Pressure cook 3/4 cup rice and 1/4 cup dal in a cooker with 3.5 cups water. Add 3.5 cups water so that rice gets mushy.
Heat oil/ghee in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, also a spring of curry leaves is added
Onion, roughly chopped. (You can use shallots for better taste) But I have used big onions only. Saute till pink
Add red chilly, tomatoes, Vegetables of our choice. I have added Drumstick, Carrot, turnips, Flat beans and potato (5 vegetables)
Add salt, turmeric powder, water, Tamarind water, Sambar powder to be added
Close and Let it cook until vegetables are cooked well
Now put off and Mix together rice and sambar
Drizzle ghee on top and serve hot!