Kambu Sadam Recipe - Pearl Millet Rice - Bajra Rice

Kambu Sadam Recipe
Kambu Sadam or Kambu Soru is a healthy fiber rich rice which you can replace for our usual white rice.You can even make variety rice like sambar sadam or thayir sadam or just mix with sambar and have it with any poriyal of your choice.I wanted to post how to cook kambu both ways 1.pressure cooker method 2.normal traditional method cooking in a thick bottomed vessel.I usually prefer the pressure cooker method but amma usually makes it the traditional way.

Check out my kambu koozh and kambu thayir sadam that I posted a while back.I clicked this kambu sadam along with kambu thayir sadam but it has taken so long to post this kambu sadam.I love this kambu rice with spicy puli kuzhambu or with curd.

Kambu Sadam Recipe

Kambu Sadam Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 20 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Pearl Millet (Kambu) - 1/2 cup (I used broken kambu)
Water - 2 cups

Note: If you have whole kambu,then sprinkle little water over it and leave it for 15mins then grind it in a mixer to make it coarse...just 2-3 pulse is enough


  1. I used broken kambu so used it as such.Rinse the kambu well.Boil 2 cups of water in a thick bottomed vessel when it starts to boil add kambu.Let it boil and cook.
    How to make kambu sadam - Step1
  2. Cover and cook in low medium flame Stir in between to prevent it sticking to the bottom.At one stage the millet will become soft absorbing all the water.How to make kambu sadam - Step2
Serve with raw onion or vadams or pickle of your choice or with any kuzhambu of your choice.

Kambu Sadam Recipe

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Kambu Sadam Recipe

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