A bowl of cooked dal.
dahl definition by Webster's New World
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dahl definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- See pigeon pea.
- or dal A thick creamy East Indian stew made with lentils or other legumes, onions, and various spices.
Origin: Hindi dāl, dahl seed, from Sanskrit dalaḥ, dalam, piece split off, from dalati, he splits; see der- in Indo-European roots.
, Roald 1916-1990.
British fiction and screenplay writer best known for his children's books, including James and the Giant Peach (1961) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964).
Variant of dal
- any of various kinds of pulse used as food in India
- a dish of India made by simmering this in water with spices, herbs, oil, onions, etc. to a thick, mushy consistency and served as with chapatis or rice