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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Arisi paruppu sadam /Arisemparupu ( Kongunadu cuisine )

Today am here with a kongu nadu recipe which is one of my fav region from tamil nadu I love to cook and enjoy the kongu nadu recipes . Have seen this delicious rice preparation  in a friends home and they tasted yumm . Kongunadu is an western region in Tamil nadu and the food has a slight variation too. Arisemparupu, famously known only in Kongu region is an one pot meal which is quick to make and has its own goodness in taste. My H loved this delicious arisemparupu and make them again N again . This is a very very quick to make one pot meal which taste so yummy and I served this yummy rice with Potato vadhakal . Lets move to the recipe quickly !!


Rice - 1 cup
Toor / Tuvar dal - 1/2 cup
Whole Red chilli - 2 No
Green chilli - 2 No ( split)
Channa dal - 1 tbsp
Urad dal - 1 tbsp
Onion - 1 No Medium size ( Chopped)
Tomato - 1 No large size ( Chopped)
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
Turmeric pd - 1/4 tsp
Sambhar pd - 2 tbsp 
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig 
Water - 3 - 4  cups or as required 
Salt to taste 
Oil - 1 tbsp


  • In a pressure cooker heat oil add mustard seeds, once they splutter add curry leaves, urad dal,  channa dal .
  • Saute them till they are light brown in color.Add ginger garlic paste , green chillies and whole redchillis and saute .
  • Add the chopped onion and saute them for a while till they turn translucent .
  • Now add tomatoes and cook them till they turn mushy.
  • Add sambhar pd ,turmeric pd , salt and mix well .
  • Now add the washed rice and toovar dal and mix well.
  • Add required amount of water to cook them in pressure cooker I used 3 1/2 cup water here.
  • Close the lid and cook the rice for 2 to 3 whistles. 
  • Once the pressur subsides open the lid and mix the rice gently .
  • Serve them hot with potato fry or any stir fry.

Sending to Jagruti's Potluck party 

Linking this to Tamizhar samayal Tuesday whose brain child is +nalini suresh . 


  1. gr8.. looks too good.. like its color.. appetizing.. have never tasted this.. a new recipe to me.. :)

  2. this shud be heavenly..esp for the sambar freak in me . will definitely give it a try..thanks for shairng dear. such a beautiful presentation.

  3. this looks like a whole meal in itself... yum...

  4. delicious meal dear..... nice one :)

  5. Delicious rice with the stir fry and papad. Lovely clicks.

  6. My fav rice dear.super clicks

  7. preparation looks so delicious! and im sure verry filling also :) never heard of this region before! BTW nice recipe will try sometime

  8. so tempting in cold weather..tasty khichdi

  9. one of my fav dish..looks so nice!!

  10. My all time favourite delicious one pot meal..

  11. I too make it similar way, my fav comfort meal...looks really inviting, nice presentation manju :)

  12. Perfectly made arisum paruppum sadam,looks so delicious and my kind of comfort meal...


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