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

View full nutritional breakdown of Yellow Dal (Yellow Lentils) calories by ingredient


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.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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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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    Delicious............. - 11/24/18

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