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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Arisi Parupu saadham ( Lentil Rice )

Yet another recipe from kongunadu cuisine called 'Arisi Parupu Saadham'. I like this b' cos its taste like biriyani and easy to prepare also, just only need pressure cook. Whenever i go to my native, i ask my mom to prepare this. One of my favorite in vegetarian recipes. Serve potato fry or chips with little curd as an accompaniments to this.

Arisi Parupu Sadham

  • Rice - 1 cup
  • Split Pigeon pea (Toor Dhal) - 1/4 cup
  • Onion - 1, chopped lengthwise
  • Tomato - 1, large one, chopped
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves - few
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Cashew nuts - few (optional)
To Make Paste
  • Garlic - 4 cloves
  • Dry Red Chilly - 4
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Black Pepper Corns - 1/2 tsp
  • Grind the ingredients said above to a coarse paste and keep aside.
  • Wash rice and Dal, soak for 15 Min's. Drain and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in pressure cooker, add mustard seeds to it and allow it to splutter.
  • Put the onions and fry until golden brown.
  • Now add chopped tomatoes to it and fry till the tomatoes are completely cooked.
  • Then add the ground paste to it and fry till the raw smell goes.
  • Now add rice and dal to it and add enough water to it.
  • Then to it add salt, turmeric powder and coriander leaves to it and mix well.
  • Pressure cook for 2 or 3 whistles.
  • Fry the cashew nuts in ghee and add to the rice and serve.


Suparna said...

hey valar,
Long time :)
Beautiful looking rice dish, any easy preparation too :) shall make this for a quick lunch sometime :)

Sushma Mallya said...

Nice recipe valar,looks fantastic as usual and wonderful pic....rice looks delicious and easy to prepare it as well

Rachana Kothari said...

Thats so perfect for my lunch... looks great Valar:)

Tina said...

Beautiful and perfect click...Lentil rice looks delicious...

Priya said...

Such a comforting food, even i love this...fantastic click Valar!!

shanthi said...

This is a quick lunch often done in Coimbatore. Looks yummy

Aruna Manikandan said...

Sadam looks simple and delicious !!!
Lovely click :-)

Sharmilee! :) said...

Reminds me of my college days tasting my friends arisi parupu satham jus luv it!!!

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious quick and healthy recipe

Soma Pradhan said...

Nice and Simple Recipe

Gulmohar said...

Hi Valar, long time no see...
Great recipe..and as always the presentation is fantastic !

Padma said...

Love this rice ... really very flavorful and delicious.

Cilantro said...

Looks delicious. I got the recipe from my friends mom and have my version on my blog too.

Ms.Chitchat said...

Nice recipe. Reminds me of my friend who used to bring this on regular basis only for us to devour :)

Nandini said...

Lovely! It's so appetizing and alluring! I'd like to have the plate!

Prathibha said...

Nice recipe and neat click dear...sounds similar to the unmushy north indian style kitchdi

Gita said...

Delicious and tempting rice dear...I am bookmarking this one :)

Parita said...

Quite similar to masala khicdhi i make, nice click :)

PriyaRaj said...

wow such a nice click Valarmath...lovely saadham....

srikars kitchen said...

looks nice.. simple & delicious..

AnuSriram said...

Looks awesome! Delicious recipe..

Padhu said...

I prepare this with moong dal sans garlic. Simple and comforting!

SathyaSridhar said...

Arisium parupu sadam is my all time favourite from kongunadu recipes,,, i like this one very much n looks delicious,,, thanks for sharing dear ,,take care n keep always smiling,,


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