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The South Indian Vegetarian Weekday Dinner/Lunch Series – Prepare Once , Serve Twice – Poori Aloo Bhaji and Masala Dosa

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Aloo/Potato Bhaji/curry goes very well poori and also with roti. I try to make poori on fridays with this aloo bhaji and carry it over the next day and prepare masala dosa with the bhaji as the masala. Usually they don’t add carrots for this bhaji, but I am adding carrots and peas. I try…

The South Indian Vegetarian Weekday Dinner/Lunch Series – Prepare once , Serve Twice – Potato Onion Curry for Rice and Roti

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Potato, one of the universal veggie, very versatile, can be prepared in zillion ways. This is one of the Tamil Nadu style potato curry with onion. This goes very well with rasam rice and yogurt rice as well as phulkas and rotis. Got the roti roll idea from Ani and I am serving the second…

The South Indian Vegetarian Weekday Dinner/Lunch Series – Prepare once , Serve Twice – Masoor dhal sambhar for rice and idly

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I can have idly as long as I have sambhar. But preparing sambhar just for idly is not possible during weekdays. So I prepare this sambhar and we have it with rice one day and next day with idly.This is one of the easiest kuzhambu/sambhar and perfect for making during busy mornings/evenings. You may wonder…

The South Indian Vegetarian Weekday Dinner/Lunch Series – Prepare once , Serve Twice – Kanchipuram Idly / Podi Idly

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Idly is one life saver dish. Being from Tamil Nadu, I have had idlys for breakfast, lunch and dinner. One thing I need to say, Idly can become a boring dish without a proper side dish or with same chutney. I prefer idly with sambhar but you can make idly interesting by different chutneys. I…

The South Indian Vegetarian Weekday Dinner/Lunch Series – Prepare once , Serve Twice – Dal Palak / Dal Paratha

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The first Prep once, serve twice dish is going to Dal Palak. As we all know dal a very comforting food and very easy to prepare too. I usually make nice quantity of dal, have it roti or rice and pack the same for lunch and next day night, I use the leftover dal and…