Wash dal and add 2 cups of water, turmeric and salt to taste.
Pressure cook dal (about 4 whistles).
Cool the cooker & stir dal well.
Mix wheat flour, 1 tbsp oil and salt to taste.
Knead a smooth dough.
For tikkis, take small cubes from dough and roll them in a circular shape. Apply oil in the centre and fold it twice to give it a triangular shape i.e. of a paratha. Repeat this to make about 8-10 tikkis.
Add chilli powder, dhania powder, tamarind paste, 1 tsp oil to dal and bring it to a boil.
Now add tikkis to dal one by one and place the lid of the pressure cooker.
Pressure cook for about 10 min.
Cool the cooker.
Prepare the tampering adding cumin seeds, rai. When they splutter add onion and green chillies.
When onions are golden brown, add a pinch of asafoetida and immediately pour it on daal tikki.