Hi all, this time am posting my favorite arisi paruppu satham which is traditional Coimbatore rice... this is our favorite recipe when we were in hostel..... and i learnt this recipe from my aunt (sithi) please try this and tell me...


Rice - 1 cup
Thuvar dal - 1/2 cup
Onion chopped - 1/2 cup
Tomato chopped - 2
Garlic - 10 pods
Green chillies - 2
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Sambhar powder - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few leaves
Coriander leaves - for garnishing
Salt - to taste
Ghee - 1 tsp (optional)

Oil - 3 tsp
Methi seeds - 1/4 tsp
Musturd seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Hing/asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
Dry red chillies - 3


  • First wash rice and dal together and soak in water for 30 min.

  • Heat pressure cooker and add oil and all the seasonings.

  • After seasonings, add chopped onion fry for few seconds 
  • Add garlic, pinch of salt and fry till aroma comes.

  • Then add chopped tomatoes, curry leaves fry till tomatoes become mushy, then add turmeric and sambhar powder and mix well.

  • Then  add rice and dal mixture pour 3.5 cups of water (according to your rice ) and salt to taste.

  • Cover the cooker with lid and put vent wait for  5 whistle comes, after pressure went open lid and garnish with coriander leaves with ghee.

  • Very colorful delicious spicy arisi paruppu satham is ready to eat now.... enjoy with potato varuval.


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