The East Indian name for Cajanus Indicus, or pigeon-pea, a kind of pulse, dried and split, much used in India as a porridge. Also dhal.(noun)
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Use "dholl" in a sentence
"Their food is rice and dholl, and other vegetables, dressed with ghee (dholl is a kind of split pea, ghee, a kind of butter, melted and refined to make it capable of being kept a long time) and seasoned with ginger and other spices."
"The "ghee," or clarified butter, made the rice more nutritious, and the "dholl," or peas, contained both albumen and starch, which would of themselves alone support life."
"TO BE ABLE to enjoy some Mauritian dholl-puri, we usually go to Mauritian Xpress in Tooting, London, which is about forty miles from Farnborough."