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Serves: 8 | Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes
Dal (Indian Lentils)


  • 30 ounces Eden Lentils w/Onion & Bay Leaf, 2 cans, do not drain
  • 2 medium onions, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp Eden Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Eden Sea Salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger root, finely grated


Mince one onion and the garlic. Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in a saucepan. Sauté the onion, garlic and ginger. Add the lentils, turmeric, cumin, pepper and sea salt. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Turn off the flame and mix in the lemon juice and half the parsley.

Slice the remaining onion. Sauté the onion in remaining tablespoon of oil until golden and translucent.

Place the lentils in a serving bowl. Garnish with remaining parsley and sautéed onions. Serve.

As a variation, one cup of cooked organic basmati rice or barley may be cooked with the lentils.

Nutritional Information

Per serving - 117 calories, 4 g fat (28% calories from fat), 7 g protein, 14 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 232 mg sodium

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