Can We Eat Dal and Egg Together? (Expert Answer)

Short Answer: It is generally safe to eat dal and egg together or one after another. Because they can be digested together and provide a balanced meal of protein, carbohydrates, and fats.

Dal and egg both are healthy foods.

Dal contains protein, fiber, iron, folate, and other micronutrients.

Egg has protein, healthy fats, choline, vitamin B12, and other micronutrients.

According to Ayurveda, dal and egg are incompatible foods that should not be consumed together.

Ayurveda believes that different foods have different qualities and energies that affect the digestion and health of the body.

Dal and egg are said to have opposite energies that can cause indigestion, gas, bloating, and toxin accumulation.

But according to science, there is no evidence that dal and egg are harmful when eaten together.

Science shows that different foods can be digested together by the enzymes and acids in the stomach and intestines.

Dal and egg can provide a balanced meal of protein, carbohydrates, and fats that can support health and nutrition.

As a nutritionist, my advice is to try first.

If after eating dal and egg together you experience any side effects, such as stomach pain, nausea, or diarrhea, then stop combining them.

And if you can tolerate them, then continue.

However, you should be mindful of the quality and quantity of dal and egg you consume.

Because eating too much of any food can cause excess calories, weight gain, and nutrient imbalances.

Whether you eat them together or not, you should always choose fresh and organic dal and egg.

Because fresh and organic foods are less likely to contain pesticides, hormones, antibiotics, or other harmful substances.

You should also cook them properly to avoid any foodborne illnesses.

You can store them in the refrigerator for up to three days.

Do not store them at room temperature or in direct sunlight, as they can spoil quickly and become unsafe to eat.

Finally, remember, dal and egg are nutritious foods that can benefit your health when eaten in moderation.

They can provide you with essential amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that can support your immune system, brain function, and energy levels.

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About the Author

Abdur Rahman Choudhury

Abdur Rahman Choudhury is a nutritionist in West Bengal, India, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biochemistry.

He has done his diploma in nutrition from Fabulous Body Inc (US), and completed various certification courses from several universities. He also has considerable research experience in PCOS.

Abdur currently lives in India and keeps fit by weight training and eating mainly home-cooked meals.

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