Homely Lunch !! Traditional South Indian Recipes

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This video shows how to make a simple homestyle recipe for a traditional lunch.The menu is Vendakai Curry/Poriyal,Thengai Thuvayal and Appalam Vatha Kuzhambu.
For Thengai Thogayal
Grated coconut fresh 1 cup
urad dal 2 Tbsp
Dry red chilli 6
Oil 1 Tbsp
Tamarind a small piece
Salt to taste
hing/asafoetida 1 cube

For Vendakai/okra curry (dry Sabzi)
Okra/Bhindi 500gm
Oil 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds 1tsp
urad dal 1/2tsp
Jeera/cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Sambar powder 1 tsp
Hing a pinch
Turmeric powder 1/8 tsp
Rice flour 1 tbsp

For Appalam vat Kuzhambu
Tamarind large lemon size
Water 3 cups
Appalam 3
Oil 3-4 Tbsp Til oil
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
methi seeds 1/4 tsp
Channa dal 1/2 tsp
Dry chilli 1
hing a few crystal
Curry leaves a few
Sambar powder 3-4 Tsp

Rice 1 cup
water 3 cups

https://amzn.to/3zEAaYb Ikea hotpot stand
https://amzn.to/38AwF92 Mixer grinder
https://amzn.to/3kI2F0G Hing/Asafoetida

Link to Klakkai pickle recipe https://youtu.be/LuE_GZ0WAXA
Link to homemade Sambar Powder


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Pachamaala says:

Appalam vetha kolambu – naaa

Adarsh Srn says:

Mam y no regular postings

infinity8636 says:

Traditional Indian food if cooked properly is full of nutrition, freshly prepared and is small on portion size. Most essential characteristics to avoid food related ill-health. Modern influence, specially in north and punjabi food has made everything full of spices, butter, oil and maida.

Shama Meerja says:

When i fry my bhindi in iron kadai..it becomes black at times..it happens with bhindi only

Up0408 says:

I liked this simple recipe especially the coconut thogayal. Thanks aunty for this simple yet great recipe. 😇🙏🏻
But why was the banana leaf kept on the wrong side with mookku on the right side? 🤔

Isita Paul says:

Hii ma'am,
Can you please share with us your homemade sambhar powder recipe 🙏 I have tried some of your other recipes too and found them really helpful. Thank you ma'am..

Sudha Raman says:

Namaskaram ma'am. From where do you get the steel stand to keep the utensils it looks nice

Dharmavaram Jayanthi says:

Super dishes and beautifully presented 👍

Chapan Bhog says:

Such a traditional food ma'am 👍👍👍

Neela Devi says:

Ideal Lunch Menu preparation after each festival!!
Good job Gitaji!

My ancestors prepare milagu rasam too additional to this== for better digestion!**

Nataraj Kailasam says:

The coconut thogayal is exactly as my late mother used to prepare. ( Palghat style). Excellent.

Archana Sharma says:

Geeta didi,i always watch your recipes and try to make them thanks

Moushumee Dey says:

Mam, why did you put nosepin on right side and not on the left . Just curious . Is it religious reason or your choice ?

sc selvi says:

I'm like your videos and try your recipes from long time, when I noticed the leaf placed in wrong direction couldn't take it in right sense being a south Indian kindly take it as a suggestion

sc selvi says:

Respected madam,
Your banana leaf is place in wrong direction next time keep that too in notice

Jayanthi Rao says:

Namaste 😊 I enjoy watching your videos, thank you for these recipes today. I loved your dish rack on the counter

Vishal Jagadish Patil says:

Such a beautiful spread. Love your cooking. Quick, simple, nutritious and easy on stomach…more power to you Mam…

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