This menu is the real deal of Indian home-style dishes and is a common meal in many parts of North India . This menu is made with a minimum of fuss and the spices are subtle and the taste of the ingredients shine out. Restaurant offerings are different as they serve rich meals that are made during weddings and other fancy functions.
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 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.