Dill is usually thought of as an herb you may have on some potato chips, but it is more than that. This aromatic option that was recently found in our Organic Bountiful Basket has plenty of options outside of pickles and salads.
According to WHFoods.com, "Dill's unique health benefits come from two types of healing components: monoterpenes, including carvone, limonene, and anethofuran; and flavonoids, including kaempferol and vicenin." There are claims that it helps protect against cancer as well as assisting against bone loss.
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Dil Dal Fry Recipe - Easy Indian food vegetarian easy recipe
High quality oil for frying
3-4 cloves garlic
1 stock of dill, with leaves
1 tsp Ground Turmeric
1 tsp Chili Powder Blend
2 cups lentils (toor or Masoor Daldal or other small, quick cooking dal)
Dice the dill - keep the stocks in one pile and leaves in another.
In a pot, heat your oil. Once hot, add in crushed garlic. Stir well. Add in the diced dill stock. While this is frying down, in a separate pot start your lentils. You may also steam or pressure cook lentils.
Rinse the lentils well under running water, I like to use a sieve. To two cups lentils, add 4 cups water. Salt the water if desired. Bring to a boil and keep covered. Stir to ensure the lentils do not stick.
Serve with Indian bread :) Shown with Solapouri peanut chutney. Yum!
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