Vegetables are a staple food of Indian Cuisine. Every region in India, as a locally grown vegetable that it is proud of and every home has a unique way to cook the vegetable.
In this section we have more than 80 recipes that are tried and tested, cooked using the right cooking techniques to preserve nutrition and taste. In this section you will find dry vegetables sabzi recipes like beetroot poriyal, cabbage thoran, potato roast and more that are from south india. You will also find recipes like aloo palak sabzi, aloo beans sabzi, phool gobi sabzi, baingan sabzi, karela sabzi and more from the north and eastern parts of India.
Jaipuri Aloo Pyaz Ki Sabzi Recipe is a semi curry made by frying the onions and potatoes in oil and simmered it with onion and tomato based gravy to give it a tangy and spicy flavor. The flavors blend well in this recipe as the translucent onion and roasted potatoes go well hand in hand.
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The Aloo Bhindi recipe is a twist to the original where it is flavored with mustard and poppy seeds. Completely inspired from the Bengali Cuisine, this spicy and intence Aloo Bhindi sabzi is a must try and can be served along with kadhi or along with a Bengali dal and puri.
Make the Aloo Bhindi Recipe and serve it along with Cholar Dal Recipe (Bengali Style Chana Dal) and Bengali Luchi Recipe for a cozy sunday lunch.
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Bhindi with Cashews & Coconut Sabzi Recipe is a nice way to cook bhindi as a side dish. This sabzi recipe is apt when you have guests at home, since it's easy and impressive side dish. This recipe of Bhindi with cashews and coconut sabzi goes well with Rotis or along with rice, sambar or rasam.
Here are a few more variation that can be created with Bhindi
Dahi Bhindi Recipe (Okra in Yogurt Curry with Caramelized Onions)
Shahi Bhindi Recipe in Cashew Nut Gravy (Okras in ...
Chana Aur Aloo Ki Sookhi Sabzi is a winning combination with everyone loving chickpeas and potatoes. If you have boiled chickpeas and potatoes in hand, you can prepare this in no time for your kids lunch box in the morning. Serve the Chana Aur Aloo Ki Sookhi Sabzi along with phulkas or parathas for your kids lunch box or for the weeknight dinner.
Other chickpea recipes that you can try are:
Vegetarian Chickpea Burger Recipe
Chickpea Sundal Recipe
Tomato Chickpea and Coconut Soup Recipe
Roasted Cauliflower is a very simple but delicious side dish. Cauliflower florets are tossed with some olive oil and spices and then roasted in the oven. The humble vegetable gets an appetising make over as it slightly caramelizes and is sure to please even those who are not fond of it. Roasted cauliflower can be served as a party snack or a side dish with some couscous or quinoa.
Serve Roasted Cauliflower as a starter or as a side dish along with Panchmel Dal and Phulkas for a weekday lunch or ...
The Kerala Style Vendakkai Thoran Recipe is a simple and yet delicious recipe made from Bhindi/ Okra also known as Vendakkai in the south of India. The Vendakkai is tossed in a simple onion, green chili and coconut and served as a side dish along with a main meal.
Vendakkai is a good source of potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B, folic acid and calcium. It is high in dietary fibre and low in calories. It is a good option for diabetics.
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The Keerai Poriyal Recipe is a wholesome recipe made from Amaranth leaves, that is steamed and stir fried with a simple seasoning. Amaranth is a very nutritious green leafy vegetable, that is packed with taste when it is eaten in a steamed form. The recipe is simple, uses less oil and perfect for diabetic friendly diet.
Serve the Amaranth Keerai Poriyal Recipe along with a Sundaikkai & Methi Leaves Sambar, Spicy Potato Roast (Urulaikizhangu Poriyal) and Steamed Rice to make a ...
Bitter Gourd is known as Pavakkai in Tamil. Many people do not prefer eating it due to its bitter taste, however it is filled with nutrition. It has the lowest amount of sodium making it an excellent source to lower cholesterol. Also, it stimulates easy digestion and good for diabetics. This Classic Pavakkai Stir Fry Recipe is a simple to make side dish that you can have with parathas or steamed rice and dal tadka as a healthy lunch meal.
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Boondi And Spring Onion Green Sabzi is easy to make and can be served with paratha or roti. It is something different and the boondi makes it even more delicious. If you are bored of regular Spring onion Sabzi, give this recipe a try!
Serve Boondi And Spring Onion Greens Sabzi along with Panchmel Dal and Tawa Paratha for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Veg Dry recipes such as
Stuffed Karela With Aloo Recipe
Capsicum Usili Recipe
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The Broccoli and Potato Poriyal is a simple, yet wholesome recipe made by stir frying the broccoli and potato separately and tossed it with the basic set of condiments. Stir frying the vegetables, brings our the fresh taste and in addition retains the nutrients present in both of these super foods.
Serve the Broccoli and Potato Poriyal along with a bowl of Thakkali Rasam (Tomato Rasam) and steamed rice for a comforting meal.
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Tchat Goji is a Kashmiri delicacy prepared using turnips. Turnips are usually an underrated vegetable but this is an uncomplicated delicious recipe. Turnips are cooked with spices and finally mashed with the ladle. It can be prepared in a few minutes and tastes delicious with roti or rice. Stuff these mashed turnips inside the roti and enjoy on the go or enjoy with hot steamed rice and kachumber salad.
Other recipes that you can try with turnips are:
Shalgam Gajar aur Gobhi Ka Achar Recipe
Black Chana Masala is a perfect combination of black chana and spicy flavours. You can also serve it on its own as a salad or can serve it as a side dish along with your meal. It makes a good lunch box recipe too. It is spicy and very easy to make.
Serve Black Chana Masala along with Phulkas and Gujarati Dal for a perfect weekday meal. You can also pack this in your lunch box along with Pudina Tawa Parathas.
If you like this recipe, you can also try Dry Vegetable recipes such as
Chor Chori Recipe
Aloochi Bhaji is a Maharashtrian curry made using nutritious Colocassia (Aloo,Arvi) leaves. This lip smacking, sweet-sour, no onion-garlic curry is a part of many festive fares across the state. The curry is pretty simple to make, the only precaution you need to take is while buying the leaves. The leaves may sometimes cause itching to the hands or throat. As far as possible buy the leaves from a known/reputed seller or you can easily grow your own leaves.
Serve Aloochi Bhaji along with Keerai Sambar ...
Masoorchi Usali is a quick and simple stir fry that we make in Goa. In Goa we make different types of usali or usal. Moogachi usali (Black Lentil stir fry) and chanyachi usali (gram stir fry) is all time favorite. However, I thought of making this usali with masoor and it turned delicious. You can make it with sprouts too. On the days when we fast, we make this dish without onion. Masoor is a lentil and contains carbohydrates. They are a good source of dietary fiber. They are low in fat and calories ...
Chatapata Baby Potato can be served as a starter or with paratha. You can pack it in your kids lunch box too. It is easy to make and gets prepared in very less time.
Serve Chatpata Baby Potato along with Panchmel Dal and Pudina Tawa Paratha for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Potato recipes such as
Rase Wale Aloo Recipe
Tamarind Chilli Potato Recipe
Potato Vindaloo Recipe
Beans Karam is a side dish that uses beans and simple south indian spices to make a spicy gravy with notes of sour and sweet in it. Include this simple yet delectable recipe in your working week and also pack it into lunch boxes with chapathis.
Serve Beans Karam Recipe along with Phulkas, Pudina Tawa Paratha, Achari Masala Puri or Steamed Rice.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable Dry recipes such as
Tangy Corn Tamatar Bharta Recipe
Gajar Methi Sabzi Recipe
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Hari Dhania Ki Sabzi is a dry Indian curry made from fresh coriander leaves. Typically the leaves are used as a garnish for many Indian dishes. But in this recipe, the coriander is cooked along with gram/besan flour which bring the dish together.
Cilantro or Coriander leaves are rich in anti-oxidants and is a rich source of minerals like potassium, calcium,manganese, iron and magnesium. The herb is also low in calories and the oil from these herbs have many healing and anti-septic properties.All ...
Green Chilli Vegetable is a quick and easy recipe which can be served with paratha or roti. It is best served as a side dish along with your Rajasthani or Gujarati meal. The spiciness and the sweetness of this dish makes the entire meal more tasty and flavourful.
Serve Green Chilli Vegetable along with Panchmel Dal and Hot Phulkas for a simple and delicious weekday lunch or dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry Vegetable recipes such as
Aloo Gajar Ki Sabzi Recipe
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Carrot Methi Pachadi is very flavourful and simple recipe. It is usually made in South Indian as a side dish along with their meal. It is very easy to make and takes very less time to get prepared.
Serve Carrot Methi Pachadi along with Tomato Onion Sambar, and Aloo Dum (Slow Cooked Potatoes in a Spicy Tomato Gravy), Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pachadi recipes such as
Senai Pachadi Recipe
Ridge Gourd Pachadi Recipe
Dangar Pachadi with Grated ...
Here is what you can make with Radish greens, that many times get discarded after cleaning- Radish Greens Poriyal Recipe which is South Indian Style Radish Greens Stir Fry. Radish greens have more fibre, vitamins and nutrients than the radish itself. Radish greens are filled with antioxidant properties and is also used as a medication for jaundice and rheumatism. Radish greens are edible, tasty and is not bitter at all.
In this South Indian Style stir fry (poriyal recipe), the radish greens are ...
Pepper Cauliflower is a delicious and nutritious side dish which can be served for lunch along with jeera rice and dal. The dish is very simple and easy to cook and is ideal for packing in the lunch box too. This is a simple stir fry with the taste of salt and pepper.
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Kathirikai Poondu Pirattal Recipe is an aromatic brinjal stir fry dish with garlic. The freshly roasted and ground spice mix renders a beautiful flavor to the regular brinjal. This recipe is a specialty of the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. Serve this Kathirikai Poondu Pirattal Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Chow Chow Kootu and Village Style Pepper Rasam along with Sabudana fryums to make an interesting Chettinad cuisine influenced Sunday lunch.
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Sukhi Dahi Wali Lauki is a spicy combination of lauki/bottle gourd and yogurt. Make this delicious Sukhi Dahi Wali Lauki recipe during weekdays along with dal fry recipe and roti/phulka for a light lunch.
Did you know: Bottle Gourd has 90% water in it. Bottle Gourd is recommended by Ayurveda for better digestion. Because of its water content, it’s a boon for weight watchers. It can help in quenching extreme thirst in diabetic patients. Loaded with essential minerals and vitamins like calcium, ...