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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Dhaal - Indian Lentil Soup
(makes 4 servings)
Recipe from the Washington State WIC Program

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup split lentils, sorted and rinsed
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 small whole green chili, seeded and chopped

Directions:

  1. Bring the water to a boil in a pan (large enough to hold the water with enough room to add the lentils.)
  2. Add the lentils to the water and all other ingredients except salt, cilantro, and green chili.
  3. Let cook for 15 minutes.
  4. Add salt and the green chili and let boil for one minute.
  5. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.
TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe (32 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 108
Calories from fat 3
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 197 mg
Total Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 9 g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2%
Iron 15%