Rice is considered a staple part of
South Indian meal. Usually a South Indian meal consists of rice and sambar.
Rice is a good accompaniment to many dishes, and cooked in a multitude of
ways here at the India House, is also a gastronomical treat on its own.
Served with sambar.
it is especially prepared in Southern States like
Sambhar (Indian Lentil Soup):
Sambar dhal 11/4 cup, Vegetables like brinjal, ladies finger, potato,
carrot, tomato etc. 1 cup each, Chopped onions 1, Green chillies 5,Turmeric
1 tsp, Salt To taste, Tamarind 5gms to 10gms.
To be ground:
Coriander seeds 11/4 dsp, Dry chilies - 14, White gram dal - 1 dsp,
Fenugreek - 1 tsp, Grated coconut (optional)- 1/2 cup, Asafoetida - 1 tsp,
Oil -2 tsp