Lentil Dal - Adaptation from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 79.5
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 235.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.2 g
  • Protein: 4.3 g

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Adapted from Cooking Light Cookbook Adapted from Cooking Light Cookbook
Number of Servings: 8


    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 cup chopped onion
    1 tbsp minced fresh peeled ginger
    1 tsp cumin seeds
    1 tsp turmeric
    1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    2 cups chopped cauliflower florets
    2 cups chopped tomato
    2 1/2 cups water
    1 cup dried lentils
    2 tbsp fresh lime juice
    1 tbsp minced fresh cilantro
    3/4 tsp salt


1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over med-high heat. Add onion and next 5 ingredients; saute 2 minutes. Add cauliflower and tomato; saute 1 minute. Stir in water and lentils; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 35 minutes or until lentils are tender.

2. Stir in lime juice, cilantro, and salt. Serve over rice. Serving equals 3/4 cup lentil mixture

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LOVELYMRSB.