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Sambar Sadam Recipe

Sambar Sadam is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
15 minutes
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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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:

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



     

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