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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Arisi Paruppu Sadam- Coimbatore Style.

Raw rice-2cup
Toor dal-1/2cup
Moong dal-1/2cup
Onion small chopped-1
Tomato small chopped-1
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Salt to taste

For tempering
Mustard seeds-1tsp
Whole red chilly-2
Whole pepper corns-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-few 
Roasted Cashewnuts or Peanuts-1/4cup

Masala powder Ingredients
Grind the following to fine powder
Corriander seeds-3tbsp
Whole red chilly-4
Pepper corns-1tsp
Methi/ Fenugreek seeds-less than 1/4tsp
Grated coconut-3 to 4tbsp

Wash and soak rice and dals for 1/2 hour. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add the tempering ingredients. When the aroma rises, add onions and tomatoes, fry for a minute. Now add the malasa powder and fry for a minute. Add enough water( about 6 cups), turmeric powder and salt  to the frying onions. Add the soaked rice and dals, bring the mixture to boil cover with the lid and pressure cook until the rice and dals are well cooked. Serve hot.


Selva said...

Am from Pollachi...i lost the recipe that my mom gave when i came out of india...this one seems to be very similar to that one..and the pic is soooooooooooooo tempting!!!!

Kavitha Chelladurai said...

Wow tried this today it was as similar as my mom makes. Thank you for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Tried this today..should say it was authentic arisi paruppu sadam ....we used to make in kongunadu samayal. There are few recipes in other blogs where they use only toordal. Only the natives know that its combination of toor dal, moong dal dal and rice.
Bless you for authentic recipe.