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RECIPE: Black dal with Not Your Nana's Piccalilli Kraut


Black dal with Not Your Nana's Piccalilli Kraut and flatbreads
Black dal with Not Your Nana's Piccalilli Kraut

This is a special recipe because it's Dishoom's house black dal. If you've never been to this Bombay restaurant it's well worth checking out next time you're in Edinburgh, London or Birmingham. Drool-worthy, spice-kissed gorgeousness awaits!


Urad dal can sometimes be hard to come across but we found a giant bag of them in our local Asian supermarket, which supplies a lot of ingredients for Indian cooking. Urad dal is a small bean with a black outer coating and white inside that gets very creamy when cooked, giving the delicious thick texture to the finished dal.

This is also a neat dish to get more plant protein and fibre into your diet, which when topped off with a helping of live cultures from our