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Seeraga Samba Vengaya Gojju Sadham

This used to be the traditional rice carried for vana bojanam. This can be cooked without Onions also. 

– 1 cup Seeraga samba rice
– small onion 1 cup – chopped
– karuveppilai
– red chilli – 6
– tamarind pulp – 1/2 cup thick
– sambar powder – 2 tbsp
– Methi Seeds – 1 tsp
– Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
– Urad Dal – 1 tsp
– Bengal Gram – 1 tbsp
– Asafoedita
– Gingelly Oil – 40 Ml (Better if you use cold pressed)
– Salt to taste
– Optianal – raw ground nut soaked and boiled – 1/2 cup
– Kasur Methi 1 tsp

– Put cooker in Gas Top
– Put oil and heat it.
– Add Mustard Seeds, Methi Seeds, Urad Dal & Bengal Gram dal. Fry it
– Add Red chillies and fry it for 2 min
– Add Asafoedita & Karuveppilai
– Add chopped onion and fry till color changes (You can also add cubed brinjals also)
– Add Salt, Turmeric Power, Sambar Power, Kasur Methi and fry for 1 min
– Pour in tarmarind juice
– Mix well. Add washed seeraga samba rice to the cooker
– Mix well for few mins.
– Optionally add the boiled Ground Nuts.
– Water ratio to rice is 1:3.5 cups including tamarind pulp
– Close the cooker and cook till 3 whistles.
– Open it mix it, adjust the salt.

Goes well with Vadams, Raw Banana Chips etc.,

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