Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list.
Wash and pressure cook the dal with 1½ cups of water and turmeric powder for one whistle. Keep aside.
Soak tamarind in 1 cup of water, make a pulp and strain. To this add asafetida, salt, red chilli powder, green chillies, onions, tomatoes and drumstick. Mix well, add to the cooked dal and cook for 1 whistle.
Heat ghee in a karahi add the mustard seeds and when they splutter add urad dal, methi seeds, red chilli, crushed garlic and curry leaves. Sauté for a minute, add sambhar powder, mix well. Add this seasoning to the cooked dal and vegetables, mix well.
Add 1½ cups of water and MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic, bring it to boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with steamed rice.