Melanie's Dhal Recipe

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


Submitted by homodachi

Makes 3 1/2 servings



A very light dhal recipe. Probably not authentic. Add more veggies (like Japanese kabocha, squash, potatoes) during step 4 for more nutrients. This recipe might be tastier with an extra pat of butter, or you could save those calories for something else! Makes 3.5 1-cup servings

Recipe Ingredients for Melanie's Dhal

1 1/3 cup dry lentils
400 g canned tomatoes in juice
10 g butter (2 pats)
1/2 cup 3.25% milkfat milk
1 tsp ginger root, grated
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp salt

Recipe Directions for Melanie's Dhal

  1. Boil lentils in water until soft. Drain and reserve.

  2. Over low heat, simmer ginger and garlic in butter in the same pan.

  3. Add milk and spices and mix well. Do not bring to a boil.

  4. Add lentils and tomatoes to pot. Simmer 15-20 minutes until flavors meld. Serve over rice.

  5. Makes 3.5 cups

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Indian, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 230.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
714mg
30%
Potassium
764mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
51.6g
17%
Dietary Fiber
23.3g
93%
Sugars
6.8g
Protein
21.0g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 10% Iron 34%
* 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 cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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