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Dhal Recipe

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


Submitted by susiecue

Makes 4 servings



soupy stewed lentils in curry spices

Recipe Ingredients for Dhal

200 g red lentils
3 1/2 cups water
1/2 tsp. turmeric
1/2 tsp. fresh ginger
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. oil
1 onion
1 tsp. coriander
1 tsp. cumin
1/4 tsp. chilli powder
1 tsp. olive oil

Recipe Directions for Dhal

  1. Bring lentils in water with turmeric and ginger to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for about an hour, or until mixture is thick and lentils very soft. When done cooking, stir in salt.

  2. Gently saute onions in 1 tbsp. oil for 3-5 minutes, or until golden and soft. Add spices.

  3. Add onions to lentils and stir gently to mix.

  4. Stir in 1 tsp. olive oil.

Categories

Beans, Side Dish, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 291.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
232
Calories from Fat
47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.2g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
302mg
13%
Potassium
540mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
33.3g
11%
Dietary Fiber
15.9g
64%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
13.4g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 5% Iron 24%
* 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
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in thiamin
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