Lemon Dal

Number of Servings: 6 (271 G)
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 2.5 hours
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

  • 1 ½ cup 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 chiles, 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, chiles 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 271G

Amount per serving
Calories 185
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 400mg 17%
Potassium 365mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 24%
Total Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 4%
Iron 20%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin E 0%
Vitamin K 0%
Thiamin 15%
Riboflavin 4%
Niacin 4%
Vitamin B6 10%
Folate 25%
Vitamin B12 0%
Biotin 0%
Chloride 0%
Pantothenate 2%
Phosphorus 15%
Iodine 0%
Magnesium 8%
Zinc 10%
Selenium 0%
Copper 35%
Manganese 45%
Chromium 0%
Molybdenum 0%

* 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, 2% Milk, Serrano Pepper, Garlic, Ginger, Salt.

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