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Lentil Dhal



Lentil Dhal is a traditional Indian dish made with yellow lentils and spices. It is usually served with rice or flatbreads such as chapati or naan. The lentils are cooked until they are soft and then simmered with onions, garlic, ginger, tomatoes, and tempered with spices. Lentil Dhal is a great way to add protein to a vegetarian meal.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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red lentils

1 cup

onion, diced


garlic, minced

2 cloves

ground cumin

1 teaspoon

ground coriander

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

chili powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

olive oil

1 tablespoon


2 cups



Step 1:

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.

Step 3:

Add the cumin, coriander, turmeric, garam masala, chili powder, and salt and cook for another minute.

Step 4:

Add the lentils and water and bring to a boil.

Step 5:

Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 6:

Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.

Step 7:

Serve hot with rice or naan. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 18244 users have chowed down on Lentil Dhal a whopping 42499 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Kolkata, Pune, Lucknow, Mumbai, Hyderabad are the top 5 cities gobbling up Lentil Dhal like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Lentil Dhal , our users are head over heels in june, august, but the interest cools down in february.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Lentil Dhal is the food of choice for less-than15 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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