Sweet Split Green Lentils and Yellow Peas

Mug Chana Nu Dal

Preparation info

  • Makes

    5 cups

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

The 16th to 18th centuries witnessed much economic success in Surat, a port city within the state of Gujarat, in northwestern India. Inundated by invaders, both foreign and national, this town bore more than its fair share of woes prior to that period. The British East India Company had set roots there before they moved their presence to the other well-known port, Bombay (now Mumbai), in the latter half of the 1600s. True, the quality of its diamonds made Surat appealing, but its varied cul