Heat up a kadai and dry roast the til seeds (also known as sesame seeds or Ellu in Tamil) without adding oil. Remove it. In the same kadai put a teaspoon of oil and roast Bengal gram dhal, red chillies and asafetida. Cool it and powder it along with fried til seeds and salt.
Put the cooked rice in a broad vessel and add required til powder along with few drops of oil. Mix thoroughly and serve.