Dal Fry

Portions : 4
Serving Size : 3/4 cup
Carbohydrate Choices : 3

Diet Types : CKD Non - Dialysis, Dialysis, Diabetes
Renal and Renal Diabetic Food choices : 2 - 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, medium potassium

renal disease diet
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds

  • 1 teaspoon whole cumin seeds

  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped

  • 1 green chili pepper, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated

  • 1 cup green lentil, cooked soft

  • 1 - 1/2 cups water

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped finely

  • 4 cups cooked white rice

  • 1. In a saucepan, heat vegetable oil. Add mustard seeds and cumin. When they splutter, add chopped onion, green chilies and ginger. Fry till the onion gets a light brown color.

  • 2. Add cooked lentils; add 3/4 cup water, salt and mustard powder. Cook for 10 minutes till the lentil cooks to desired consistency.

  • 3. Add lemon juice and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.

  • 4. Serve hot with rotis / rice.

Nutrients per Serving
Calories 231g Protein 9g
Carbohydrates 42g Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 144mg
Potassium 327mg Phosphorus 166mg
Calcium 44g Fiber 5.3g
Helpful Hints
  • Roti is a flat Indian bread, also known as chapati.

  • Wet grinders are very popular tools in the South Indian kitchen and are used to make paste out of soaked grains and lentils.

  • Idli is a round, fluffy bread roughly eight centimetres in diameter. Idli is made from ground rice or rice flour mixed with ground urad dal, salt, methi (Fenugreek Seeds) and water. The mixture is allowed to ferment prior to being steamed in an idli steamer. They are traditional to Southern India and are most often eaten with sambar.

  • Most often eaten at breakfast or as a snack, idli are usually served in pairs with chutney, sambar, or other accompaniments.