Yellow Dal

This dish is very low in saturated fat and cholesterol. It is a good source of protein, Thiamin, Folate, Phosphorus, Copper and Manganese, and a very good source of fiber.

It’s can be made mild or spicy and it’s best served with a side of rice and fresh hot peppers.

Yellow Dal Recipe by DAREBEE
INGREDIENTS1 cup yellow split peas
2 cups water
1oz (30ml) tomato sauce
1 onion
Makes 2 portions399 Calories per portion
Protein 26g
Carbohydrates 74g
Fat 1g
Fiber 27g
Level UpAdd 2 garlic cloves, ½ teaspoon of ginger powder, ½ teaspoon ground cumin, 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper and ½ teaspoon salt (or skip it).


1Rinse split peas under running water under the tap.

2Dice the onion and crush the garlic.

3Combine rinsed split peas, onion, garlic, tomato sauce and spices in a medium size saucepan. Cover with 2 cups of water, stir and set the heat to high. Bring to a boil.

4Once the water begins to boil, lower the heat to medium and cook stirring occasionally for 15 minutes. If you like your dhal creamy, add 2 tablespoons of milk or cream of your choice in the final couple of minutes. Serve hot topped with fresh parsley, hot peppers and a couple of lemon wages.

Yellow Dal Recipe by DAREBEE
Yellow Dal Recipe by DAREBEE
Yellow Dal Recipe by DAREBEE
Yellow Dal Recipe by DAREBEE