An Easy, healthy and delicious rice, lentil and vegetable medley,one pot meal- from Tamil Nadu
Sambhar sadam is a very delicious one pot meal from Tamil Cuisine. It is a flavorful and more healthy version of North Indian khichdi. There are quite few different versions of making sambhar sadam, the proportion of daal rice may be different and the vegetables added in it also depends on availability. It is a easier version of making Bisi bele bhath.
There are so many delicious and easy rice recipes which are made in the southern part of India.I learned these recipes from my friends and now I regularly made these for lunch and dinner. Mango Rice , Lemon Rice , Tamarind Rice, Tomato Rice and Curd Rice are the most popular rice preparation.These delicious and easy to make rice are also very good to pack in lunch boxes and as travel food.
Sambhar sadam can be served for lunch or dinner. For making sambhar rice you don’t need to use basmati rice or any long grain rice, just use any normal rice which you use regularly in the kitchen, any short grain rice or broken rice/tukda chawal or can also use brown rice.I have used sona masuri rice for making sambhar sadam.
The most important ingredient to make sambhar sadam is the addition of sambhar powder.you can make your own fresh sambhar powder or just use any readily available sambhar powder of a good brand .I have used MTR brand sambhar powder but you can use your favourite brand, but don’t skip it. Sambhar sadam is served with raita/yogurt ,pickle and papads