Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan. Put pinch of asafoetida powder & then
add dal (pre-soaked for 2-3 hrs) & turmeric powder to it. Fry it for
2-3 minutes. Add 4 cups of water and salt to taste. Let it boil for
about 20-25 minutes. The cooked dal should be soft & of thick
consistency. Transfer dal in a serving bowl. Sprinkle red chilli powder
& dry mango powder.
Heat 1 1/2 tbsp of oil in a frying pan. Add jeera to it. When jeera
starts spluttering pour it over dal.
Garnish it with finely chopped onion, tomato & cilantro(coriander
Serve it wih hot puffed Puris or chappati either in lunch or
(You can also serve dal in individual serving bowls.Sprinkle red
chilli powder & amchur powder. Heat oil, add jeera and pour over
Note: The good thing about this dal is that you can make it as hot or
mild as you want without much effort.