A South Indian comfort food prepared with ghee,rice and moong dal
1. Heat 1 teaspoon of ghee and roast the cumin, black peppercorns and green chili for about 1 minute.
2. Now add the rice and moong dal and roast for a minute.
3. Transfer to a rice cooker and add salt and 6 cups of water and cook.
4. In a pan heat the remaining ghee, add the cumin seeds and cashews and roast for a minute,then add the ginger, asafetida and curry leaves and let splutter. Turn off the stove and mix it with the prepared rice. The more the ghee the more the flavor. This can be accompanied with sambar and pickle. Tip: If eating by itself you can make rice and moong dal ratio 1:1.