Salt to taste
Pinch turmeric powder
Red chilly powder
Dry mango powder
Roasted cumin seed powder
2 tbsp ghee
1 tsp cumin seed
Wash and soak the daal for at least an hour.
Put about 2 cups water to boil.
Add the soaked daal, salt and turmeric powder.
Cook on full flame, you will observe froth on top.
Simmer the gas, remove the froth.
Cook on slow fire till the daal is well cooked.
Blend the daal with a wooden ladle , to make it smooth.
The consistency of the daal should be thick.
Adjust by adding water.
Remove the daal in the serving bowl.
Sprinkle all the spices mentioned under garnish.
Among these spices mango powder is a must.
Heat ghee , add cumin seed and asafoetida and temper the daal.
Serve with chapati.