Split/yellow moong dal - 1/2 cup
Cashews - a few (broken into small pieces or halved)
Cumin seeds- 1tsp
Pepper- 1 tsp
Green chillies- 1no (slitted)
Ginger - a small piece chopped finely
Asafoetida- a couple of pinches
Curry leaves- a handfull
Salt to taste
Ghee - 1 tbs
Dry roast the dal lightly for a couple of minutes till nice aroma comes and set aside.
Be careful not to turn it brown. Add the dal and the washed rice and then
add 4 cups of water . Check salt and pressure cook it.
Heat oil and ghee in a pan and when hot add the cashews, pepper, cumin,
ginger,green chilli , curry leaves and asafoetida.
Keep in a low flame and make sure nothing gets burnt.
When the steam subsides completely,open the cooker and mix it well
so that it gets mashed lightly.
Serve hot with sambar or coconut chutney.