to add small onions only.
  2. If gingelly oil is used it enhances the taste more.
  3. You can add cooked butter beans.


10 comments:

  1. Healthy and delicious dish.. Love this.. :)

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  2. My comforting food, love to have while its rainy or chilled outside.

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  3. Looks so tasty yummy..quick 2 cook...

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  4. this is comfort food to me, miss amma's sambar rice

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  5. this looks so delicious and a great idea....
    I am your new follower now....

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  6. yummy and no recipe can beat this.comfort and best for all seasons:)

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  7. Yummy da.....with papas it'll be so delicious.. :-)

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