You don't realise there's so many kinds of knives until you see them all written down and thanks toMily's Kitchen Store, who have create this great infographic, you can see them all in one retro design.
The infographic lists all kinds of knives, from salmon right through to a peeler. It also offers up information on how to use them and techniques that can be employed with each variety of knife.
The text is a little difficult to read but if you click on the infographic you'll get a blown up version - you could even print it off for the kitchen wall
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.