Chop onion, tomato and green chillies.
Cook the moon dal just till soft. Don’t over cook and mash.. It should be seen as shown in the picture.
You can either boil and cook or keep inside the idli pot and steam it.
Now, heat a pan with oil and add the tempering items. Add onion and fry till transparent.
In goes the chopped tomatoes and fry for a min in medium flame.
Now add the dal and give it a quick stir..
Lastly add the grated coconut and salt and mix well for a minute.
Now the dal mixture is ready.