Slow Cooker Red Lentil Dal Recipe
Slow Cooker Red Lentil Dal Recipe
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 5 hr
  • total: 5 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    A hearty, comforting slow cooked dal made from red lentils, split yellow peas, and Indian spices.

    Ingredients

    • 3 cups red lentils (can use part yellow split peas or split mung beans, or a combination of two or more)
    • 6 cups water
    • One 28 ounce can diced tomatoes
    • 1 large onion, diced
    • 4 garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 Tablespoons fresh grated ginger
    • 1 Tablespoon turmeric
    • 3 green cardamom pods
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 2 teaspoons each: cumin seeds, mustard seeds, onion seeds (nigella), fenugreek seeds
    • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
    • 1 teaspoon sea salt
    • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • For serving:
    • Hot cooked brown rice
    • cilantro, optional
    • extra onion and cumin seeds, optional
    • fresh lemon juice, optional

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 332 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.66%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 2.34%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 233 mg 9.71%
    • Calcium: 159 mg 15.89%
    • Potassium: 1104 mg 31.53%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 13 mg 74.98%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 57 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 22 g 87.1%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 20 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 4.03%
    • Vitamin C 6.07%
    • 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 - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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