Wash dal and add it into the pressure cooker. Also add 2 cup water, turmeric powder, salt, and 1 tbsp oil and mix well. Then add 2 tbsp peanuts into the center and cover the lid.
Pressure Cook for 4-5 whistle on medium flame or until dal is tender. Cooking time may vary depending on the texture of the dal.
After 4 whistle dal is properly cooked, mash the cooked dal with a whisker and add 1 to 1.5 cups of water to adjust the dal consistency.
Now in a kadai, add oil, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, pinch of hing, bay leaf, dry red chili, star anise, cinnamon, cloves, green chili-ginger paste, and sauté it
Then add chopped onion and sauté till it becomes translucent.
Now lower the flame, and add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and coriander powder. Sauté it.
Then add chopped tomatoes and salt. sauté till tomato become soft.
Now add boiled dal and mix well. Then lower the flame and simmer dal for 10-12 minutes.
Then add lemon juice, sugar, garam masala, and some coriander leaves. mix well.
Khatti-meethi and spicy dal are ready.