Sambar Sadam

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:2
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Rice
  • 1/2 cup - tur dal
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • Curry leaves, a few
  • Asafoetida - a pinch
  • 1/4 tsp -turmeric powder
  • Tamarind - a small lemon-sized ball
  • 1.5 tbsp - sambar powder
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee
  • Coriander leaves - to garnish
  • 5.5 cups - water
  • 6 to 8 - Onions (shallots) halved
  • Vegetables:
  • 1 - carrot, chopped
  • 1 - Tomato
  • 1/4 cup - peas
  • 1 - potato, chopped

How to Make Sambar Sadam

  • Rinse rice and dal. Soak them for 15 mins in water. Then drain and keep aside.
  • Soak tamarind in 2 cups of warm water, keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Add mustard seeds, let it splutter add curry leaves and fenugreek seeds. Fry for 2 mins.
  • Add onion and tomato and saute till tomatoes' raw smell disappears.
  • Now add all the remaining vegetables and saute well; sprinkle salt, turmeric, sambar powder and hing. Fry for 5 mins.
  • Add rice and dal now.
  • Extract 2 cups of tamarind water and add it to the vegetables.
  • Now add 3.5 cups of water.
  • Close the lid and pressure cook up to 6-7 whistles (till rice and dal become mushy).
  • Allow pressure to release, open and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Drizzle 1 tbsp ghee and mix well.
  • Drizzle the remaining ghee just before serving.
  • Recipe courtesy: Sharmis Passions
  • http://www.sharmispassions.com/