Dal with Tomatoes Recipe

Looking for an easy Dal with Tomatoes recipe? Learn how to make Dal with Tomatoes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by karmakrash

Makes 4 servings



Dal can be made with most legumes. This version uses black-eyed peas and tomatoes. You can add 10 oz of fresh spinach if you like. Serve with basmati rice (white or brown) or Indian bread.

Recipe Ingredients for Dal with Tomatoes

1 cup black-eyed peas, cooked and drained
2 tsp olive oil (or peanut oil)
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic
2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp cayenne (or to taste)
4 roma tomatoes, chopped
1 cup vegetable broth
1 tsp lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Dal with Tomatoes

  1. Saute onion, garlic, and ginger in the oil.

  2. Add the spices and cook for another 2 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent the spices from burning or sticking.

  3. Add the tomatoes and deglaze the pan.

  4. Continue cooking until the tomatoes begin to release their juices.

  5. Add the vegetable broth and beans. Cook for another 5-10 minutes to allow the flavors blend. Add the lemon juice and salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.

  6. Note: if the mixture seems too dry, you can add water or more broth.

Categories

Beans, First Course, Indian, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 283.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
117
Calories from Fat
32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.6g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
212mg
9%
Potassium
524mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
17.5g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4.3g
17%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
5.9g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 4% Iron 11%
* 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
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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