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.

Gujarati Meetha Pudla Recipe (Sweet Whole Wheat Pancake)

Gujarati Meetha Pudla Recipe is the Sweet Whole Wheat Pancake with jaggery. It consumes less oil and is egg free. It is heirloom recipe from my grandmother from whom I learnt the tricky part of making the batter with right consistency. Serve Gujarati Meetha Pudla Recipe (Sweet Whole Wheat Pancake) with ghee or pickle for breakfast or after school snack. Here are more Gujarati recipes to try Whole Stuffed Mango Pickle Recipe Amrakhand Recipe Steamed Methi Palak Muthias Gujarati Badshahi ...

Mangalorean Style Kuvalyacho Pollav Recipe (Yellow Pumpkin Curry Recipe)

Mangalorean Style Kuvalyacho Pollav Recipe (Yellow Pumpkin Curry Recipe) is a simple traditional Mangalore curry which uses coconut as its base to make the gravy. Usually the onions and coconut used in this recipe are sun dried and then ground along with other spices into a course paste.  But as the lifestyle changed people starting making it on the pan itself. But whatever it is the true flavor of the old traditional flavors will always remain divine. Serve the Mangalorean Style Kuvalyacho ...

Stir Fry Green beans and Tofu with Panch Phoron Recipe

Stir Fry Green beans and Tofu with Panch Phoron Recipe is quick dry vegetable side dish packed with proteins. The vegetable is tossed with Panch Phoron which is an authentic spice powder mix made from 5 variety of spices. It is the best dish that one doesn’t require much of chopping or prepping of ingredients. It just requires few patient time to just let the beans cook along with the spice powder. Serve the Stir Fry Green beans and Tofu with Panch Phoron Recipe can be served along with phulka ...

Dhuska Recipe (Rice Fried Bread)

Dhuska is a traditional recipe from Jharkhand. It is a festive recipe which is very easy to make. This recipe is good for breakfast and snack. Traditionally it is made by adding peas into the batter. But if you want, you can also add the other vegetables like carrot, capsicum, onion too. Serve Dhuska along with Aloo Sabzi and Dhaniya Pudina Chutney for lunch on a weekend. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Puri recipes such as Bihari Channa Dal Puri Recipe Rajgira Puri Recipe Palak ...

Mocha Chingri Manohara Recipe (Shrimps Stuffed Banana Flower Kofta Curry)

Mocha Chingri Manohara Recipe is Bengali style Shrimps Stuffed Banana Flower Kofta Curry. Banana flower is one of the natural sources of high iron. Originated in rural Bengal, this heirloom recipe is an exceptional side dish. This kofta recipe is traditionally deep fried. Here I have used the non-fried version with shallow frying the koftas on kuzhi paniyaram pan. Serve mouth watering Mocha Chingri Recipe (Shrimps Stuffed Banana Flower Curry) with Jeera rice or Kesar Pulao. Here are more recipes ...

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Doli Ki Roti Recipe

Doli Ki Roti Recipe is a whole wheat fermented bread /Roti, activated with an age old and traditional recipe of homemade yeast. The ingredients which make the yeast, give a subtle but delectable flavor to the bread and take the taste of the bread to just another level.A heirloom recipe from my maternal grandmother and it still connects all of us together. Doli Ki Roti Recipe can be served with Kasuri Methi Aur Aloo Rasedar to make a breakfast. If you like this recipe, take a look at more ...

Gujarati Methi Na Dhebra Recipe

Gujarati Methi Na Dhebra recipe is perfect tea time snack from the state of Gujarat. You can use either fresh methi leaves (fenugreek) or dried methi or kasuri methi, to prepare this dish. I have used fresh methi in this recipe. This is a heirloom recipe that I have learn from my grandma. Serve Gujarati Methi Na Dhebra recipe dabbed with homemade ghee along with a cup of pounded jaggery, Naranga Achaar, yogurt and Sev Tamatar Ki Sabzi for dinner or serve it with pickle for snack. If you like this ...

Chettinad Kozhi Rasam Recipe (Chettinad Chicken Rasam)

Kozhi Rasam is a popular Chettinad soup recipe made in temples like Kali Kovil during Poosai Poduthal when they sacrifice kozhi (chicken) and served as a prasadam. Other than this religious aspect, this Rasam is also served to patients suffering from cold and flu as it's too spicy and is an excellent home remedy for common cold. Serve Chettinad Kozhi Rasam along with Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rasam recipes such as Paruppu ...

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Paneer Methi Paratha Recipe

Paneer Methi Paratha Recipe is made from whole wheat flour dough stuffed with finely chopped methi leaves and freshly made paneer, spiced up with green chillies and cumin powder. The Paneer Paratha can make a meal in itself and served with a pickle and some yogurt or raita. The paratha makes a great lunch box as well, as it does not brittle and remains soft when heated in a microwave oven. Serve the Stuffed Paneer Methi Paratha Recipe along with a Raita for a wholesome breakfast or dinner. You ...

Murungakkai Mor Kuzhambu Recipe (Drumstick Buttermilk Curry Recipe)

Murungakkai Mor Kuzhambu Recipe (Drumstick Buttermilk Curry Recipe) is an easy way to make a curry by using curd as a base. The drumstick are dunged into the spicy and light buttermilk gravy. Drumsticks are known to be beneficial to be human beings in many ways. It is a rich source of protein and Vitamin C. Serve the Murungakkai Mor Kuzhambu Recipe (Drumstick Buttermilk Curry Recipe) along with Chepakizhangu Roast and steamed rice to enjoy you afternoon Lunch.  If you are looking for more ...

Patta Gobi Matar Nu Shaak Recipe (Cabbage & Peas Sabzi Recipe)

Patta Gobi Matar Nu Shaak Recipe (Cabbage & Peas Sabzi Recipe) is a tossed dry vegetable side dish made to relish along with phulka or steam rice. It is quick and easy to prepare and is the best way to consume when you have these things at your kitchen. It is healthy as well as tasty too. Cabbage is a good source of Vitamin K, Vitamin C and Vitamin B6. Cabbage is also acts as a protection from radiation therapy which is very crucial for Cancer treatments. Serve the Patta Gobi Matar Ki Sabzi ...

South Indian Style Vazhathandu Poriyal Recipe (Banana Stem Curry with No Onion and No Garlic)

South Indian Style Vazhathandu Poriyal Recipe (Banana Stem Curry with No Onion and No Garlic) is a simple and quick recipe made with fibrous banana stem tossed in simple spice powders and seasonings. Poriyal is generally from Tamil Nadu. Anything that is dry and is eaten as a side dish is called Poriyal. Usually the household in Tamil Nadu add grated coconut in most of their dry dish in order to give in an extra crunch and richness to the whole dish. This recipe is made with no onion and no garlic ...

Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Yam Curry Recipe)

Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Yam Curry Recipe) is a comforting recipe made with chopped yam that is pressure cooked with tangy and spicy curry. Yam is a wonderful root vegetable that will help as a cooling agent. It is the best vegetable to fight against any cold or flu. Serve the Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Yam Curry Recipe) along with Ven Pongal for a wholesome dinner or a Sunday lunch. If you are looking for more Yam recipes here are some :  Chena ...

Kerala Pumpkin Pachadi Recipe (Parangikai Pachadi)

The Kerala Pumpkin Pachadi Recipe, is an Ayurvedic dish that is packed with goodness from the yellow pumpkin also known as Parangikai. The Parangikai is steamed in the pressure cooker and then tossed in a sweet and spicy coconut mixture. It tastes absolutely delicious and is packed with nutrition.  Serve the Kerala Pumpkin Pachadi, as a side dish along with Kerala Style Pulissery Recipe (Mor Kuzhambu), Phulka and Spicy Potato Roast Recipe (Urulaikizhangu Poriyal) for ...

Potato & Cauliflower In Peanut Curry Recipe

Potato & Cauliflower In Peanut Curry Recipe is a vegetarian sattvik side dish recipe which has no onion or garlic. Make this easy and no-fuss curry recipe for a weekday dinner. Serve Potato & Cauliflower In Peanut Curry Recipe with Butter Naan and Mooli Raita. If you like this recipe, try these side dish recipes as well for your weeknight dinners Tarkari Ni Kari Recipe Andhra Style Chilakada Dumpa Pulusu Recipe Fresh Methi Leaves Curry Recipe Matar Butter Masala Recipe

Shab Deg Recipe (Kashmiri Mutton Kofta and Turnip Curry)

Shab Deg is a traditional Kashmiri Kofta Curry dish cooked with Turnips in a heavy bottomed deg/handi/vessel on charcoal fire. This recipe is a forgotten meat recipe from Kashmir which lost it's authenticity with time. Traditionally Shab Deg was cooked with a slow cooking method where a large deg was kept on fire with all ingredients on it and was left to cook over night. Typically served with rice, naan or sheermal, this dish is rich in every manner and not advisable for the faint hearts.  Serve ...

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Puran Poli Recipe With Toor Dal And Chana Dal

Puran Poli or Vedmi is a well-known sweet bread recipe from Gujarat and Maharashtra. Gujarati style puran poli is prepared using toor dal and Maharashtrian style puran poli is made using chana dal. In this Puran Poli recipe, we have used both the dals to make this yummy and mouth watering dish even more interesting. Preparing puran for the puran polis is a very time consuming process, so, here is an easy recipe of preparing puran partly in microwave. It will give the same rich aroma and flavours ...

Rajasthani Dal Baaple Churma Recipe

Dal Baaple Churma is a traditional Rajasthani treat. The spicy dal with the sweet churma along with deep fried crunchy batis, its such a treat, which steals the heart and delights the taste buds. A platter of semi-sweet Churma, spicy Dal and deep-fried Baati, is one such traditional combination. Fresh baatis drowned in piping hot dal is a perfect accompaniment for churma. Serve Rajasthani Daal Baaple Churma on its own with Rajasthani Gatte Ki Sabzi as a side dish for our festive meal or a weekend ...

Tarkari Ni Kari Recipe (Parsi Style Vegetable Curry)

'Tarkari Ni Kari' is a Parsi Special Vegetable Curry. Fresh seasonal vegetables are used to make this simple , tasty everyday curry. The spices used in this dish are similar to the Indian coastal cuisine . The curry is semi gravy and the use of tomatoes, chillies and  tamarind gives it a mild sweet, spicy and  tangy taste. The use of fresh coconut or coconut milk further enriches the taste of the curry. This Vegetable Curry is a healthy addition to any meals and can be served along with ...

Traditional Whole Gobhi Musallam Recipe

Traditional Whole Gobhi Musallam Recipe is a roasted whole cauliflower dish and much popular dish in northern part of India. Gobi musallam is easy to prepare and eye appealing too. Mainly the whole cauliflower / gobi is first parboiled, a creamy sauce is whipped up, then parboiled gobi is well coated by sauce and roasted in oven. Finally the delicious dish is served in an exotic way. This is a very presentable dish and can make a centerpiece on serving table in any party. ...

Udupi Style Ash Gourd Coconut Curry Recipe

Udupi Style Ash Gourd Coconut Curry Recipe is a quick coconut based curry made from Ash gourd. Coconut being the main ingredient used in most of their cooking in Udupi, the curry has a strong flavor of coconut as well the roasted spices which gives out a wonderful flavor and aroma. Ash gourd in other words called as winter melon, it has a good amount of minerals and Vitamins. A good amount of ash gourd in your diet will help in curing thyroid disorders, will also help in reducing cough and cold. Serve ...

Stove Top Grilled And Smoked Tandoori Chicken Recipe

Winters come as heaven for foodies and when you have a great appetite, good food is no less than a blessing for you. A cold winter evening calls out for some amazing barbecue sessions. But wait, if you don't have a barbecue there's nothing to worry at all, because this recipe will certainly give any best BBQ outlet of your city a run for their money. Chicken thigh, marinated and grilled on stove top gives an amazingly rustic aroma and flavour when we apply a simple technique and smoke the dish to ...

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Raw Banana & Ajwain Paratha Recipe

Raw Banana & Ajwain Paratha Recipe is a healthy way to consume raw banana in the form of stuffed Paratha. The recipes is very simple and also filling for a breakfast or Lunch. Raw banana mixed with Ajwain gives it an earthy flavor to the whole dish. Raw Banana is considered to be diabetic friendly, so people can now start making this Paratha as a tasty breakfast to crave their appetite. Serve the Raw Banana & Ajwain Paratha Recipe along with Raitha to enjoy your Breakfast meal. If you ...

Hariyali Matar Recipe

Hariyali Matar Recipe is a North Indian side dish which is made with fresh green peas in flavourful coriander base. Matar dishes are usually crowd pleasers and you will love this variation too. It is one of the nutritious vegetables available during the winter season. Come winters, the markets are flooded with fresh green peas. Hariyali Matar Recipe is a delicious way of cooking green peas in a simple yet so flavourful. Serve the Hariyali Matar Recipe along with tawa parathas for the weeknight dinner ...

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