3/4 cup toovar (arhar) dal
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1 1/2 cups boiled mixed vegetables (carrot, cauliflower, potatoes, onions etc.)
1/2 cup Green Paste
2 tsp sugar
2 tsp lemon juice
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania) for the garnish
Clean, wash and soak the toovar dal in water for 2 to 3 hours. Drain and keep aside.
Combine the dal, turmeric powder, salt and 1½ cups of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and whisk the dal.
Add the asafoetida, cumin seeds powder, mixed vegetables, green paste and sugar and mix well.
Simmer for 6 to 8 minutes.
Just before serving, add the lemon juice and serve hot garnished with coriander.