• 1 cup Split Red Lentil (Masoor Dal)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seed Powder (Jeera)
  • 2 Green Chilli
  • 2 Dry Red Chily
  • 1 tsp chopped Ginger
  • 2 Bay Leaf (Tej Patta)
  • 10 gms Mixed Spices (onion seeds,fenugreek seeds,aniseeds,cuminseeds and mustard seeds) 2 tbsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Salt to taste


Wash the dal and cook the dal in a sauteuse with the turmeric, salt and the sugar over a medium flame.
Add half of the ginger to the dal along with the cumin powder.
When the dal is cooked and thick remove from the fire.
Heat the ghee in a pan and add the mixed spices,(a little of onion seeds, fenugreek seeds , aniseeds, cumin seeds and mustard seeds all mixed together).
When the mustard seeds crackle add the bay leaf, remaining chopped ginger , slit green chilliesand the broken red chillies. fry for 2 minutes and pour over the dal.mix thoroughly. serve hot.