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Easy Lentil Dal

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"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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1 h servings 209
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. 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.
  2. 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

Per Serving: 209 calories; 7.9 30.5 6.6 < 1 594 Full nutrition

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