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Arhar dal {Yellow split peas / Toovar dal} with spicy tempering

 
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe is vegan.vegan
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $0.37

$0.37 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

2 vegetarian,vegan,gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free,lacto ovo vegetarian,vegan side dish
spoonacular Score:77%

Spoonacular Score: 77%

 

Need a gluten free and vegan main course? Arhar dal {Yellow split peas / Toovar dal} with spicy tempering could be an amazing recipe to try. For 37 cents per serving, this recipe covers 15% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 234 calories, 13g of protein, and 8g of fat. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. If you have salt, cumin seeds, masoor dal, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the salt you could follow this main course with the Apple Turnovers Recipe as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 79%. This score is solid. Try Soban and Yellow Split Peas Salad, Greek Yellow Split Peas With Garlic (Fava), and Smoky Yellow Split Peas (Tamatar Chana Dal) from 'Indian Cooking Unfolded for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp coconut oil
coconut oil
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps cumin seeds
cumin seeds
0.5 cups
0.5 cups dal
dal
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps red chili powder
red chili powder
some
some salt
salt
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps turmeric powder
turmeric powder
1 Tbsp coconut oil
1 Tbsp
coconut oil
0.5 tsps cumin seeds
0.5 tsps
cumin seeds
0.5 cups dal
0.5 cups
dal
0.5 tsps red chili powder
0.5 tsps
red chili powder
some salt
some
salt
0.5 tsps turmeric powder
0.5 tsps
turmeric powder

Equipment

pot
pot
pot
pot


Instructions

  1. In a pot, add the cleaned dal along with 2-3 cups of water. Add 1/2 tsp salt and turmeric. Let it boil on medium high. Keep checking after every 7-10 mins to add more water when getting dry. It takes around 30 minutes to get fully cooked. When you touch dal, it should be soft to touch and should mush around easily. You know, it is ready to eat. You can add more water once done, according to desired consistency. Give it a good boil again. Keep aside. Taste salt and adjust.
  2. It tastes best if you do tempering just before serving as it retains the maximum flavor and aroma. In a small pot, add ghee or coconut oil . Once hot, to it add cumin seeds. Watch out, they will splutter. Once they finish spluttering, lower the flame and add red chili powder. Cook for 3-5 seconds and turn off the gas. Watch out as red chili powder burns very quickly. Pour it over hot dal.
  3. I also like adding few drops of lemon or lime juice to my dal. It is upto preference.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.37
Ingredient
1 tablespoon coconut oil
½ teaspoons cumin seeds
½ cups dal
½ teaspoons red chili powder
½ teaspoons turmeric powder
Price
$0.21
$0.14
$0.27
$0.06
$0.06
$0.74

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
233 Calories
12g Protein
7g Total Fat
29g Carbs
31% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
233
12%

Fat
7g
12%

  Saturated Fat
6g
37%

Carbohydrates
29g
10%

  Sugar
1g
1%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
208mg
9%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
12g
25%

Fiber
15g
60%

Folate
230µg
58%

Manganese
0.71mg
36%

Vitamin B1
0.42mg
28%

Iron
4mg
24%

Phosphorus
222mg
22%

Zinc
2mg
16%

Magnesium
62mg
16%

Vitamin B6
0.29mg
14%

Potassium
494mg
14%

Copper
0.26mg
13%

Vitamin B5
1mg
10%

Vitamin B3
1mg
7%

Vitamin B2
0.11mg
7%

Selenium
4µg
6%

Vitamin A
225IU
5%

Vitamin E
0.53mg
4%

Calcium
35mg
4%

Vitamin K
3µg
3%

Vitamin C
2mg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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