I love Idlis. Here's a North Indian touch to this classic comfort food from the South. You can use any vegetables you have in the fridge.
Is there a home in India that doesn't start its morning with a steaming cup of kadak chai? Or have it after dopeher ka siesta? This is my mother's recipe for masala chai. You can easily multiply the ingredients to make your monthly stash. Masala Chai goes great with paranthas, aloo tikki, samose or mithai. The peppercorns and cinnamon are great for the throat and stomach.
Carrots cooked with North Indian spices and milk, then pureed into a smooth soup.