Grind together: 3/4 cup coconut, baby onions, cumin, chilli powder and turmeric.
Cook dal in 2 cups water, till almost done.
Add washed leaves, and 1 cup hot water.
Add salt, simmer covered, for 3-4 minutes, keep aside.
Heat oil in pan, add mustard seets, curry leaves, allow to sputter.
Add onions, coconut, chillies, saute till light brown.
Add paste, saute futher till oil seperates.
Add to dal, mix and return to bring to a boil.
Pour into serving dish, serve hot with parottas, rice,etc.
Making time: 45 minutes
Makes: 5 servings
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