Moong dal (Pesara pappu) – 1 cup
Red onion – 1 medium, chopped
Tomatoes (ripe)-2 medium, chopped
Green chilies – 3
Lemon juice – 2 tbsp
Red chili powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric – ¼ tsp
Fenugreek seeds (menthulu) – ½ tsp
Mustard seeds – 1tsp
Cumin seeds – 1tsp
Red chilies – 1
Asafoetida – pinch
- Pressure cook dal till done with onions, tomatoes, green chilies, chili powder, turmeric and ¼ tsp of fenugreek seeds.
- Heat 1tsp oil in a sauce pan, add mustard and cumin seeds. After the seeds splutter, add red chilies and hing.
- Add the seasoning and 1 cup of water to the dal and cook for about 10 minutes on medium flame.
- Add lemon juice and chopped coriander after removing from the flame and mix well.