Soraikkai Paruppu Rice

Hi friends….very glad to meet you after long break.

இரு தேவதைகளின் வரவினால் எங்கள் வீடும் ஆனதே சொர்க்கம்!!

What else can i say?!?! 🙂

Having two kids at home, you hardly find time to cook full meals. So this kind of quick nutritious dishes are very helpful. Try it out and lemme know. Sorry couldn’t get a photo for this recipe, will update soon.


Rice – 1 cup
Toor dhal – 1/4 cup
Bottle guard/ Soraikkai – Small (chop into big cubes)
Jeera – 1 tsp
Pepper – 1 tsp
Garlic – 4-5 pods
Ginger – 1 inch piece
Shallots – 4-5
Red chilies – 2-3
Onion – 1 big (finely chopped)
Tomato – 1 big (finely chopped)
Coconut – grated 1/2 cup
Mustard seeds
Curry leaves
Salt to taste

1. Grind to coarse powder the following items: jeera, pepper, garlic, ginger,red chilies and shallots.
2. Grind the grated coconut to fine paste.
3.Take a pressure pan/cooker, add 2 tsp of oil, add mustard seeds, curry leaves.
4. Add onion and saute till golden brown. Next add the coarsely ground powder. Add salt.
5. Next add chopped tomato. Once the tomatoes are crushed add the cubed bottle guard.
6. Add required amount of water and ground coconut paste.
7. Pressure cook to 2-3 whistles till done.

Enjoy the delicious dish.


Arisium Paruppu Sadham – Dal Rice


Toor Dal – 3/4 cup
Rice – 1 cup
Sambar powder – 1 tbs
Onion – 1/2 (cut into huge chunks)
Tomato – 2 (cut into huge chunks)
Green chilies – 3
Curry leaves
Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp



1. Clean the rice & dal. Soak in water for few minutes.

2. In a pressure pan, heat some oil and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.

3. Add curry leaves, green chilies & onion.Saute till the onion gets translucent.

4. Add tomato , salt and sambar powder. Saute for a while.

5. Add required amount of water to cook dal & rice.Drain water from rice & dal mixture.

6. Taste salt then add rice, dal mixture.Pressure cook upto 3 whistles.

Paruppu Sadham

This dish is the most favorite comfort food in our daily cuisine.You can enjoy this with any of your favorite side dish.

The given recipe is my hubby’s style, my mom prepares this without tomato & sambar powder, instead add few crushed garlic cloves , crushed peppercorns and cumin seeds.