firstly, in a kadai heat 1 tbsp ghee and saute 1 tsp cumin, 3 pods cardamom, 1 bay leaf and 2 dried red chilli.
also add 1 onion, 2 green chilli, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute well.
additionally, add 1 tomato and saute till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
now add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp salt and mix well.
add pressure cooked dal, making sure dal has cooked well.
also add ½ cup water or more adjusting consistency as required.
cover and simmer for 5 minutes or till dal absorb flavour.
now add ¼ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
finally serve mix dal fry with hot steamed rice or roti.