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From: Mrs. Mano

Wash 2 cups of raw rice with 1 cup of thuar dhal and add 7 1/2 cups of water to it.  Add enough salt to it.  Pressure cook this upto 5 to 6 whistles. Soak a lime sized tamarind for 1/2 hour and extract the juice out of it. Dry fry 1sp fenugreek seeds, 4 red chillies, coriander seeds 4sp, 2sp pottukkadalai, 2sp bengal gram, 1sp kuskus, and 10 peppercorn. In a little oil fry a small piece of asafoetida. Powder these spices. Heat a kadai and add 3tbsp oil and 3tbsp ghee. Add 1sp mustard seeds. when they splutter add 2 chopped onions and 4 slit green chillies. fry well for a few minutes. Add 2 cups of chopped tomatoes and cook for some minutes until the oil floats on the top. Add 3 chopped brinjals[small size-if possible -naattu katharikkai] and fry for a few minutes. Then add 1 shredded carrot and 1 shredded potato. Mix well and fry for a few minutes. Now add the tamarind extract. Add 1sp turmeric powder and enough salt. Let it simmer for a few minutes until its raw flavour goes and the gravy thickens. Then add the powder and mix well. Reduce the fire. Now add the cooked rice and dhal and mix well. Add chopped coriander leaves, curry leaves and more ghee. Mix well and put off the fire.





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