The Indian cuisine has a wide variety of regional cuisines native to India. These cuisines use locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also heavily influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. North Indian like Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, South Indian are the most popular names of cuisines. But when you go deeper into these regions, you will find more interesting ones like Mughlai, Awadhi, Chettinad, Goan, Marathi, Pahadi and more. Find these and many more collections of quick and easy regional Indian Recipes and start cooking right away.

Microwave Carrot Rava Laddoo is one of those delicious dishes which melts in mouth and will make you have more and more of these laddoos. A very simple recipe, yet delicious laddoo recipe, whose melt in mouth texture will make you make you have them more. Not only this, this dish is loved by everyone in the family for its…
Eating whole grain and ancient grains is helping me keep fit and healthy. There was a time when I kept away from the grains not knowing it’s benefits. But once I learnt about the benefits of whole grains I started including it in my diet. Initially, I have been experimenting with the grain by making dishes out of it and…
Indian Stir fry vegetables are not just easy to make but they are packed with loads of flavour and makes a delicious and healthy side dish for roti or rice. This sabzi is a unique side dish which has a perfect blend of spice, sweet (from the carrots), and a tad bitter (from methi leaves). The secret to making a…
With the morning rush we always prefer to have some dish which can be cooked faster and at the same time it should be healthier too. Cooking Black rice consumes a lot of time as we need to soak them for a minimum of 8 to 10 hours. However, black rice congee is one recipe which can be cooked very…
Kulith Shengole is a rustic Maharashtrian dish made using Horse gram flour. The recipe is simple and easy to make. Use freshly milled horse gram flour for best results. You could also make this for lunch when you have unexpected guests at home if you have horse gram flour handy, since the recipe gets done under 15 minutes. Serve Kulith…
Kakrar jhal, the Bengali crab Korma is one of my favorite seafood and I like to make various variations on it. Karkar Jhal is a coastal recipe. Crab dishes are popular around Coastal areas. Serve this spicy dish along with steamed rice for a meal. Explore more of the seafood recipes here Spicy Crab Masala Recipe Kalwanche Tonak (Oyster Curry)…
Ragi Masala Twisters are baked savory healthy snacks recipe made with ragi and whole wheat flour and uses very less oil. These Masala Twisters are a healthy munch even for the weight watchers. It is also a nice recipe to include nutritious and beneficial ragi in daily food. Serve Ragi Masala Twisters recipe during tea time with Qahwa or Masala…

Garlic Naan Without Yeast Recipe

Thursday, 18 August 2016 00:52

The Naan originates from India but is today eaten in most types of South Asian restaurants and homes around the globe. It has transformed from a basic form of bread for many to experimental creations by chefs and food enthusiasts today with different fillings and flavours. Generally the dough of naan is made using yeast but in my recipe I…
Kebab’s are perfect evening snacks and we make it quite often at our home. I generally prefer to make it at home because I can add a lot of healthy ingredients which are at times missed when we eat outside. Of course, there is no compromise on the taste and I also get the flexibility to adjust the spice level…
This Instant Sandwich Khaman Dhokla Recipe is very quick and easy to make! These Khaman Dhokla are so spongy, kids would really love it! Serve these Instant Sandwich Khaman Dhokla Recipe along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney or Roasted Tomato Sauce to pair up with. If you like this recipe, look into more of the tea-time snacks recipes here Oats and…
Milagai Podi is a popular spicy condiment from Tamil Nadu which is served along with idli, dosai or upma. Milagai Podi Uthappam is a spicy twist to the uthappam. The milagai podi is made with red chillies and urad dal where they are roasted and ground to a powder.  Serve the Milagai Podi Uthappam for breakfast, kids lunch box or…
Here is a Vegan Mango Lassi recipe. Veganism has become a statement, more than a special diet in recent days. Vegan refers to any products which are free of animal products – like meat, milk, eggs, leather etc. Mango lassi is a common Indian drink served during feasts. No one can deny their love for Mango- the King of fruits.…
Ellu Sadam is made with sesame seeds and is ground with spices to give a good flavour. This sesame powder is added to the cooked rice and is served hot. Usually, ellu Sadam is given as Saturday prasadam in most of the temples in Tamilnadu.  Serve the Ellu Sadam for lunch with Mor Kuzhambu. Here are few more rice recipes which you…
Pancake is an International breakfast that comes from American cuisine and is usually sweet in taste and combined with various other flavours like seasonal fruits, honey etc. In India the pan cakes are often known as Cheela/Chilla. The thin ones made with lentils are close to crepes and the thick ones made using various lentils or legumes are close cosines…
The Chettinad Style Uppu Mani Kozhukattai Recipe is a traditional south indian rice flour based dumpling that is made during festivals especially Ganesh Chaturthi. A rice flour porridge is made, which is then shaped and seasoned with mustard, asafoetida and curry leaves. Serve the Chettinad Style Uppu Mani Kozhukattai Recipe for festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi and make the festival really special for…
Dal is the comforting food loved by people of all ages and regions. It is a versatile dish which can be served with either rice or bread. Sweet Potato Dal is prepared by cooking sweet potato along with red split lentils in an onion-tomato based gravy. While Sweet potato lends mild sweetness to the dish, the addition of spice powders…
Paneer is one of those food items which is loved by almost everyone. You will find many Paneer dishes in every North Indian Restaurants and one of them is Achari Paneer. This dish is made with Paneer and it is cooked with pickled Onion and Tomato gravy. It is easy to prepare and tastes delicious. Serve Achari Paneer with Whole…

Nagli/Ragi Laddu Recipe

Monday, 15 August 2016 00:44

Nagli/Ragi Laddu is a healthy snack especially for kids. This sweet is a delicious way to feed them the nutritious grain-Nagli as well as dates. Adjust the quantities of the dates and the other add ons to your taste. Use freshly milled Nagli flour for best results. This is also a great recipe to involve kids in the kitchen, to…
The Baked Paneer Corn Kebab Recipe is a delicious and wholesome snack that is made from homemade paneer and fresh steamed corn and a few spices. The addition of kasuri methi also known as dried fenugreek leaves, brings out the flavors of the dish. Serve the Baked Paneer Corn Kebab along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Masala Chai for a wholesome tea…

Sabakki Rava Idli Recipe

Monday, 15 August 2016 00:13

Sabakki Rava Idli Recipe needs no introduction. They are quick, easy to make, no ferment idlis which are made even softer as we use sabakki/sabudhana in this recipe. It is a simple dish that requires rava and sabudana for a great texture.  Serve Sabakki rava idlis with Potato sagu with south Indian filter coffee for an enjoyable south Indian breakfast. Here are…
Bhetki Begum Bahar is one rich and spicy fish curry that comes from Bengali Cuisine. A very popular dish is Bengali marriages and special occasions. The fish fillets have a typical shape that are marinated and later fried golden. The curry is typically cooked in mustard oil where the richness comes from the poppy seeds and the cashew paste used.…
Mixed Vegetable Curry Roll is a delicious combination of buns and vegetable stuffing. It is a very filling dish and can be packed for kid’s lunch box or picnic box. You can even cook it during weekend dinner when you want to make use of your leftover vegetables. Serve Mixed Vegetable Curry Roll along with Tomato Garlic Chutney, Capsicum Chutney…

Peanut Kesar Burfi Recipe

Sunday, 14 August 2016 00:25

Peanut Kesar (Saffron) Burfi is a very delicious indian sweet. You can make it on any special occasion like holi, diwali, rakhshabandhan or anytime when you like. It is very easy to prepare and takes very less time to prepare. For this yummy dessert you need peanuts, saffron, sugar, milk, clarified butter, milk powder (optional) and some nuts only. Serve…
Uttapam is a very popular breakfast dish in South India. Spicy Tomato Uttapam With Garlic is a spicy and tart twist to the normal uthappam. The basic uthappam recipe shared here will fetch you fluffy spongy uthappam with brown crispy layer on the outside. Serve Spicy Tomato Uttapam With Garlic with South Indian Coconut Chutney, Tomato Onion Chutney or any…
Nawabi Mixed Vegetables Recipe is a mildly spiced and rich dish without the use of cream in it. It is quite flavourful and simple to cook. It is easy to prepare and has a very royal taste to it. Serve Nawabi Mixed Vegetable Gravy at one of your house parties lunch menu along with rotis, Pudina tawa paratha or jeera…
     
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