Soak the dal in water for one hour.
Pressue cook the dal with cloves, cinnamon sticks, turmeric powder, sugar, cardamom powder and salt.
Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
Add the red chilies, chopped green chillies and ginger.
Fry for 2-3 minutes.
Add the seasonings to the boiled dal and mix well.
Cook for another 10 minutes.
Garnish with fresh coconut and serve hot with rice.