5 Veg Tamil Foods You Must Try

By: Jigyasa Kakwani

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Tamil cuisine is more than just dosas and sambar. If you are looking for vegetarian Tamil recipes, here are 5 flavourful dishes you must try.


1. Milagu Pongal

This pongal recipe can make a lovely breakfast. Made with cumin seeds, pepper and asafetida, it smells delightful.

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2. Urlai Roast

Baby potatoes are roasted and cooked in a freshly grounded masala to make this perfect side dish.

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3. Cabbage Poriyal

Another simple vegetarian side dish, it is made with stir-fried cabbage, mustard seeds, some roasted lentils and fresh coconut.

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4. Medhu Vada

A hit among people of all ages, serve this soft and crispy vada with sambar and coconut chutney.

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5. Arisi Thengai Payasam

This traditional kheer-like dessert is made with rice, coconut and jaggery and tastes absolutely delicious.

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