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Chana Dal (Yellow Lentil Curry)

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chana dahl

In India, dal is the generic term for dried legumes. Chana dal = gram dal = yellow lentils, Dal is often the primary source of dietary protein. These little guys look like yellow split peas, but they're actually baby chick peas with their skins removed and split. Because they're younger and smaller, yellow lentils have an extremely low glycemic index. They are rich in both protein and folate, not to mention being an excellent source of soluble fibre.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Soaking time: 2 hours
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4


1 cup chana dal
4 cup water
2 tbsp olive oil
½ cup chopped onion
1 tsp fresh grated ginger
1 tsp minced garlic


½ cup chopped tomatoes
1 tsp salt
½ tsp turmeric
1 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp chopped cilantro