Prep Time :25 mins
Cooking Time : 45 mins
Serve : 2
Arhar dal/tuvar dal/lentil - 1 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Gur/jaggery - 2 tbsp
Asafoetida/hing - a pinch
Salt - to taste
Oil - 1 tbsp
Curry leaves - 7 - 8
For the bhaat or steamed rice
Rice - 1cup
Water - 2 cup
Wash arhar dal and pressure cook with turmeric powder,salt jaggery and two cup of water for 10 mins.
Once cooled,open the lid and mash the dal.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add cumin seeds,asafoetida o crackle.
Add curry leaves and red chilly powder and pour the tempering into the dal.
Bhaat or steamed rice
Wash the rice and soak for half an hour.
Pressure cook the rice with two cups of water
After three whistles switch off the flame.
Serve the steamed rice with varan.