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Spicy Lentil Dahl Recipe

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


Submitted by lyttlefishy

Makes 4 servings



a thick lentil soup. this recipe uses just a little sesame oil for depth and flavor

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy Lentil Dahl

1 tbsp sesame oil or, alternatively, olive oil
1 cup white onion
1 T. ginger
4 cups water
1 cup red lentils,
22 g curry paste
1 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp tomato paste

Recipe Directions for Spicy Lentil Dahl

  1. In a 3-quart stockpot or other medium-sized soup pot, heat the sesame oil over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add the onion, garlic and ginger. Cook, stirring often, until the onions are translucent, about 6 minutes.

  2. Stirring constantly, add the water or broth, lentils, spices and salt. Bring to a low boil, then turn down the heat to low, cover and let the soup simmer for about 20 minutes, or until lentils are very tender.

  3. Stir in the tomato paste until well combined. Cook several minutes more, or until the soup is desired temperature and consistency, adding more water to the dahl if needed.

  4. Serve hot with Dairy-free Cheesy Flatbread and garnish with a dollop of dairy-free soy yogurt if desired.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 332.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
246
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.1g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
20mg
1%
Potassium
602mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
34.9g
12%
Dietary Fiber
15.6g
62%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
13.4g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 10%
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 thiamin
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