Arisi Paruppu Sadam - Dhal Rice Recipe (Coimbatore Special)

Arisi Paruppu Sadam Recipe
Arisi Paruppu Sadam / Dhal is one of the popular kongu special recipes here in Coimbatore.This is very quick to fix up for lunch but a very tasty variety rice. My best friend Sowmya used to bring it during our college days and I used to happily finish up half of her lunch during interval itself lending herself my tiffin box for lunch :) I called her up last week to get the recipe and here it is for you....
Arisi Paruppu Sadam

Arisi Paruppu Sadam Recipe

Preparation Time : 10 minutes | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Rice - 1 cup
Toor Dhal - 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp
Small Onion - 10 halved
Tomato - 2 small
Garlic - 2 to 3
Water - 3 cups
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Sambar powder - a small pinch(optional)
Coriander leaves - 1 tbsp
Ghee - 3 tsp
Salt - to taste

To Temper:

Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard - 3/4 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Red chillies - 2
Curry leaves - few


  1. Rines rice and dal , soak it for 15mins, set aside.Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add the items listed under 'to temper' allow it to crackle. Now add onions, garlic and saute till slightly browned.Arisi Paruppu Sadam Recipe - Step1
  2. Add tomatoes and saute till raw smell leaves and is slightly mushy.Drain water from rice and dhal, add it to the tempered items and mix well.Add required salt.Arisi Paruppu Sadam Recipe - Step2
  3. Add water and pressure cook in medium flame for 3 whistles. Switch off , once pressure releases open drizzle ghee and give a quick stir.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.Arisi Paruppu Sadam Recipe - Step3
I love paruppu sadam and this one obviously is my favourite too. Its easy to prepare and kids will like it too.You can serve it with any vadams or any poriyal/varuval you prefer.
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My Notes:

Arisi Paruppu Sadam

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