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
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 &
Serve it wih hot puffed Puris or chappati either in lunch
(You can also serve dal in individual serving
bowls.Sprinkle red chilli powder & amchur powder. Heat
oil, add jeera and pour over individual servings).
Note: The good thing about this dal is that you can make it
as hot or mild as you want without much effort.