Dal (Red lentil curry)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 86.6
  • Total Fat: 1.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 297.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 5.3 g

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Simmer on stove, eat over brown rice or steamed cauliflower. Simmer on stove, eat over brown rice or steamed cauliflower.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup red lentils (from health food store)
    1/2 tsp. olive oil
    1/2 cup onion, chopped
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    2 tsp. grated fresh ginger root
    1 tsp. turmeric
    1/2 tsp. salt, to taste
    1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
    1 cup tomato, chopped


Sort and rinse lentils. In medium saucepan, heat olive oil and lightly saute chopped onions. Add garlic, ginger, turmeric. Add 2 cups water and lentils, bring to boil and simmer about 20 minutes until lentils are soft. May puree in food processor at this point if you prefer smooth texture.
Add salt and additonal water as needed to maintain soupy texture, add jalapeno pepper and simmer an additional 15-20 minutes.
Serve over brown rice and/or steamed cauliflower. Top with chopped tomatoes.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BETSY081.

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