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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 175.3
  • Total Fat: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.3 mg
  • Sodium: 399.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.0 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g

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Masoor Dal WW = 3 points (1/2 cup)

Submitted by: HCHATTERJEE
Masoor Dal WW = 3 points (1/2 cup)

Introduction

Masoor Dal (Red Split Dal).
There are many different ways to prepare any dal. This is just one East Indian (Bengali) preperation.
Worth 3 Weight Watcher Points per 1/2 cup.
Masoor Dal (Red Split Dal).
There are many different ways to prepare any dal. This is just one East Indian (Bengali) preperation.
Worth 3 Weight Watcher Points per 1/2 cup.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Masoor Dal, 1 cup (remove)
    Water, tap, 3 cup (8 fl oz) (remove)
    Chili powder, .25 tsp (remove)
    canola oil, 2 tbsp (remove)
    cumin seeds (jeera), 1 tsp (remove)
    Onions, raw, .50 cup, chopped (remove)
    Red Ripe Tomatoes, 1 large whole (3" dia) (remove)
    haldi (turmeric powder), 0.25 tsp (remove)
    Salt, 1 tsp (remove)

Directions

*Soak 1 cup of masoor dal in 3 cups of water for 15 minutes.
*heat 1-2 tbs oil in pressure cooker
*add jeera seeds until slightly brown
*add chopped onions and saute until light goldent brown.
*add chopped onion and allow oil to seperate
*add chili and haldi (turmeric) powders and stir for 1-2 min.
*add salt to taste
*add dal and water
*pressure cook for 1 whistle; let steam release on its own.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HCHATTERJEE.






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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    @LinguistMarcie - yes, you can cook this without using a pressure cooker. After the daal boils cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes. You can always add more water or simmer longer to get the right consistency for you. - 9/1/09

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  • Is there a way I can do this without having a pressure cooker? It looks so good, but I just don't have any experience using those cookers... - 7/1/09

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  • Nice to know the points for a dish like this. - 2/16/09

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  • I made this and it is very good. I did use chickpea instead of the other beans, but the main ingredients were excellent. - 2/15/09

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