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Lentil Dhal Recipe

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


Submitted by jennriley

Makes 6 servings



serving size is one cup mild indian flavor veggie/lentil recipe

Recipe Ingredients for lentil dhal

1 cup onion, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled, minced
1 teaspoon cumin seed
1 teaspoon turmeric, ground
1/2 teaspoon red pepper, crushed
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups cauliflower florets, chopped
2 cups tomatoes, chopped
2 1/2 cups water
1 cup dried lentils
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, minced
3/4 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions for lentil dhal

  1. saute onion ginger, cumin, turmeric, pepper and garlic for 3 min until translucent.

  2. add tomato and cauliflower for 2 min.

  3. add water and lentils.

  4. cover and simmer for 35 min until lentils are tender

  5. add lime, salt and cilantro.

  6. serve with basmati rice.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 242.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
148
Calories from Fat
6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.7g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Potassium
596mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
26.9g
9%
Dietary Fiber
11.8g
47%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
9.9g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 5% Iron 18%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin C
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