South Indian Marriage thali

Variety of foods are served during South Indian marriages that are spread over 3-5 days. Food is served traditionally on a banana leaf. The typical menu of the muhurtham lunch for Tamil Brahmin community include (click on the link for the recipe)

Rice, ghee, cooked tur dal (paruppu),

Paruppu kuzhambu or Arachi vitta sambar (with assorted vegetables like pumpkin, brinjal, carrot etc),

Beans paruppu usli,

One more vegetable(cabbage stir fry with coconut or potato roast without onions),

Kosumalli (moong dal or cucumber),

Vadai (plain paruppu vadai or thayir vadai),

Kootu or aviyal,


Appalam (papad),





One payasam variety(carrot or pal payasam),

Savoury (kara sev),

Ladoo or janghri.

Possible that some item may have been missed out..The picture below has some of the items that are served..

Sending it over to notyet100 for her Shadi ki thali event
and to Shanthi's State Specials event.


Kitchen Flavours said...

Delectable platter.........

Parita said...

Thats lovely thali with some delicious items!!! Reminded of you gujarati marriages :)

Priya said...

Delicious platter!!!

Happy cook said...

It is long ago i went for a S.Indian wedding, i used to love the food they werved and inKerala the payasom they werved was so so yumm, the thought makes me drool :-)

Asha said...

I had a Jolada rotti platter in B'lore, it was wonderful! :)

Thanks for visiting me, EC. I guess I was too busy raising children all these yrs, didn't feel like 18 yrs. My family there are doing very well so it's all good. We were all happy to see each other but back to our daily life now. May be in 4yrs, I will make a trip again!

Take care, see you in Fall.

Prathibha said...

Thats a nice thali platter....

Sunshinemom said...

This looks so tasty! I wish I was attending a marriage or something just to have a nice 'yella chaapadu'!

Kalai said...

Wow! You are making me so hungry with that thali! Looks awesome, EC. :)

Superchef said...

thats a nice one..great entry for the event!!!

Dharani Jagadeesh said...

Delicious thali platter!!

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Such a divine and a filling lunch!!! the thali looks so inviting!!!

Meera said...

What a delicious platter, EC.

Varunavi said...

What a platter,loved all the items

notyet100 said...

thnks a ton ec,..for the thali n ya everythin is new for me,..:-)must hve taken lotz of time to prepare whole sprea,i appreciate ur effort,..;-)

Neha said...

Delicious Thali

Anonymous said...

Platter looks yumm! Honestly, thats the reason why I wait for people to get married :)

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