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North Indian Thali

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The basic Indian meal consists of a Thali (large round platter and may consist of a banana leaf, pure silver or gold, clay, steel or porcelain) used as a dinner plate. The thali or platter contains vegetable dishes, lentil dishes, yogurt or raita (yogurt salsa), salad, rice, bread, chutneys, pickles and papad. The essence of the thali is to incorporate a treasure house of tastes and textures to delight the taste buds.

South Indian Thali

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The South Indian Thali is usually a banana leaf.  The meal consists of rice, which is eaten with a different dish like sambar, rasam, vegetable curry. plaintain chips or some fried savory, chutney, pickle, papad and yogurt. Yogurt is usually a must for to balance the fiery tastes of South Indian meals.. Coconut is used liberally both as garnish and also in the cooking.


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