My Everyday Dal

My Everyday Dal
Be the first to
rate this recipe!
member ratings
Create a Recipe Makeover
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 187.0
  • Total Fat: 7.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 229.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.2 g
  • Protein: 8.3 g

View full nutritional breakdown of My Everyday Dal calories by ingredient
Submitted by:


my version the CL - duguid's everyday dal my version the CL - duguid's everyday dal
Number of Servings: 6


    * 1 cups split hulled mung dal
    * 1/4 cup red dal
    * 6 cups water
    * 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
    * 2 bay leaves
    * 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
    * 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
    * 3 tablespoons olive oil
    * 1 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
    * 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
    * 1 tablespoon minced garlic
    * 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
    * 2 dried small hot red chiles, stemmed
    * 1/2 cup chopped onion
    * 1 cup mini carrot (frozen)
    * 1 cup cauliflower florets (frozen)


1. Soak mung and red dal for 2 hours (or more)

2. Combine dal and 6 cups water in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in turmeric, bay leaves, and cinnamon stick; partially cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon salt. Keep warm.

3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add mustard seeds; cook 1 minute or until seeds pop, stirring constantly. Add ginger and next 3 ingredients (through chiles); cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add onions; cook 3 minutes or until onions are tender, stirring frequently. Add carrot and cauliflower; cook 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Add 1 cup dal mixture to carrot mixture; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
5. Place carrot mixture in food processor. Process till smooth. Continue to add Dal with or without the water to consistency desired.
6. Serve!

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NWILKER.

Rate This Recipe