Lunch idea – with dal & Methi paratha & Bindi masala dry

LUNCH IDEA MENU #16   This lunch menu is like simple North Indian thali with mixed veg soup(already posted) as starter,Dal & Methi paratha, bindi masala dry, cucumber raita, pickle, Mango fruit slices  & strawberry muffin for dessert. It’s one of our weekend lunch…..fulfilling &   Satisfying. Bindi masala is our all time favorite. We…

Lunch idea – Lachha paratha with black eyed bean masala

LUNCH IDEA MENU # 15 This lunch menu is having one of the best Indian parathas….Lachha paratha with black eyed bean masala & buttermilk. Lachha / Lachedhar paratha is a multi layered flat bread from whole wheat. I love this parathas & so often make it at home ….though it is involved an extra work….

Lunch idea- Tawa paratha with white kurma

LUNCH IDEA MENU # 14 In this menu, we have tawa/plain paratha & white kurma with an unique taste of almond & onion, a rare but superb combo. Good thing is no oil is involved in the preparation. This is a less spicy one and can also be taken with appam and rice noodles/idiyappam/string hoppers.Best…

Lunch idea-Rice with beans paruppu Usli

LUNCH IDEA MENU # 13 This lunch menu has chayote (chow chow) & murungai(drumstick) sambar with Amaranth Keerai  masiyal , Beans paruppu Usli, spiced raw mangoes with  yogurt and Jangri/Imarti for dessert. TO PREPARE PARUPPU USLI – wash and soak 1/2 cup of chana dal for almost 2 hours. Then strain the water and grind…

Lunch idea-Methi paratha with Aloo Gobi

LUNCH IDEA MENU # 11  In this menu we have flavorful Methi / Fenugreek paratha with all time favorite aloo Gobi, pomegranate raita and sliced vegetables. Methi paratha is the simplest to make by just mixing  wheat flour with Methi leaves, red chilli powder, coriander powder and Jeera  powder. Aloo gobi is the most sorted…

Lunch idea – Roti with dal & Gobi Manchurian

LUNCH IDEA MENU # 12 Roti with dal tadka is the commonest combo and to have a little pep I used to combine it with chilli paneer or Gobi Manchurian or palak pakora or mixed veg pakora…..and it works well that none of us is hesitant to have dal thereafter. Simple and healthy way of…

Lunch idea – Palak Lacha Paratha with mixed veg curry

LUNCH IDEA MENU # 10 This lunch idea has lush green Lacha parathas with dry mixed veg curry…..a complete veg meal. Lacha parathas are our favourite & if it’s palak paratha then nothing more is needed for me to fulfill the green craving. Already I’ve posted how to prepare palak roti & puri and follow…

Lunch idea- Phulka with kadai paneer

LUNCH IDEA MENU # 9  In this lunch menu we have phulka with kadai paneer, proteinitious sprouts salad and buttermilk, a fulfilling one. Normally while having buttermilk just mix a pinch of fenugreek/methi/vendhayam powder and hing/asafoetida or dry ginger powder or add grated ginger, hing and coriander leaves……then it’s a delight to drink. If you…

Lunch Idea- Roti with chana masala

LUNCH IDEA MENU # 8  This lunch menu has roti with chana masala and some seasonal fruit like Mangoes. Can’t have lunch without mangoes in this season……proud to be a mango maniac😃😃 !! And do not miss to have yogurt/butter milk either in the form of raita or lassi. We never miss…..as it helps in…

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LUNCH IDEA WITH BAKED SPICY OKRA MENU # 7 Some days it’s like simple lunches with podi sadam / rice , curd rice with vegetable curry or fries. This lunch menu has curry leaves podi rice ( already in the blog), curd rice with pickle, veg kola , baked spicy okra and store brought  ompodi/…

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LUNCH IDEA MENU #6   This menu includes the most wanted Mango & murungai kai/drumstick sambar, palak(pasalai keerai) kootu/ dal palak blended with coconut, paruppu rasam, okra stir fry , with yogurt and pickle. During Mango season every other day we have this mango murungai sambar….match made in heaven….. unbeatable flavor and taste. TO PREPARE…

LUNCH IDEA -Mor kuzhambhu

LUNCH IDEA MENU #5 In this lunch plan let’s have the South Indian special pakoda mor kuzhambu / pakoda kadi with vazhai thandu/ banana stem stir fry, milagu/pepper rasam, yoghurt and mango fruit… Of course there is vadagam/fryums. Here’s the preparation of our authentic mor kuzhambu without rice & gram flour. PREPARING PAKODAS  – For…