Soupy salon dal

July 10, 2010 at 9:38 pm (B plus (3 stars, like a lot), Beans, Derek's faves, Indian, Website / blog)

I love dal in restaurants but I’ve never really found a recipe for it that I want to make over and over.  So when I saw a recipe in Salon for Dal Chawal, based on a recipe from a home cook, I decided to try it.  Apparently dal chawal is dal mixed with rice.  But I decided to skip the rice (Derek isn’t a fan of white rice) and just make the dal.  But then I went to make the recipe and I realized that it’s kind of crazy.  It calls for 1/2 cup of dal and 5 Tbs. of vegetable oil!  I just couldn’t do it.  Read the rest of this entry »

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