To Start your meal, Pappu & Rice with Neyyi (Ghee) With a little Avakaya Nanju. What a taste. The Smell itself will be great to Appetize your self. Brahmins in Andhra Pradesh Start the Meal with This dish. In fact there is a word in East Godavari Pappu Gadu ( Brahmin). and it is really enjoyable. There are Many varieties which Pappu is made of. Eah has a unique taste of its own. The Pappu can be Made with Mamidikaya(Mango) Pappu, Dosakaya Pappu, Nimmakaya Pappu, Magaya Pappu, Pappu with Various Leafy Vegitables. You name it each has a different vegetarian taste. Pappu has lots of proteins, Which can give you enough to sustain with out non-vegetarian food.
If you want to change yourself from being a nonvegetarian to vegetarian, and traditional food like These help you a lot.