This is a rice lentil combo dish which forms a meal by itself.This healthy and tasty dish can be served with vegetables and/or crispies.A wholesome meal from Kongunad cuisine
Rice -1 cup
Toor dhal -1/2 cup
Tomato -2 chopped
Onion - 1 sliced
Garlic - 5 pods
Mustard - 1 teaspoon
Jeera- 1 teaspoon
Gram dhal - 1 teaspoon
Green chillies - 4 slit
Curry leaves - a few
Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Ghee -1 tablespoon
Oil - 2 tablespooons
Salt to taste
1.Wash rice and dhal and keep aside.
2.Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add mustard,jeera,gram dhal and fry till it splutters and the dhal turns brown.
3.Add onion and fry till translucent.
4.Next the garlic ,tomatoes,chillies and turmeric powder,curry leaves,green chillies. Cook till the tomatoes start getting mushy.
5.Add 4 cups of water and bring to a boil.[If you want a mushy rice add extra water.]
6.Put in the rice ,dhal and salt and mix well.
7.Close the pressure cooker and put on the weight and cook for 15 minutes or till done.
8.Before serving drizzle ghee over the rice and serve hot.