I have served my today’s lunch with Rice topped with ghee Mulangi( radish) sambhar Cabbage, beans and peas palya Alu and capsicum palya Lemon rasam Flaxseed and sesame raita Curd rice Masala buttermilk Mulangi sambhar Ingredients 1 radish( medium sized) peeled, washed and chopped into circles. 1 tomato 1 onion 2 green chilly 1/2 cup tamarind juice 1/2 cup cooked toor dhal 1/2 tsp haldi 4tsp sambhar powder Salt as per taste To temper 1 tsp ghee 1/2 tsp each mustard seeds, methi seeds,hing Few curry leaf Method Wash and pressure cook toor dhal with haldi, mash set aside. Heat a pan and temper the things in the order given, now add onion, tomato mulangi pieces and green chilly. Saute for 3-5 mins, add tamarind juice, and allow to boil for 3-4 mins or until raw smell goes. Now add cooked dhal, salt and sambhar powder and a glass of water. Close and cook for 4-5 mins or until the veggies are done. Serve with rice. Cabbage beans and peas palya Ingredients 1/2 cup cabbage shredded 10-12 french beans washed and cut 1/2 cup green peas 1tsp oil 1/2 tsp each mustard,chana dhal, urad dhal, cumin seeds and hing Few curry leaf 1/4 tsp turmeric Salt as per taste. 5-6 tsp fresh grated coconut Method Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds, now add chana dhal, urad dhal and fry until golden brown, next add cumin seeds, hing and curry leaf. Next goes cabbage, beans, and peas. Followed by turmeric, salt and sprinkle some water and close cook for 5-8 mins. Finally add coconut and mix well. Alu capsicum palya 2 potatoes washed and cut into medium pieces 2 capsicum 1 each onion and tomato 1 tsp each red chilly powder, dhanya powder and garam masala powder 1/2 tsp curd 1/2 tsp kasuri methi 1 tsp oil 1/2 tsp cumin seeds Method Heat oil in a pan splutter cumin seeds now add onion, alu, Capsicum and tomato and saute, close and cook for 5 mins, add salt and mix well. In a small bowl mix the spice powders with curd and kasuri methi without any lumps and slowly add to the veggies pan and mix well. Keep the flame on low to medium after adding the curd mixture. Palya is done after 6-8 mins. Lemon rasam Ingredients 1 cup toor dhal cooked water 1 tomato 1 tsp coarsely ground jeera and pepper 1 small lemon salt as per taste 1/2 tsp ghee 1/2 tsp mustard Few coriander leaf. Method In a vessel add toor dhal cooked water, tomato pieces, salt and jeera pepper powder. Switch off when it turns frothy. Season with ghee and mustard. Remove from the flame and mix lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaf. Flaxseed and sesame raita Ingredients 1 cup beaten curd 1 each onion and tomato 2 tsp flaxseed roasted 2 tsp sesame seeds Salt and chaat masala as per taste. Method Mix the above ingredients and serve chill.