sambar rice recipe | sambar sadam recipe | hotel style sambar rice

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sambar rice recipe | sambar sadam recipe with detailed photo recipe. basically, sambar rice recipe is prepared by mixing rice and sambar with choice of vegetables.
sambar rice 17sambar rice recipe | sambar sadam recipe with step by step photo recipe. basically, sambar rice is combination of rice and sambar which is cooked with vegetables. in other words, sambar rice is prepared by cooking together the lentils, vegetables, rice and sambar powder. due to its simplicity and amazing taste, it is very popularly served in many south indian restaurants. especially for breakfast, lunch and dinner with tomato onion raita.

i was always under impression that bisi bele bath and sambar rice are one and the same. however, my assumption was corrected by one of my tamil friend. i was really surprised to learn the simple process of sambar rice recipe. while, we add the bisibele bath masala powder in bisi bele bath recipe. however, we add just sambar powder in sambar sadam recipe. moreover, you can separately cook the sambar and then mix it with rice. even this would result in an amazing sambar sadam recipe.

sambar rice

furthermore, sambar sadam can be easily prepared in jiffy during busy mornings for lunch boxes. in addition, i find the biggest advantage of sambar rice is while packing the lunch boxes. basically, you do not need separate containers in lunch boxes for rice and sambar. probably, this may not be big savior for others. but i save a lot of time especially with cleaning, packing and organising. perhaps, even you may save time by preparing this yummy sambar rice recipe.

in conclusion, i want to highlight my other rice recipes collection before jumping to the recipe. specifically, puliyogare, pulihora, coconut milk pulao, coriander rice, ghee rice, mushroom pulao. also, check out my other exotic rice recipes like paneer biryani, veg dum biryani, jeera rice, tawa pulao and schezwan fried rice.

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sambar rice recipe | sambar sadam recipe
 
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easy sambar rice recipe | sambar sadam recipe
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Recipe type: main
Cuisine: south indian
Serves: 4 Servings
Ingredients
for pressure cooking:
  • 1 cup rice
  • ¼ cup toor dal
  • 4 cups water
vegetables:
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 potato, roughly chopped
  • 10 green beans, chopped
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
other ingredients:
  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • pinch asafoetida / hing
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • few curry leaves
  • lemon sized tamarind
  • 2 tbsp sambar powder
  • ¼ turmeric powder
  • ¼ tbsp jaggery
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • salt to taste
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, pressure cook 1 cup rice and ¼ toor dal with 4 cups of water for 5 whistle. when the pressure settles down on its own, open the lid and gently fluff the rice and lentils.
  2. furthermore, heat 2 tbsp ghee in the pan and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, dried red chilli, asafoetida (hing) and let it crackle.
  3. also, saute the chopped garlic for few seconds.
  4. additionally, add chopped onions and let them cook for sometime.
  5. furthermore, add chopped tomato and cook for 1 minute.
  6. now add all the vegetables and cook for sometime.
  7. additionally, add tamarind water, jaggery and salt. stir well and cook for 5 minutes till all the vegetables are cooked.
  8. once the vegetables are cooked completely, add sambar powder and chilli powder.
  9. make sure the masala blends well.
  10. furthermore, add the cooked rice and toor dal into the sambar and cook for 5 minutes on low flame.
  11. adjust the spice and check for salt and consistency.
  12. finally, sambar rice is ready. serve it with papad, curd rice and pickle.


sambar rice  | sambar sadam step by step photo recipe :

  1. firstly, pressure cook 1 cup rice and ¼ toor dal with 4 cups of water for 5 whistle. when the pressure settles down on its own, open the lid and gently fluff the rice and lentils.
    sambar rice
  2. meanwhile, chop all the vegetables into medium size as shown in below image. here i have used potato, onion, carrot, beans, tomato and garlic. you can add any vegetables of your choice like drumstick.
    sambar rice
  3. furthermore, heat 2 tbsp ghee in the pan and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, dried red chilli, asafoetida (hing) and let it crackle.
    sambar rice
  4. also, saute the chopped garlic for few seconds.
    sambar rice
  5. additionally, add chopped onions and let them cook for sometime.
    sambar rice
  6. furthermore, add chopped tomato and cook for 1 minute.
    sambar rice
  7. now add all the vegetables of your choice and let them cook for sometime.
    sambar rice
  8. additionally, add tamarind water, jaggery and salt. stir well and cook for 5 minutes till all the vegetables are cooked.
    sambar rice
  9. once the vegetables are cooked completely, add sambar powder and chilli powder.
    sambar rice
  10. make sure the masala blends well.
    sambar rice
  11. furthermore, add the cooked rice and toor dal into the sambar and cook for 5 minutes on low flame.
    sambar rice
  12. adjust the spice and check for salt and consistency. add water if required and boil for 2 more minutes.
    sambar rice
  13. finally, sambar rice is now ready. serve it with papad, curd rice and pickle.
    sambar rice


notes:

  • firstly, do not overcook the rice. gently fluff the rice and lentils once you open the cooker.
  • in addition, make sure to cook vegetables well before you add sambar powder.
  • furthermore, adjust the consistency according to your choice.
  • moreover, you can refrigerate leftover sambar rice and microwave it the next day. it enhances the taste of your sambar rice.
  • finally, add ghee on top of sambar rice while serving. it gives you extra flavors.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

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