Clean, wash and soak the toovar dal in water for 2 to 3 hours. Drain and keep aside.
Combine the dal, turmeric powder, salt and 1½ cups of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and whisk the dal.
Add the asafoetida, cumin seeds powder, mixed vegetables, green paste and sugar and mix well.
Simmer for 6 to 8 minutes.
Just before serving, add the lemon juice and serve hot garnished with coriander.