Ingredients: [For approx 4 servings]
Rice – 2 cups
Moong dal – 1 cup
Jeera – 2 tsp
Cashews(broken) – 1/2cup
Whole dry red chillies – 6
Whole peppercorns – 10-12
Curry leaves – 5-6 leaves
Garlic – 4 cloves
Chana dal – 1 tsp
Urad dal -1 tsp
Hing [Asafoetida powder] – 2 pinch
Butter – 2 tbsp
Salt as per taste
- Soak rice and moong dal in water for an hour.
- Cook rice and dal with salt, turmeric powder and butter/ghee in a heavy bottom pot in 3 cups of water.
- In a pan, heat 2 tbsp butter. Add Jeera, chana dal, urad dal, hing powder, minced garlic, a few peppercorns and cashews. When it splatters, add curry leaves and dry red chillies.
- Add this prepared seasoning to the cooked rice mixture.
Serve hot for light lunch or dinner.