Here's a simple South Indian Portion Control Meal Plate that will surely satisfy your taste buds. This meal includes some delectable South Indian recipes like Mixed Vegetable Sambar, Cabbage And Carrot Thoran, Pacha Manga Pachadi, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam.
Mixed Vegetable Sambar, a delicious combination of vegetables and dals. It is filled with the goodness of vegetables that provides you the nescessary nutrients for the day. Along with it we have Cabbage And Carrot Thoran and Pacha Manga Pachadi, which are healthy and enhances the taste when paired with Sambar and Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam. Cabbage is rich in Vitamin C, packed with nutrients and also helps in digestion, While Carrots are full of antioxidants.
Some tips to follow:
- If you want to skip rice, you can always add your favourite Indian salad and a bowl of curd.
- If mangoes are not in season, you can add other Pachadi recipes such as Pavakka Pachadi or Ridge Gourd Pachadi.
Below are the quantities we have used for a complete portion control meal. You can use these suggestions based on your dietary requirements.
Total Calories: 320 Calories
- Mixed Vegetable Sambar - 1/2 Katori
- Cabbage and Carrot Thoran - 1/2 Katori
- Pacha Manga Pachadi - 1/4 Katori
- Steamed Rice - 1/2 Katori
- Elai Vadam - 1
Mixed Vegetable Sambar, a delicious Sambar which is filled with the goodness of vegetables and dal. It is made very often in South Indian Households along with Idli, Dosa, Steamed Rice or Uttapam. You can add your favourite vegetables in this Sambar and make it even more delicious.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Sambar Recipes such as:
Cabbage And Carrot Thoran, a simple combination of cabbage and carrot which is stir fried in South Indian Style. In this Thoran, carrot and cabbage are grated and then cooked along with coconut, onion, green chillies and other everyday spices.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Thoran Recipes such as
Pacha Manga Pachadi Recipe is a tangy and sweet pachadi made by simmering the raw mangoes in tamarind, jaggery and sambar powder masala. It tastes great along with Sambar and Steamed Rice.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pachadi Recipes which you can make with your South Indian meals:
To finish this meal, we have steamed rice which goes perfect with all this dishes.
Elai Vadam is a South Indian rice papad that is very traditional to the south Indian homes. It is typically had with the main course of the south Indian rice, sambar and pickle meal. It can even be had as a snack when topped with chopped onions and tomatoes.