Sambar Rice

Sambar Rice
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Sambar Rice

Sambar Rice rceipe

Sambar Rice Recipe consists of combining rice and sambhar made from your favorite vegetables. This is a great lunchbox recipe that is similar to the traditional Bisi Bele Bhaat recipe from Karnataka, but they are very different.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • ½ Tea Spoon urad dal
  • ½ Tea Spoon chana dal
  • 5 whole dried Kashmiri red chillies
  • ¼ tea spoon of fenugreek
  • some curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp fresh coconut
  • water to blend as needed
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • ½ tea spoon mustard
  • ½ tea spoon cumin
  • a pinch of asafoetida
  • some curry leaves
  • 1 dried whole Kashmiri red chili
  • ½ प्याज़ परतें
  • ½ tomato finely chopped
  • 1 carrot thinly sliced
  • 5 beans chopped
  • 1 drumstick pod / drumstick chopped
  • 1 cup water as required
  • ½ tea spoon turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • ¼ cup tamarind pulp
  • ½ tea spoon of sugar
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • ½ cup toor dal Cooked


    1. To begin, heat the oil in a pan.
    2. Fry lightly with 1 tsp coriander, 1 tsp urad dal, 1 tsp chana dal, 1 tsp fenugreek, and 5 dry Kashmiri red chillies.
    3. Cook for a minute after adding some curry leaves and 2 tbsp coconut.
    4. Allow the spices to cool completely before adding them to the blender.
    5. Add water as needed and blend to make a smooth paste, then set aside.
    6. To begin, heat 2 tbsp ghee in a kadai and add tsp mustard, tsp cumin, pinch asafoetida, a few curry leaves, and 1 dry kashmiri red chilli.
    7. Allow it to cook after lightly frying it.
    8. After that, cook for a minute with 12 onion.
    9. Now add the tomato and cook it until the tomatoes are soft.
    10. Add 2 cups chopped vegetables of your choice, such as carrots, beans, and drumsticks/drumstick pods.
    11. Cook for one minute.
    12. After that, add 1 cup water, 1 teaspoon turmeric, and salt to taste.
    13. Cover and cook for 5 minutes, or until they are done.
    14. Now, add a cup of tamarind pulp and a teaspoon of jaggery to it.
    15. Cook for another 5 minutes, or until the raw tamarind flavor is gone.
    16. Combine the masala paste, 1 cup cooked toor dal, and 2 cups cooked rice in a mixing bowl.
    17. Mix all of these ingredients thoroughly and adjust the thickness with water as needed
    18. Cook for 5 minutes, or until the sambhar rice slightly thickens.
    19. Finally, spoon the fresh ghee and chips on top of the sambar rice/sambar sadam.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 1783Total Fat 51gSaturated Fat 19gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 24gCholesterol 199mgSodium 4126mgCarbohydrates 261gFiber 47gSugar 71gProtein 94g

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