This recipe is adapted from Sunshinemom's version at Tongue Ticklers blog with slight differences to suit my taste buds.
1 1/2 cup raw rice
1 cup moong dal (dry roasted)
1/2 cup red gram dal
1 1/2 cup of mix veggies
A piece of cinnamon
1 bay leaf
1 tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp ghee
Salt to taste
Finely chopped coriander leaves
For masala paste
1 green chilli
1/2 tsp ginger paste
2 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tbsp cumin seeds
Wash the dals and rice and soak them in sufficient water for 15 minutes in seperate containers.
Heat ghee, add the cardamom, cinnamon and bayleaf. Add the rice and dals (after draining out the water) and mix well. Add veggies, masala paste, salt and 6 cups of water to it. Pressure cook it till done.
Garnish with coriander leaves and add more ghee for taste.
This goes off to the SWC:West Bengal event hosted by Lakshmi.
Divya of Dil Se blog is hosting the Diet Foods event. Horsegram Adai and Horsegram Chutney and Broken Wheat pongal are my entries to this event. (Horsegram helps in burning excess fat in the body and substituting wheat for rice is very good during dieting)