10gms chana dal (gram),
5 gms udad dal (split black gram skinned),
5 gms moong dal (split green gram),
5 gms tuvar dal (yellow lentils),
5 gms masoor dal (black lentils),
1/2 tsp jeera (cumin seeds),
1/2 tsp turmeric powder,
1/2 tsp red chilli powder,
1/2 tsp dhania (coriander) powder,
1 small onion; finely chopped,
1/2 tsp green chilli paste,
1/2 tsp garam masala,
1 tbsp yogurt (curd or dahi),
1 tbsp ghee (butter),
3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves.
Wash and soak all the dals for an hour in water. Then boil these dals and mash them. If you pressure cook them then cook upto 4 whistles, else if you are cooking in an open pot then cook for 45 minutes and keep checking. Heat ghee (butter) in a pan, add chopped onion, saute for 5 minutes on low flame. Then add the green chilli paste and fry for 2 minutes. Now add all the spices, mix well and cook for a minute. Then add the cooked dal to it. Mix, add some water if required and then bring to boil. Add salt, mix, add beaten yogurt and mix. Remove from flame and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.