About The Book
Daal is a slow-cooked lentil dish from South Asia, and preparing it requires a lot of time and many ingredients. In Bilal Cooks Daal, six-year-old Bilal is excited to help his dad cook and to introduce his friends to the tasty dish. As they prepare the Daal, Bilal begins to wonder if his friends will like it as much as he hopes they do. This beautiful picture book by Aisha Saeed with illustrations by Anoosha Syed provides a wonderful example of family and friends coming together to share and learn important traditions through food.