Apple-Cucumber Salad with Split Mang Dal


Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    as part of a rice-based meal
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

Published 1998

  • About

Way down at the very bottom tip of India there is a town/pilgrimage site called Kanyakumari, in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is a delightful place to visit, as it is small and easy to negotiate, and you are always there with pilgrims from all over India. If you arrive on the day of the full moon, it is a particularly auspicious time. You can sit on the beach and watch as the big tropical sun dips down into the water to the west at just the same moment as the moon is coming out of the water t