My friend came up with this, and it's the easiest recipe I have found for dal thus far. It's not traditional, but it's delicious and no frills. Ideal for a budget.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine water, lentils, onion, and olive oil in a rice cooker. Seal and select setting according to manufacturer's instructions; cook until tender, about 30 minutes.

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  • Pour chickpeas, tomato paste, yogurt, curry paste, turmeric, cumin, and chile powder into the lentil mixture. Mix thoroughly. Cook until softened and flavors meld, about 15 minutes.

Cook's Notes:

Massaman curry paste may also be used.

Cook times may vary depending on the style of rice cooker.

Nutrition Facts

210 calories; protein 6.6g; carbohydrates 30.5g; fat 7.9g; cholesterol 0.2mg; sodium 593.9mg. Full Nutrition
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