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Slurp on it: Forget the Western soup versus Indian dal argument

Slurp on it: Forget the Western soup versus Indian dal argument
Slurp on it: Forget the Western soup versus Indian dal argument
Far from being opposing worlds then, Western soups and Indian dals, and all our other soupy dishes can be a source of inspiration and invention for each other.

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They both belong to the same food family of a savoury liquid dish that is quite welcome when winter comes in.

Around 1889, a young law student in London named Mohandas Gandhi met a Gujarati writer named Narayan Hemchandra. Like many trendy students, Gandhi had adopted British customs, though remained vegetarian. He cooked Hemchandra a carrot soup, but as he recounts in 'My Experiments With Truth', “nothing but Indian style would satisfy him. He would not do without dal… and he would pity me for my taste”.Hemchandra hunted for mung dal and cooked it for
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