- Rice-1 cup
- Green gram dhal(split)/Moong dhal-1/2 cup
- Onion-1 big
- Green chillies -3 or 4
- Curry leaves
- Black pepper
- Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
- Cumin seeds
- Cashew nut
- Water-5 cups
Wash rice and dhal and keep aside for 10 minutes.
Mean while,heat a kadai with little oil,add cuminseeds, ginger,peppercorn,green chillies,curry leaves and cut onions.
Saute for a minute ,add turmeric powder ,water leave them to boil and rice and dhal to the mixture ,stir fry for a couple of minutes and add salt to taste.
Bring to boil till its mushy.Serve it hot with Kadhi(spiced yoghurt with chickpea flour)and with some papad or with loancha(pickle)
If you can have a cooker then do it directly on the cooker and turn off after 4 to 5 whistle.You can add more vegetables what you have in your pantry.
As typical maharastrian plate I served with Kadhi and dahi mirchi.