|Split red gram||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Also Called Tuvar Dal)|
|Finely chopped ginger||1 Tablespoon|
|Finely chopped tomato||1|
|Slit green chillies||2|
|Turmeric powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Cumin seeds||1 Teaspoon|
|Mustard seeds||1 Teaspoon|
|Lemon||1 Teaspoon (About A Squeeze)|
|Water||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
Soak the split red gram or tuvar dal in water for about an hour.
To the soaked dal, add turmeric powder and a drop of oil.
Add salt according to taste.
Heat this mixture on medium flame and wait for it to come to a boil.
Then reduce the flame and cook it for about 20 minutes more.
The gram is now fully cooked.
Heat oil in another pan till it gets very hot.
Drop in the mustard seeds and then the cumin seeds along with the asafoetida.
Stir fry on medium flame for about 2 minutes.
When the seeds splutter, pour it over the cooked red gram.
Wait for it to simmer.
Add the remaining ingredients and boil for about 10 minutes.