Down Home Southern Cooking

DC Vegetarian

By that, of course, I mean south Indian cooking. If you’ve been to an Indian restaurant in the DC area, chances are what you had was north Indian Mughlai cuisine – creamy curries, naan, paratha, biryani – rich with cream and yogurt and flavored with ground spices. When you do eat at a south Indian restaurant, you’ll likely have dosa, idli, sambar, or vada, but this is not what south Indians (at least the ones I know) eat on a daily basis. I wonder if we’ve put forth only our fancier dishes because we think non-Indians will be unimpressed with what we eat at home. I don’t see why that should be the case. These dishes may be simple but they are every bit as delicious and a lot healthier than Indian restaurant food.

I’m going to use Telugu names for the dishes and ingredients here because that’s how I…

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