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Rice Dal



Rice and Dal is a one pot comfort meal made with rice and lentils. Rice and Dal is usually served with a variety of accompaniments such as papads or raita. The combination of rice and lentils provides a complete protein, making it a healthy and filling meal. Rice and Dal is also a great way to use up leftover rice and lentils. Add a salad or a simple vegetable stir fry to complete this meal.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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white rice

1 cup

split yellow lentils (dal)

1/2 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons


2 cups



Step 1:

Wash the rice and dal together in a bowl and set aside.

Step 2:

Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat.

Step 3:

Add the cumin and mustard seeds and let them sizzle for a few seconds.

Step 4:

Add the turmeric, red chili powder, garam masala, and salt and stir for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add the rice and dal and stir to combine.

Step 6:

Add the water and bring to a boil.

Step 7:

Reduce the heat to low and cover the pot.

Step 8:

Simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the rice and dal are cooked through.

Step 9:

Serve hot with your favorite accompaniments. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 31885 users have chowed down on Rice Dal a whopping 65166 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Mumbai, Pune, Indore, Hyderabad, Bengaluru are the top 5 cities gobbling up Rice Dal like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Rice Dal, our users are head over heels in november, but the interest cools down in february.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Rice Dal is the food of choice for 19-23 female, with people of less_than15 BMI also on board.

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