Indian Lentil Salad

Looking for a tasty Indian cuisine? Enjoy this lentil salad made with vegetables - a perfect side dish.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 12

Ingredients

3/4
cup dried lentils
1
cup diced zucchini
1
cup diced yellow summer squash
3/4
cup sliced carrot
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
2
medium tomatoes, chopped
1
jalapeño chile, minced
1 1/2
teaspoons cumin
1 1/4
teaspoons salt
2
tablespoons oil
1
teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1 In medium saucepan, bring 2 1/2 cups water and lentils to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until lentils are tender; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain well. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine cooked lentils and all remaining ingredients except oil and mustard seed; mix well.
  • 3 Heat oil in small skillet over medium heat until hot. Add mustard seed; cover and cook about 3 minutes or until seed pops. Remove from heat. Add seed to salad; stir to combine.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    80
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    230mg
    230%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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