With just two weeks to go before the start of the 2012 Olympic games, officials in the city of London are making sure there will be enough food to go around. But just how much food will be needed to feed the 2,000 Olympic atheletes?
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.