Black channa dal / Kondakadalai - 1 cup
Curry leaves and Coriander leaves
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Chilly powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Red chillies - 2
Salt to taste
To Grind :
Tomato - 1
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Jeera -- 1 tsp
Coconut pieces - -4 pieces
Onions - 1
METHOD OF PREPARATION:
1) Soak kondakadalai in water overnight.
2) Pressure cook it for 4 whistles ,allow the steam to leave and keep aside .
3) Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and jeera .When they splutter, add curry leaves and red chillies , grinded masala till the raw smell leaves .
4) Add chilly powder, garam masala , coriander powder , turmeric powder and salt .
5 )Finally , add kadalai and stir well . Cover with a lid . Cook in slow flame till the oil separates . Garnish with coriander leaves .
Serve hot with chapathi or puri .