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.
Bandhakopir Ghonto is a simple yet flavourful stir fry dish from the Bengali Cuisine. Cabbage is a power house of so many nutrients. It is rich in Vitamin E that gives a glowing skin and healthy hair when consumed regularly. It is also high in Vitamin K that helps in improved brain function and protects one from nerve damage. It is anti inflammatory and helps build a strong immune system to fight illness. So, it is most ideal to include this humble vegetable in our daily diet. You can make ...
Khatta Meetha Pahari Kaddu is easy, rustic and delicious minus the usual onions and garlic that you find in most recipes, which means the lovely pumpkin flavour really has a chance to shine. The kick here comes from the mustard which tastes so different from the normally used chili powder.
Serve Khatta Meetha Pahari Kaddu along with Himachali Khatta and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Himachali recipes such as
Himachali Chana Madra Recipe
Kelya Sasav Recipe (Banana Relish Recipe) is a quick recipe made from slit bananas and tossed with coarsely ground coconut with dry red chilies. The coconut gives it a rich texture to the whole dish and it is one of the favorite dish that is savored among the people in Karwar.
Serve the Kelya Sasav Recipe (Banana Relish Recipe) as a snack after school.
If you are looking for more Snack recipes here are some :
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Vazhaipoo Vada Recipe (Banana Flower ...
Surana Bhaji Recipe (Hot and Sour Yam Recipe) is a wonderful way to prepare yam in Karwar style. It has all the flavors like sweet, tangy and spicy that will tingle the taste buds of your tongue. The yam is pressure cooked so that it will be slow cooked with all the spices which will bring out more flavors.
Serve the Surana Bhaji Recipe (Hot and Sour Yam Recipe) as a side dish for any of the rice preparation or you can consume it along with Phulka.
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Karatya Kismore Recipe (Sweet and Tangy Bitter gourd Salad Recipe) is made from a crunchy sliced bitter gourd, tossed with a tangy and sweet sauce that forms the authentic flavors of Karwar Cuisines. Bitter gourd is a vegetable with lot of bitterness, so therefore the bitterness can be reduced by adding jaggery and tamarind. In that way the bitter can be easily relished along with your other dishes.
The recipe is very simple and should be served as soon as it is made as the bitter gourd ...
Podimas means mash in tamil. Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe is a simple stir fry recipe using raw bananas or plantains. Plantains are a powerhouse of nutrition. It boosts the immune systems and has the largest amount of potassium and magnesium which also helps in controlling the blood glucose levels there by lowering the risk of getting type 2 diabetes. Serve the Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Mixed Vegetable Sambar Recipe for the weeknight dinner.
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Nepali cuisine is robust, flavourful and is a blend of Indian and Tibetan influences. Rice and dal forms the staple food with the sides of stir fried leafy vegetables, deep fried vegetables or meat adds to the smoky flavour. Tareko means fried in nepali. Nepali Aloo Tareko Recipe is a flavourful potato fry dish. Easy to make with few ingredients yet bursting with flavours. Serve the Nepali Aloo Tareko Recipe along with hot Steamed Rice and Dal Fry for a comforting weeknight dinner.
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Lauki Badi Ki Sabzi is a perfect recipe for the days when you want to make something in jiffy but tasty. This is very popularly made in Rajasthani households and usually served with roti and parathas. It is easy and takes very few basic ingredients to prepare this recipe.
Serve Lauki Badi Ki Sabzi along with Panchmel Dal and Pudina Tawa Paratha for a weekday lunch or dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Lauki recipes such as
Lauki Dum Banarasi Recipe
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Awadhi Style Karela Ka Dulma Recipe ( Stuffed Bitter Gourd Simmered In Yogurt Gravy Recipe) is a classic dish made by Awadh. Karel (Bitter Gourd) is a popular summer vegetable though it is bitter the bawarchis (cooks) prepare it so well that has become a delicacy. Also, the vegetables are recommended for people who are diabetic, so it can be added into their diet.
Traditionally they are stuffed and sautéed in a pan to keep the green color of the bitter gourd intact but the another variation ...
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 ...
Malvani Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe is a delicious lady finger recipe using the aromatic malvani masala from the coastal region of Maharashtra. The malvani masala is pungent and quite aromatic as compared to the regular garam masala. The use of stone flower and Nagkesar or Mesua Ferrea gives it a very distinctive flavour and aroma. This masala is usually used while preparing the non vegetarian dishes in the coastal region of Konkan and Maharashtra, giving it a very rustic flavour. Here, we have given a ...
Dahi Suran Ki Sabzi Recipe (Stir-Fried Yam in Dry Yogurt Curry Recipe) is an innovative recipe tried with diced yam pieces which are tossed with regular Indian spice and coated with thick yogurt. The curd helps to provide a gravy texture to the whole dish and thus does not let the spices overpower it too much.
This recipe is very simple and can be made in few minutes, whenever one is in a hurry to go out for work. This will help in providing a good amount of nutrition to the body as it does ...
Tamil Nadu Style Broccoli Poriyal Recipe ( Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe ) is a quick side dish made by tossing exotic vegetable like broccoli in a simple Indian spice to create a quick and healthy dish. The broccoli is blanched first and then stir-fried so that the flavour and the crunch remain intact.
Broccoli is a part of a cabbage family, It is one of the best vegetable to be incorporated in one's diet. This vegetable helps to fight against many diseases like obesity, heart problems and ...
Karnataka Style Sorakkai Palya Recipe (Pressure Cooked Bottle Gourd Recipe) is a side dish made by pressure cooking the bottle gourd (sorakkai) in a pressure cooker along with all the other spices and having the main flavour coming from "sambar powder". The recipe is simple and quick to make. It is also the best dish to be cooked for a quick lunch box and is best paired with Phulkas or roti.
Serve the Karnataka Style Sorakkai Palya Recipe (Pressure Cooked Bottle Gourd Recipe) along ...
Senai Kizhangu Varuval Recipe (Spicy Chettinad Style Yam Stir Fry Recipe) is a tasty and quick recipe to made by using yam. The yam is thinly sliced and shallow fried till its nice crisp along with some spice and it is then tossed with crispy curry leaves. It is the best way to consume this vegetable as it tasty as well as crunchy and at the same time healthy as it is not deep fried.
Yam is a peculiar vegetable to be used in many dishes but it is a good source of vitamin C and easily cures any sort ...
Parsi Style Baingan Capsicum Ka Salan Recipe is a comfort food made by the people who got influenced by Parsi cuisine. The stir fried vegetable recipe uses locally available vegetable and it is tossed with the authentic dhansak masala which helps to give a delicate flavor to the dish.
Brinjal and capsicum are shallow fried before so that the vegetable is nicely charred and still remains crisp. This is considered as one of the most famous vegetarian Parsi dish.
Serve the Parsi Style Baingan ...
Traditionally Goan Brinjal Bharta Recipe is cooked by roasting brinjals on charcoal. But the brinjals also can be grilled on a grill or directly on the gas by keeping a wired mesh. I have roasted it on a wired mesh in this recipe. You can also roast in an OTG. Goan Style Brinjal Bharta Recipe tastes delicious due to the addition of finely chopped onion and tamarind. The tangy taste of tamarind makes this recipe truly delicious. For a no onion and no garlic version, simply avoid the addition of chopped ...
Kerala Tomato Fry is famous in Kerala and it is easy to cook and delicious in taste. It goes well with steamed rice, dosa and even phulkas. It is easy recipe and requires very few ingredients to prepare this.
Serve Kerala Tomato Fry along with Tomato Onion Sambar and Homemade Soft Idlis for breakfast or for a light dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Kerala recipes such as
Ada Pradhaman Recipe
Vendakkai Uppadan Recipe
Pumpkin Erissery Recipe
Amrood Ni kari ( Parsi Style Dry Guava Curry) is a twist to the normal Indian subzis that use vegetables. In this recipe, we have incorporated spice into the guava fruit by making it as a curry. The guavas are pressure cooked so that we get soft but still a firm texture.
The recipe has been inspired from Parsi Cuisine, the cuisine has a lot of techniques used while cooking but one of the most famous methods is their pressure cooking techniques, which helps to build the flavour and ...
If you have drumsticks at home, then the Chuin Aloo Besara (potato and drumsticks fry in a mustard paste odia style) is an easy and quick side dish with dal-rice combo. The veggie 'drumstick' due to high in calcium helps in building strong bones. Nutritionally also it is rich in vitamin A & C. This dish goes very well with steamed rice. So do try this odia style potato and drumsticks fry in a mustard paste (chuin aloo besara).
Serve Odia Chuin Aloo Besara along with Moong Dal Tadka, Kachumber ...
Besan Aur Mirch Ki Sabzi is a perfect side dish to serve along with your meal. In Rajasthan, it is usually made to serve along with Dal Baati. It can be made and stored in fridge for 2 to 3 days.
Serve Besan Aur Mirch Ki Sabzi along with Rajasthani Dal Baati Churma for a holiday lunch with your friends and family.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry Vegetable Sabzi such as
Kashmiri Style Turnip Tchat Goji Recipe
Black Chana Masala Recipe
Chatpata baby Potato Recipe
Palak Paneer Bhurji Recipe (Spiced Cottage Cheese Scramble With Spinach Recipe) is the recipe that is taken inspiration from a very classical egg preparation which is called the "Bhurji". The paneer is crumbled and sauteed with palak to give it a scramble appearance like that of the Egg bhurji.
Adding palak will help to keep your Iron content high when it is consumed for breakfast. It is best served by stuffing it inside a toasted pao with butter.
Serve the Palak Paneer Bhurji Recipe ( Spiced Cottage ...
Kurkuri Bhindi And Onion Masala is a go to recipe for your house parties. Simple yet something different, I am sure your guests will love it. Try this twist to your regular bhindi and you will make it again and again.
Serve Kurkuri Bhindi And Onion Masala along with Panchmel dal and Phulka for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bhindi recipes such as
Dahi Bhindi Recipe
Bhindi Masala Recipe
Ajwain Tamatar Bhindi Recipe
Neem & Sweet potato have extreme differences in taste but have numerous health benefits. I combined them into a single healthy dish by making this simple Sweet Potato & Neem Leaves Vegetable Curry Recipe. The vegetable curry’s flavor is further enhanced with roasted peanut powder. The dish is definitely sweet & bitter with bitterness slightly overriding.
Consuming neem leaves at least weekly once or twice is very good but we do not have many recipes using them. Serve Sweet Potato & ...