Tart Red Lentils with Tomatoes, Lime Juice & Scallions

Ahomya Bilahi Dal

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4 cups

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

Ahoms (the Mongols), warriors of Shan origin from Burma (now Myanmar), arrived in the northeast corner of India in the early 13th century and maintained a strong foothold there for 600 years, adopting Hinduism, the predominant religion of the area. Multiple attempts by the Moghuls to take over the northeast from the Ahoms failed each time. However, the ongoing attacks made the ruling party weak and the Ahoms succumbed to another group from Burma, who ruled Assam for four years before the Br