Ginger-Lime Dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Vegan Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3/4 cup - moong dal, cooked until soft
  • 1 tbsp - grated ginger
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric
  • Juice of 1/2 lime (can substitute with lemon)
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 3/4 tbsp - canola oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Ginger-Lime Dal

  • Heat the oil and add the mustard seeds. When they splutter, add the green chillies.
  • Stir for a few seconds, then add the ginger and stir again for about a minute. Stir on medium heat so that the ginger doesn't burn.
  • Add the turmeric. Stir in.
  • Add the moong dal and salt to taste.
  • Let the dal cook for another 5 minutes on low heat. Turn off the heat and squeeze in the lime juice.
  • Serve hot with the beet-barley-brown-rice pilaf.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Holy Cow Vegan