|Split red lentil||1 Cup (16 tbs) (masoor dal)|
|Turmeric powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon (haldi)|
|Cumi seed powder||1 Teaspoon (jeera)|
|Green chilli||2 (hari mirch)|
|Dry red chily||2 (saboot lal mirch)|
|Chopped ginger||1 Teaspoon (adrak)|
|Bay leaf||2 (tej patta)|
|Mixed spices||10 Gram (onion seeds,fenugreek seeds,aniseeds,cuminseeds and mustard seeds)|
|Clarified butter||2 Tablespoon (ghee)|
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 chillies and the broken red chillies. fry for 2 minutes and pour over the dal.mix thoroughly. serve hot.