Chholar Daal (Chana Daal)

500 gms Chholar Daal (Chana Daal).
50 gms Coconut (Cutted into small pieces).
4 Red Chillis.
2 Bay leaves.
2 Green Chillis.
1 tbsp. grated Ginger .
1 tsp.Cumin.
1 tsp. turmeric powder.
1/2 tsp. red chilli powder (or as per taste).
Coriander leaves for garnishing.

1. Soak Chholar Daal in water for 6 to 8 hours. Drain water and put it in a pressure cooker along with two teaspoon of salt and cook it for about 10 minutes so that it gets boiled completly.

2. Heat ghee in a pan. Add red chillis, bay leaves and Cumin seeds. When the cumin starts spluttering,add coconut pieces and fry until it becomes golden brown. Now add grated ginger, turmeric powder and red chilli powder and saute for a couple of minute. Add boiled daal, 2 green chillis, Salt if required and 1 tsp. of Sugar. Cover the lid and cook it for 6 to 8 minutes.

Garnish with Coriander leaves and serve hot with Luchi or hot Rice and begun bhaja (brinjal fry)thats a great combination.