Wash, rinse & drain. Add 4 cups of water/ cup of dal, bring to boil. Lower the heat, simmer 25-30 minutes or until tender & firm (add more water if needed). Whisk lightly, remove the floating foam. Flavor with butter or oil, salt to taste and any seasoning if desired. Cook uncovered over low heat until desired consistency. Serve warm.
One cup dry Beluga yields 2 cups cooked