1 cup split moong dal (cherupayar parippu) 
3 cups Basmati rice
6 cups water
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp ghee + 2 tbsp  oil
1 tbsp oil +1 tbsp ghee 
1 tsp cumin
10 black pepper corns
2 green chillies (half slit)
A piece of ginger (chopped)
Half cup peanuts 
20 cashews
Few curry leaves (chopped)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp hing
Boil water, add salt & keep aside.
Heat ghee+oil  in a sauce pan.
Add moong dal & fry till light golden brown.
Then add basmati rice, stir & add boiled water
Bring to the boil, cover tightly and simmer until the rice is tender.
When the water has been absorbed, reduce the heat.
When rice is cooked remove from fire .
Close the lid tightly. 
Heat the oil/ ghee in a frying pan.
Add cumin seeds & pepper corns.
Then add green chillies & chopped ginger. 
Fry for a while & then add cashews & peanuts. 
At last add add turmeric powder, hing & curry leaves. 
Add this to the prepared rice & mix with a wooden spatule.
Serve with curry of ur choice.