How to make Thengai Sadam

Everyday Simple Thali - Thengai Sadam

Learn how to make Thengai Sadam with this easy to make the recipe. Thengai Sadam is a popular South Indian Mixed Rice variety that is an easy and very delicious rice dish to make. We make Coconut rice in a couple of ways, all using freshly grated coconut. Variations would be in using other lentils, […]

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Chinna Vengaya Kuzhambu

Everyday Simple Thali - Chinna Vengaya Kulambu

Chinna Vengaya Kuzhambu is a traditional dish from Tamil Nadu made with shallots and in a tamarind base. There are different recipes or ingredients add to the basic recipe that gives the specific flavour to the final dish. Tamarind is the main ingredient for the tangy taste in this gravy. Of course we add tomatoes […]

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Avial Recipe | How to make Aviyal

Everyday Simple Thali - Aviyal

Learn how to make Aviyal with this simple and easy gravy with a mix of vegetables that tastes so delicious when mixed with rice and enjoyed. Avialis a popular dish across all the South Indian states, though it is popularly known as a Kerala dish. I grew up eating this when Amma gets the specially […]

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No Rice Tamil Nadu Breakfast Thali

No Rice Tamil Nadu Breakfast Thali

No Rice Tamil Nadu Breakfast Thali features traditional breakfast dishes like Idli, Dosa, Paniyaram, Ven Pongal and Sakkarai Pongal prepared with different Millets. Tamil Nadu is famous for the different dishes like Idli, Dosa, Paniyaram, Ven Pongal and Sakkarai Pongal. A typical South Indian Breakfast would feature any of these if not most of it. […]

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Punjabi Breakfast Thali

Punjabi Breakfast Thali

Punjabi Breakfast Thali showcases different dishes that you can make for your breakfast or brunch. Serving Ajwain poori along with side dishes like chana masala, dal fry along with some sweets makes this a complete meal to enjoy. When I planned a Punjabi Breakfast Thali, I decided it as I was making it for our […]

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Odia Breakfast Thali

Odia Breakfast Thali

Odia Breakfast Thali has the famous combination of Dahibara Ghuguni Aludum from Cuttack, Odisha. It is a perfect marriage of two delicacies, that happens just before being served for consumption. This combo is the Odisha’s cult favorite. If you must know there is a day dedicated to celebrate this as a festival and happens on […]

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Coorg Breakfast Thali

Coorg Breakfast Thali

Coorg Breakfast Thali showcases some of its traditional breakfast dishes like the Thalia Puttu, Kootu Curry and Ellu Pajji. You can make this for a weekend brunch and serve it along with a cup of coffee and bowl of fruits to make a complete meal! Coorg is the former name of the current Kodagu. It […]

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Goan Breakfast Thali

Goan Breakfast Thali

A typical Goan Breakfast thali will have the Baji Pao, a plate of spicy, stewed vegetable gravy along with a Pao, the spongy bread roll. They also have the South Indian dishes like the masala dosa for the breakfast time in many Indian Cafes. Other than these, you will always get samosas, batata wada and […]

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Rajasthani Tikkar aur Sabzi Thali

Rajasthani Tikkar aur Sabzi Thali

Rajasthani Tikkar aur Sabzi Thali features the famous Indian flatbread made with Maize flour, wheat flour along with onions and tomatoes. Season the roti with spices and serve as it is or with any side dish. I adapted this from Vaishali who adapted it from Tarla Dalal. First of all, because I remembered I had […]

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Punjabi Amritsari Kulcha Thali

Punjabi Amritsari Kulcha Thali

Punjabi Amritsari Kulcha Thali features the famous Amritsari Aloo Kulcha served with chole and chutneys on the side. The stuffed Aloo Kulcha are very popular for its flaky crispy outer layer with delicious aloo stuffing. Though I have already made Amritsari Aloo Kulcha before, somehow I had missed layering the outer layer and have been […]

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