Sambar.. without which South India do not lunch! A mixture of lentils, packed with veggies, just the right amount of basic spices(salt,turmeric and Chilli powder), a dash of tamarind pulp and tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves, hing and crushed garlic… this dish is perfect for rice, dosai or idli, Pongal and what not!!! Tastes amazing like a soup too..
Kanji with onion pakoda.. Also known as congee in South Asian cuisine Kanji is the highest form of simplicity.
I started mine with leftover cooked rice that I fermented overnight with plain water. Then in the morning added fenugreek seeds, more water and few sliced garlic cloves and pressure cooked in the instant pot. With some fried onions it is the best breakfast one could ask for.
Easy Spinach Lentils Soup for a busy workday’s lunch or for a lazy day. It is healthy, wholesome with a good quantity of greens and lentils, which you can adjust as you need. The ingredients list has turmeric powder too, which is good for health.