Mushur Dal - Bengali Style Recipe

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Submitted by minnie_gupta

Makes 2 servings



Bengali style red lentils ( mushur dal)

Recipe Ingredients for Mushur dal - Bengali style

1/2 cup red lentils
1 tsp olive oil
1/4 cup onions, chooped
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1 green pepper
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 cup coriander leaves

Recipe Directions for Mushur dal - Bengali style

  1. Boil the lentils with 2 cups of water and 1/2 tsp salt, 1 green chilli and 2-3 drops of olive oil. Take care not to overcook them. Add turmeric after taking of from heat.

  2. Heat 1 tsp oil in a deep pan, and season with 1 red dry chilli, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and 1 bay leaf. Add onions when the seeds start spluttering. Saute onions for a few seconds ( don't saute too much) and then add the boiled dal. Bring to a boil, adjust salt to taste, add sugar and 1 green chiili ( optional). Lower the heat and simmer for two minutes, and then add coriander leaves and take off from heat.

  3. Serve hot with rice and vegetables.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 134.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.0g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1171mg
49%
Potassium
620mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
35.8g
12%
Dietary Fiber
16.2g
65%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
13.3g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 87%
Calcium 4% 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 phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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