Lunch platter

Lunch menu for Sunday..!

There is no sweet on the plate..

I do have store bought but I forgot.!

Going to the platter items:


2.Tomato sambar (from yesterday’s platter 🤭)

3.Keerai malli kootu (spinach & coriander leaves Gravy)

4. Purple cabbage curry

5. Thayir sadham avakai oorugai (curd rice with mango pickle)

6. Mor (buttermilk)

7. Applam


1. Chop onions, tomatoes and 3 big garlic pods.

2. Chop spinach roughly. Then in a blender add 2tbsp of grated coconut, 1/4 bunch of coriander leaves, 1tsp of cumins, 2 green chilies, 1/4 tsp pepper and make it into a smooth paste.

3. In a pan add 2 tsp of ghee/coconut oil/olive oil/ sunflower oil. And then add the onion, garlic and tomato and sauté them for 3 mins.

4. Add the chopped spinach and to it add 1/4 tsp of turmeric and 1/4 tsp of asafetida and rock salt. Add 1/2 cup of water and allow them to cook for 5 mins.

5. Add the grounded paste and then continue cooking for 4 to 5 mins.

6. Add 1 tbsp of rice flour to make paste and then add it to keerai to thicken it.

7. In a tempering pan add 2 tsp of ghee and 1tsp of oil and to it add 3/4th tsp of mustard, 1tsp of urud dal, 1tsp cumin and 1tsp white sesame seeds. Temper and garnish on the kootu.

Serve hot with rice, dosa and even with upma.


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