Spicy Indian Dahl Recipe

Looking for an easy Spicy Indian Dahl recipe? Learn how to make Spicy Indian Dahl using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by krjd

Makes 6 servings



Yum. Over basmati or with naan. only 205 calories a serving with 10 g protein and 12 g fiber. High in iron adn vitamins A and C. Taken from http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/spicy-indian-dahl/Detail.aspx.

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy Indian Dahl

1 cup red lentils
2 tablespoons ginger root, minced
1 teaspoon mustard seed
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
4 tomatoes, chopped
3 onions, chopped
3 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon coriander seed, ground
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup water
1 salt to taste

Recipe Directions for Spicy Indian Dahl

  1. Cook the lentils by boiling or pressure cooking until lentils are soft. (Pressure cooking is faster.)

  2. In a skillet heat the oil and add mustard seeds. When mustard seeds begin to flutter, add onions, ginger, jalapeno peppers, and garlic. Saute until the onions and garlic are golden brown. Add coriander and cumin. Add chopped tomatoes. Saute the mixture well until tomatoes are well cooked.

  3. Add water. Boil 6 minutes. Add cooked lentils, stirring well. Add salt to taste, stirring well. Add finely chopped cilantro and remove from heat. Serve hot.

Categories

Beans, Side Dish, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 231.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
205
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
223mg
9%
Potassium
647mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
30.1g
10%
Dietary Fiber
12.3g
49%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
10.3g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 6% Iron 21%
* 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 thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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