Chopped Fenugreek / Methi Leaves : 2 to 3 cups
Toor Dal : 1 cup
Onion : 1 big sized
Tomatoes : 2
Tamarind : Gooseberry sized ball
Green Chillies : 3 to 5
Red Chilli Powder : 1/4 tsp (Optional)
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
Dried Red Chillies : 1
A big pinch of turmeric powder
Salt to taste
A pinch of hing
Oil : 1 tsp
. Put the toor dal, chopped methi leaves, chopped tomato, chopped onion, green chillies, tamarind and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker and cook for 3 whistles.
. Switch off the flame and wait until the pressure go off.
. Remove the dal mixture from the cooker and add the salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder and set aside.
. Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and let them splutter.
. Then add the red chilli and hing and fry for few seconds.
. Add the dal mixture and cook for another few minutes.
. Serve with roti or hot steamed rice and dollop of ghee.