Moong Dal Vegetarian Indian Yellow Lentil Dhal

Moong Dal Vegetarian Indian Yellow Lentil Dhal Recipe

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About Moong Dal Vegetarian Indian Yellow Lentil Dhal Recipe:

Enjoy this healthy vegetarian and vegan indian food recipe of mung dal. Mung dal, sometimes spelled "Moong dal, " Or indian-flavored yellow lentils, are a traditional vegetarian indian recipe. This easy version of mung dhal soup simmers the dal in vegetable broth, turmeric, and cayenne for a spicy and flavorfulyet simplevegetarian indian lentil dal dish. Moong dal lentils are much quicker to cook than beansand even regular lentilswhen cooking from scratch since they're so tiny, and, as an added benefit, lentils are ridiculously cheap (you can usually buy them in the bulk foods section) and are a great source of protein for vegetarians and vegans. Yellow lentil dal isn't quite a full meal on its own, but it can be a light dinner when paired with steamed white rice (or another whole grain, if you prefer). You can store the leftovers in individual serving-sized containers to take into the office to heat up for lunch, paired with a small green salad instead of rice. Worried about fat? Omit the oil and heat the onion and spices in a non-stick pan with a touch of water instead to make this recipe virtually fat-free and reduced in calories too. This recipe is vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free (check your ingredients to be 100% sure, particularly the vegetable broth and spices).

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  • 30 mins
  • 9 Ingredients
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Ingredients for Moong Dal Vegetarian Indian Yellow Lentil Dhal Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Mung dal
  • 1/2 cup Water or vegetable broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric
  • dash Dash cayenne pepper
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Vegan margarine or olive oil
  • 1/4 Onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 Whole cloves
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* 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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