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lunch thali recipe | mess wali thali recipe | thali meals under 30 mins

easy lunch thali recipe | mess wali thali recipe | thali meals under 30 mins
Course thali
Cuisine north indian
Keyword lunch thali recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Calories 454kcal
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for moong dal tadka:

  • ½ cup moong dal
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp ghee
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

for jeera rice:

  • ½ cup basmati rice
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ghee
  • 1 cup water

for onion tomato base:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • 2 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 3 tomato finely chopped

matar paneer:

  • 1 cup water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup matar / peas
  • 10 pieces paneer cubed
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

for aloo gobi sabji:

  • 3 tsp oil
  • 2 potato peel and cubed
  • 1 cup cauliflower / gobi florets
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

how to make jeera rice in cooker:

  • firstly, in a bowl take ½ cup basmati rice, 1 tsp cumin, ¼ tsp salt, ½ tsp ghee and 1 cup water.
  • along with jeera rice, your can also cook dal. to cook dal, in a cooker take ½ cup moong dal.
  • also add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp ghee, 1 cup water and ½ tsp salt.
  • place a stand and place the bowl of jeera rice.
  • cover and pressure cook for 2 whistles on medium flame.
  • finally, jeera rice is ready to serve.

how to make onion tomato base:

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil. add 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp kasuri methi and saute until the spices turn aromatic.
  • now add 2 onion, 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste and saute until the onions turn golden brown.
  • keep the flame on low, add ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp cumin powder.
  • saute until the spices turn aromatic.
  • further, add 3 tomato and saute until the tomato turns soft and mush.
  • divide the onion tomato base into 3 parts (in ratio of 2:1:1) used to make matar paneer, dal and aloo jeera.

how to make moong dal fry:

  • to the pressure cooked dal, add 1 portion of onion tomato base.
  • also, add ½ tsp salt and 1 cup water. mix well adjusting consistency as required.
  • boil for a minute, or until the flavours are absorbed well.
  • now add 2 tbsp coriander and mix well.
  • finally, enjoy moong dal fry with roti or jeera rice.

how to make aloo gobi dry sabji:

  • firstly, in a kadai heat 3 tsp oil. add 2 potato and saute on medium flame.
  • saute until the potato turns slightly golden brown.
  • add 1 cup cauliflower, ¼ tsp turmeric and ½ tsp salt.
  • saute for a minute until the vegetables are half cooked.
  • add 1 portion of prepared onion tomato base and mix well.
  • further add 2 tbsp water, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • or cook until the aloo and gobi are cooked well.
  • finally, enjoy aloo gobi sabji garnished with add 2 tbsp coriander.

how to make matar paneer:

  • firstly, to the prepared onion tomato base add 1 cup water and ½ tsp salt.
  • mix well adjusting the consistency as required.
  • further, add ½ cup matar and 10 pieces paneer. mix gently.
  • cover and simmer for 5 minutes, or until the flavours are absorbed well.
  • also, add ¼ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
  • finally, enjoy matar paneer recipe with roti or jeera rice.

how to assemble north indian mess thali:

  • firstly, in a large thali plate, add in prepared aloo gobi, matar paneer and moong dal fry.
  • also, keep jeera rice, roti, salad, pickle and papad.
  • finally, enjoy north indian mess thali with boondi raita.

Nutrition

Calories: 454kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 1414mg | Potassium: 681mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1546IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 5mg