Padwal also known as snake gourd or padavalakai in Karnataka, is low in calories and rich in calcium. A stir fry vegetable with grated coconut makes a good accompaniment for rice.
Soya chunks are very nutritious and healthy and easy to prepare. It is an excellent side dish for rotis and bread.
Coconut chutney is a delicious chutney made of coconut and spices and it is best served with idlis, dosas, upma, pongal or vadas. It is a South Indian spicy chutney and makes a great accompaniment for many South Indian delicacies. Coconut chutney when tempered with spices adds to the taste and flavour.
Simple curry made with cauliflower mixed with spices. This spicy curry goes well with rotis as well as rice.
Dal fry is a popular north indian dish made with lentils and fried spices. It usually has a medium to thick consistency. Quick and easy to make, dal fry serves as a great side dish for rotis, parathas and rice. Dal fry is generally made with arhar or toor dal, but can also be made with masoor dal or yellow moong dal.
Capsicum rice is a very tasty and delicious rice recipe made with capsicum and mild Indian spices. Peanuts and cashewnuts added to it make it more flavourful and yummy dish. Capsicum rice can be had on its own or best served with raita or papad. It is a delicious and sumptuous one pot meal and a perfect recipe for lunch box.
White pumpkin huli or sambar is a south indian curry made with white pumpkin and lentils. It is also called as poosanikai sambar in Tamil nadu. White pumpkin sambar is a popular accompaniment for rice, idlis, dosas or vadas and is a common dish in every south indian homes..