Nutritional Facts of Masoor Dal Curry Soup ( Protein Rich Recipe), Calories in Masoor Dal Curry Soup ( Protein Rich Recipe)

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How many calories does one serving of Masoor Dal Curry Soup have?

One serving of Masoor Dal Curry Soup gives 88 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 38.4 calories, proteins account for 14.5 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 35.1 calories.  One serving of Masoor Dal Curry Soup provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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masoor dal soup recipe | masoor dal curry soup | healthy lentil soup | protein rich masoor dal soup for weight loss is very satiating and comforting. Learn how to make healthy lentil soup.

To make masoor dal soup, heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for a 1 to 2 minutes. Add the garlic and chilli powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few more minutes. Add the masoor dal and tomatoes and saute for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the salt, mix well and saute for 1 more minute. Add 2½ cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Blend the mixture to a smooth puree and then strain using a sieve. Transfer to a pan and boil for 5 to 7 minutes. Serve the Masoor Dal Curry Soup hot garnished with rice and lemon wedges.

Masoor dal curry soup, there is nothing more soothing than a bowl of this protein-rich curry soup on a cold day. Along with calcium from the masoor dal, this soup is beneficial to build strong bones.

Being rich in fibre, the healthy lentil soup, is very satiating and thus a wise choice for obesity. We have not strained the soup, so most of the fibre remains intact. Diabetics and heart patients too can include this nourishing, thick, creamy and wholesome soup in their diet along with some healthy snacks like Grilled Mushrooms and Grilled Broccoli.

Onions, garlic and tomatoes add a dose of antioxidants like quercetin, allicin and lycopene respectively to this protein rich masoor dal soup for weight loss. These antioxidants help to ward off the harmful free radicals from the body, reduce inflammation and delay the onset of other chronic diseases.

Health Tips for masoor dal soup. 1. For all the health conscious, we recommend reducing the oil from 1 tbsp to 2 tsp. 2. Avoid serving the soup with rice.

Is Masoor Dal Curry Soup healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Masoor Dal  (split red lentils) : 1 cup off cooked Masoor dal gives 19 grams of protein. Being rich in Phosphorus it works with Calcium to build our bones. 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

2. 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 which 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

3. Tomatoes : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Tomatoes are a Pregnant women's friend and are rich in Folate or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes.   

What's the problem?

Rice : Here are the pros for rice. Rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates, which is an important source of energy for our body. Rice is low in fibre and therefore a good option for people suffering from diarrhoea. What's not good in rice. Foods like rice are high in Glycemic index are not suitable for weight loss, heart patients,  diabetics as they affect the blood sugar control levels. See details of is white rice and parboiled rice good for you?

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Masoor Dal Curry Soup ?

Yes, BUT cut the rice for garnish. Masoor dal is is good for diabetics and a healthy heart. 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

Can healthy individuals have Masoor Dal Curry Soup ?

Yes, cut the rice for garnish or use very little. 

Masoor Dal Curry Soup is high in

1. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

How to burn 88 calories that come from Masoor Dal Curry Soup?

Walking (6 kmph) = 26 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 9 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 12 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 15 mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy88 cal4%
Protein3.6 g7%
Carbohydrates9.6 g3%
Fiber1.9 g8%
Fat3.9 g6%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A171.6 mcg4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.5 mg4%
Vitamin C9 mg22%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)14.1 mcg7%
MINERALS
Calcium26.6 mg4%
Iron1.2 mg6%
Magnesium14.1 mg4%
Phosphorus48 mg8%
Sodium5 mg0%
Potassium128.4 mg3%
Zinc0.4 mg4%
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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