Thinai Arisi Paruppu Sadham a healthy and complete one pot meal paired up with some spicy plantain stem thogayal and glass of buttermilk.

What you need:
Thinai Arisi – 1 cup
Thoor Dhal – 1/2 cup
Onion – 1 no
Tomato – 1 no
Mixed Veggies – 1 cup
Green chilli – 2 nos
Sambar powder   1 tbsp
Turmeric powder gen pinch
Asafoetida gen pinch
Mustard  seeds – 1/2 tsp
Salt as reqd
Oil – 1 tsp
Curry leaves n Fresh coriander

How to make:
Wash rice n dhal, heat oil in a pressure pan add mustard seeds, curry leaves, onion, green chillies saute well then add tomatoes, veggies, turmeric powder, sambar powder, asafoetida, salt and add rice and dhal mix well add enough water.

Cook for 3 whistles once pressure down remove add chopped coriander mix well and serve hot with Vazhaithandu thogayal!!
What you need: (From Chitra’s Foodbook)
Plantain stem / Vazhaithandu – 1 no, finely chopped
Red chilly – 4 nos
Tamarind – 1/4 tsp
Urad dhal – 1 tsp
Hing gen pinch
Salt as reqd
Oil – 1/4 tsp

How to make:
Heat oil and roast the urad dhal , red chillies, hing and set aside. In the same pan add banana stem and cook until tender. 

Grind dhal and chillies to fine powder add cooked banana stem, tamarind paste. water and grind to smooth paste.


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