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90Minutes
330Calories
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Description

Option to cook with goat (ghosh) or chicken. Recipe courtesy of my mom

Ingredients

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8 SERVINGS
  • 1/3 cup daal (red lentil, masoor, split and hulled)
  • 1/4 cup daal (pigeon pea, toor, split and hulled)
  • 2/3 cup lentils (gram, channa daal, split and hulled)
  • 1/3 cup mung beans (mong daal, split and hulled)
  • 1/4 cup black gram (urad daal, split and hulled)
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 5 black peppercorns
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 onion (medium, chopped)
  • 1 garlic (crushed)
  • 3 Roma tomatoes (chopped)
  • 2 inches ginger (crushed)
  • 3 green chilies (Thai, or 1 jalapeno)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1 pound meat (chicken or goat, optional)
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    Directions

    1. Wash and soak the mixture of split and hulled lentils for 30 minutes. Transfer the lentils to a pot with 4 cups of water; add turmeric, salt. (optional: with 1 lb goat meat, cook with the daal.) When the mixture boils, lower the heat to medium and simmer for 45 minutes (or until lentils are tender) on high heat.
    2. In a separate frying pan with canola oil, heat the cinnamon stick, black cardamom, black peppercorns, cloves, and cumin.seeds (optional: 8 - 10 curry leaves if there is no meat). Next, fry the onion until light golden and then garlic. (optional: with 1 lb chicken, cook with the garlic and onions.) Then, add tomatoes, ginger, green chilies. Let this mixture cook until the tomatoes get soft.
    3. Then add the remaining spices: chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and garam masala. Cook this mixture and then add to the daal. Simmer for 10 minutes on high heat.
    4. Before serving add cilantro and extra green chilies to achieve your desired spice level.

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    330Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories330Calories from Fat210
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat23g35%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol40mg13%
    Sodium350mg15%
    Potassium490mg14%
    Protein15g29%
    Calories from Fat210
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate15g5%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Sugars3g6%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C80%
    Calcium4%
    Iron20%

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

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