Here are some recipes: one is a meal that is variable in that one gets to change the vegetables according to desire and yet remains the same. It's naturally sweet and has several pungents that help digestion.
dal: turmeric, fenugreek, onions, garlic, ginger root, masur dal (red lentils), salt;
1/4 - 1/2 cup of dal,
1" - 2" root of ginger, peeled and chopped fine
1 bulb of garlic chopped fine grind up with ginger and cook in ghee till brown
1/4 - 1 onion chopped
add 1/4 tsp fenugreek to dal cook for a while until done and add onions, garlic, ginger, salt (to taste) bring to a boil, remove and serve.
(Note that about 1 c chopped fresh fenugreek was used.)
With the same as above substitute 3 bunches of cilantro, chopped ; ok to use urad dal.
Coconut milk with cauliflower, potatoes, plus the normal garlic, onions, ginger mixture (see above dal recipe). Cook the potatoes in water till soft then add to the cauliflower/ginger/cinnamon, salt, garlic, onion, mixture. Cook a few minutes and serve. Coconut milk may be the juice of the coconut mixed with extract of the pulp.
1/4 to 1/2 cup rice
1 whole onion chopped
1-2" ginger root finely chopped
several garlic cloves chopped
combine these and sauté in ghee for 10-20'
3 whole fresh tomatoes blended to puree
Vegetables you like such as diced potatoes, cut broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, beets, add to the tomatoes and cook; add turmeric 1/2 tsp; salt to taste; other spices--cumin, coriander, fennel 1/4 tsp each or to taste
when onions etc are cooked add to tomato-veggies mixture and cook until done.
cook rice til done
serve veggies over rice
add dal above for more balanced protein