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Easy Split Pea Dal (Dhal, Dhall) with Black Rice (vegan)

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I love the taste of dal and find it one of the most comforting dishes that I ever make. Its spicy flavor lends itself well to the colder seasons, but I’ve updated this traditional style meal for spring with the refreshing taste of lemon. Although the rice and split peas take some time to cook, prepping this recipe is incredibly easy in an almost “set it and forget it” type way. This makes a few servings and made a fabulous lunch the day after cooking.

Further Food Commentary:

Cooked split peas are an excellent source of protein, potassium and fiber to boot. This is a great dish for anyone following a vegan or vegetarian diet or who is simply looking for more plant-based dishes that provide a healthy dose of protein. Indian spices like curry and turmeric also help support healthy digestion and give this dish a boost of anti-imflammatory power.

By Shauna Keeler, Culinary Nutritionist

Easy Split Pea Dal (Dhal, Dhall) with Black Rice (vegan)

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  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:50 minutes
  • Servings: 4

Ingredients

1 cup of black rice  (aka forbidden rice)

4 3/4 cups water (divided)

1 1/2 teaspoon salt (divided)
2 cups of split peas
1 yellow onion (diced)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 can coconut milk
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon curry powder
1 teaspoon tumeric
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1 lemon (juiced)

Instructions

  1. To cook the rice, combine with 1 3/4 cups of the water and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt in a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 40 minutes.
  3. In a separate pot, combine split peas, remaining 3 cups of water and another 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer (also covered) for 45 minutes.
  5. Add onion and oil to a large saute pan, and allow onion to lightly sweat for about 5 minutes, or until translucent.
  6. Stir in the coconut milk, curry powder, turmeric, cayenne and remaining teaspoon of salt.
  7. Allow mixture to simmer for about 5 minutes and then add the cooked split peas and lemon juice.
  8. Serve over a bed of the forbidden rice and garnish with a slice of lemon.
To cook the rice, combine with 1 3/4 cups of the water and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt in a pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 40 minutes. In a separate pot, combine split peas, remaining 3 cups of water and another 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and bring to a boil. Simmer (also covered) for 45 minutes. Add onion and oil to a large saute pan, and allow onion to lightly sweat for about 5 minutes, or until translucent. Stir in the coconut milk, curry powder, turmeric, cayenne and remaining teaspoon of salt. Allow mixture to simmer for about 5 minutes and then add the cooked split peas and lemon juice. Serve over a bed of the forbidden rice and garnish with a slice of lemon.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving:  Calories: 518; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 613mg; Potassium: 236mg; Carbohydrate: 92g; Fiber: 26g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 28g

Nutrition Bonus:   Iron: 27%; Vit C: 13%

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