Rice -1 cup
Yellow Moong Dal -1 cup(pesara Pappu)
Water - 6 to 7 cups
Bay leaves-3 nos
Oil-2 tbsp (optional)
Cumin Seeds-1 tsp
Black Pepper Corns-20 nos
Cashew nuts- 10 to 15 broken
Salt to taste
Wash and soak rice and dal for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile in a pressure cooker heat ghee.Add cumin seeds.let them splutter,then add bay leaves,when its turn slight brown.Add pepper corns fry for few minutes.
Now add the cashew nuts fry light golden brown color ,then add the rice and dal stir with the rest of the ingredients for a minute.
Add the 6 cups of water mix well and close the lid of the cooker and cook for 4 to 5 whistle .
Open the lid and add the salt and little water mix well and cook it for 10 minutes.( mine is thicker because i added water , if u want more liquid u can add water ) .
Serve it as a meal by itself with a pickle of your choice,curd ,chutney or sambar etc...