Yellow Dal (Yellow Lentils)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 55.6
  • Total Fat: 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 592.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

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Serve this dish with Basmati rice or an Indian bread of your choice. Serve this dish with Basmati rice or an Indian bread of your choice.
Number of Servings: 4


    1/2 cup yellow lentils
    1/2 tsp each mustard seeds & cumin seeds
    1 cup water
    chopped green chillies (to taste)
    1 tbsp chopped cilantro
    juice of half a lemon
    salt to taste


Wash the lentils well, add 1 cup of water and cook the lentils in a pressure cooker till they are well done.
In a pan, heat the oil, splutter the mustard & cumin seeds in the hot oil.
Add the cooked lentils with a cup of water, salt and chopped green chillies.
Boil for about 5 minutes, turn off the heat and add add the lemon juice and chopped cilantro.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GUDY2SHUZ.

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  • I loved this - 9/29/20

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  • Cannot do cilantro: used some celery.. - 10/5/19

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  • yummy - 6/7/19

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  • Incredible!
    Delicious............. - 11/24/18

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  • Incredible!
    Delicious and very simple l to make. - 5/19/15

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