Green Dal Recipe

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


Submitted by ms_joanna

Makes 8 servings



An Indian dal recipe applied to a Western legume, green split peas.

Recipe Ingredients for Green dal

1 lb green split peas
9 cups water
3 cups onions, chopped
2 tbs olive oil
1 1/2 tbs garlic, puréed
1 1/2 tbs ginger root, puréed
1 tbs peppers, hot chili, chopped
1 tbs cumin
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp coriander
1 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp cardamom
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tbs tamari

Recipe Directions for Green dal

  1. Bring 9 cups of water to boil with the split peas and half the onions; lower heat, cover, and simmer for 1 hour.

  2. Masala: Fry black mustard seeds, fenugreek, and whole cumin seeds in the oil for 1-2 minutes.

  3. Add the remaining onions and fry until they become transparent.

  4. Add garlic, ginger, habanero peppers, powdered cumin, black pepper, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, and bay leaves to the onions, and fry for another 3-4 minutes.

  5. Add masala, lemon juice, and tamari to the dal and simmer slowly for half an hour to blend the flavors. Serving size=1 cup.

Categories

Vegetables, Soup, Indian, Simmer, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 384.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
255
Calories from Fat
39
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.3g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
147mg
6%
Potassium
685mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
41.2g
14%
Dietary Fiber
15.8g
63%
Sugars
6.6g
Protein
15.0g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 7% Iron 20%
* 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 manganese
  • High in thiamin
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