"Daal" is an East Indian dish and refers to a variety of lentils, peas, and beans that are used to make soups and stews or served with bread.
Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 1 hr
Extra Time: 30 mins
Yield: 4 x 1 cup servings
Cover peas with water and soak 30 minutes. Drain. Add 3 cups fresh water and peas to a large saucepan. Cook 50 minutes.
Purée half of mixture in blender; combine with remaining peas in saucepan. Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup more water if needed.
Add bouillon, cumin, salt, pepper, turmeric, and chili. Simmer an additional 5 minutes. Add cilantro and serve.
Chopped tomatoes may be added. Daal can be served with plain yogurt and flat bread (such as roti, chapatis or pita), if desired.
Serving suggestions are not included in nutritional analysis, and may not be gluten-free or dairy-free.
If regular sodium bouillon cube used, sodium = 488mg per serving.