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Moong Dal

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Moong Dal
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
 
One serving costs about $0.82

$0.82 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 30 minutes

Ready in 30 minutes

2 vegetarian,gluten-free,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian,fodmap friendly lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:14%

Spoonacular Score: 14%

 

If you want to add more gluten free, lacto ovo vegetarian, and fodmap friendly recipes to your repertoire, Moong Dal might be a recipe you should try. This recipe serves 2 and costs 82 cents per serving. This main course has 442 calories, 14g of protein, and 18g of fat per serving. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 30 minutes. Head to the store and pick up turmeric, sugar, water, and a few other things to make it today. It is brought to you by spoonacular user arkonique. Users who liked this recipe also liked Whole green mung dal | Green Moong dal | Sabut moong dal curry, moong dal tadka , how to make moong dal, and moong dal fry , how to make moong dal fry | moong dal s.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 cup
0.5 cup moong dal
moong dal
1 tsp
1 tsp cumin seeds
cumin seeds
1
1  dried red chilli
dried red chilli
1 tsp
1 tsp turmeric
turmeric
4 Tbsps
4 Tbsps sugar
sugar
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps salt
salt
0.5 stick
0.5 stick cinnamon
cinnamon
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps butter
butter
some
some water
water
0.5 cup moong dal
0.5 cup
moong dal
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp
cumin seeds
1  dried red chilli
1
dried red chilli
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp
turmeric
4 Tbsps sugar
4 Tbsps
sugar
2 Tbsps salt
2 Tbsps
salt
0.5 stick cinnamon
0.5 stick
cinnamon
3 Tbsps butter
3 Tbsps
butter
some water
some
water

Equipment

microwave
microwave
bowl
bowl
microwave
microwave
bowl
bowl


Instructions

  1. Put the butter, chilli and cumin in a bowl and microwave for 3 minutes.
  2. Put the dal in a bowl, add water, salt and sugar and microwave it for 10 minutes. Make sure that the dal is thoroughly washed.
  3. Add the butter, cumin mixture to the dal, along with the turmeric and cinnamon and some more water and microwave for another 15 minutes.
  4. Serve hot.

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.82
Ingredient
½ cups moong dal
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 dried red chilli
1 teaspoon turmeric
4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons salt
½ sticks cinnamon
3 tablespoons butter
Price
$0.34
$0.26
$0.40
$0.10
$0.07
$0.04
$0.07
$0.36
$1.64

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • 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.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • There are two types of cinnamon. The more expensive and rarer type is Ceylon cinnamon (considered to be "true cinnamon"). The cinnamon most common in North America is cassia cinnamon. Though the flavor is certainly similar, Ceylon cinnamon is said to be more subtle yet also more complex.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
441 Calories
13g Protein
17g Total Fat
58g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
441
22%

Fat
17g
28%

  Saturated Fat
10g
68%

Carbohydrates
58g
20%

  Sugar
26g
29%

Cholesterol
45mg
15%

Sodium
7158mg
311%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
13g
28%

Vitamin C
32mg
40%

Fiber
6g
24%

Iron
3mg
18%

Vitamin A
854IU
17%

Manganese
0.33mg
16%

Vitamin B6
0.14mg
7%

Calcium
60mg
6%

Vitamin E
0.73mg
5%

Vitamin K
5µg
5%

Copper
0.09mg
5%

Potassium
126mg
4%

Magnesium
14mg
4%

Phosphorus
22mg
2%

Vitamin B2
0.04mg
2%

Vitamin D
0.32µg
2%

Vitamin B3
0.4mg
2%

Vitamin B1
0.03mg
2%

Folate
6µg
2%

Zinc
0.23mg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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