When you think of the north Indian dish dal makhni, all you can imagine is butter floating in the gravy. But this low calorie dal makhni is a healthier alternative and is a perfect recipe for health freaks. Look for healthier alternatives to your favourite food items here.
It is prepared using black lentil or urad dal and red kidney beans or rajma. It is one of the simplest versions of the authentic dish. This flavourful and healthier version of dal provides you with the protein and calcium you need to keep your bones healthy. The fibre in the lentils also makes you feel fuller ensuring that you do not overeat. Cooking the dal in tomato puree enriches it with folic acid, lycopene and vitamin A. The vitamin A in tomatoes promotes healthy vision.
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Published: December 12, 2014 7:55 pm | Updated:March 20, 2015 6:18 pm