Dhungar is the method of smoking the dish with hot charcoal. Red hot charcoal is placed in a bowl inside the dal by drizzling little ghee over it and covering the pan with the lid so that the smoke will permeate the food and gives the dish a dhungar flavor.
Dal – 1 cup
Onion – 1
Cumin – ½ tsp
Garlic – 3 pods
Charcoal – 2
Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and garlic and fry for few mints.
Add onion and fry will it becomes pink in color and then put the cleaned dal into the pan adding water and salt.
Cook till the dal becomes soft.