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Good Earth Kale and Tomato Mung Bean Dahl

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time4 hrsCook Time45 minsTotal Time4 hrs 45 mins

This warming, nutritious dahl is packed with protein.

 ¾ cup organic dried mung beans
 1 tsp organic sunflower oil
 1 cup water
 ½ cup organic tomato, chopped
 1 tsp organic coriander seed
 1 pinch organic cayenne pepper
 ½ tsp organic turmeric powder
 1 tsp organic cumin seed
 ½ bunch organic curly kale, destemmed and chopped
 ¾ tsp organic lemon juice
 ½ tsp asafoetida powder
 1 tsp salt, to taste
 ½ bunch organic cilantro, chopped
 ½ tsp organic nutmeg powder
Bean Pre-Soak

Rinse mung beans with cool water, and soak for 4 hours. Drain beans when done soaking.


Add mung beans to a medium saucepan. Add sunflower oil, and cover with water. Bring to a boil, then turn down heat to low and simmer. Cook until soft, but not mushy, approximately 25 Minutes. Drain and set aside.


In a bowl, mix chopped tomatoes, coriander, cayenne, turmeric and salt, set aside.


Heat oil over medium heat in a large skillet. When oil is thoroughly heated, add cumin seeds and cook until they begin to pop.


Turn down the heat, add asafoetida powder and cook for 3 Minutes.


Add the tomato mixture and cook for another 3 Minutes.


Stir in kale and cook for 4 Minutes.


Add the mung beans and mix well.


Add lemon juice and salt to taste.


Garnish with chopped cilantro and a pinch of nutmeg powder.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 100 gm

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 200Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.