Step 1: -soak the split peas (dal) and fenugreek seeds for 4-5 hours.
Step 2: -in a pressure cooker add it alongwith water and cook it for 2-3 whistles.
Step 3: -in a pan add some oil.Then add the mustard seeds and asafoetida or garlic and stir fry it.
Step 4: -then add red chilli powder and turmeric and stir it.
Step 5: -then add the cooked dal.
Step 6: -add some water and allow it to boil for some time.
Step 7: -then add the tamarind juice or tomato and jaggery and boil it again for some time.
Step 8: -add some salt and stir it well.
Step 9: -finally add coriander leaves.