31 March, 2011

Arisi Parupu Satham /Toor Dal Rice(Lunch Box Special)


  1. Rice -1 cup
  2. Thoor dal-1/2 cup
  3. Onion-1 medium (Chopped)
  4. Tomato-1 big (Chopped)
  5. Garlic- 2 nos (mashed)
  6. Green Chillies(R) Red chilly-2 nos(Slitted)
  7. Mustard/Jeer-1 teaspoon
  8. Curry leaves-few
  9. Hing
  10. Rasam Powder/Rasap Podi-1 teaspoon full
  11. Water- 2 and 1/4th cup.


  1. Soak Rice and Dal together for 15 min.
  2. Heat oil In pressure cooker pinch Hing and  splutter Mustard,jeera and curry leaves.
  3. Add Green chilly and mashed garlic fry for 1 min in low flame.
  4. Add onions and fry till changes soft.
  5. Add tomato and fry till gets mushy.
  6. Now add water &Salt Bring  to boil.add Rasam Powder & Cilantro on top and pressure cook it.3 Whistle Is fine.
  7. Once pressure downs,mix gently.The rice and dal have to be separate.
  8. Ready to serve with Pickle (R) chips.


  1. My fav recipe.. this looks absolutely perfect and inviting :)

  2. nice presentation.my fav 1.for arisimparupu avarakai and kathirikai uralaikilangu side dish is best combination.:-)

  3. I too prepare this for my hubby tiffen box. It is really yummy urs look perfect.


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