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South Indian Vegetarian Meals



South Indian vegetarian meals are a delicious and nutritious way to enjoy the flavors of South India in a meal. Popular dishes in a south indian vegetarian meal include a papadam, banana chips, steamed rice, vegetable curries with or without coconut, along with lentil preparations such as sambar and rasam. Sambar is a lentil-based stew with vegetables. Rasam is a thin, spicy soup made with tamarind and other spices. Often, the meal has a milk based sweet preparation called as payasam. Spiced buttermik is also added as a cooling and digestive beverage.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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white rice

1 cup

toor dal

1/2 cup

chana dal

1/4 cup

urad dal

1/4 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste

tamarind paste

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

curry leaves

1 teaspoon

chopped coriander leaves

1 teaspoon

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Heat oil and ghee in a pan.

Step 2:

Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and ginger-garlic paste. Saute for a few seconds.

Step 3:

Add the toor dal, chana dal and urad dal. Saute for a few minutes.

Step 4:

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala. Saute for a few minutes.

Step 5:

Add the tamarind paste and jaggery. Mix well.

Step 6:

Add the white rice and mix well.

Step 7:

Add 2 cups of water and salt to taste.

Step 8:

Cover the pan and cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes or until the rice is cooked.

Step 9:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with raita or pickle.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 11282 users have chowed down on South Indian Vegetarian Meals a whopping 19339 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up South Indian Vegetarian Meals like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to South Indian Vegetarian Meals, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: South Indian Vegetarian Meals is the food of choice for 28-30 male, with people of 30-35 BMI also on board.

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