Thulasi Sadam, Basil Rice Recipe. A mildly spiced and flavored rice made with basil leaves, steamed rice and simple seasonings.
Recently, I got an wonderful opportunity to make this recipe in Puthiya Thalaimurai channel, and everyone liked this recipe. I shared the health benefits of thulasi leaves. Also, if you do not have thulasi leaves, you can use basil leaves. Hope you like my basil or thulasi sadam.
Below is the link of the show that I did for Puthiya Thalaimurai channel:
You can serve Thulasi Sadam with the following side dishes:
Kovakkai Fry/Tindora Fry
Avarakkai Verkadalai Poriyal
Beetroot Curry – Sweet Version
Chettinadu Cauliflower Fry
Kovakkai Urulai Poriyal
Preparation Time. 5 minutes
Cook Time. 7 minutes
Recipe Reference. Chef Jacob
Recipe Cuisine. South Indian
Recipe Category. Lunch
Serves. 1 person
Basil leaves/Thulasi (steamed) – 1/2 cup
Rice (steamed) – 1 cup
Onion (Chopped) – 1
Green chillies (Chopped) – 2
Coriander leaves/Kothamalli (Chopped) – little
Oil – 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds – 1/2 to 1 teaspoon
Channa dal/Kadalai paruppu – 1 teaspoon
Urad dal/Ulutham paruppu – 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves/Karuvepillai – 2 sprigs
Note. The ingredients shown will vary with the original quantity.
1. In a non-stick pan, heat oil. Let the mustard seeds splutter. Add curry leaves, urad dal and channa dal. When both the dals turn light brown, add the chopped onion and chopped green chillies. Fry until onions become transparent. Now, add basil leaves and salt. Cook for five minutes.
2. Add boiled rice and coriander leaves. Mix well.
Now, Thulasi Sadham is ready! Serve warm with papad, spicy curry or thogayal.
- Cool the steamed rice completely before adding it to the pan.
Thulasi Sadam, Basil Rice Recipe below: