Vegetarian Thali Menu List features we make for Saturday lunch and it features Pavakkai Pitlai, along with fried dishes to make a delicious meal for the weekend.
Since we planned on making bitter gourd, we decided to have some more dishes on the platter just to balance it. So Drumstick Masala was planned along with vada and bajji to make the meal complete. I had previously made Pavakkai Pitlai and wanted to make another thick version of this dish.
I don't eat bitter gourd however since we were making a new dish, I had to taste it. The chickpea that is added makes this dish very delicious and you end up with a wholesome meal. The side eats like this Pavakkai Bajji and masala vada surely makes it very interesting. We had Karasev and served as munchies along with the meal. Yes, you can see we had more deep fried stuff on the plate.
Our weekend meals normally have some fried dishes along with sweets. We won't usually have time for sweets on weekdays other than Tuesday when Hubby Dear does the Homa. Apart from this, we normally have Rasam that I forgot to plate it.
Sharing a couple of thalis we had at Vaideeswar Kovil, that inspired me so much for my Thalis. I had the exact menu planned, however, it didn't work out. So sharing the pictures for all to enjoy!
Some South Indian Meals served in Hotels:
These are South Indian Meals you get in Hotels. It comes in both limited and Unlimited in regular hotels. However, in hotels we visited down south there was no such concept. Most served unlimited meals. You can ask for a second, third serving of all dishes served on the Thali.
What was interesting was the combination of Plain dal, dry sautes which had some lentils added, a roast dry saute, one kootu with again some lentils, Puli Kuzambu, or Kara Kuzmabu, Sambar, Rasam, Curds, Payasam.
I will have to plan for this meal sometime soon.
For today's Thali, I featured Pavakkai Pitlai.