Masoor And Tuvar Dal With Zucchini Recipe

Masoor and Tuvar Dal with Zucchini is a nutritious and flavorful Indian lentil dish. The combination of red lentils (masoor dal) and pigeon peas (tuvar dal) creates a creamy and hearty base, while the addition of zucchini adds a fresh and vibrant element. This dish is packed with protein, fiber, and essential nutrients. It is easy to make and can be enjoyed as a main course with rice or bread.

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Ingredients for Masoor And Tuvar Dal With Zucchini Recipe

  • 0.13 cup Masoor Dal
  • 0.13 cup Tuvar Dal
  • 1/4 Medium Zucchini, Chopped
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • pinch A Pinch Of Asafoetida
  • 1/4 Medium Onion, Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger, Grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 Medium Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Masoor And Tuvar Dal With Zucchini Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the masoor dal and tuvar dal for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.In a pressure cooker, add the soaked dals, chopped zucchini, turmeric powder, salt, and water.
  • STEP 3.Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles or until the dals are cooked and soft.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and asafoetida.
  • STEP 5.Once the seeds start to crackle, add chopped onions, ginger, and garlic. Saute until onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 6.Add chopped tomatoes, red chili powder, coriander powder, and garam masala. Cook until tomatoes are soft and oil separates.
  • STEP 7.Add the cooked dal and zucchini mixture to the pan. Mix well and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or bread.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the dals helps in reducing the cooking time.
  • Adjust the consistency of the dal by adding more water if required.
  • You can add other vegetables like spinach or carrots for added nutrition and flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover dal can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dal on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the Masoor and Tuvar Dal with Zucchini with steamed rice, naan, or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
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254
calories per serving
2 g Fat14 g Protein42 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Carbs
    42g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    42g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    87mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1406mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    111mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    50mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    101mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    244mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp