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    Red Lentil – Classical Ayurveda Dhal

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    50 mins

    10 mins

    40 mins

    Ayurveda For Life's Note:

    Ayurvedic Dhal is a very easy to make dish that can be prepared whenever you don't have much time and still want to eat something nutritious and delicious that will not make you feel like you have a brick in your stomach.

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    1. 1
      In one pot put the lentils and water.
    2. 2
      Add the turmeric, chilly, salt and curry leaves and bring to boil.
    3. 3
      Cook for about 20 minutes.
    4. 4
      In a separate sauce pan heat up the ghee and add the mustard and ajwain seeds.
    5. 5
      When you hear the seeds pop add the chopped onion and shredded ginger.
    6. 6
      Cook the onions until they are well cooked and brown. To them add the diced tomatoes and finely chopped garlic.
    7. 7
      Cook until the tomatoes become soft and are well mixed in the sauce.
    8. 8
      Add the sauce to the lentils and simmer for another 10 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 18, 2013


      Wonderful easy dal. I used less garlic because my last bulb had gone bad except for two cloves, but it still was excellent. Thanks for sharing!<br/>Made for PAC Spring 2013

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    Nutritional Facts for Red Lentil – Classical Ayurveda Dhal

    Serving Size: 1 (504 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 386.3
    Calories from Fat 131
    Total Fat 14.5 g
    Saturated Fat 8.2 g
    Cholesterol 32.7 mg
    Sodium 605.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 48.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 8.9 g
    Sugars 2.0 g
    Protein 18.9 g

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