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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 255.6
  • Total Fat: 9.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 59.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.6 g
  • Protein: 15.0 g

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Spinach dhal

Submitted by: BZOOTY

Introduction

Lots of fresh spinach. Serve with brown basmati rice. From cookbook "Fresh Indian." Lots of fresh spinach. Serve with brown basmati rice. From cookbook "Fresh Indian."
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    1 cup red lentils, rinsed, drained
    4 cups water
    1/4 teaspoon turmeric
    1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
    4 ounces baby spinach, chopped
    large handful of cilantro leaves, chopped
    2 teaspoons light olive oil
    5 garlic cloves, finely sliced
    2 teaspoons cumin seeds
    2 teaspoons mustard seeds
    1 tablespoon ground cumin
    1 teaspoon ground coriander
    1 red chile, finely chopped
    sea salt

Directions

1. Place lentils ina large saucepan with the water, turmeric, and ginger. Bring to a boil. Skim off any foam that forms onthe surface.

2. Lower the heat and cook gently for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the spinach and chopped cilantro, stir, and cook for 8-10 minutes.

3. Heat the oil in a small, nonstick frying pan and when it is hot add the garlic, cumin and mustard seeds, ground cumin, ground coriander and red chile. Stir-fry over high heat for 2-3 minutes, then pour mixture into the lentils and stir well to mix. Service immediately with rice or bread.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BZOOTY.






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