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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Kadhamba Sadam (Come On- Lets Cook Buddies) Entry 48

Hi friends !! Am back with another delicious recipe shared by +Aishwarya Srinivasan  for my event "Come on - lets Cook Buddies" . This an delicious and yummy  recipe which aishwarya is going to share with us today . Lets Move on to the recipe without any further ado

Here is aishwarya going to start with a cooking tip and to the recipe :)

Over to +Aishwarya Srinivasan 
Cooking Tips

 For adding richness to a dish, try using skimmed milk, cashew nut paste or poppy seed paste instead of the regular coconut milk or cream.


 This rice is authentic to Tamil Nadu, and is also a Hindu Temple food. It is a combination of rice, dal and various vegetables cooked with freshly prepared  spice powder and tangy gravy. It is also called as Sambar Rice.


Rice - 1 cup
Toor dal - 1/2 cup
Mixed Vegetables - 2 cups (I used Carrot, Beans, Peas, Brinjal, Drum sticks, Pumpkin, Potato, chow chow, yam, capsicum)
Boiled Peanut and Chenna - 1/2 cup
Oil - 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seed - 1/8 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 string
Salt to taste
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Hing - 1/4 tsp
Tamarind Paste - 1 tsp
Cilantro for garnishing
Sesame oil - 1 tbsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp 

Spice Powder 

Urad Dhal - 1 tsp
Channa Dhal - 1 tsp 
Black Pepper - 1 tsp
Coriander Seeds - 2 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Red Chilies - 4
Coconut grated - 1/2 cup

Dry roast all ingredients except coconut. Grind them with little oil and coconut.

Method of Preparation

  •  Cook rice and dal in pressure cooker. It should be well cooked. Mash it with spatula.
  • Cook all the vegetables and keep it aside.
  •  In a pan, Add little oil, mustard seed. hing, and curry leaves.
  • Add cooked vegetables and boiled peanut and chenna along with its water.
  •  Add tamarind paste, salt, turmeric and ground spice powder. cook them for 5 to 10 minutes.
  •  Add cooked toor dal. Mix it well. Sambar is ready.
  •  Now mix sambar with rice.
  • Add sesame oil and ghee. mix it well. Garnish with cilantro.
  • Serve hot with papad or raita.


You can also make sambar rice without adding coconut.

Thats an very healthy and delicious  rice isn't it ?! :) thanks for sharing this yummy recipe here +Aishwarya Srinivasan  :)


  1. Totaly amazing...Love love love it

  2. Yummy.. Perfect comfort food.. Makes me hungry dear :-)

  3. Healthy combo of vegetables and dal ..

  4. one of fav one pot meal..looks perfect and healthy too

  5. Looks delicious sadam Manju, healthy too.

    today's post:

  6. i can see many grt entries for ur event...looks like ur event is very very popular now :)


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