Indian lunch recipes include rice dishes, breads, curries with gravies, dry vegetable subjis, salads, pickles, yogurt based raita etc.
Everyday meal does not usually include a sweet/dessert. That is for occasions such as get together s, festivals or on weekends.
Made with toor dal , arhar dal, pigeon peas, varan bhaat is a comfort food.
It is served as neivedya (offering to gods) on festival days such as ganesh chaturthi.
Lunch items differ in all states. North Indian, South Indian, Maharashtrian, Bengali cuisine, each one has it's own specialty.
Even same item may have a different recipe in every region.
Cook perfect basmati rice on the stove top in a pot / pan where each grain is separate.
Indian Flat Bread - made with whole wheat flour.
Most Indian households make this chapati everyday.
Potato masala subji served with Poori - Chapati - dosa
South Indian thin lentil soup. Served as appetizer, soup, and also with Plain Steamed Rice.
Cook plain rice on the stove top or in pressure cooker to save time.
Plain rice is used to make curd rice, tamarind rice, tava pulao, lemon rice, fried rice etc. Or have it with sambar, rasam, spinach dal etc.
Sambar - Vegetable and lentil dish - with Onion and tomatoes.
Serve with Idli, Plain Steamed Rice and Dosa
Bottle gourd, known as laucki, opo squash, ghiya with chana dal
Easy to make South Indian rice recipe for festivals, breakfast and when you want a one dish meal.
Green bean rice is a lightly spicy rice made with green beans and rice.
you may have it for lunch or dinner. It is also easy to carry for office or school lunch.
French Beans commonly available so it is easily made.
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