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Easy Vegan Lentil Recipe (Toor Dal)

Try this a very fast Easy Vegan Lentil Recipe. It is Indian cuisine, full of flavors and aroma, this dish can be eaten with Indian bread or rice as a vegan. It’s a Vegan-friendly, Dairy Free and Gluten Free main dish, perfect for lunch or dinner. This Vegan Lentil is also termed Split Pigeon Peas. That is not only meal delicious, it also has a number of health benefits. Lentil contains folic acid, important vitamins, carbs, fiber, and also a rich source of protein. It tastes best when served hot with some mild-flavored rice or brown rice. It can also be served on the side of any Indian bread and dry vegetable dish.

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AuthorPalak SakiCategory, DifficultyBeginner

Easy Vegan Lentil Recipe (Toor Dal)

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time40 mins

Ingredients

 1 cup Lentil (Toor Dal)
 1 tsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
 1 pinch Asafoetida (Heeng)
 1 tsp Chopped Green Chili
 ½ tsp Ginger Paste
 1 qt Chopped Onions
 1 cup Chopped Tomato
 ½ tsp Turmeric
 ½ tsp Paprika (Red Chili Powder)
 ½ tsp Coriander Powder
 ½ tsp Garam Masala
 2 cups Water
 ½ tsp Salt (As Per Taste)
 1 tsp Lemon Juice
 ¼ cup Freshly Chopped Coriander

Directions

1

To start, first, wash the lentil (Toor Dal) 3-4 times and soak them in water for 20-30 minutes.

2

Add clarified butter (ghee) in a pan. You can also use vegetable oil.

3

Now add cumin, Asafoetida, chopped onions to the pan along with Ginger paste and Green Chilies.

4

Fry till the onions turn golden brown.

5

Next, add chopped tomato and Fry till the tomatoes are cooked.

6

So now its time to add all the spices and cook it for a minute. (add water if needed)

7

After this add lentils, water, salt(as per your taste) and mix together.

8

Bring to the boil and simmer for about 20 minutes.

9

Garnish with fresh coriander and a squeeze of lemon or lime juice and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2


Amount Per Serving
Calories 120Calories from Fat 4.5
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.5g1%
Sodium 30mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 22g8%
Dietary Fiber 6g24%
Protein 8g16%

Calcium 2%
Iron 6%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Ingredients

 1 cup Lentil (Toor Dal)
 1 tsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
 1 pinch Asafoetida (Heeng)
 1 tsp Chopped Green Chili
 ½ tsp Ginger Paste
 1 qt Chopped Onions
 1 cup Chopped Tomato
 ½ tsp Turmeric
 ½ tsp Paprika (Red Chili Powder)
 ½ tsp Coriander Powder
 ½ tsp Garam Masala
 2 cups Water
 ½ tsp Salt (As Per Taste)
 1 tsp Lemon Juice
 ¼ cup Freshly Chopped Coriander

Directions

1

To start, first, wash the lentil (Toor Dal) 3-4 times and soak them in water for 20-30 minutes.

2

Add clarified butter (ghee) in a pan. You can also use vegetable oil.

3

Now add cumin, Asafoetida, chopped onions to the pan along with Ginger paste and Green Chilies.

4

Fry till the onions turn golden brown.

5

Next, add chopped tomato and Fry till the tomatoes are cooked.

6

So now its time to add all the spices and cook it for a minute. (add water if needed)

7

After this add lentils, water, salt(as per your taste) and mix together.

8

Bring to the boil and simmer for about 20 minutes.

9

Garnish with fresh coriander and a squeeze of lemon or lime juice and enjoy!

Easy Vegan Lentil Recipe (Toor Dal)

 

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