Lemon Dal

Number of Servings: 6 (0.600.30)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 2 hours 45 min.
Lemon Dal

Get these lentils going in the afternoon for a tasty meal at dinnertime. Serve with whole-grain pita bread–the fresher, the tastier! This is the perfect nutritious comfort food to take for lunch at the office.


  • 1½ cups red lentils
  • 5 cups hot water
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 (½") piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 2-3 serrano chilis, seeded and sliced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. milk


  1. Pick through and wash the lentils.
  2. Place lentils, water, onion, garlic, ginger, chilis and salt in the slow cooker. Stir well and set to cook on HIGH for 2 ½ hours.
  3. When the lentils are cooked, add the lemon juice and stir. Adjust the lemon juice to taste.
  4. Add the milk and stir.
  5. Serve warm with fresh pita bread or brown rice.

Nutrition Facts

0.10 servings per container

Serving Size 0.600.30

Amount per serving
Calories 15
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 5.51%
Saturated Fat 21g 0.00%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 1.20%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 0%
Dietary Fiber 120g 0.00%
Total Sugars 0g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 39.20%
Sugar Alcohol 4g
Other Carbohydrate 4g
Protein 20g
Vitamin D 0.3mcg 25%
Calcium 0mg 0%
Iron 0.3mg 0%
Potassium 5mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.1mcg 8%
Vitamin C 2.6mg 20%
Vitamin E 0.3mg 10%
Vitamin K 101.8mcg 25%
Thiamin 0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0.5mg 0%
Niacin 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin B6 151.3mg 10%
Folate 0.8mcg 0%
Vitamin B12 33.1mcg 8%
Biotin 1.8mcg 20%
Chloride 0.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.7mg 80%
Phosphorus 0.9mg 40%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 0.6mg 2%
Zinc 5.5mg 0%
Selenium 0mcg %
Copper 0mg MILK%
Manganese 0mg %
Chromium 0mcg N%
Molybdenum 0mcg N%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.



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