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.

Sweet & Spicy Kadala Curry Recipe With Tamarind and Coconut Milk

Kadala Curry is a very traditional dish of kerala, where kala chana, also known as the desi chana is cooked and simmered in a spiced coconut gravy. This dish, is an inspired version of the original where we have played with the tastes by making it sweet and spicy. The addition of Dabur Homemade Tamarind paste along with Dabur Homemade Coconut milk and jaggery makes the kadala curry lip smacking delicious. Serve the Kadala curry along with steamed rice and a Cabbage And Carrot Thoran ...

Fruit Pachadi Recipe

A sweet, juicy and tasty fruits and yogurt delicacy with lots of coconut and green chilies makes Fruit Pachadi Recipe. This is a South Indian style fruit raita where fruits are cooked and then mixed with yogurt and tempered with chilli and mustard. The pachadi tastes heavenly when served with lunch or dinner and of course, it suits to play the role of mock role of dessert as well. Serve Fruit Pachadi Recipe with Fried Samvat Rice recipe or with Amritsari Ajwaini Paneer Recipe with hot Phulkas. Here ...

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Patra Ni Machi Recipe (Fish Cooked In Banana Leaf)

Anything wrapped in banana leaf and cooked to perfection is the most amazing food to eat in the whole world! I love food cooked in banana leaf. The flavour which the leaf imparts to the dish is just amazing. This kind of food is rustic, homely and lip smacking delish-ious! Patra Ni Machi is a very popular Parsi dish in which fish smeared with generous amount of green chutney and then wrapped in banana leaf and steam cooked. It’s light, comforting and satisfying. It’s also green for people who ...

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Chettinad Idiyappam Recipe

The Idiyappam Recipe is a delicately made spicy dish. String hoppers are sauteed along with chilli paste and fresh vegetables. As the string hoppers are made of rice, this dish is gluten free . It is also a vegan dish and is so light on the stomach. Serve the Chettinad Idiyappam Recipe with coconut chutney or tomato chutney for a healthy wholesome breakfast, but they taste delicious even without any accompaniments.  Some more Idiyappam recipes that you can try are: Egg Idiyappam ...

Poricha Kuzhambu Recipe (Tamil Nadu Style Mixed Vegetables and Lentil Stew)

Poricha Kuzhambu is a traditional recipe from the Tirunelveli region of Tamil Nadu. It is a mixed vegetables and lentil stew, prepared using the mildly spiced coconut mix. It makes for a wonderful side dish with steamed rice. Since it uses mild spices, it is easy on the tummy as well. Serve the Poricha Kuzhambu along with steamed rice, Manathakkali Kai Vathal Kuzhambu, Carrot and Beans Poriyal Recipe and potato roast for a full course Tamil Nadu style lunch menu on the weekend.  If you ...

Sweet Corn Poriyal Recipe

Sweet Corn Poriyal Recipe is an interesting poriyal recipe using sweet corn kernels. Sweet corn is usually used in soups or salad in Indian kitchen. This is a delicious, twisted Indianised recipe, which you can serve as a side dish or eat it like a snack. This recipe is very healthy and can be packed for your office snack too. Serve the Sweet Corn Poriyal Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Tomato Onion Sambar for lunch or as an after school snacks for the kids. If you like this recipe, you can ...

Vegetable Uttapam Recipe

Uttapam is a very popular South Indian breakfast dish.  It is similar to dosa but slightly thicker than the regular dosas. It can be made with leftover idli dosa batter. Vegetable Uttapam can be served for breakfast or as a snack.  Uttapam can be made with a variety of toppings like onion, tomato, coconut, and many others. Vegetable Uttapams are topped with finely chopped vegetables. You can make use of vegetables like carrots, capsicum, onion, and cabbage. They can be easily prepared ...

Kuvar Pak Recipe | Aloe Vera Sweet Recipe

Kuvar Pak Recipe is an Aloe Vera sweet recipe that is famous in Manavdar of Gujarat. Kuvar pak includes a much researched and beneficial main ingredient-Aloe vera. The sweet is made from aloe vera extract/ aloe vera milk. Try this mild sweet which also has a delectable aloe vera tinge of flavour to it, as a festive sweet or as a dessert after a Gujarati lunch. You will love the taste for sure! Here are a few more sweet recipes to try Karjikai (Karnataka Style Deep Fried Sweet Pastry ...

Singhade Ka Achaar Recipe (Water Chestnut Pickle)

Singhade which is cultivated in winter, is liked by many and goes by the name of singhada. It is usually consumed in fast in the form of Halwa and puri made from its flour. This fruit happens to be my favorite and like wise the pickle of this fruit which tastes great with parathas, however the pickle cannot be preserved for long. Singhade also taste great with jaggery and likewise for boiled singhade with green garlic chutney. Serve Singhade Ka Achaar along with Pudina Tawa Paratha or Nutty Aloo ...

Parsi Salli Murgh Recipe

Parsi Salli Murgh is a spicy chicken curry that is typically served with potato fries as a garnish. The curry is a quintessential dish in Parsi community that has to be served on every special occasion. Parsi Salli Murgh itself is a rich and flavorful dish that needs no side dish to company and is alone enjoyed with plain white rice.  Other Parsi recipes that you can try are: Ringan Ravaiya Recipe Vegetable Dhansak Recipe (A Classic Parsi Dish) Akuri Recipe Recipe (Parsi Style Seasoned ...

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WeetBix Halwa Recipe

Weetbix Halwa is something which I prepare very often at my home during festivals which fall on a working day. This is because they are healthy, quick & easier. The measurements given in this halwa is for 4 pieces of weet-bix, each with 15gms. The timings and other measurements would change based on the amount of weetbix we use. I had used palm sugar as they are healthier than refined sugar. This makes the dish completely guilt free too. The measurements of ghee are the most minimal one required ...

Fresh Methi Leaves Curry Recipe (Fenugreek Leaves Curry)

Fresh Methi Leaves Curry Recipe or Fenugreek Leaves Curry Recipe is a very simple yet extremely tasty recipe to make. There are lots of recipes can be made from fresh fenugreek leaves in different types of categories. In winter, there is season of green vegetables. I always make at least one recipe from leafy vegetables. Green leafy vegetables are full of iron and very good source of fibre. But these advantages of leafy vegetables make them enemy of taste. If you have ever noticed than you realize ...

Dry Navratan Korma Recipe

Dry Navratan Korma recipe is a variation of the curry version of the same. Navratan Korma aka Nine- Gem-Curry gets it's name after the nine ingredients 9 vegetables, fruits and nuts) used in making a creamy, semi-sweet Mughlai Curry. This royal curry was made in the imperial kitchens known as 'Bawarchikhana' for the Kings and the Queens during the Mughal Era. Navratan Korma is a blend of spices with cream and nut paste. The royalty looks in the very first looks of the delicacy specially when it is ...

Vegetable Oatmeal Poha with Peanuts, Coriander & Ginger Recipe

The Vegetable Oatmeal Poha with Peanuts, Coriander & Ginger Recipe is a wholesome breakfast with a twist. The addition of oats, along with a variety of veggies, makes this poha a nutritious and wholesome teatime snack or breakfast. It is a healthier version of Indian staple breakfast poha. Other breakfast recipes that you can try are: Healthy Fruit Pizza for Breakfast Recipe Potato Quiche with Tender Corn Recipe Spiced Rice Breakfast Porridge Recipe  

Atukula Ladoo | Sweetened Poha Energy Balls Recipe

Atukula Laddu are the Sweetened Poha Energy Balls which is a healthy option for the Mithai lovers, made using poha (Flattened rice), ghee and jaggery. Atukula Laddu is an easy-to-make laddoo and is sure to delight your taste buds. Kids will love it too. It is made in South India during the festival of Janmashtmi. Serve Atukula Ladoo | Sweetened Poha Energy Balls Recipe along with masala chai during evenings. Here are a few more similar recipes to try Healthy Oatmeal Energy Bar With Dates & ...

Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe ( Honey glazed wheat Curls Recipe)

Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe ( Honey glazed wheat Curls Recipe) is considered as one of the famous Christmas Goodies served to friends and families during the festival. This is a wonderful snack made from wheat dough which is shaped like butter curls or worms and then fried. Once it is cooled down it is then coated with honey. It is very tedious and time consuming to prepare these lovely little ones but once you get done with these then nothing like it to have it as a yummy Tea Time Snack. Serve the ...

Karate Batate Puddi Sagle Recipe (Konkani Style Bitter Gourd And Potato Curry)

Karate Batate Puddi Sagle is a simple and delicious konkani style bitter gourd side dish. Konkani cuisine predominantly uses coconut in its recipes. Bitter gourd is one of the vegetables not preferred by many. However, the freshly prepared spice mix along with grated coconut adds a wonderful flavour to the otherwise boring bitter gourd. Serve the Karate Batate Puddi Sagle along with steamed rice and rasam or curd for a weeknight dinner. Other recipes that you can prepare with bitter gourd are: Andhra ...

Congress Buns Recipe

Congress Buns Recipe is classic snack made in Karnataka. It is one of the invention of V.B Bakery that was started in Bengaluru by one of the very old family to create a Bakery shop who sold pastries and baked goods. The name congress buns originated from the peanut masala that they used to fill in between the buns and sell. This became famous and thus every bakery started incorporating it in their list. Serve the Congress Buns Recipe as a snack to children after school or as an Party Appetizer. If ...

Appalam Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe (Spicy and Tangy Papad Curry)

Appalam Vathal Kuzhambu is a traditional Tamil Nadu style spicy and tangy dish made with urad dal papads and had along with steamed rice. It is easy to prepare and comes in handy on days you run out of fresh vegetables in the pantry. Serve the Appalam Vathal Kuzhambu along with steamed rice and Chow Chow Kootu for an interesting weeknight dinner.  Other similar kuzhambu recipes that you can try are: Tirunelveli Style Mor Kuzhambu Recipe Ellu Kuzhambu (Sesame Seeds Kuzhambu) Recipe Vepampoo ...

Restaurant Style Chettinad Style Fish Curry Recipe

Chettinad Style Fish Curry Recipe is a Spicy South Indian Style fish curry best paired with idiyappam's or plain rice, the taste is different than the fish curry's we normally eat. This recipe is a creation inspired by my palate memory of a prestigious hotel menu which we had it in. Serve these Chettinad Style Fish Curry Recipe with idiyappam's or plain rice for lunch. Here are a few more variation in fish recipes. Shorshe Maach Recipe (Bengali Style Mustard Fish Curry) Mangalore Fish Curry ...

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Parsi Mutton Cutlets Recipe

Parsi’s are enthusiastic non vegetarians, they love their meat and this mutton cutlet is very popular Parsi dish. Parsi mutton cutlet is a delicious succulent cutlet that will become a wonderful party starter or even for your kids after school snack. Kids love cutlet when especially it’s served with ketchup, an experienced mother talking! Minced mutton marinated in wonderful flavor packed ingredients makes a delicious cutlet. Try it out, you will love it. Serve Parsi Mutton Cutlets along with ...

Pista Sandesh Recipe

Sandesh is a popular moist sweet fudge in the Bengali cuisine which has chenna as the main ingredient. This sweet can be made easily at home and requires just two ingredients:chenna and sugar. So with very less ingredients, this yummy sweet dish can be enjoyed. Pista Sandesh is perfect for gifting in festivals as it's easy to make if chenna is ready. Instead of making plain sandesh, adding pistachio powder makes this more tasty.  Pista Sandesh makes for a delicious sweet for special occasions ...

Punjabi Lobia Masala Recipe (Punjabi Style Black Eyed Beans Curry)

Lobia or black eyed beans is one of the most nutritional dried beans which can be included in our diet. It has no fat and is low in calories making it a perfect food to be included for diabetics and heart patients. It also has good amount of folates and potassium, which is needed during pregnancy. Punjabi Lobia Masala is a delicious and spicy curry which uses simple spices. Lobia as such does not have any taste of its own, hence it is easy to cook it with various spices to make it flavourful. Serve ...

Besan Bread Toast Recipe

Besan Bread Toast is an interesting recipe which can be prepared pretty quick. If you run out of vegetables for the sandwich filling, this is a wonderful recipe to make since gram flour is easily available in the pantry. The use of whole wheat bread makes this a wholesome dish. Serve the Besan Bread Toast as breakfast, in kids lunch box or as an evening snack along with a cup of masala chai.  Other toast recipes that you can try are: Coconut French Toast with Chocolate Chips Recipe Avocado ...

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