Black eye beans - 1/2 cup
Red cow peas - 1/2 cup
Onion - 2(small,chopped)
Tomato puree - 1/2 cup
Ginger and garlic - 2tbsp(chopped)
Red chilli powder - 1tsp
Coriander powder - 2tsp
Jeera powder - 1tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Jaggery - 2tsp
Salt to taste
Soak Black eye beans and Red cow peas overnight and pressure cook the lentils with the turmeric powder.
In a small pan,fry the onions with little oil. Add ginger and garlic and fry till the onions look transparent. Take it off the heat, cool and grind it with very less water.
Take some oil in another pan,add the grinded onions, tomato puree and fry till the raw smell disappears(say about 5 mins).
After 5 minutes, add all the masala powders and fry for another two minutes.
Now add the lentils ,jaggery and salt and let it come to a boil.
Garnish with little butter and coriander leaves.