Val Dal is the split and skinless dried Indian ‘Lablab beans’ or ‘Valore bean’. When cooked it has a starchy and buttery texture with a mild nutty flavor and hold a good consistency.
Basic Cooking Instruction:
Wash, rinse & soak 5-6 hrs. Add 3 cups of water/ cup of dal, bring to boil. Lower the heat, simmer 45-50 minutes or until tender & soft (add more water as needed). Whisk lightly, remove the floating foam. Flavor with butter or oil, salt to taste and dal masala seasoning if desired. Cook uncovered over low heat until desired consistency. Serve warm with steamed basmati rice, flat bread and choice of any veggie.