Wash and soak lentil in enough water for about 20 minutes
Add the soaked lentil along with water (water -1 inch above the lentil level),add chopped tomato, green chili and turmeric and pressure cook for 2 whistles
Let the pressure cooker cool down and then add chopped ginger, salt, turmeric, coriander powder and about 3 cup water , 1/2 tsp sugar and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes
Heat ghee in a small pan and add cumin ,when cumin start crackling then add curry leaves and whole red chili and remove from the flame.
Add red chili powder and asafoetida and add the tempering in the simmering daal and mix.
Switch off the flame and add lemon juice and fresh coriander.
Serve hot with steamed rice and roti.