Red Lentil Dal Recipe

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


Submitted by likear0ck6

Makes 4 servings



http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/RED-LENTIL-DAL-101019

Recipe Ingredients for Red Lentil Dal

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cups chopped onions
3 garlic cloves, minced
3 cups water
1 cup dried red lentils
3/4 teaspoon turmeric
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Recipe Directions for Red Lentil Dal

  1. Heat oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Add 1 cup onion and 1 minced garlic clove and sauté until tender and golden brown, about 10 minutes. Set aside.

  2. Combine 3 cups water, lentils, remaining 1 cup onion, 2 minced garlic cloves, turmeric, cumin and ginger in heavy medium saucepan. Bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until lentils are tender, about 15 minutes.

  3. Transfer half of lentil mixture to processor; purée until smooth. Return purée to same saucepan. Mix in sautéed onion mixture. Simmer 5 minutes to blend flavors. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  4. Serve dal over basmati rice. Top with tomatoes, cilantro and chili.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Indian, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 289.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
37
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.1g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
12mg
0%
Potassium
574mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
35.5g
12%
Dietary Fiber
15.8g
63%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
13.2g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 5% Iron 23%
* 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 low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
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