Punjabi Dal

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 96.5
  • Total Fat: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.8 mg
  • Sodium: 589.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 5.0 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    * Butter, unsalted, 1 tbsp (mustard oil can be substituted for delicious flavour)
    * Salt, 1 tsp
    * Garlic, 3 clove, minced
    * Ginger Root, 2 tsp peeled and minced
    * Red Ripe Tomatoes, 1 cup, chopped or sliced
    * Water, tap, 2-3 cup (8 fl oz)
    *red Lentils, or mung dal 1 cup washed and picked over
    Indian spices you like: curry powder, cumin, coriander powder, asafetida, mustard seeds etc.


bring lentils to a boil in water, lower to simmer and cook until tender and water is absorbed, adding more water if needed. (20-30 minutes). Saute spices and tomatoes in butter or oil and mix in to lentils, salt to taste. Serve with brown rice or flat breads and steamed greens.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KITTEN613.

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  • Would love to try this, but could you list the ingredients into the body of recipe as well as in the tracker thing so we can see qtys? - 10/23/07

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