Microwave the dal for about 9 minutes by covering the dish with a plate.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan and splutter cumin seeds in it.
Next add asfoetida, coriander and turmeric powder. Stir for about 1 minute
Add ginger and chillies and the microwaved dal. Stir for 5 minutes and
your dal is done.
If you donot have a microwave , you can also pressure cook the dal
with very less water. You can also use chilke wali urad for this dish,
however the chilka has to be removed by boiling the dal before making the