45 mins (prep 30, cooking 15)
15 ingredients
4 servings
Lightly spiced lentils in a tamarind and coconut sauce, tempered with Indian spices. Serve hot with rice. Try it with other vegetables too, such as potato, cauliflower or okra. The ingredients should be available at any Indian market or at specialty stores. The tamarind pulp may be substituted with reconstituted tamarind paste.

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Serving Size (153.45 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 26.34 Calories from Fat 24.93
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.77g 17.02%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 3.99%
Trans Fat 0.06g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 6.22mg 1.04%
Total Carbohydrate 0.51g 0.68%
Dietary Fiber 0.34 g 5.5%
Sugars 0.03 g %
Protein 0.21g 1.71%
Vitamin A 0.16IU% Vitamin C 0.18mg%
Calcium 10.55mg% Iron 0.16mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
yellow split peas, tamarind pulp, green bell pepper, yellow lentils, unsweetened flaked coconut, dried red chile peppers, cumin seed, asafoetida powder