moong dal – 1 cup
turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
cumin seeds, crushed – 1 teaspoon
garlic clove, crushed – 1 (optional)
desiccated coconut – 1/2 cup
(optional) curry leaves – a few
salt to taste
Dry roast the moong dal on medium heat for ten minutes. Cook it with sufficient water and turmeric.
Grind the coconut with a little water and cumin seeds.
Add to the boiling dal along with the curry leaves and salt.
Source: Maya Nair