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Three Dal Delight

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  Split green gram dal with skin 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (dhuli moong dal)
  Bengal gram dal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (channa dal)
  Arhar dal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (red gram dal)
  Tomatoes 2 , finely chopped
  Mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon (rai)
  Jeera 1⁄2 Teaspoon (cumin seeds)
  Asafoetida 1⁄2 Teaspoon (hing)
  Turmeric powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon (haldi)
  Ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Green chili 1 , chopped
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon (dhaniya powder)
  Oil 3 Teaspoon
  Salt/To taste To Taste
  Lime juice 2 Teaspoon
  Fresh coriander 1 Tablespoon (For garnishing)

Soak the dals together for an hour and strain. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker. Add the mustard and cumin seeds and when they pop, add the curry leaves and hing. Stir in the ginger paste and the minced green chili along with turmeric. Add the tomatoes and the dhaniya and red chili powders.

Finally, add the strained dals with 4 cups water and salt. Pressurecook the dal until two to three whistles. When the pressure drops, add the lemon juice. Garnish with coriander leaves

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Vegan, Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Three Pulses

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 701 Calories from Fat 122

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.7%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 452.8 mg18.9%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.8%

Dietary Fiber 28 g111.9%

Sugars 11.3 g

Protein 39 g77.6%

Vitamin A 47.1% Vitamin C 62.1%

Calcium 41.9% Iron 36.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

shakti's picture
Very nice recipe. What do ? mean?
Three Dal Delight Recipe, Three Pulses