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Sambar Rice

5/5 from 1 Customers

Sambar rice is a popular, delicious and very simple meal from Tamil Nadu in South India.

15 minutes

35 minutes

2/5

Also works a treat with: Millet in place of the rice and toor or urad dal in place of the red lentils

Book: Curry Legend Veg Curries (p128)

Goes great with: Lime Pickle (p216) and yogurt

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Sambar rice is a popular, delicious and very simple meal from Tamil Nadu in South India.

It’s topped with a tempering of crunchy cashew nuts and spices which provide texture and richness, and raw onion, tomato and coriander for freshness.

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Recipe

15 minutes

35 minutes

2/5

Serves

Serves 4

Effort

Low Effort

Main Ingredient

Nuts/Seeds

Main Ingredient

Pulses

Main Ingredient

Rice/Grains

Main Ingredient

Tomatoes/Peppers

Dietary

Vegetarian

Veggie Friendly

Vegan

Vegan

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

Dairy Free

Dairy Free

Taste Profile

Meal Taste

Fresh

Meal Taste

Mild

Origin

Popular Style

Indian

Country

India

  • 6 tomatoes - 4 roughly chopped, 2 finely chopped
  • 1 small red onion - very thinly sliced
  • 10g bunch of coriander - finely chopped
  • 1 lemon
  • 150g red lentils
  • 200g basmati or standard long grain rice (not easy cook)
  • 50g unsalted cashew nuts

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Product Rating (1):

5/5

Out of this world flavours!

Looks deliciously vibrant, Poppy - great job!

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