(Serves 6)

250 grams chana dal
250 grams green moong
250 grams small size black eyed beans/chawli
3 tablespoons oil
4 medium onions, chopped
½ bunch spinach leaves/palak bhaji, chopped
1 bunch ambat-chukka bhaji, chopped
2 bunches dill/sepu bhaji, chopped
1 cup rice, washed and soaked
½ teaspoon turmeric
2 teaspoons black pepper
salt to taste


  1. Pressure-cook the dal, moong and beans together. Keep aside.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large vessel and fry onions till golden brown.
  3. Add greens. Mix well.
  4. Add rice, turmeric and black pepper. Stir and let cook.
  5. Mid-way, add cooked dals and beans, 1 tablespoon oil and salt to taste.
    Stir and let cook on slow flame till it reaches a broth consistency but the dal, moong
    and beans remain whole.

Serve piping hot with lime wedges for squeezing and black pepper powder if desired.