24 November 2014

ONE POT SAMBAR SADHAM without any masalas!!

A simple Madras style one pot Sambar sadham made for lunch. Since baby potatoes were there thought some simple rice would go with these spicy roasted potatoes!!

What you need:
1 cup - Rice 
3/4 cup - Thoor Dhal 
6 nos - Pearl onions 
1 big - Tomato, chopped
2 nos - Green chillies, slit
1 cup - Carrot, Beans, Drumstick, Green peas n Brinjal
3/4 tsp - Tamarind paste
4 tbsp - Sambar Powder
Gen pinch - Asafoetida 
1 tsp - Mustard seeds 
1 tsp - Oil n 1 tsp - Ghee 
Salt as reqd
1 sprig - Curry Leaves
2 tbsp - Fresh coriander, chopped

How to make:
Soak Rice n dhal for 30 mins in warm water, rinse well and use.

In a Pressure pan heat oil n ghee add mustard once it crackles add green chillies, pearl onions, curry leaves, asafoetida and saute well add tomatoes give nice mix. 

Add rice and dhal mix well,  add 3 and half cups water, tamarind paste, sambar powder, salt, add the veggies mix it well and pressure cook for 5 hisses.

Sprinkle fresh coriander and serve hot with chips and raitha!!


  1. So flavorful and yum! Who wouldn't love this!

  2. lovely sambhar :)

  3. Yummmy one pot meal...without masala's too they look very delicious!

  4. Yummy and healthy rice

  5. Easy to make and tasty too without masala powder.We need vadam,appalam,chips to go with it.Even a cucumber pachadi will be welcome.
    Thank you Kalpana for regularly reading my stories

  6. Delicious one pot meal... love the roasted potatoes on the side..