Indian cuisine encompasses a wide variety of regional cuisines native to India. Given the range of diversity in soil type, climate and culture, the cuisines across regions vary significantly from each other. Every cuisine and almost every region, uses its own available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also heavily influenced by religious and cultural choices, traditions and festivals that are passed on from generations.

A traditional vegetarian diet in India typically consists of lentils, legumes, vegetables, fruits, grains, dairy products and more. In this section you will find more than 200+ main course recipes that are ranging from Sambars, Rasams, Curries, Poriyals, Kuzhambu, Rice from the South to the Dals, Rajma, Chana, Kadhi, Dry Sabzi, Pulao, Parathas and more.

Moong Bean Sprouts Upkari Recipe (Moong Beans Stir Fry)

A simple and highly nutritious quick dry curry made with moong bean sprouts cooked in simple but exotic Indian spices. This recipe is best to serve during your weekday lunch or dinner and you can even pack it for your lunch box or your kids lunch box. Serve Moong Bean Sprouts Upkari along with Methi Chaman and Phulkas for a weekday meal with family. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Sprout recipes such as Sprouts Salad Recipe Sprouted Moong Dal Recipe Masala Mixed Sprouts Sandwich ...

Chicken In A Foil Recipe

Foil chicken or Chicken in a foil is a Chinese fusion recipe which can be prepared in advance and can be served in parties, potluck can also be given in lunches for kids . It is an excellent appetizer. You can serve foil chicken with naans, pulao and salads. Serve Chicken In A Foil Recipe as a party appetizer along with Kashmiri Methi T Golemach Recipe (Minced Chicken Balls With Fenugreek Leaves) or Andhra Style Green Chilli Chicken Recipe. If you like this recipe, here ...

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Bengali Aam Chingri Recipe (Prawns With Mango In Mustard Sauce)

Bengali Aam Chingri Recipe (Prawns With Mango In Mustard Sauce) is a delicious and tangy side dish made with sauteed prawns and raw mango which are fleshed up in a creamy sauce made of mustard and coconut with spices. The pungent aroma of the Mustard paste and the little sour taste of raw mangoes and beautifully balanced the heat from the green chillies and the sweetness of the coconut. Serve Bengali Aam Chingri Recipe (Prawns With Mango In Mustard Sauce) with Steamed rice, Bengali ...

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Bengali Dhokar Dalna Recipe

Dhokar dalna is a signature Bengali vegetarian dish. It is lentil cake made using chana dal which is traditionally fried and simmered in a satvic gravy i.e. A gravy without onion and garlic. I have learnt the recipe from my mother. She makes amazing dhokar dalna. I have baked the dhoka instead of frying them to make it healthy and they taste as good as ever. The process is little time consuming but it is worth all the effort.  Serve Bengali Dhokar Dalna Recipe with Bengali Luchi ...

Rajasthani Methi Mangodi Sabzi Recipe

Mangodi's are a dried lentil dumplings widely used in the Rajasthani cuisine. Rajasthani Methi Mangodi Sabzi Recipe is a traditional Rajasthani recipe made using moong dal mangodi's along with fresh fenugreek leaves. It is simple and a quick recipe to make in no time. The addition of curd balances out the bitterness of the fenugreek leaves.  Serve the Rajasthani Methi Mangodi Sabzi Recipe, along with Rajasthani Kadhi and Phulkas for the weeknight dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also ...

Appalam Vathal Kuzhambhu Recipe (Papad In Tamarind Gravy)

Papads in Tamarind Gravy is an easy curry which can be prepared when you run out of vegetables yet require some spicy curry for your white rice. This curry is prepared similarly to the regular vatha kuzhambhu with papads. Papads are roasted in oil and then cooked with tamarind based curry and spices. This simple curry tastes delicious with white rice and adds a spoonful of gingelly oil to make it better.  Prepare Appalam Vathal Kuzhambhu and serve it with Steamed Rice, Corn and Onion Raita ...

Mangalorean Manoli Bheeja Upkari Recipe (Ivy Gourd & Cashew Sabzi)

Mangalorean Manoli Bheeja Upkari Recipe is the Konkani style Ivy Gourd & Cashew Sabzi. A customary side dish, in any function or festival in Konkani cuisine. Fresh, tender cashews are sauted along with tender ivy gourd to make this tasty and simple stir fry. Serve Mangalorean Manoli Bheeja Upkari Recipe (Ivy Gourd & Cashew Sabzi) with steamed rice, Bendekayi Koddel/Bolu Huli Recipe and Aralu Sandige Recipe for lunch. If you like this recipe, try more tindora/ivy ...

Mudaliar Style Omelette Curry Recipe

Mudaliar Style Omelette Curry Recipe is recipe that has been originated from vellara Christian community which is one of the cuisine of Tamil Nadu. The usual egg curry is made by adding the whole boiled egg in the curry and simmered. But in this recipe we the egg omelette which is made separately to a thin layer and then simmered in a thick and luscious curry which consists of three different base. Serve the Mudaliar Style Omelette Curry Recipe with whole wheat Malabar parotta or simply with Phulka ...

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Kakka Orotti Recipe (Steamed Mini Rice Balls in Chicken Gravy)

This is Malabar dish that we call Kakka Orotti. It is a dish from my part of the world and one that's known by many other names like Aanapathal, pidi, aanaorotti, kunjipathal, undio, pinde, etc. The difference in name is largely depending on the region of origin in the southern state of India - mostly Kerala and coastal Karnataka. They are known differently and also are made differently except that all of it uses rice for the balls, are steam cooked and are folded into a prepared chicken or meat ...

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North Indian Style Mushroom Matar Masala Recipe

North Indian Style Mushroom Matar Masala is easy to make and is a great dish to cook for your weeknight dinners. It tastes good with parathas, phulkas and any type of pulav. You can also pack it for your or your kids lunch box. Make it as a side dish for your house parties and we are sure it will stand out among all the dishes. Serve North Indian Style Mushroom Matar Masala along with Dal Makhani and Pudina Lahsun Lachha Paratha for a weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also ...

Tamil Nadu Style Pala Kottai Sambar Recipe (Mangalore cucumber and Jackfruit Seed Sambar Recipe)

Tamil Nadu Style Pala Kottai Sambar Recipe (Mangalore cucumber and Jackfruit Seed Sambar Recipe) is recipe that has its root from Tamil Nadu. Pala Kottai is called as the Jackfruit seed in tamil and is obtained after eating the ripened jackfruit pulp. The seeds are usually used in many parts of India to make a curry, rasam or even a stir fry. In this recipe it is rightly combined with some chopped Mangalore cucumber to create a different flavor to the whole dish. Serve the Tamil Nadu Style Pala ...

Methi Malai Matar Recipe (Fenugreek Peas Curry With Cream)

Methi Matar Malai is a north indian dish which is usually served in restaurants and road side dhabas. It is a perfect dish to cook during your house parties for main course and can be served with rotis, parathas, rice or pulavs. The rich texture and taste of this gravy will make you prepare this dish at your home again and again. Serve Methi Malai Matar along with Beetroot Thoran, Boondi Raita and Tawa Paratha for your weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Methi ...

Red Lentil Curry Without Coconut Recipe

If you are vegetarian and also health cautious, then Red lentil curry is one of the best choice. Red lentils are soaked well in advance and then boiled separately. The gravy is prepared using onions, tomatoes along with spices and the boiled lentils are cooked in it. It goes well with rice or any bread.  Serve Red Lentil Curry Without Coconut along with Palak Raita, Aloo Bhindi Ki Sabzi and Phulkas  for your weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other dal recipes such ...

Khajur Satori Recipe (Dates Flatbread)

Satori is a flatbread, popular in Maharashtra. Usually it is made during festivals. There are different types of stuffing you can use to make this bread. The most common is Khoya or Mawa stuffing. My mom used to make this healthy version of Satori, and we used to eat it as a snack. It contains dates and coconut. Dates are rich in vitamins and minerals. I hope you will like this delicious as well as healthy Satori. Serve Khajur Satori as a snack along with Masala Chai and Carrots and Coriander fritters ...

Mangalorean Mavinakayi Menasinakai Curry Recipe | Raw Mangoes in Coconut Based Gravy

Mangalorean Mavinakayi Menasinakai Curry Recipe | Raw Mangoes in Coconut Based Gravy made with roasted and ground spices with fresh grated coconut. There is a distinguished aroma emanating from the curry due to sesame seeds added to the masala. You can use any oil but coconut oil is preferred so that you can get the traditional Mangalorean taste in the recipe. This Mangalorean Mavinakayi Menasinakai Curry Recipe is a sweetish, spicy and sour gravy recipe that can be served with with steamed rice, ...

Varutharacha Mutta Curry Recipe

Varutharacha Mutta Curry Recipe is a popular Kerala dish made with eggs. The eggs are hard boiled and is cooked further in spicy coconut based gravy. This flavourful and easy to prepare egg curry can be made on weekdays. Serve Varutharacha Mutta Curry Recipe as a side dish along with No Yeast Kerala Style Appam Recipe, as traditionally served for breakfast in Kerala, or pair it up with Kerala parotta for simple dinner. If you like this recipe, here are more egg curry recipes to try Spicy ...

Kashmiri Paneer Recipe in Spiced Milk Curry - Roz Ka Khana In Figaro Olive Oil

The Kashmiri Paneer Recipe is a flavorful curry prepared by cooking fresh paneer cubes in milk flavored with cardamom and other spices. In this recipe we are cooking it along with pure olive oil making it light and healthy.  Serve the Kashmiri Paneer Recipe along with Phulka and Jeera Pulao for a quick weeknight dinner Did You Know: Cooking food in olive oil ensures that all the benefits of your ingredients are enhanced and retaining the essential nutrients. If you like this recipe, ...

Besan Kela Subzi Recipe (Raw banana in Gram Flour and Yogurt Curry Recipe)

Besan Kela Subzi Recipe ( Raw banana in Gram Flour and Yogurt Curry Recipe) is a must try dish that you should make for your kids who would love to relish this dish made from raw banana which is fried in a spicy gram flour. Then it is tossed over a flavored yogurt base curry. It is sautéed till the yogurt gravy dries off and then becomes a dry dish. Raw banana is a wonderful vegetable to be consumed as a part of your everyday meal, as it contain good dietary fiber and vitamins. Serve the Besan ...

Gujarati Kadhi With Milk & Mint Recipe

Kadhi is very popular when it comes to Gujarati cuisine. Considered to be light and refreshing, it is a permanent fixture on the menu during festive meals, special occasions and celebrations. If I had to describe this Kadhi in one sentence it would be 'Gujarati kadhi, malai maarke’. It is rich in flavour and offers a different experience altogether.  Just the addition of two ingredients that are otherwise never added makes it simple yet indulging dish. What makes it stand apart is the addition ...

Dudhi Daal Gosht Recipe (Mutton With Bottle Gourd & Lentils)

Dudhi Daal Gosht, this recipe my mom used to make usually on Fridays most of the time. In this recipe daal and gosht are cooked with various spices and bottle gourd. It has its own peculiar taste and texture. Dudhi Daal Gosht can be also served in house parties and be made for potluck parties too.  Serve Dudhi Daal Gosht along with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita, Phulka and Steamed Rice for your weeknight dinner with family. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Mutton recipes such ...

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Murg Anardana Recipe (Pomegranate Chicken In Yogurt Gravy)

Murg Anardana Recipe (Pomegranate Chicken In Yogurt Gravy) is a lip smacking chicken curry prepared in a gravy of added pomegranate juice to tomato puree, yogurt, onions and spices. Juicy tender chicken is used to make this dish even more appetizing and addition of cashew nut paste, khus khus paste makes this chicken side dish flavourful. Serve Murg Anardana Recipe (Pomegranate Chicken In Yogurt Gravy) with Butter Garlic Naan Recipe (Garlic Flavoured Flat Bread) or Pudina Lahsun ...

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Enchorer Torkari Recipe (Bengali Style Jackfruit Curry)

In Bengali the young jackfruit is called 'Enchor'. It has a subtle flavour and meat-like texture, because of that Bengalis call it 'Gach PaNtha' (fake or faux meat). Curries, chops, koftas are prepared from unripe jackfruit.  Peeling and cutting this huge vegetable is a time consuming task. Moreover the sticky sap of jackfruit makes it more tedious and difficult. During my stay in the US we used to get canned young jackfruit, those are peeled and cubed, so no trouble on that part. Though the ...

Safed Murgh Handi Recipe (Chicken In White Gravy)

Safed Murgh Handi Recipe (Chicken in White Gravy) is one my most loved recipes my grandmother used to make. The recipe for me brings back my childhood memories and is a recipe that has a tale of rich cooking heritage of India. Chicken when cooked with traditional spices, yogurt, coconut milk and nuts along with kadhi masala, gives it a unique texture and flavour. Make this chicken gravy recipe and and top it with slivered nuts of your choice. Serve Safed Murgh Handi Recipe (Chicken in White Gravy) ...

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Bharwa Baingan Aur Pyaaz Ki Sabzi Recipe - Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Bharwa Baingan Aur Pyaaz Ki Sabzi is a perfect combination of spicy masala and brinjals that is made sweet and spicy along with onions and jaggery. The Bharwa Baingan is cooked in Figaro Pure Olive Oil, making it lighter and healthier and low in fats.  Did you know:  Pure olive oil is loaded with good cholesterol, which helps you take care of your heart. Many doctors & nutritionist also recommend pure olive oil for everyday cooking if one has any cholesterol or diabetes, or any ...

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