1 bowl whole masur ( red lentil )
1 big onion ( chopped )
2 green chillies ( cut into two )
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 pinch hing ( asefoetida )
1/4 tsp haldi ( turmeric pd )
1 tsp sugar
salt as per taste
For Garnish :
chopped coriander leaves
grated fresh coconut
Wash and soak masur in water for 4 to 5 hours .
Drain out all the water .
Heat oil in kadhai and add mustard seeds .
When they splutter add chillies and hing .
Add chopped onions and saute till trasnparent .
Add drained whole masur , salt , sugar , haldi and stir well .
Add 1/2 bowl water and cover the kadhai with a lid .
When the usal is cooked and masur becomes soft switch off the gas .
Garnish with coriander leaves and grated coconut .