Venthaya Sadham (Fenugreek Rice)

  • 1 Cup Rice
  • 3 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • 15-20 Sambar Onion (remove the skin and keep it in full size)
  • 1 Tomato (chopped)
  • 4-5 Garlic
  • 1 tsp Chilly powder
  • Red Chilly - 2 nos
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Few Curry leaves
  • 4-5 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds (seeragam)
  • 3 cups of water
  • Salt as per the requirement
For Grinding:
  • 1/4 Coconut (medium size) -Grated
  • Cardamom 1 nos
  • Clove 2 nos
  • 4 small Cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 tsp Caraway (sommbu)

  • Wash 1 Cup of rice in water. Now soak rice for 10 mins and filter the water and keep them aside
  • Meanwhile, In a small pan fry cardamom, clove, cinnamon stick and caraway in low flame (The raw smell should be disappear)
  • Add this to grated coconut, and grind this as a smooth paste
  • Crush cumin seeds and garlic together
  •  In a pressure cooker fry fenugreek in 5 tsp of oil in medium flame. Then add mustard seeds, when it pops up, add onion, curry leaves, red chillies and fry them for 1 minute, then add chopped tomato and again fry it for 1 minute.
  • Add grated coconut mix with 3 cups of water, turmeric power, crushed cumin seed + garlic mixture, chilly powder, salt
  • Now add the rice. Close the cooker and wait till it whistles 3
  • After the full release of the vapor, open it up and add 1 teaspoon ghee if necessary
  • Now the Venthaya Sadham is Ready !!!
  •  Serve with Ghee
  •  Serve with Curd
Side dishes:
  •  Pickle(s)
  •  Coconut chutney
  •  Curd with Onion (Raitha / Thayir pachadi)
  •  Onion-chilly-lemon mixture
Have a nice Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner !!! Share your experience !!!


Unknown said…
Healthy & Very tasty ma... Superb...
Unknown said…
I tried it and its good in taste and easy to prepare :)

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