Thinai arisi paruppu sadam | Foxtail millet dal rice-How to make step by step photos & Video

Thinai arisi paruppu sadam

Cuisine Style: Ancient Tamil Nadu | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | To Serve: 3 | Type : Siru dhaniyam Breakfast, lunch, dinner, Weight loss & Easy diabetic recipes | Take with : Coconut Chutney, pickle


  • Thinai arisi[Foxtail millet]– 1 cup
  • Toor dal & green moong dal– ½ cup
  • Sambar onion - 7
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tbsp
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Water as needed

For Seasoning

  • Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tbsp
  • Peppercorns [optional] – 6
  • Dry red chilli - 2
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • Bengal gram – ½ tbsp
  • Urad dal – ½ tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 2 tbsp


  • Wash toor dal, green moong dal & thinai arisi.
  • In a pressure cooker put thinai arisi, green moong dal, toor dal, cumin seeds, garlic, sambar onion and turmeric powder. Then add 3 ¼ cup of water and cover it and cook for 4 whistles.
  • For seasoning:- Heat pan with oil add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, Bengal, gram, urad dal, peppercorns, dry red chilli and curry leaves.
  • Add seasoned ingredients in to cooked rice and add salt mix well.
  • Serve hot with pickle.

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How to make Thinai rice paruppu sadam-Stepwise pictures

Wash toor dalWash toor dal

Add cumin seedsAdd cumin seeds

Add turmeric powderAdd turmeric powder

Add small onionAdd small onion

Add garlicAdd garlic

Add sesame oilAdd sesame oil

Cover lid, cook for 3 whistlesCover lid, cook for 3 whistles

Take 1 cup thinaiTake 1 cup thinai

Wash thinaiWash thinai

Add thinaiAdd thinai

Add salt, mix wellAdd salt, mix well

Add 1 cup waterAdd 1 cup water

Cover lid, cook for 2 whistlesCover lid, cook for 2 whistles

Heat oil, add mustard, chana dal, urad dal, curry leaves, dry red chilli, hingHeat oil, add mustard, chana dal, urad dal, curry leaves, dry red chilli, hing

Add seasoned ingredientsAdd seasoned ingredients

Mix wellMix well

Delicous and healthy thiani paruppu sadam readyDelicous and healthy thiani paruppu sadam ready

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Serve with coconut chutneyServe with coconut chutney

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