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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 213.2
  • Total Fat: 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 68.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.6 g
  • Protein: 5.8 g

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healthy n delicious gravy to go with rice healthy n delicious gravy to go with rice
Number of Servings: 3


    lentis cooked 1 cup
    tamarind pulp 1 cup
    green bell peppers 1/2 cup diced
    mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
    cumin seeds 1 tsp
    coriander seeds 2.5 tbsp
    chilli powder 2 tbsp
    water 2 cups
    oil 1 tbsp
    salt 2 taste


boil lentils n mash them well n keep them aside.

dry roast coriander seeds and grind them fine with chilli powder.(this can be made in large amounts n stored in the refrigerator for upto 6mnths)

in a pot,heat a tbsp of oil.add mustard seeds n cumin seeds.(u can add 2 dry red chillies,2 green chillies and some curry leaves if u get them..)

when the seeds start 2 crackle,add the bell peppers n stir them for about 2 mins.

now add the tamarind pulp with 2 cups of water, coriander n chilli powder mixture n salt 2 taste.

let this boil for about 15 mins.

now add the boiled and mashed lentils to this n let it boil to a slightly thicker consistency.

serve this hot with rice.

this makes about 3 servings.but do not store this for more than a day.

u can use any vegetable like carrots,sliced onions,radish,roughly chopped spinach etc

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HUGGYBOY.

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    yum - 12/18/19