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Masoor Dal

 

A delicious side dish that goes well with jerk chicken or curried beef.
39

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

40

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 cup lentils, red (masoor dal)
1 each onions
1 each ginger
fresh, 1 inch piece
*
3 ½ cups water
1 x turmeric
pinch
*
2 each garlic
cloves
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 tablespoons butter

Directions

Wash the dal well and drain. Boil the water and add the dal, salt, pepper, turmeric, finely chopped ginger, and garlic. Cover the pot and simmer for 20 minutes.

When done, heat the ghi add the cumin. Fry until golden brown and add thinly sliced onions. Fry until crisp and brown. May add paprika and finely chopped tomatoes to the above for color. Pour over the dal and serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 295g (10.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 23824% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 54mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 15g 61%
Sugars g
Protein 26g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 5% Iron 23%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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