Hare Lehsun ki Dal ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )

Hare Lehsun ki Dal ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )

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A must-try recipe whenever you can lay your hands on green garlic! The Hare Lehsun ki Dal is mild-spiced and super tasty despite not being loaded with ghee. A quick tempering, along with onions and green garlic, gives the dal a homely and satisfying taste and consistency, which you will thoroughly enjoy. This dal is apt for weight-watchers, especially after pregnancy, as it is loaded with protein, iron and folic acid.
You can also try other healthy dal recipes like Urad Dal with Spinach, Palak Masoor Dal, and Chawli Rajma and Chickpea Healthy Salad.

Hare Lehsun ki Dal ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy ) recipe - How to make Hare Lehsun ki Dal ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )

Soaking Time:  15 Minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 cup finely chopped green garlic (hara lehsun)
3/4 cup toovar (arhar) dal
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

Method
    Method
  1. Clean, wash and soak the toovar dal in enough water in a big bowl for 15 minutes. Drain well and keep aside.
  2. Combine the turmeric powder, salt and 3 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles or till the dal is cooked.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Mix lightly using a whisk and keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the red chillies, ginger-green chilli paste and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  7. Add the onions and green garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  9. Add the cooked dal and a little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  10. Serve hot garnished with coriander.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy124 cal
Protein7.1 g
Carbohydrates19.9 g
Fiber3.1 g
Fat1.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium10.7 mg
Hare Lehsun ki Dal Video by Tarla Dalal
Hare Lehsun ki Dal ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy ) recipe with step by step photos

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How to make Hare Lehsun ki Dal for Weight Loss

  1. To prepare hare lehsun ki dal for weight loss recipe | healthy green garlic dal for weight loss | lehsuni dal for weight loss, we will first boil the tuvar dal. Pick and clean the dal and wash it under running water or rinse them 2-3 times till water is no more cloudy. Toovar dal is good for health and provides the body with a lot of protein. To read more about the health benefits, check out this article on Toor Dal
  2. Transfer to a bowl, add water and soak arhar dal for half an hour.
  3. After 30 minutes, drain the toovar dal and transfer to a pressure cooker.
  4. Add turmeric powder. Many people even add onions and tomato while boiling the dal, you can add if you like and skip adding them later.
  5. Add salt and 3 cups of water.
  6. Pressure cook for 5 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Different brands of cooker require different time to cook and also the number of whistles will vary depending on the flame.
  7. Whisk the dal well and keep aside. Stir so no lumps remain and remove the slit green chili. You can even churn the dal using a hand blender to get a smooth texture.
  8. To temper healthy green garlic dal for weight loss, heat 1 tsp of oil in a deep non-stick pan. Ghee can also be used to temper lehsuni dal for weight loss.
  9. Once the oil is hot, add the cumin seeds.
  10. When the seeds crackle, add the dry red chillies.
  11. Add ginger-garlic paste. The hare lehsun ki dal for weight loss recipe makes use of a handful of ingredients so, ensure they are fresh and do not use store-bought or frozen ginger-garlic paste and try using freshly pounded paste to give a nice flavourful hint to the toor dal.
  12. Add green chilli paste. Check out this recipe with detailed step by step photos to learn Green Chilli Paste that stays fresh for months in the refrigerator.
  13. Add green garlic. Green garlic is young, slightly milder garlic then the regular one. Just remove the fibrous, root-like structure and we will be using the entire green plant, with stalk, leaves, and shoots. 
  14. Add asafoetida to counter the gassy effects of the arhar dal and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  15. Add onions.
  16. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  17. Add tomatoes.
  18. Mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 3 minutes or until the tomatoes are mushy and the raw smell of ginger-garlic goes away.
  19. Add the cooked dal.
  20. Add a little salt. We have already added salt while boiling the dal so, be careful right now.
  21. Add ½ cup of water.
  22. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Our hare lehsun ki dal for weight loss is ready.
  23. Serve hare lehsun ki dal for weight loss hot garnished with coriander. 


Benefits of Hare Lehsun ki Dal for Weight Loss

  1. Hare Lehsun ki Dal for Weight Loss is a protein rich delicacy. A serving of this dal provides 7.1 g of protein. A high protein diet boosts metabolism and aids in weight loss.
  2. This dal provides a good dose of iron too, which can help you stay energetic throughout the day.
  3. Made with just a tsp of oil for a serving of 4, this dal isn't loaded with excessive fats.
  4. Good amounts of pottasium and magensium in this dal will be a ladder to maintain heartbeat.
  5. Green garlic is a potent cholestreol lowering agent.
  6. Green garlic is beneficial for diabetics too as it helps to maintain blood glucose levels. Small quantities can be enjoyed by them.
  7. With restricted quantitiy of salt used, this dal can also be enjoyed by people with high blood pressure.
  8. Women with PCOS whose focus is protein rich meals should also try and inlcude this dal in their diet.
  9. Senior citizens and cancer patients who often have chewign problems can rely on this dal to make up for a low of their nutrient intake.

Reviews

Hare Lehsun ki Dal ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
 on 13 Jan 20 02:44 PM
5

Loved the recipe. The green lasun is enhancing the flavour of the regular toovar Dal. Loved the color and texture of the dal. The spice level is upto the mark. This dal is so good that I can have it daily.hahahah
Hare Lehsun ki Dal ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
 on 29 Dec 16 03:27 PM
5

Loved the colour, the flavour and the texture of this dal. When green garlic is not in season, finecly chopped garlic can be added... it will taste equally good.