1.Roast split green gram (Moong Dal) on hot griddle till it starts to turn brown
2. Grind green chillies and turmeric
3. Boil gram with grinded chillies and turmeric, when cooked, add salt.
4. Grind together coconut, cumin and onion to a very fine paste.
5. Add to gram and add sufficient water to make a thin gravy &bring to boil.
6. Remove from fire and temper with mustard seeds, curry leaves and a few slices of onion browned in the fat.