for cooking lentils in a pot:
add the soaked lentils along with 3 to 3.5 cups water in a pot. add a few drops of oil along with the ½ tsp turmeric powder. stir well. cover the pot and cook the lentils till they are softened completely. if the water becomes less, then add some more hot water.
moong dal - masoor dal or moth dal
red chili powder - cayenne pepper
oil - ghee
lime juice - 2 to 3 kokum