Dhal soup with vegetables

1 1/2 cups split yellow mung dhal or split red lentils or mixed 8 cups of water 2 teaspoons of peanut or sunflower oil 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds ½ teaspoon of methi seeds 1/8 teaspoon of hing ½ teaspoon of turmeric ½ teaspoon of red chilli powder fresh, grated...