Basic Moong Dal with Three Possible Tarkas

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By Madhur Jaffrey

Published 2023

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This is the dal I ate first as an infant and this is the dal that I hope to eat until the end of my days. Of all the dals it is the easiest to digest and so is suitable for the young, the old and everyone in between. Also, in my family we were told that this dal made the soul move upwards towards the Universal Soul. That’s as may be. I do know that I grew up with the smell of this dal and basmati rice cooking away in the kitchen. It meant lunch was almost ready. With the dal and rice we wou