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Masoor Dal Recipe

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


Submitted by littlebabybits

Makes 4 servings



Serving Size: 4 Degree of Difficulty: Medium Recipe Category: Main Course Beans Recipe Ethnic Group: Pakistani

Recipe Ingredients for Masoor Dal

1 Onion (thinly sliced)
1 medium Tomato (chopped)
1 T Ginger Root (peeled diced)
2 cloves Garlic (Lasan) (peeled & diced)
1/4 tsp. Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
1 tsp. Cumin Seeds (Zeera)
1 tsp. Red Chili Powder
3 1/2 cups Water
2 tbsp. Butter
1 serving 1 cup orange lentils

Recipe Directions for Masoor Dal

  1. Drain the lentils that have been soaking. In a seperate heavy based pot boil the 3 1/2 cups of water. When water comes to a boil and in the lentils, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, chopped tomatoes, ginger and garlic. Mix for about 5 minutes. Then cover the pot, reduce heat to low and let simmer for about 20 minutes or untils lentils are well done.

  2. When the lentils are well done and soft, lower the heat. Now seperately in a frying pan heat the butter then add in the cumin seeds and onions. Fry well until the onions turn golden brown. Then add this to the cooked lentils and mix.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 326.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
58
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.5g
10%
Saturated Fat
3.7g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
58mg
2%
Potassium
154mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
25.2g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
9.9g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* 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
C+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
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