ONE POT SAMBAR SADHAM without any masalas!!

A simple Madras style one pot Sambar sadham made for lunch. Since baby potatoes were there thought some simple rice would go with these spicy roasted potatoes!!

What you need:
1 cup – Rice 
3/4 cup – Thoor Dhal 
6 nos – Pearl onions 
1 big – Tomato, chopped
2 nos – Green chillies, slit
1 cup – Carrot, Beans, Drumstick, Green peas n Brinjal
3/4 tsp – Tamarind paste
4 tbsp – Sambar Powder
Gen pinch – Asafoetida 
1 tsp – Mustard seeds 
1 tsp – Oil n 1 tsp – Ghee 
Salt as reqd
1 sprig – Curry Leaves
2 tbsp – Fresh coriander, chopped

How to make:
Soak Rice n dhal for 30 mins in warm water, rinse well and use.

In a Pressure pan heat oil n ghee add mustard once it crackles add green chillies, pearl onions, curry leaves, asafoetida and saute well add tomatoes give nice mix. 

Add rice and dhal mix well,  add 3 and half cups water, tamarind paste, sambar powder, salt, add the veggies mix it well and pressure cook for 5 hisses.

Sprinkle fresh coriander and serve hot with chips and raitha!!


  1. says

    Easy to make and tasty too without masala powder.We need vadam,appalam,chips to go with it.Even a cucumber pachadi will be welcome.
    Thank you Kalpana for regularly reading my stories

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