lentils and soak for 1 hour.
rice thoroughly and drain.
oil and fry the cumin seeds till sizzling,
then add the turmeric and salt.
rice and fry for a few minutes, turning over
with a wooden spoon.
drained lentils, ground garlic and water and
salt. Bring to the boil.
flame down and allow to simmer while
covered, for about 45 minutes.