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Kadambam Rice Recipe

Kadambam Rice is a popular Indian Main
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - Rice
  • 1 cup - pigeon peas (toor dal)
  • Approx 3 cups - mixed vegetables chopped (e.g. ladies finger, Taro root, potatoes, sweet potatoes, eggplants, capsicum, peas, green pumpkin, Drumsticks etc.)
  • 1/2 cup - Bengal Gram (channa dal)
  • 1 tbsp - Tamarind paste
  • 1/2 -1 tbsp - sambar powder
  • salt
  • few sprigs -cilantro
  • 1 tsp -sesame oil/ghee
  • How to Make Kadambam Rice:

    1. Cook rice with 3 cups of water.
    2. Meanwhile cook both the lentils together until cooked. Set aside.
    3. Par boil the vegetables for approx. 10 min.
    4. Mix the tamarind paste in 3 cups of water and bring to a boil in a pan.
    5. Add salt, sambar powder, curry leaves along with vegetables and let it cook for 5 mins.
    6. Add the lentils mixture and stir for another 2-3 mins.
    7. Finally add rice and gently mix, making sure not to mash the vegetables.
    8. Garnish with cilantro and sesame oil/ghee and serve hot with papad.
    9. Recipe courtesy: Dhivya Karthik


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