Katachi Amti is a Maharashtrian style thin, tangy and spicy dal which is mostly served with Puran Poli. It is usually made using the leftover water that is got after boing the dal for Puran Poli stuffing.
Heat a kadhai and add 2 tsp oil.
Add 1/4th tsp rai, 1/4th tsp jeera, 1 tbsp grated fresh coconut, 5 kadi patta leaves, 1/4th tsp hing, 2 tbsp chopped tomato, 1/4th tsp red chilly powder, 1/4th tsp haldi and saute.
Now add 1/4th tsp garam masala, 1/4th tsp salt, cooked chana dal and saute well.
Add little water, 1/2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves and stir well.
Allow it to cook well.