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n. (alternative spelling of dahl English)


n. tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics [syn: pigeon pea, pigeon-pea plant, cajan pea, catjang pea, red gram, dahl, Cajanus cajan]

Usage examples of "dhal".

He found a plate, tipped the rice in a neat heap in the middle, and distributed the rogan josh, korma and dhal around the edges.

For explanation, helping myself to what I hoped was a mild dhal curry, I patted my stomach.

Gavin had organised makeshift camps on the outskirts of the city for the families and the Army had set up soup kitchens serving milk, dhal and chappatis.

Rationing of food was now tighter, most meals consisting only of dhal and rice and a little meat for the fighting men.

I on the other hand had ostentatiously ordered in Swahili: mogo, otherwise known as cassava, served with a tamarind chutney, brinjal curry, karahi karela, tarka dhal and rotis to show my cosmopolitanism.

I might have gone another hour or two before dark, and certainly would have continued had I wished merely for sleep, but instead I hired a string charpoyfrom the same establishment that stabled my pony, and bought a large plate of rice and dhal so hot it brought tears to my eyes.

It had become the jahar witticism to call them dhal and khal, the twins, because they spent so much time together.

Gurkha bodyguards preferred their far simpler diet of rice, dhal, and soyasteak.

Like a dark tide they ran down the slopes, howling and brandishing scimitars and tabar axes and short spears, dhals and sipars in hand, the small, round shields painted black, a clenched crimson fist centermost.