Dhal and Eggplant Curry

  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    This mildly spiced creamy Dhal and Eggplant Curry is a great accompaniment to Indian flat breads and rice. Plus it is nutritious and very delicious.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup chana dhal (rinsed and drained) (200g)
    • 1 inch ginger (julienned) (30g)
    • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
    • 2 dried chilies (broken into pieces and softened in warm water)
    • 1 sprig curry leaves (stem removed)
    • ¼ tsp ground turmeric
    • 2 cups water (480ml)
    • Salt to taste
    • 2 tbsp butter (28g)
    • 1 tsp mustard seeds
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1 onion (sliced)
    • 2 jalapeno peppers (seeded and cut into ½ inch pieces)
    • 2 red chilies (seeded and cut into ½ inch pieces)
    • 2 tomatoes (cubed)
    • 1 Asian eggplant (peeled and cut into 2 inch strips)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 326 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 10.98%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.39%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 10 mg 3.34%
    • Sodium: 443 mg 18.46%
    • Calcium: 45 mg 4.52%
    • Potassium: 1027 mg 29.34%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 31.29%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 50 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 25 g 98.08%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 17 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 12.74%
    • Vitamin C 17.61%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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