Moong Dal with Spinach Recipe

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Moong Dal with Spinach
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  1. Combine the water, lentils, spinach, green chile peppers, ginger, turmeric, and salt in a large pot over medium-high heat; bring to a boil and cook until the lentils are tender and the water is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  2. Heat the oil and ghee together in small skillet; fry the curry leaves, red chile peppers, cumin seeds, mustard seed, and asafoetida powder in the mixture until the seeds begin to splutter. Stir the mixture into the lentil mixture. Sprinkle the ground red pepper over the mixture and cook another 5 minutes. Serve hot.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 259.55 Kcal (1087 kJ)
Calories from fat 71.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.93g 12%
Cholesterol 9.47mg 3%
Sodium 76.54mg 3%
Potassium 972.3mg 21%
Total Carbs 33.45g 11%
Sugars 1.25g 5%
Dietary Fiber 16.98g 68%
Protein 15.37g 31%
Vitamin C 26.6mg 44%
Iron 7mg 39%
Calcium 142.3mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 68.27 Kcal (286 kJ)
Calories from fat 18.77 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.09g 12%
Cholesterol 2.49mg 3%
Sodium 20.13mg 3%
Potassium 255.75mg 21%
Total Carbs 8.8g 11%
Sugars 0.33g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4.47g 68%
Protein 4.04g 31%
Vitamin C 7mg 44%
Iron 1.9mg 39%
Calcium 37.4mg 14%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.1
  • 6

Good Points

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

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