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1 teaspoon Mustard Seeds

¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder

1 teaspoon Chili Powder

1 teaspoon Coriander Powder

2 tablespoons Ghee for Seasoning

Salt to Taste

1 cup Rice

¼ cup Tuver Daal or Moong Daal

2 Cloves

a Piece/Stick of Cinnamon

1 teaspoon Chili-Ginger Paste


wash daal and rice in separate vessels and soak for 15 minutes in warm water

then drain water from daal and rice

heat the ghee in a presure cooker

add rai, when it splutters add chilli-ginger paste

add daal and little salt

stir fry

add some water and let the daal cook a little

add the rice

add all the other spices and some salt

stir well and add 4 cups of water

cook in pressure cooker on full heat for 15 minutes

when ready add about 1 tablespoon of ghee, stir well and serve