Wash brown rice and soak for 10 to 15 mins.
Meanwhile heat a pan and dry roast split urad dal till fragrant and hot to the touch over low flame.
Transfer dry roasted urad dal and drained brown rice to a pressure cooker.
Add garlic pods, fenugreek seeds and salt.
Add water, stir and close with lid. Simmer the flame completely.
Pressure cook for 7 to 8 whistles. Switch off the flame.
Let the pressure reduce by itself and open the lid.
Mix well. Ulundhu sadam is ready.
Serve with any puli kulambu and coconut or ellu thogayal.