Rice - 1 cup
Tuar dal (red gram dal) -1/2 cup
Tamarind -1 big lime size
Potato - 2
Fresh peas -1/4 cup
Radish - 2
Violet brinjals - 4-5 nos
Lady's finger (Bhindi) -5-6 nos
Capsicum - 1 big
Carrots - 2
Onion - 2 medium sized or option small onions 1/2 cup (peeled)
Salt as required
Curry leaves - few
Ghee - 3 Tblsps
Cashewnuts - 10 nos
Fry in little oil and powder into masala:
Red chillies -7-8
Coriander seeds (daniya) -1 1/2 tsps
Methi (fenugreek) seeds -1/4 tsp
Urad dal (black gram dal) -1 tsp
Chana dal (bengla gram dal) -1 1/4 tsps
Grated dry coconut -1 1/2 Tblsp.
Cut all the vegetables and pressure cook till it is 3/4th cooked.
Cook tuar dal (red gram dal) with Rice by adding sufficient water in the vessel and cook in the pressure cooker till soft.
Soak tamarind in water and extract thick juice from it.
After the rice and dal are cooked nicely and the vegetables are also cooked,put all this in a vessel and pour the thick tamarind juice in it.
Now mix salt, hing (asafoetida), curry leaves, turmeric powder and mix nicely.
Heat oil and fry the peeled onions and also add this to the rice mixture.
Now place the whole rice mixture with every thing on the fire and stir for 5 minutes.
Now remove from fire and heat ghee in a pan and fry cashew nuts and garnish on top.
You can also if you want garnish with coriander leaves.
Now the Sambar rice or Bisi Bele Bhath is ready for consumption.
Serve hot with crisp potato chips and any raita of your choice.