A very easy and simple to make side dish for rotis. Bhindi or okra is cooked in south indian style using coconut, tamarind and jaggery.
Mallige is a kannada word. It means the jasmine flower. It is called as mallige idli because of the extra softness of the idli. Mallige idli is very famous in Mysore. Cooked rice and beaten rice(poha) is added while making the idli batter which gives that softness to idli.
Paneer masala is a popular punjabi dish which goes well with rotis or naans. It is cooked in a spicy masala gravy.
Khaman dhokla is a delicacy of Gujarat State. It is made with a batter of gram flour, curd and semolina and can be eaten as a side dish or as a snack.
Spinach or palak is considered to be rich in iron and also has high calcium content A very healthy curry made with spinach, yogurt and gram flour.
Vegetable kurma is a popular dish in Tamil nadu. It is a combination of vegetables, spices, curd and coconut, cooked in gravy form. It serves as a good accompaniment for both rotis as well as rice.