I cup yellow dhal (soak for 15mins, wash thoroughly, drain and keep aside).
5 garlic (crushed)
1 teaspoon kunyit/turmeric powder
1/2 cup coconut milk
2 tbsp oil
Salt for taste.
½ medium size onion (slice thinly)
3 dried red chillies (broken into pieces)
1 handful curry leaves
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon jintan manis (cumin seeds)
In a medium size pot, add dhal, kunyit powder, crushed garlic and 2 cups of water.
Simmer till dhal is half-cooked.
Add sliced tomato and cook until dhal turns fluffy.
When oil is heated, add tempering ingredients. Quickly fry and tip into dhal mixture.