Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Paruppu Sadam


Rice - 200gms
Toor Dal - 75 gms
Asafedita - pinch
Tamarind - 1 cm ball size
Grated coconut - 5 tbsp
Turmeric Powder - pinch
Red chili powder - 11/4 tsp
Water - 500 ml (approx)

To Temper
Mustard & urad dal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp

Soak the tamarind in water for 1/2 hr and make paste from it .

In a pressure cooker add the toor dal, asafedita and water and allow the dal to half -cooked.

Once the dal is half cooked add the rice and water(500 ml).Once the water comes to boil add the turmeric,red chili powder and salt.

After that tempering the ingredients listed under "To Temper"  and add it into the rice.

Finally add the coconut and tamarind paste . Mix well and close it with lid.

Cook it for 3 whistle and switch off the flame.This rice burnt at the bottom easily so mix it well before put the lid.

Serve this rice with pachadi and papad.  

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