to pressure cook
to flavour by tempering
to garnish
  1. Wash and clean and green gram and add to the pressure cooker.
  2. Add 2.5 cups of water and pressure cook for two whistles.
  3. Let the pressure release and open the pressure cooker. Mix the cooked dal well.
  4. In a pan add the oil and as it warms add the cumin seeds.
  5. When the cumin becomes aromatic add the rest of the spices, ginger and salt and gently allow them to sizzle for 30 seconds.
  6. Now add the cooked Moong dal and simmer with the spices.
  7. Add the lemon juice and corinader leaves and mix well
  8. Check the seasoning and serve hot with roti or rice.
Recipe Notes

Use the open stove method for cooking the green gram if you prefer that.