Everyday Meal Plate: Goan Vegetable Curry & Tendli Bhaji With Pudina Tawa Paratha

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Goan recipes are known for the use of coconut as a signature step in many of the side dishes that it has to offer. Be it vegetarian or non vegetarian delicacies the coastal ingredients and taste is sort of prominent in the savoury recipes. These savoury side dishes are a great idea to plan for a weeknight dinner or even for lunch plates.

In today's meal plate we have made, Goan mixed vegetable curry recipe which is a gravy dish made with assorted veggies, and also with a Goan Tendli Bhaji that is made with Ivy gourd that is a simple stir fry of the recipe. These are paired with rice, pudina tawa paratha, curd, and salad.

Plan your day to day meals by following our menu list for today:

1.Goan Mixed Vegetable Curry Recipe

This is a creamy gravy and coconut based curry recipe that can be made with favourite vegetables of your choice. This recipe uses a ground masala made of grated fresh coconut, Kashmiri red chillies to impart more color and maintain the valour of the dish, whole peppercorns, onion, garlic, coriander, cumin and a piece of tamarind.

Goan mixed vegetable curry

2.Goan Tendli Bhaji Recipe

Prepared from ivy gourd or tendli, this a dry side dish recipe made by flavouring the veggie with coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric, and curry leaves in a tadka of mustard, cumin and onions, and mixed with freshly grated coconut.

Goan Tendli Bhaji Recipe

3.Pudina Tawa Paratha Recipe

This is a nutritious addition of methi leaves to the whole wheat flour and making a dough by adding mild spices. Then the dough is rolled out on a dusted floor and cooked on tawa with a bit of ghee.

Pudina tawa paratha

4.Steamed Rice

Here we have used steamed brown rice on the meal plate, since brown rice is healthier owing to the Vitamin B on the outer layer and more fiber, you can choose to make steamed white rice as well.

steamed rice

5.Salad & Curd

To up the raw quotient on the meal plate , we have included sliced cucumbers as a salad. You can sprinkle some salt or chaat masala on them as well. Indian meal plate, especially lunch is considered incomplete without a raita or curd. You can include a bowl of fresh and homemade curd or spice it up with salt, chilli powder and coriander powder, or instead add a bit of sugar to the curd and have it along with the lunch.