Bengali Matarsutir Dal, Healthy Green Peas Dal
by Tarla Dalal
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Bengali matarsutir dal is an authentic recipe originated from east of India which is very simple to make. You would definitely have used green peas as a part of your cooking, but now try this Bengali-style healthy green peas dal that is made exclusively with green peas and just a dash of common spices to pep it up. Learn how to make Bengali matar dal.
To make Bengali matarsutir dal recipe, first you need to make a paste using basic spices like turmeric powder, garam masala, chilli powder, black peppercorns, cumin seeds, ginger and salt along with very little water. Once the paste is ready and green peas have been boiled it takes just 5 minutes to make this dal. In a deep non-stick pan heat little ghee and add green peas and balyeaf and sauté for about 2 minutes. Add the prepared paste and some water and cook for another 2 minutes. Cool slightly and blend using a hand blender till coarse so you can enjoy its mouthfeel.
With just 88 calories and 2.6 g of fat, this Bengali green peas dal is truly a wise choice to control obesity and trim your waistline. Diabetic, heart patients, pregnant women, PCOD, cancer patients and even kids and senior citizens can enjoy this dal. Serve it with whole wheat phulkas or jowar roti and not rice to end up as a nourishing fare.
This Bengali matar dal provides a good dose of protein as well. 5.1 g of protein per serving will help provide nourishment to your cells and tissues. It helps build muscle mass too. Protein has a high satiety value too so it keeps you full for long hours, which helps to achieve your weight loss target.
The high amount of fibre
(6.1 g / serving) this healthy green peas dal lends as an added boost for weight loss and maintaining heart health. Fiber always acts as a ‘broom’ to cleanse your digestive tract and keep constipation at bay.
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- To make bengali matarsutir dal, heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the boiled green peas and bayleaf and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the prepared paste and 1½ cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes ,while stirring occasionally.
- Blend it till coarse using a hand blender.
- Serve the bengali matarsutir dal immediately garnished with coriander.
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