1.Moong dal(cherupayar parippu)-1 cup
Dry red chilly-2
Pearl onion (chopped)-1tsp
Pressure cook dal with turmeric powder and salt.
Grind coconut in to a fine paste with cumin seeds and garlic.
Add ground paste in to the cooked dal.Cook again for 3-5 minutes.
Heat ghee in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add chopped small onion, curry leaves and dry red chilli. Fry till onion becomes golden brown. Pour it over the cooked dal.