What is another word for dhal?

Pronunciation: [dˈiːhˈal] (IPA)

Dhal is a popular Indian dish made from split lentils. In Indian cuisine, dhal is also known as dal, daal, or dahl. It has a nutty, earthy flavor and is often made with spices such as cumin, turmeric, and coriander. Other synonyms for dhal include legumes, lentils, beans, and pulses. Some common types of dhal include chana dhal, toor dhal, and mung dhal. Dhal is a staple food in many parts of India and is often served with rice or naan bread. It is a good source of protein and is enjoyed by vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.

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What are the hypernyms for Dhal?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    indian food, curry dish, legume dish, lentil dish, plant-based dish, pulses dish, vegetarian dish.

Usage examples for Dhal

"And we have spices for our dhal-ginger and garlic and chilli and turmeric.
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But I stuck to veggies I could tolerate like cabbage and potatoes or I would eat the dhal and rice with pickles.
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What harm was there ever in plain dhal and rice?
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E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi

Related words: dal, lentils, urd, masoor, masala, chana

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