Savory Lentils (Dal)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 197.3
  • Total Fat: 6.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 473.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.2 g
  • Protein: 10.9 g

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Introduction

This fragrant lentil curry creates a very satisfying and filling dish when served over brown rice and topped with a squeeze of fresh lime. This fragrant lentil curry creates a very satisfying and filling dish when served over brown rice and topped with a squeeze of fresh lime.
Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    3 cups water
    1 cup red lentils (may use split peas)
    1 tsp salt
    1 tsp ground turmeric
    1 medium onion, finely chopped
    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    1 tsp ground cumin
    tsp ground cardamom
    2 Tbsp olive oil (or ghee)
    Lime wedges

Directions

Heat water and lentils to boiling in 2-quart saucepan. Stir in salt and turmeric.
Cover and simmer until lentils are tender, about 45 minutes.

Cook and stir onion, garlic, cumin and cardamom in oil until onion is tender; stir into lentils. Cook uncovered over low heat, stirring frequently, until consistency of refried beans, 20-30 minutes.

Serve with rice and lime wedges.


Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user YERVANT.

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