Dal bhat

Serves one

What you need:

  • 10 tablespoons lentils
  • Chili pepper
  • Fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 onion
  • Fresh garlic
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked white rice

What you do:

Boil lentils in five cups of water until soft, about 30 minutes. Mash lentils and add chili and ginger to taste. Sauté onion, garlic and tomatoes separately. Once the onion and garlic are browned, add them with the tomatoes to the lentils. Add a handful of coriander. Serve with rice.

What you get:

521 calories; 0.4 grams saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 229 milligrams sodium; 15.9 grams fiber