Thali in Indian Food/ Vegetarian thali - an innovative representation of food

food for official meeting, Corporate lunch packs, meal boxThali, the traditional Indian platter consisting of a variety of cooked delicacies, has donned a corporate avatar. Thali goes quick-eat in world of corporate bites.

Indians believe in having a wholesome meal. They never hold back when it comes to eating. A thali is always a part of their diet.

The thali is a single platter containing variety of vegetables, curries, rotis, chapatis, puris and sweet dishes in small proportions. This is authentic food at its best. A lot of Indian culture in terms of eating is reflected in the thali. A thali is mostly vegetarian and consists mainly of 5-6 different vegetable preparations and curries accompanied by 2 or sweeter dishes to balance the sweet and spicy elements. Flavors of India can truly be relished only in a thali. The plate basically consists of dishes that are an amalgamation of flavors that reflects India's pride and honour of food.

The main course is a really heavy affair. There are puris, chapatis, naans, curds, four to five different varieties of dry and wet sabzis, rice, dal, papad, salad and the list can still go on. Post that even desserts are served. Now depending on different cuisines, different kinds of thalis exist. A north Indian thali would be way different than the one served in west India.

Thali restaurants are very popular today because a typical Indian rational customer looks for variety and satisfaction. The Indian thali offers them both!