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.

Mughlai Aloo Matar Gobi Recipe

Mughlai Aloo Matar Gobi as the name suggests is a typical Indian side dish higher on spicy side with the flavors of Ghee, Curd and fried onion. If you are planning Indian menu for the party than this dish would fit in well and compliments almost all kinds of dals, curries. During winter cauliflower and green peas are abundantly available in market so this recipe could be tried during the season with the best of local produce.  Serve Mughlai Aloo Matar Gobi along with Phulka and Tadka raita ...

Pepper Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe

Pepper Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe is a super quick and simple recipe, thats healthy and can be combined with a paratha or a bread to complete a weeknight dinner. I have used button mushrooms in this recipe as i felt they work best in absorbing flavors and also retaining its shape. You can experiment with a lot of other ingredients by adding red bell peppers, or green capsicum or even carrot wedges.  Serve the Pepper Mushroom Stir Fry along with Phulkas, Tomato Rasam and Steamed rice for a lunch ...

Podalangai Poriyal Recipe (Snake Gourd South Indian Style)

The Podalangai Poriyal Recipe is a very traditional South Indian Style dish, that is very healthy, nutritious and quick to make. Podalangai also known as Snake Gourd, is a very nutritious vegetable that is used in the diet for many diseases as well as preventing a few diseases. At home I like to make this vegetable really simple, by just steaming it and seasoning it with a few condiments and finally tossed in coconut. Serve Podalangai Poriyal Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Keerai Sambar ...

Kadai Vegetable Sabzi Recipe (Mixed Vegetable Saute with Spices)

The Kadai Vegetable Sabzi Recipe is a quick and easy sabzi to make that has the goodness of a variety of vegetables adding colour, taste and nutrition to your weeknight dinner. This recipe I have steamed the vegetables a little but before tossing them on the kadai to make the sabzi. By doing this, we preserve nutrition and also helps in the faster cooking process. Serve the Kadai Vegetable Sabzi Recipe along with Hot Phulkas to enjoy a wholesome meal. If you are looking for more Indian ...

Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe

The Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe is an inspiration of the Kerala dish. The first time I had this style of preparation was when I was in 8th grade at a friends home. My friends mother had added, onions to the dish and lots more green chillies. This recipe is without the onions and you can server it either ways. You can serve the Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) along with Phulka’s or even a Bowl of Rice and Pumpkin Sambar. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable recipes such as Dry ...

Chow Chow Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe

The Chow Chow Thoran (Poriyal) recipe is an inspiration of the Kerala dish where vegetables are prepared along with coconut, green chillies and  a few spices. Its simple, healthy and a great way to incorporate vegetables in your diet that are is simply delicious. You can serve the Chow Chow Thoran along with Phulka’s or even a Bowl of Rice and Tomato Rasam. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable recipes such as Dry Navratan Korma Recipe Goan Style Brinjal Bharta Recipe Odia ...

Patta Gobhi ki Sabji Recipe (Cabbage Tomato Sabzi)

The Patta Gobhi ki Sabji Recipe is a super quick and easy recipe that I make often at home. The vegetable, is light and yet has all the flavours of the masalas and the cabbage, making it a healthy recipe as well. At home, I most often make it for lunches and serve it along with Thepla and Gujarati Dal or even Tomato Rasam. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable recipes such as Dry Navratan Korma Recipe Goan Style Brinjal Bharta Recipe Odia ...

Kumror/Kaddu Posto Recipe (Spiced Pumpkin with Poppy Seeds and Tomatoes )

Kumror/Kaddu Posto Recipe is a simple, quick twist to a traditional Bengali recipe of Aloo Posto. In my endeavour to experiment with vegetables and spices, this posto recipe came by chance and I must say we loved it, even my vegetable loving children ate it with delight. The subtle hint of garlic, along with lots of coriander and garam masala, makes this Kumror/Kaddu Posto a vegetarian delight. Serve Kumror/Kaddu Posto along with Bengali luchi and Boondi raita for a weekday lunch or dinner. If ...

Aloo Methi Sabzi Recipe (Potato Fenugreek Leaves Stir fry)

The Aloo Methi Sabzi Recipe is a quick, simple and nutritious vegetables that is packed with flavors from the sauteed methi leaves also known as fenugreek leaves. The Aloo Methi Sabzi when combined with the sauteed onions and mild spices, makes this dish simple and yet delectable to the palate.  Serve the Aloo Methi Sabzi along with Tawa Paratha and Kadhi for a quick weeknight dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable recipes such as Dry Navratan Korma Recipe Goan ...

Karela Masala Sabzi Recipe

The Karela Masala Sabzi is a delicious simple to cook recipe made from bitter gourd, that is one of the most nutritious vegetables. In this karela sabzi, I first steamed the karela vegetable along with salt and turmeric. Pre cooking the vegetable before adding to the masala, helps prevent overcooking and retain the required nutrients of the karela. Serve the Karela Masala Sabzi along with Phulka's or plain steamed rice and Bengali Dal Chenchki. If you like this recipe, you can also try other ...

Sukhi Aloo Baingan Ki Sabzi (Urulai Kizhangu Kathirikai Poriyal)

Sukhi Aloo Baingan Sabzi Recipe is a dry version of its gravy recipe. The sabzi is made across various parts of India and has the addition of a wide range of spices as well. This recipe uses the minimum amount of spices and condiments and brings out the flavours and textures of the vegetable. Aloo and baingan when they roasted along with salt, asafoetida, turmeric, curry leaves and red chillies, brings out delicious tastes, that you can savour along with rice and dals or even along with phulka’s. If ...

Carrot and Beans Poriyal Recipe (Mixed Vegetable South Indian Stir Fry)

Carrot and Beans Poriyal is a classic South Indian preparation of the mixed stir fried vegetables. Steamed carrots and beans are seasoned with mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. To add more flavor to the Poriyal, it can be garnished with grated coconut. Serve the Carrot and Beans Poriyal along with Phulka and Punjabi Dal Tadka or simply with a Tomato Rasam and steamed rice for the weeknight meal.  Did you know: Carrots are an excellent source ...

Palak Baingan Ki Sabzi Recipe (Spinach Eggplant Stir Fry)

Palak Baingan Ki Sabzi recipe is one of the most simple sabzi dishes to make. I stumbled upon this vegetable when all I had to make the Gujarati Thali was tomatoes, baingan and palak. I thought to myself that I can make Sev Tamatar ki Sabzi and then what? Thats when I decided to combine both the palak and baingan and the result was simply delicious Palak Baingan Ki Sabzi. Serve Palak Baingan Ki Sabzi along with Boondi Raita and Phulka for a weekday meal. If you like this ...

Papitha Nu Sambhaar Recipe (Raw Green Papaya Sabzi)

Papitha Sambhaar is one of the most delicious accompaniments that is had along with Fafda a delicious gram flour snack.  Although it is relished as an accompaniment with Fafda and Jalebi it can also be served as a side dish with a main course or for lunch with tawa paratha. Did you know: Papaya's nutrition facts are beneficial for acne, pimples, and other skin infections. It also controls the flow of blood and hence maintain the proper blood pressure. Papayas contains Vitamin ...

Palak Gobi Sabzi Recipe (Indian Style Cauliflower with Spinach)

Palak Gobi Sabzi is a simple and healthy recipe that can be made for a quick weeknight meal. It is very similar to the Aloo Gobi Sabzi, the only addition is the spinach that adds more nutrition, colour and taste to the vegetable. Adding just a few spices into the vegetable brings out the best flavors from it. Serve Palak Gobi Sabzi with hot Phulkas or Tawa Paratha. Did you know: Cauliflower is a member of the cancer-fighting cruciferous family of vegetables. Cauliflower is anti-inflammatory ...

Sukhi Aloo Sabzi Recipe (Spiced Potato Stir Fry)

Sukhi Aloo Sabzi recipe are hot and spicy potatoes flavoured with coriander and spices that makes a great travel food. Gujarati’s are very famous for travelling long distances with a lot of cooked food along with boxes of dry snacks to munch along. Sukhi Aloo Sabzi and Thepla/Puri is one of the most popular among all their travel foods as they are relatively mess free for travel and stay fresh for a long time because of its salt and spice content. Serve the Sukhi Aloo Sabzi recipe along ...

Bhindi Masala Recipe (Bhindi Tamatar Ki Sabzi)

The Bhindi Masala Recipe is a simple and quick recipe that you can make in a jiffy for a weeknight dinner. All you need is Bhindi (Okra/lady's finger), tomatoes and onions and a few basic spices. The Bhindi is first cooked along with onions and the chopped tomatoes are added once the bhindi is three-fourths cooked. Serve the Bhindi Tamatar Ki Sabzi tastes great with hot Phulka’s and Lauki Channa Dal. If you are looking for more Dry Subzi here are some :  Amrood Ni kari Recipe ...

Jeera Aloo Sabzi (Roasted Potatoes With Cumin)

Jeera Aloo Sabzi recipe is one of the simplest of the sukhi (dry) sabzi that you can make in your kitchen for a quick weeknight dinner along with Dal Chawal. The jeera aloo sabzi is a delicately spiced vegetables made from potatoes roasted along with cumin and turmeric and spiced with either green chillies and or red chillies. Serve it along with Dal Palak, Steamed Rice or even Phulka, it will make a perfect and quick dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable recipes ...

Bharva Baingan Recipe (Stuffed Roasted Eggplant)

Bharva Baingan Recipe also known as Bharelu Ringna Nu Shaak in Gujarati is a delicious dish with small brinjals filled with delectable spices. This Bharva Baingan recipe is very meditative to cook. From the process of making the filling, slitting of the brinjal, to stuffing and finally cooking is long but yet calming. Tiny brinjals are filled with condiments like coriander, cumin, turmeric combining this with touch of sweetness imparts special flavors. Bharva Baingan is served with hot ...

Baingan Bharta Recipe (Smoked Roasted Eggplant with Green Chillies and Ginger)

Baingan Bharta is a classic Punjabi Recipe that is made from smoked and chargrilled brinjals then mish-mashed and cooked along with a combination of spices. The main ingredient of the Baingan Bharta that adds to its flavours is the green chillies, ginger along with finely chopped tomatoes and coriander powder. Every region in india has their own version of Baingan Bharta and this is our family recipe for making delicious Baingan Bharta. Serve the Baingan Bharta brinjal Recipe along with ...

Saragva (Shing) Nu Lotvalu Shaak Recipe (Drumsticks tossed in Spicy Gram Flour Curry)

Saragva (Shing) Nu Lotvalu Shaak is a delicious Gujarati preparation of steamed drumsticks that are dipped in a savoury gram flour curry. Drumsticks have always found their places in most regional cuisines of India. Each Gujarati family has their own variation to make dishes that include the drumstick and this one, in particular, is an all-time favourite of our family. The secret to cooking delicious Saragva (Shing) Nu Lotvalu Shaak is fresh drumsticks that are tender when bought ...

Paka Kela Ki Sabzi Recipe (Gujarati Jain Recipe)

Paka Kela Ki Sabzi Recipe is a Gujarati Jain dish that is made from ripe bananas, that are sautéed with turmeric, asafoetida, curry leaves and chillies. The sweet and spicy combination that arises from the bananas and chillies makes it a delectable dish to go along with a Gujarati meal of Phulka, Gujarati Dal and Bharva Bhindi. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable recipes such as Lauki Badi Ki Sabzi Recipe Malvani Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe Senai Kizhangu Varuval Recipe

Chanar Paturi Recipe (A Bengali Paneer Dish With Mustard)

Chanar Paturi is an authentic Bengali recipe of paneer that is flavored with mustard, coconut and green chillies and steamed in pumpkin leaves. Paneer is called as Chanar in Bengali language. This recipe is a vegetarian adoption of popular Bengali fish recipe paturi, one of the royal dishes of Bengali cuisine. Pumpkin leaves wrapped parcels of mustard-coated paneer is steamed to make the delicious dish.The basic idea is to cook the paneer in a wilted pumpkin-leaf envelope.  Serve Chanar ...

Shakarkand Beans Sabzi Recipe (Spicy Sweet Potato Beans Stirfry)

Shakarkand Beans Sabzi Recipe is a delicious preparation of boiled sweet potatoes sauteed along with steamed beans. The potatoes and beans are tossed in coriander powder and turmeric powder and seasoned with mustard and cumin. I like to add a dash of tanginess to the dish by adding juice from one lemon. The shakarkand beans sabzi goes well along with Punjabi Dal Tadka, Phulkas and Steamed Rice. Did You Know: Sweet Potato is loaded with Iron, fiber, and minerals. They are high ...

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