This is a delightful summer recipe. Chicken is stir fried in sizzling spices and make a wonderful finger food on a hot summer day. The rice is simple, cooling and studded with nuts. The curry is made with fresh, plump, juicy, summer tomatoes and are flavored with panchporan spices. This menu is enhanced with the fragrant aroma of dill steamed with potato and carrots. The meal is rounded out with a cucumber raita and frsh yogurt dessert which may be served with fresh summer berries.
Making a regular Indian meal is a simple affair and is easy to prepare. Papads, chutneys and milk shakes are optional. Any flat bread may also be used in this menu.
The picture is a sample of an Indian meal.
An Indian menu has rice/flat bread, curry, dry steamed spiced veggies, dal/lentils and raita/yogurt. They are served with accompaniments such as chutneys, pickles, papads and salsa salads called kachumber.