"From Meena Agarwal's food blog. Just wanted to post this so I wouldn't lose it! Check out her other recipes too at www.hookedonheat.com"
black lentils, soaked overnight
( urad dal)
dried red kidney beans, soaked overnight
onion, finely chopped
tomato, finely chopped
red chili powder
fresh cilantro leaves, chopped for garnish
water, as needed
salt, to taste
HEAT oil in a pressure cooker and saute onions till lightly browned. Stir in salt, chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste, and tomato paste and fry for a few seconds.
ADD in the chopped tomatoes and cook for a few minutes to combine well. Add lentils and beans, and enough water to cover them. Pressure cook for 15-20 minutes till lentils are soft and done. Stir in milk and let it come to a boil.
IN a separate pan, make a tempering by heating butter and whole garlic cloves slit in the middle. Stir the tempering into the lentils and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.