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Ingredients:

1 cup rice

1 cup moong dal

3 green chillies finely chopped

1/4"piece of ginger,cut into fine pieces

1 tsp whole black pepper

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 sprig curry leaves

10-15 cashewnuts

Salt to taste

2 tsp ghee

1/8 tsp turmeric powder

Method:

rice and moong dal .Add 3 times water(6 cups) and steam until it is overcooked.

Take ghee in a fry pan and add whole black peppers, and cumin seeds.

When the peppers burst add chillie and ginger pieces curry leaves and turmeric powder.

Add cashewnuts and remove the pan when the cashews are roasted and begin to smell.

Add this to cooked dal-rice mix.Add salt, and mix well. Add some ghee while serving.

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