Rice - 1 cup
yellow lentil (Toor Dal) - 1/2 cup
Vegetable of your choice - 1 cup
Turmeric - 1 tbsp
Sambhar powder - 1 tbsp
Cashews- 1 tbsp
Cilantro - a bunch
Onion - 1
Mustard - 1 tsp

For- wet spices:
Coriander seeds - 1tbsp
Coconut - 3 tbsp
cinnamon - 1" inch
Cloves- 2
Tamarind paste - 2 tbsp
Cumin - 1tbsp
Red chillies - 4

Cook rice, lentil, vegetable with 5 cups of water and 1 tbsp of turmeric.
Dry fry the wet spices and ground to fine paste by adding enough water.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, onion and fry till onion turns golden brown. Add the ground paste, sambhar powder and fry till the raw smell subsides. Add salt and pour in to the cooked rice. Gently mix well till the rice coated with all the ingredients and add tamarind paste.
Heat 1tbsp of clarified butter and fry cashews and add in to the rice.
Garnish with cilantro.
Serve hot with raita.

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