Lemon Dal

Number of Servings: 6 (270g)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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

6 servings per container

Serving Size 270g

Amount per serving
Calories 185
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 400mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 21%
Total Sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 12g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 39.2mg 4%
Iron 3.6mg 20%
Potassium 360mg 8%
Vitamin A 3.9mcg 0%
Vitamin C 5.2mg 6%
Vitamin E 0mg 0%
Vitamin K 0.3mcg 0%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.6mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 10%
Folate 101.8mcg 25%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.5mcg 0%
Chloride 5.5mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 0%
Phosphorus 151.3mg 10%
Iodine 0.8mcg 0%
Magnesium 33.1mg 8%
Zinc 1.8mg 20%
Selenium 0.4mcg 0%
Copper 0.7mg 80%
Manganese 0.9mg 40%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.6mcg 2%

* 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.

Ingredients

Water, Red Lentils, Onion, Lemon Juice, 1% Milk, Serrano Pepper, Garlic, Salt, Ginger Root.

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