3/4 cup Toor dal 1/3 cup Chana Dal
1 tsp ghee or oil 1 peeled potato and cut into large pieces
1/2 lb of yellow squash cut into pieces 1 small eggplant cut into medium size pieces
1 green Banana cut into medium size pieces 2 tsp of grated coconut
4 dried red chillies 1 tbs of ginger minced
1 tbs turmeric 1 tsp of chari-phutana (cumin, mustard, fennel, fenu greek) seeds
1 tsp of cumin seed Salt to taste


  1. Dry roast 1 tsp of cumin in a pan and grind it properly and leave it aside.
  2. Boil 4 cups of water and add both dals (toor and chana), coconut, salt, minced ginger and turmeric and leave it until Dals is half cooked.
  3. Add all vegetables viz. potato, banana, squash, egg plant and cook until dal is cooked properly.
  4. Fry the chari-phutana until it fluters and then add it to the dal Mix the cumin powder from Step 1 and serve with Rice.
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
Energy (Kcal) 183 Carotene (μg) 93.55
Protein (g) 8.47 Vitamin C (mg) 3.7
Carbohydrate (g) 29.28 Mg (mg) 82.49
Fat (g) 3.54 Na (mg) 19.83
Fibre (g) 2.27 K (mg) 456.56
Minerals (g) 1.85 Mn (mg) 0.87
Calcium (mg) 44.14 Zn (mg) 0.72
Phosphorus (mg) 147.03 Cr (mg) 0.011
Iron (mg) 5.73