Prep all the ingredients required.
First wash rice, dal and soak it in hot water for 15 - 30 mins.
Cook rice with water ratio 1 : 1 & ½ cups for 3 whistles. Once done, spread in a plate and cool down.
After that, clean, peel and grate carrot. I used a julienne grater and then chopped it by stacking roughly.
Heat a pan with oil, temper with mustard, urad dal, curry leaves, green chillies.
1 tablespoon oil, ½ teaspoon Mustard, 1 teaspoon Urad dal, 10 Curry leaves, 2 Green chilli
In goes soaked & drained moong dal. Give it a roast in low flame for a minute.
2 tablespoon Moong dal
Then add finely chopped onion and saute until it is soft.
Following that, add the grated carrot. Add required salt, turmeric, sambar powder and give a a roast.
1.5 cups Carrot, ⅛ teaspoon Turmeric, Salt as needed, 1 teaspoon Sambar powder
Splash about 2 to 3 tablespoon of water and give it a mix.
Cook covered for 2 minutes in low flame.
Once done, give it a mix. If too dry you can add a drizzle of oil. Add cooked rice and grated coconut.
2 cups cooked rice
Mix carefully to heat it up and rice becomes uniformly colored.
Finally add ghee and switch off the stove.
Hint: If you are adding cashews you can ghee fry it and add it now.
2 teaspoon Ghee