KOOTO

1 cup moong dal
1 small potato
1 carrot
1/2 cup peas
1/2 cup green beans
1/2 cup graded coconut
1-2 dried red chiles
1 tsp or so tumeric
1 tsp cumin
salt

Wash dal and cook with some water, gradually adding more water in fairly small increments. Halfway add finely chopped potato and carrot. A little while later add salt and tumeric along with peas and beans. Meanwhile grind coconut and chiles with some water. Add to dal with cumin, and cook until flavors blend.