Add 1 tablespoon oil to a pressure cooker.
Once hot, add asafotida and cumin
Once brown add ginger and garlic and brown.
Add chili powder, turmeric and coriander powder.
Wash the lentils and add to this. Mix well
Add water and salt and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles.
Once cooked boil to the consistency you want and add the chopped spinach. Transfer to a bowl.
For the tempering, add the remaining oil to a pan. Once hot add few small cloves of garlic and green chillies.
Once brown, a pinch of salt..cover and cook for a couple minutes.
Top the lentils with this tempering, squeeze the lime and add the Garam Masala. Mix well and simmer the lentil for 3-4 minutes. Serve with hot Rice or Rotis