Baby Dal

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 295.3
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.8 mg
  • Sodium: 8.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.4 g
  • Protein: 21.3 g

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Great served with nan (Indian flatbread) Great served with nan (Indian flatbread)
Number of Servings: 4


    1 1/2 c. red lentils, suspicious specks removed, then rinsed
    4 c. water
    2 T. unsalted butter
    2 cloves of garlic, minced
    2 t. minced ginger
    1/4 t. red pepper flakes
    1/2 t. ground mustard
    1 t. ground coriander
    1/2 t. ground cumin


Stir lentils, water and 1 t. salt together in a large pot. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer until thick, about 20 minutes.
Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, ginger, and spices. Stir until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
Add butter mixture to lentils and continue to cook until flavors have mingled, about 5 minutes. Add salt, if you like.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user 1SKINNYDEE.

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