Getting up in the morning and enjoying a plate filled with hot creamy Pongal with a hot cup of coffee is something everybody would look for. So this week we have created you a South Indian Style typical breakfast plate that everybody would crave to have. Breakfast being the important meal of the day. It is the first dish that kick starts your day with a happy start. At Archana's kitchen we have incorporated two dishes from two different cuisine to make a complete meal.
Pongal is the staple breakfast in many parts of South India and especially in Tamil Nadu. The word Pongal has come from one of the famous festival celebrated in Chennai during the Harvest Time. It is a blend of rice and lentil and spiced with some crushed peppercorns. The Classic pairing element for this dish is the coconut chutney tempered with curry leaves and mustard seeds. It is a quiet filling meal in the morning and will yield you with good amount of Proteins and Carbohydrates.
The Accompaniments that we have paired for this breakfast meal plate are :
- Sliced Carrot (Vitamin C)
A very traditional breakfast or tiffin dish in South India. It is a perfect blend of rice and dal that is cooked in a one pot pressure cooker or sometimes done in a normal pot.
If you are looking for more South Indian Recipe here are some :
- Thakkali Rasam Recipe (South Indian Tomato Rasam)
- South Indian Coconut Chutney (For Idli's & Dosa's)
A classic combination with the ven pongal is the south Indian coconut chutney that goes really well. It uses fresh coconut, ground along with green chillies and roasted channa along with a dash of lemon or yogurt that makes it tangy and opens up your senses.
South Indians love this coffee during evenings and they pair it up with a variety of snacks or breads and likely. Filter coffee can also be drank during morning that accompanies the South Indian breakfasts Recipes.