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1 cup Split Red Lentil (Masoor Dal) 
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi) 
1 tsp Cumin Seed Powder (Jeera) 
2 Green Chilli (Hari mirch) 
2 Dry Red Chily (Saboot Lal Mirchi) 
1 tsp chopped Ginger (Adrak) 
2 Bay Leaf (Tej Patta)   
10 gms Mixed Spices (onion seeds,fenugreek seeds,aniseeds,cuminseeds and mustard seeds)
2 tblsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
1 tsp Sugar 
Salt to taste


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 chilliesand the broken red chillies. fry for 2 minutes and pour over the dal.mix thoroughly. serve hot.