Wash the dal. Add the ingredients 1 to pressure cooker. Keep it in medium flame.
After the first whistle, keep for another 8 minutes in low flame. Switch it off and wait until the full pressure is released.
Meanwhile, you can prepare the garnish.
First, put the pan on the stove. Pour oil. When hot, add clove, cardamom, cinnamon, onion, garlic, ginger, chilli.
Saute it until onion turn transparent and soft. Add the Masala mix and stir till the aroma of the masala comes out.
To it add the tomatoes, stir until it is soft and the juices evapourate.
Add a pinch of salt. Note that you have already added salt in pressure cooked ingredients. So add salt accordingly.
To the pressure cooked dal, add the garnish and bring it to boil. Add coriander leaves.
Now it is ready to be served. It goes well with Chapathi/roti/basmati rice.
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