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Masoor Dal Sabji Wali

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  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Red lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs), picked over and rinsed
  Garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Thinly sliced carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced zucchini 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Broccoli florets 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Potato 1 Medium, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  Seasoning To Taste
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, minced
  Ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 2 Teaspoon
  Hot chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 2 , chopped
  Minced cilantro 1 Tablespoon

In a pan, bring the water to a boil over medium heat.
Add the lentils, garlic, turmeric, and salt.
Reduce the heat, cover partially, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the lentils are almost cooked.
Stir in all the vegetables, cover, and continue cooking for another 10-15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender but still crunchy.
Remove from the heat and keep warm.
Heat the oil and butter in a small frying pan over medium heat.
Add the onion and saute until golden brown.
Add all the dry spices and tomatoes.
Stir-fry for about 3-5 minutes or until the tomatoes are soft.
Stir in the minced cilantro.
Remove from the heat and add to the cooked lentils and vegetables.
Stir and cover tightly.
Let stand for 5 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to merge.
Serve with plain rice or roti, any meat dish, and a yogurt side dish for a well-balanced meal, or with any tandoori preparation and naan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 176 Calories from Fat 37

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.4%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 4 mg1.3%

Sodium 82 mg3.4%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.8%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 9 g17.1%

Vitamin A 90.6% Vitamin C 59.3%

Calcium 6% Iron 13.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Masoor Dal Sabji Wali Recipe