Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal),soaked
Split Bengal gram (chana dal),soaked
Split red lentil (masoor dal),soaked
Dried red chillies
Drain and put toovar dal, chana dal, masoor dal, salt, turmeric powder and 3 cups water in a pressure cooker and cook under pressure till 3 whistles are given out. Meanwhile chop onions and garlic. Cut the red chillies and remove the seeds.
Heat ghee in a small non stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add cumin seeds, curry leaves, red chillies, onions and garlic and sauté till fragrant. Open the lid of the cooker when the pressure has reduced completely, add the tempering and mix well. Serve hot with rice or roti or parantha.