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dhal

(dɑːl) ,

dal

or

dholl

n
1. (Plants) a tropical African and Asian leguminous shrub, Cajanus cajan, cultivated in tropical regions for its nutritious pealike seeds
2. (Cookery) Former name: pigeon pea the seed of this shrub
3. (Cookery) a curry made from lentils or other pulses
[C17: from Hindi dāl split pulse, from Sanskrit dal to split]

dal

or dhal

(dɑl)

n.
an Indian dish made from any of various legumes usu. with spices, onions, etc.
[< Hindi dāl]

dal

dekaliter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dhal - tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
cajan pea, dahl, pigeon pea - small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
Cajanus, genus Cajanus - erect densely branched shrubby perennials of Old World tropics; naturalized in other warm regions
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Image Credit: Supplied SHARMILA DHAL, CHIEF REPORTER
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During the previous phases of the campaign, the department razed illegal structure at different places including Jurma, Muslim Abad , Sur Gul, Dhal Behzadi, Miangan colony, KTM mills area, Ghari Mouz Khan, Meruzai camp area and Bharamabad Under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner Gul Bano, the anti-encroachment team also removed in last drive illegal structures erected on government land from Jinnah Plaza to Jangal Khel gate.
MURREE -- A teenage girl from Dhal Phaqwarri was allegedly gang-raped by eight people, according to an FIR registered with the Murree police.
department got vacated about 405 kanal of government land during the last six days and razed illegal structure at different places including Jurma, Muslim Abad , Sur Gul, Dhal Behzadi, Miangan colony, KTM mills area, Ghari Mouz Khan, Meruzai camp area and Bharamabad.
Irrigation department headed by SDO, have removed scores of encroachments from Jarma, Soor Gul, Dhal Behzadi and
De di hamein aazaadi bina khadag bina dhal, Sabarmati ke sant tune kar diya kamaal' is a patriotic song dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi for his non-violent freedom struggle.
Our favourites were the bundo chaat and the tarka dhal.
3 Divide the dhal into four bowls, top with the cauliflower and a scattering of coriander leaves, and serve with lime wedges on the side.
Masoor di dhal (red lentil dhal) (serves 4) INGREDIENTS For the lentils: 200g red lentils, washed 900ml water (approx.
The hotel helped to distribute rations of groceries such as rice, dhal and sugar during Ramadan to construction labourers in Dubai.
On 12 July, during a special press conference at the Ministry of Finance joined by Minister Bathiudeen, Minister of Rural Economic Affairs P Harrison and Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake, a list of items on "controlled price" were announced-They are sugar, dhal, mysoor dhal, potatoes, onions, chillies, canned fish, green gram, kidney beans, garlic, Urad dhal, coriander, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, chickpeas, soya, palm oil, dry fish, sprats, Maldive fish and turmeric.