Whole urad- 125 ml- soak overnight in 500 ml water
Fresh Curd- 80 ml
Green chillies- chopped- 1 tsp
Ginger- chopped- 1 tsp
salt 1/2 tsp
Wash, drain the urad, add 250 ml water and cook in the pressure cooker till soft with curd, chillies, ginger and salt as above.
Boil both till soft and puree.
Oil- 2-3 tsp
Jeera- 1 tsp
cinnamon- 1″ piece
green chilli- 1
chopped ginger- 1″ piece
Heat oil in a pan, add jeera, allow to crackle, add all the above items one by one and fry well. Then add tomato-onion paste and fry well. Add the pressure cooked urad and the following spices/ condiments:
1 tsp each of red chilli powder, chaat masala, coriander powder, mango powder, sugar and salt.
Then add tomato puree ( 1 tomato), 1/2 cup milk, one cup water and mix well. Simmer on low fire. You can add a drop of red food colour (optional). Garnish with chopped coriander leaves, green chilli and ginger juliennes, garam masala powder, butter and/or cream.