Cook dal in pressure cooker till mushy. Keep aside.
Grind coconut with jeera seeds to smooth paste. Keep aside.
Add the grounded coconut to the dal and drumstick leaves mix with required water. Add required salt. When the raw smell of coconut goes, remove the pan from the heat.
In another pan, add remaining 1/2 tsp of ghee or oil. When it is hot, add mustard seeds. When it crackle, add sliced shallots and sauté till golden .