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  • n. Plural form of dal.


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  • In Indian cuisine, lentils and other pulses are called dals.

    Organic Lentils: Inexpensive Protein Powerhouse and International Recipe Darling

  • Zucchini Tower is the lofty creation of Live2Cook of Live To Cook and is rich in dals and succulent zucchini, steamed in special molds.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • The nutritious whey that has dripped away can be used to knead paratha/roti dough, in dals or soups.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Looks a little bit like kulpha ... which is great in dals!

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  • In its raw form it is used as a souring agent like Shilpa mentioned in dals and curries.

    Ambada in Brine

  • Though I typically adore the pulsed or pureed lentil and bean dishes known as dals, the dal makhani had whole kidney beans in its black lentil base and tasted strangely reminiscent of a southwestern chili.

    Omaha World-Herald > Frontpage

  • In his youth Kristofer had gone afoot through the "dals" of Norway, and when he took me through the art galleries of Kristiania he was a most interesting guide, through his actual acquaintance with the scenes and the characters of the dalesmen depicted.

    Mother Earth, Vol. 1 No. 3, May 1906 Monthly Magazine Devoted to Social Science and Literature

  • I don't find the dals salted at the beginning, like Nigel Slater's, take any longer to cook, but as you're reducing slightly, it's better to add only a little at the start to help flavour the pulses, and then adjust the seasoning at the end, or you may end up with something unpalatably saline.

    How to cook perfect dhal

  • Although you might think that pulses could do with a helping hand in the flavour stakes, in fact, most dals contain so much spice that the blandness of the legumes is an essential part of the dish – a properly seasoned dal, I decide, doesn't need any stock.

    How to cook perfect dhal

  • In a small pressure cooker put together the rice and the two dals.

    Archive 2009-04-01


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