For 4 Person(s)
Roast 1 tsp of cumin and red chilli in a pan till light brown.
Grind it together and keep it aside.
Boil 4 cups of water in the pressure cooker and add all vegetables (potato, banana, pumpkin, brinjal and papaya) and cook for 10 minutes without putting on the whistle.
Into the boiling vegetables, add dal, salt, minced ginger, turmeric and pressure cook it for 2 whistles (If cooking without a pressure cooker, it should be cooked till the dal is completely cooked).
Heat ghee or cooking oil in a pan. Crackle the panch-phutana in it, add 2 red chillies and then add it to the cooked dal and vegetables.
Sprinkle roasted cumin and chilli powder.
Garnish with grated coconut and coriander leaves.
Serve with hot steamed rice.