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Time to cook

30 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

2

A nutritious and comforting dish made with a combination of lentils cooked with aromatic spices, offering a protein-rich and flavorful option for a dal preparation.

A nutritious and comforting dish made with a combination of lentils cooked with aromatic spices, offering a protein-rich and flavorful option for a dal preparation.

Ingredients

Bengal Gram Lentil

2 tbsp

Arhar Dal

2 tbsp

Yellow Split Moong Dal

2 tbsp

Masoor Dal

2 tbsp

Water

1 cup

Vegetable Oil

2 tbsp

Curry Leaves

3 leaf

Mustard Seeds

0.25 tsp

Fenugreek Seeds

1 pinch

Red Chilli Pepper

1 chilli

Ginger Garlic Paste

0.5 tbsp

Onion Raw

1 small

cumin Powder

0.5 tsp

Coriander Powder

0.5 tsp

Red Chilli Powder

0.5 tsp

Turmeric

1 pinch

Salt

0.5 tsp

Tomatoes

1 tomato

Coriander Leaves

1 tbsp

Picador Chillies

1 chilli

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Soak the mixed dal for at least 20 minutes.

2

In a large pot, with water, boil it till tender.

3

Blend the dal with the water using a blender or an immersion blender, until it is smooth, or leave a little chunky as desired.

Cooking

1

In a separate pot, on low heat, add oil and curry leaves, mustard seeds, fenugreek, and whole red chili, if using until fragrant and mustard seeds start cracking.

2

Add chopped onions and cook till golden. If using fried onions, cook for 2-3 minutes.

3

Add ginger/garlic paste and cook for a few minutes making sure it does not burn. Add water at this point. If the pan is too hot your spices might burn.

4

Add red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric, and salt and cook for a few minutes, making sure it does not stick.

5

Add a little water if needed.

6

Add tomatoes, mix well, and let it cook for 2-3 minutes.

7

Add the blended dal and mix together. Simmer on low heat, for 15 minutes to allow the flavors to blend together. Add water if desired to make dal with a thinner consistency.

8

Top with chopped cilantro and/or chopped green chili.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

12.9

Proteins

Proteins

4.5

Fats

Fats

5.4

Fiber

Fiber

2.7

116

kcal

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