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Indian Lentil Dal

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Ingredients
  Lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Onion 1 Medium, sliced
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Tomato juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Combine lentils and water in a saucepan, partially cover pan with a lid and bring to a boil.
Watch carefully to prevent lentils from boiling over.
Turn heat down and simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until lentils are tender.
Meanwhile, saute garlic and onion in oil, adding the spices and then the tomato juice.
Cook until onions are soft and mixture is well blended.
Add onion and spice mixture to lentils and salt to taste.
Puree dal in electric blender and serve with brown rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 950 Calories from Fat 166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.9%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 574.1 mg23.9%

Total Carbohydrates 145 g48.2%

Dietary Fiber 63.4 g253.6%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 54 g107.9%

Vitamin A 16.4% Vitamin C 63%

Calcium 23.9% Iron 91.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Indian Lentil Dal Recipe