Ingredients :Red Gram / Toor Dal : 1 cup
Red Chillies : 8 to 10
Tamarind : Gooseberry sized ball
Onion : 1 small sized
Cumin Seeds : 1 tsp
Oil : 1 tsp
Heat oil a heavy bottomed pan. Add the red gram, cumin seeds and red chillies and roast them on low flame till they turn into golden brown color. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool. Peel and chop the onion into small pieces and set aside. Grind the roasted red gram, tamarind and salt to a coarse paste by adding water. Now add the chopped onion and grind for few seconds. Serve with hot steamed rice and dollop of ghee.