Arisi paruppu sadam (dhal rice)

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
Rice - 1 cup

Thoor Dhal - 1/4 cup

Garlic - 4 chopped finely

Onion - 1

Tomato - 1

Mustard - 1/2 teaspoons

Jeera - 1 teaspoons

Red chillies - 2

Curry leaves - few

Coriander leaves - 1 teaspoons

Ghee - 1 teaspoons

Oil - 3 teaspoons

Water - 2.5 cups


  • Soak rice and dhal for 15 minutes and keep aside. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add mustard seeds and jeera, allow it to crackle.
  • Then add red chillies and curry leaves fry it for 2minutes. Now add onions, garlic and saute till lightly browned.
  • Add tomatoes and saute till raw smell leaves off and is slightly mushy. Drain water from rice and dhal, add it to the tempered items and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Now add water and pressure cook for 3 whistles. After pressure is released, add ghee, switch off and garnish with coriander leaves.


Arisi Paruppu Sadam (Dhal Rice), photo 1
Arisi Paruppu Sadam (Dhal Rice), photo 2


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