Ma ke hath ka dal chawal (mother’s dal-rice), is what most Indians love when it comes to their all-time favourite food. The further Indians travel from home, the more Dal can be served as a main course, side dish, soup, salad or even a sweet. At breakfast, lunch, tea or dinner, dal in some form is omnipresent.Simple to follow and with precise measures, this is the ultimate dal cookbook. It contains dal recipes of every kind – from everyday preparations which accompany the usual rice or roti diet; to unusual one-dish meals made with an amazing mix of lentils and vegetables; to rich meat-and-lentil combinations for the non-vegetarian table. Also included are delicious snacks and sweets made from different varieties of dal – to round off a meal or just to add zest to a picnic or lunch box. DAL ~ Foods of India, is a timeless book that can be passed down the generations.