Soak all the lentils, heat ½ cup ghee in a wok, add in 2 chopped onion and sauté till translucent.
Add in soaked lentils with 4 – 6 green chilies, 1 tbsp turmeric powder, 1 tbsp crushed red pepper, mix whole spices as required and salt to taste. Mix well.
Add a little water and cook covered on low flame for 20 – 25 minutes.
Cook till all the lentils are tender.
Make tarka by heating a little oil in a wok, add in 8 – 10 cloves of garlic, 1 tbsp cumin seeds and few curry leaves.
Pour tarka mixture on top of cooked lentils. Dish it out and serve hot with steamed rice.