Red chilly powder
Oil or Ghee
1. Wash the Dal and keep aside.
2. Heat oil or ghee in the pressure cooker.
3. When it is hot, add cumin seeds.
4. When the cumin seeds splutter, add the slit green chillies, garlic and onion. Add them one by one frying each a bit.
5. Add the tomato. Fry well.
6. Add the ground spices and salt.
7. Fry for sometime sprinkling water.
8. Add the dal and mix well.
9. Then add water as per the required amount, and pressure cook it.