Nutritional Facts of Masoor Dal Recipe, Calories in Masoor Dal Recipe

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Masoor Dal have?

One  serving of Masoor Dal gives 120 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 71 calories, proteins account for 29 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 20 calories.  One  serving of Masoor Dal provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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Is Masoor Dal healthy?

Yes, It is Healthy.

What's good in Masoor Dal.

Masoor Dal  (split red lentils), Whole Massor : 1 cup of cooked Masoor dal gives 19 grams of protein. Being rich in Phosphorus it works with Calcium to build our bones.  Whole Masoor or masoor dal is rich in Folate, Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Masoor dal is is good for diabetics and a healthy heart. See detailed 10 health benefits of masoor dal

Turmeric Powder (Haldi) : Turmeric helps in digestion of food thus helping to overcome indigestion. Haldi may help in reducing the growth of fat cells in the body. Turmeric, being rich in iron, is highly valuable in the treatment of anaemia and both the root as well as the powder should be a regular part of an anaemic diet. One of the health benefits of turmeric is it’s anti-inflammatory property due to the active compound, Curcumin, which helps to relieve inflammation of the joints and thus is a ladder to relieve pain related to arthritis. The curcumin in haldi also helps to ward of the bacteria’s causing cold, cough and throat irritation.  Turmeric benefits in diabetes management by lowering blood glucose levels. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects are useful in the treatment of diabetes patients.  It is known to be a good brain food and keep diseases like Alzheimer’s at bay. See here for detailed turmeric benefits

Sesame Seeds (Til) : These tiny white seeds are indeed a good source of protein. Half of daily requirement of calcium is fulfilled by consuming ½ cup of sesame seeds. Sesame seeds are a storehouse of ironfolic acid and help to prevent iron deficiency  anaemia and boost your energy. The lignans, a type of polyphenol, present in seed does wonders to naturally reduce cholesterol levels. See detailed benefits of sesame seeds.  

 Ginger (Adrak) : Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throatcold and cough. It aids digestion and relieves constipation. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol. Ginger significantly reduces symptoms of nausea in pregnant ladies. See here for 16 Super Health Benefits of Adrak, Ginger.

Cumin Seeds ( jeera) : The most common benefit of jeera known to many is to soothe the stomach, intestine and the entire digestive tract. Cumin seeds are apparently a very good source of iron. A tbsp. of cumin seeds can fulfil nearly 20% of days iron requirement. Even small quantity of cumin seeds has huge amounts of calcium – a bone supporting mineral. They aid is digestion, weight loss and help reduce inflammation. See detailed benefits of cumin seeds, jeera

Hing ( Asafoetida) : The active compound 'coumarin' helps in managing blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Asafoetida is known to have anti-bacterial properties, which helps to keep asthma at bay. Asafoetida is an age-old remedy for bloating and other stomach problems like flatulence. The best solution is to gulp down little hing with water or dissolve it in water and sip it. It can also be used along with curd or almond oil as a hair mask. It helps to prevent dryness of hair and smoothen as well as strengthen hair.

Onions (pyaz, kanda) :  Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin in Onions promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions

 

Is Masoor Dal safe for diabetics, heart and overweight individuals?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. 1 cup of cooked Masoor dal gives 19 grams of protein. Being rich in Phosphorus it works with Calcium to build our bones.  

Can healthy individuals have Masoor Dal?

Yes.

How to burn 120 calories that come from one serving of Masoor Dal?

Walking (6 kmph) =  36 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 12 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 16 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 21 mins

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

 

 

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy120 cal6%
Protein7.3 g13%
Carbohydrates17.8 g6%
Fiber3 g12%
Fat2.2 g3%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A95 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.9 mg7%
Vitamin C1.4 mg3%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)11 mcg6%
MINERALS
Calcium23.7 mg4%
Iron2.2 mg10%
Magnesium22.5 mg6%
Phosphorus87.9 mg15%
Sodium196.1 mg10%
Potassium176.3 mg4%
Zinc0.9 mg9%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Masoor Dal Recipe
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 on 25 Jun 20 10:32 PM


Good recipe. Tried it. I think the potassium content in the nutrition list seems incorrect at 10.5mg
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Tarla Dalal    You were right. The nutrition count of the recipe has been updated. Thanks a lot for bringing this to our notice. Do keep trying more and more recipes.
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29 Jun 20 10:08 AM