Dill Dal and a Warning

It was the right kind of day for comfort food. A little rainy and windy and the perfect kind of day for dal and rice. Dill Dal was the order of the day.

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Many years ago, my dear friend Ravi, who also happens to be a priest and an engineer, talked to me about the dill dal from his memory. I tried to make it but really. I didn’t use nearly enough dill or finesse back then. It was kind of flat. Today I had more luck. I made it from memory and taste. Loads of dill. A little acid. Toor dal. The usual spices. And a swirl of yogurt at the end. 

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Rice, pickle and yogurt with dill dall. Pure comfort.

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First they said thunderstorm warning and tornado watch. Then it was storm watch and tornado warning. Then it just got lovely. 

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A nice finish to a busy day.

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