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Hard Boiled Eggs In Curried Dal or Legume Soup

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Oneman Show presents Hard Boiled Eggs In Curried Dal or Legume Soup recipe. A perfectly balanced meal with proteins, carbohydrates,fats and minerals.
  Eggs 4
  Dal/Legumes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Onion 1 , chopped finely
  Tomatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 , chopped
  Carrot 1 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), mince
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon, mince
  Jalapeno 1 , chopped
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Cloves 2
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Cane sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Green chili 2 Teaspoon
  Dry red chili 2 Teaspoon
  Fresh cilantro 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped finely

1. In a pot boil the eggs in water for 20 minutes. Remove from heat, and cut the eggs into halves.
2. In a large pan cook the dal with water. Keep on simmer.
3. In a skillet, heat the oil. Add garlic, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, ginger, green chili, red chili, jalapeno and onion. Saute them well.
4. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, cloves, salt and cane sugar and mix well.
5. Pour in the lemon juice and keep stirring. Stir in the tomatoes, carrots and red bell pepper.
6. Add this mixture into the dal and mix well. Put the eggs and gently mix with the gravy.
7. Transfer the curry to serving bowls and microwave 6 minutes.

8. Serve the Egg and Dal Curry with pita bread, basmati rice and fresh cilantro.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
The easiest way to devour eggs is to dump it into curries. Chef Bhal Dave deviates from the standard egg curry recipe however, to prepare a luscious Indian egg curry with lentils. Healthy, wholesome and highly appeasing, this one's worth a try!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 317 Calories from Fat 58

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.9%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 205.3 mg8.6%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.2%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.9%

Sugars 10.5 g

Protein 21 g41.4%

Vitamin A 94.6% Vitamin C 64.1%

Calcium 15.5% Iron 17.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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