Ingredients : 100 gm red pumpkin peeled,diced & washed,1/4 cup chilke waali moong dal,2 tsp oil,1/2 tsp jeera,2-3 pepper corns,1 green chilli,1/8 tsp methi dana,1/4 tsp haldi,1/4 tsp hing,salt to taste.
Method : Wash the dal.Add diced pumpkin ,green chilli ,haldi & hing.Pressure cook for two whistles.Keep aside to cool the cooker.
Take oil in kadhai.Add methi dana & warm the kadhai on gas.When methi dana starts spluttering add peppercorns ( grind them coarsely with pestle ) followed by jeera. Put off gas.
Remove dal from pressure cooker .Pour the dal over the tadka in the kadhai.Mix with a spoon.Put on the gas & let the dal come to a boil.Put off the gas.Serve hot with roti or rice.