Daal Panchmel

50 gm split green gram lentil
50 gm urad ki dhuli dal
50 gm arhar dal
50 gm horse beans
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
a pinch asafoetida
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp red chilly powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp spice blend (garam masala)
1 tsp coriander powder
1 lemon
1 tbsp coriander
2 tbsp clarified butter (ghee)


•    Mix all lentils and wash them properly.
•    Soak them for half an hour.
•    Now boil them in 4 cup water with salt, spice blend and turmeric powder in a pressure cooker.
•    When cooked properly remove it from the flame.
•    Heat ghee in a pan and crackle cumin seeds and asafoetida in it.
•    Then add red chilly powder and coriander powder and mix it with lentils.
•    Finely chop coriander and sprinkle on lentil.
•    Add lemon juice and serve hot.