Curried Dal with Basmati-Raisin Pilaf Recipe

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Curried Dal with Basmati-Raisin Pilaf
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  1. To prepare pilaf, combine the first 8 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil; stir once. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes or until water is absorbed and rice is tender. Discard cinnamon, cardamom, and bay leaf.
  2. To prepare dal, heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion to pan; sauté for 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in ginger, curry powder, cumin, and garlic; cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add 4 cups water and next 4 ingredients (through serrano); bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until lentils are tender. Stir in cilantro. Serve over pilaf.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 350.45 Kcal (1467 kJ)
Calories from fat 31.94 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.55g 5%
Sodium 496.89mg 21%
Potassium 701.94mg 15%
Total Carbs 65.97g 22%
Sugars 8.76g 35%
Dietary Fiber 17.7g 71%
Protein 15.55g 31%
Vitamin C 9.3mg 16%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 13%
Iron 43.8mg 243%
Calcium 77.6mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 73.07 Kcal (306 kJ)
Calories from fat 6.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.74g 5%
Sodium 103.6mg 21%
Potassium 146.36mg 15%
Total Carbs 13.76g 22%
Sugars 1.83g 35%
Dietary Fiber 3.69g 71%
Protein 3.24g 31%
Vitamin C 1.9mg 16%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 13%
Iron 9.1mg 243%
Calcium 16.2mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.5
  • 8

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

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