Dahl Recipe

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Looking for an easy Dahl recipe? Learn how to make Dahl using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lairey

Makes 8 servings



My recipe for lentil dahl - low fat, easy and delicious. I use a couple of sprays of Fry-Light but couldn't find in the food database, so not included in the recipe or nutritional analysis, guess you could make it without though...

Recipe Ingredients for Dahl

1 tspn fenugreek seeds
1 tspn ground coriander
1 tspn cumin
1 tspn turmeric
1 1/2 tspn garam masala
1 medium onion, chopped
1 red chili pepper, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
50 g fresh coriander, chopped
350 g red lentils, rinsed
2 chicken stock cubes or vegetable stock cubes
2 1/2 pints water, hot

Recipe Directions for Dahl

  1. heat oil in pan

  2. add fenugreek seeds ? gently fry for 2 mins

  3. add onion ? gently fry until onion is transparent

  4. add rest if spices, chilli and garlic ? fry for another 2 mins

  5. rinse lentils well

  6. put them in a large saucepan

  7. add hot stock

  8. bring to boil

  9. add onion and spice mix

  10. simmer for about 20 minutes until thickish soup consistency, add more water if you need to

  11. add chopped fresh coriander

  12. blitz with hand blender until required consistency

  13. serve and enjoy

Categories

Beans, Vegetables, Main Dish, Side Dish, Soup, Asian, Quick, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 215.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
169
Calories from Fat
6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.7g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
300mg
13%
Potassium
497mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
29.1g
10%
Dietary Fiber
14.0g
56%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
12.0g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 4% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
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