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Sambar Rice Recipe

Sambar Rice Ingredients:

Sambar Rice Recipe

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 cup toor dhal (soak the dhal for 3-4 hours in hot water)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp. coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilly powder
  • 2 tsp sambar powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp tamarind paste
  • ghee for frying
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • a few curry leaves
  • a pinch of asafoetida
  • 2 cashews (optional)
  • few chopped shallots (sambar onions)
  • a few chopped corriander leaves

How to make sambhar rice:

  • Wash rice and dhal, drain away all the water, to the rice/dhal mixture add the turmeric powder, corriander powder, chilly powder, sambar powder and salt.
  • Add 4 cups of water to tamrind paste mix and pour into the dhal/rice mixture.
  • Cook in pressure cooker for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Add ghee in the pan and fry the shallots (sambar onions), as it’s getting brown add the mustard seeds, cashewnuts, curry leaves.
  • Add this seasoning to the Sambar Bath.
  • Sprinkle with chopped Corriander Leaves.
  • Serve hot.

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