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Pachai Payaru Kulambu (Green Moong Dal Curry)

 
One serving costs about $1.22

$1.22 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 vegetarian,gluten-free,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian,whole 30 lunch,main course,main dish,dinner Indian,Asian
spoonacular Score:62%

Spoonacular Score: 62%

 

The recipe Pachai Payaru Kulambu (Green Moong Dal Curry) could satisfy your Indian craving in approximately approximately 45 minutes. This recipe serves 4. This main course has 338 calories, 16g of protein, and 13g of fat per serving. For $1.22 per serving, this recipe covers 15% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of turmeric powder, curry leaves, chilies - to tiny pieces, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, lacto ovo vegetarian, and whole 30 diet. It is brought to you by Foodista. Overall, this recipe earns a solid spoonacular score of 62%. Similar recipes include Whole green mung dal | Green Moong dal | Sabut moong dal curry, Khatta Moong (Whole Green Moong Dal), and Whole Green Moong Dal.

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 cup
1 cup moong dal
moong dal
5
5  garlic
garlic
5
5  shallots
shallots
0.5 inch
0.5 inch ginger
ginger
1 tsp
1 tsp turmeric powder
turmeric powder
1
1  tomato
tomato
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp plain curry powder
plain curry powder
0.5 cups
0.5 cups coconut milk
coconut milk
some
some salt
salt
1.5 Tbsps
1.5 Tbsps ghee butter
ghee butter
1 tsp
1 tsp cumin seeds
cumin seeds
2
2  red dried chilies
red dried chilies
2 sprigs
2 sprigs curry leaves
curry leaves
1 cup moong dal
1 cup
moong dal
5  garlic
5
garlic
5  shallots
5
shallots
0.5 inch ginger
0.5 inch
ginger
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp
turmeric powder
1  tomato
1
tomato
1 Tbsp plain curry powder
1 Tbsp
plain curry powder
0.5 cups coconut milk
0.5 cups
coconut milk
some salt
some
salt
1.5 Tbsps ghee butter
1.5 Tbsps
ghee butter
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp
cumin seeds
2  red dried chilies
2
red dried chilies
2 sprigs curry leaves
2 sprigs
curry leaves

Equipment

pot
pot
pot
pot


Instructions

Add dal, garlic, shallots, ginger, turmeric powder and 1/2 liter of water into a pot. Simmer till dal is half cooked. Add tomato, curry powder and season with salt. Continue to simmer to soften dal. Pour coconut milk, stir and remove from heat. Temper cumin, dried chilies and curry leaves in ghee. Pour over dal and stir.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.25
Ingredient
1 cup moong dal
5 garlic
5 shallots
½ inches ginger
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 tomato
1 tablespoon plain curry powder
½ cups coconut milk
1.5 tablespoons ghee butter
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 red dried chilies
2 sprigs curry leaves
Price
$0.67
$0.33
$0.69
$0.02
$0.12
$0.46
$0.32
$0.69
$0.43
$0.27
$0.80
$0.18
$4.99

Tips

Health Tips

  • Lycopene, the chemical in tomatoes that makes them red (and healthy), is fat soluble. This means eating tomatoes with a fat — say, avocado or olive oil?improves the body's ability to absorb the lycopene. Don't hesitate to include some healthy fats in this dish to get the most health benefits from the tomatoes!

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • 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.

Cooking Tips

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

  • If you don't have shallots, you can try substituting leek, onion, or green onion along with a clove of garlic. The flavor won't be the same, but it should do in a pinch.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Clarified butter is the pure butterfat that remains when the milk solids and water have been removed from normal butter. Clarified butter can be used to cook at higher temperatures than normal butter. Ghee is a type of clarified butter common in Indian dishes.

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Green Tips

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
337 Calories
15g Protein
12g Total Fat
43g Carbs
23% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
337
17%

Fat
12g
20%

  Saturated Fat
8g
56%

Carbohydrates
43g
14%

  Sugar
5g
6%

Cholesterol
14mg
5%

Sodium
77mg
3%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
15g
31%

Vitamin C
60mg
74%

Vitamin B3
12mg
62%

Folate
144µg
36%

Fiber
7g
30%

Manganese
0.58mg
29%

Iron
4mg
25%

Vitamin B6
0.33mg
17%

Vitamin A
631IU
13%

Potassium
378mg
11%

Magnesium
36mg
9%

Copper
0.17mg
9%

Phosphorus
78mg
8%

Vitamin K
7µg
7%

Calcium
67mg
7%

Vitamin E
0.72mg
5%

Vitamin B1
0.07mg
5%

Zinc
0.55mg
4%

Vitamin B2
0.04mg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.23mg
2%

Selenium
1µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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