The Indian cuisine has a wide variety of regional cuisines native to India. These cuisines use locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also heavily influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. North Indian like Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, South Indian are the most popular names of cuisines. But when you go deeper into these regions, you will find more interesting ones like Mughlai, Awadhi, Chettinad, Goan, Marathi, Pahadi and more. Find these and many more collections of quick and easy regional Indian Recipes and start cooking right away.

Homemade Soft Idli Recipe - Steamed Rice and Lentil Cake

The Homemade Soft Idli recipe is a simple wholesome dish that you can make with ease. This idli recipe also has a video of how to make the Idli Dosa Batter and how to make soft Idli. Idli is all time South Indian breakfast dish that is savoured all over India and the World . It is made from fermented rice and lentil batter and steamed into Idli moulds to get the round shape. In this recipe you will see how to make idli using the homemade idli dosa batter. I use the idli dosa batter to make idlis ...

Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakora Recipe - Moringa Kadhi Pakora

The Moringa Kadhi Pakora comforting spicy yogurt based curry cooked with pakora that is cooked  along with drumstick leaves and tempered with cumin seeds and green chilli.  Be it Punjabi or Rajasthani Cuisine, Kadhi Pakoda recipes are always too good to go with any meal. Add some Drumstick Leaves to make the pakoras today and feel the difference in taste.Simultaneously feel great for the ingredient that you have used is actually a powerhouse of nutrients that will contribute to the health ...

Ammani Kozhukkattai Recipe

Ammani Kozhukattai is a popular south Indian recipe which is usually made with Kozhukattai (modak) dough which is left after making the sweet modaks on festival days especially on Ganesh Chathurthi. Serve Ammani Kozhukattai with South Indian Coconut Chutney and Masala chai. If you like this recipe, you can also try Vegetable Chops  Paneer Palak Roll Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe Parmesan Corn Chili Fries Recipe

Pita Saga Bati Basa Recipe

Pita saga (glinus oppositifolius) bati basa - Pita saga (glinus oppositifolius) is cooked in a coarsely pounded mustard-garlic green chilli paste along with chopped eggplant, tomato and potato. The botanical name of the pita saga is Glinus oppositifolius. Glinus oppositifolius is an erect or almost prostrate, much-branched annual herb. This annual herb is bitter in taste and reputed to exhibit anti-diabetes and anti-microbial properties.  In Odisha state of Indian subcontinent, the bitter ...

Phool Mathri Recipe

Mathri is all time favourite savory especially during festivals. Phool Mathri is just like simple mathri with a different and beautiful design. It is really so tasty, crispy and very easy to make. You can make these mathris ahead of time and serve to the guest when they come to visit you. Serve Phool Mathri along with Poha Chivda and Masala Tea for your tea time break. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Mathri recipes such as Mithi Mathri Recipe Pheki Mathri Recipe Baked ...

South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe - Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils

South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe -Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe is a delicious combination of lentil and vegetables. The flavors used in this recipe are typically used in day to day cooking in the South Indian Style Kitchen. Coconut is one of the key ingredient present for all of their dry vegetable side dishes. Serve the South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe (Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe) along with Steamed Rice and Parappu Rasam to enjoy a comforting meal. If ...

Bhaji Vada Recipe (Lentil And Vegetable Fritters)

Bhaji Vada or lentil and vegetable fritters is a popular snack in the Northern part of India. Bhaji Vada fritter recipe is prepared using chana dal and amaranth greens and makes a perfect snack for the monsoon season. If amaranth greens are not easily available during the season then you could use any other green leafy vegetable like spinach, fenugreek or beetroot leaves. Serve Bhaji Vada with the Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and a hot cup of Masala Chai on a rainy afternoon or evening time.   Did ...

Besan Methi Paratha Recipe

Besan Methi Paratha Recipe is a filling paratha, where the dough is stuffed with methi leaves combined with besan that is roasted along with spices, that gives the paratha a punch.  Serve it long with raita, pickle or even wit chutney for breakfast or dinner too.  Did you know: Fenugreek are known to have a storehouse of minerals and are also known to be a rich source of vitamin C and K as well. A certain study suggest that fenugreek seeds may be helpful to people with diabetes because ...

Vagharela Rotli Recipe - Roti Ka Poha

Vaghareli Rotli or Roti Ka Poha is a crispy masala roti that is seasoned with asafoetida, red chillies and curry leaves, that makes a perfect breakfast or a tea time snack. If ever you have left over Phulka's, Puris, Chapati's, Tawa Paratha or even thepla, tear them all up and toss it on the pan until lightly crisp along with a tadka.  The Rotli’s are either cut into small pieces or torn by hand and then tossed in seasoning that is filled with texture and flavor. Serve this dish along with ...

Cheesy Mushroom & Corn Open Toast

Cheesy Mushroom & Corn Open Toast makes an excellent appetiser, or quick breakfast or even as tea time snack. It is simple to make with sliced bread that is topped with mushrooms, corn and chili cheese spread.  Britannia Mexican Chilli Cheese Spread gives the topping a creaminess and the delicious taste of mexican cuisine. The best part about the Britannia cheese spread is that it spreads like magic over toasts. You can wow your party guests by serving it as an appetiser. Either way, ...

Mughlai Keema Paratha Recipe

Mughlai Keema Paratha is a classic recipe of street food found on the streets of Bengal of a stuffed paratha with a layer of egg and spicy mutton keema wrapped to make a lifafa-envelope style flaky parathas This paratha is then shallow fried and cooked until crisp. Although the traditional recipe calls for mutton keema you could also use chicken keema if you like.  Serve Mughlai Keema Paratha by cutting it into little squares along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and pickled onions  ...

Tamatar Wali Arbi Sabzi Recipe

Tamatar Wali Arbi Sabzi Recipe is a delicious dry sabzi recipe made with Colocasia. The par boiled colocasia is shallow fried and tossed in a garlic and tomatoes gravy flavoured with panch phoran masala. The panch phoran lends a beautiful flavour and texture to the dish. Colocasia is a healthy root vegetable having high amounts of dietary fibers, if taken in moderation it is beneficial for us. Make sure that you par boil the colocasia with a little tamarind and remove the skin to avoid itchy throat. Serve ...

Sprouted Moong Bade Recipe -Moong Sprout Fritters Recipe

Sprouted Moong bade are tasty, delicious and nutritious fritters that are perfect for a monsoon summer evening with friends.Mung beans offer a nutritious addition to a plant-based diet, although they’re often overlooked members of the legume family.  Serve these Sprouted Moong Bade with Green Chutney Recipe - Coriander Mint Chutney Recipe and Masala Chai for your evening snack.   Other fritter recipes that you can try Paneer Stuffed Bread Fritter Recipe Potato ...

Angoor Raita Recipe

Summers give us enough reasons to enjoy our favourite fruits as much as we can. One such summer fruit that happens to be my most favourite is Grapes. All those who have tasted fruit raita shall agree with me that grape raita is another variant that tastes amazing as a side dish with veg biryani or Kashmiri Pulao. Well this raita can be made both with green or the black ones. Thick curd whisked and folded with grape slices has mild sweet flavours along with some cumin powder. The red chilli powder ...

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Maharashtrian Green Chilli Thecha Recipe

Maharashtrian Green Chilli Thecha Recipe is an exciting side dish had along with many of the Maharashtrian thalipeeth. The spicy green chilli and the pungent garlic is coarsely ground and tempered with mustard seeds, hing to give it a spicy chatpata taste. You can make this in small batch and store it in your refrigerator for later use as well. The Thecha might be quiet fiery to taste but it goes very well with a nice hot Bajra Roti or Jowar Bhakri. Serve the Maharashtrian Green Chilli Thecha Recipe ...

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Mooli Gobhi Aur Methi Sabzi Recipe

Mooli Gobhi Aur Methi Sabzi Recipe is a simple stir fry of winter vegetables. We have added very little spices to bring out the flavours of the winter produce. Fresh fenugreek leaves are a great source of iron and antioxidants, hence it is good to include in our diets regularly. Serve the Mooli Gobhi Aur Methi Sabzi Recipe along with Phulkas and Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for a simple weeknight dinner along with Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad. Here are a few more sabzi recipes that you might ...

Bengali Aloo Dum Recipe

The Bengali Aloo Dum Recipe is a delicious recipe of potatoes that are simmered in spicy tomato onion garlic and a yogurt gravy. The potato is simmered in the dum aloo masala for a good 30 minutes until all the flavors are absorbed. Aloo Dum also known as Dum Aloo is a delicious spicy and tangy recipe that is a favorite at home. Dum is a process of slow cooking on low heat where we cook the rice or vegetables in its gravy and spices in a sealed vessel simmered for a long period of time. Serve Bengali ...

Onion Raita Recipe - Pyaz Ka Raita Recipe

Crunchy onions thinly sliced, dunked in smooth yogurt along with green chilies, mint and coriander leaves and simple Indian masalas, makes this refreshing Onion Raita. It can be served with absolutely anything, be it dal-roti or biryani.  Raitas help your body cool down and it helps relieve the heat from spicy Indian food. Yogurt aslo is good for digestion and keeps your gut health in good shape.  Serve this Onion Raita Recipe along with Ambur Star Chicken Biryani Recipe or Chettinad ...

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Instant Cucumber Pickle Recipe

Instant Cucumber Pickle is a perfect recipe when you want to try something spicy and tangy with cucumber. It tastes amazing and can be prepared in less than 15 minutes without oil. Fiery chili powder which goes inside making this instant pickle is balanced by sweetness from sugar and tanginess from lemon juice.  Fenugreek seeds powder which is added to the cucumber pickle adds a depth of flavour to the pickel.  Serve Instant Cucumber Pickle as a accompaniment with Panchmel Dal and Phulkas ...

Bengali Style Chicken Rezala Recipe - Chicken Korma Recipe

Bengali Style Chicken Rezala Recipe - Chicken Korma is an authentic white coloured gravy dish that has got its roots from Bengal. The chicken thighs and drumsticks are usually used in this curry to lift up the flavour well and make it quite rich. The chicken is first marinated with curd, onion paste, sesame and poppy seed paste. It is then slow cooked with whole spice like cinnamon, bay leaf, cloves, cardamom and dry red chillies. By simmering slowly with the curd mixture and whole spice, it keeps ...

Konkani Style Dangar Recipe-Cabbage Fritters

Dangar is basically a spicy, crispy fritter that is prepared by making a coarse rice and lentil based batter, which is then mixed with cabbage, onions and some dry spices, then finally, deep-fried.  Interestingly, instead of deep-frying the fritters, you can make thick pancakes out of the same mixture and shallow-fry them. Dangar in this form is called as Sanapodo. Serve Konkani Style Dangar along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and masala chai as ...

Banarasi Chooda Matar/Chura Matar Recipe

If you are bored of making Poha the usual way, try this simple yet delectable Poha prepared in a royal way. Also known as Chura Matar, is a Banarasi twist on the usual Poha. It is a winter delicacy of the place though, when the markets are flooded with the winter produce - Green Peas/Matar. It is loaded with desi ghee, milk/cream and garam masala, making it very flavorful and very different from its Maharashtrian cousin Kanda/Batata Pohe. It is a street snack available in Banaras during winters. Serve ...

Bihari Karela And Aloo Ki Sabzi Recipe

Bihari Karela And Aloo Ki Sabzi Recipe, a healthy side dish which can be relished by everyone. It is a popular Bihari side dish which is prepared on a daily basis in all the households. In this, the main spice used is panch phoran masala which makes the sabzi even more flavourful and delicious. Did you know - Karela or Bitter gourd has so many benefits on its own. Blood sugar levels are controlled if you consume bitter gourd on the regular basis. It also handles your cholesterol and keeps the kidney ...

Parshe Macher Jhal Recipe - Mullet In Mustard Sauce

In Parshe Macher Jhal, Mullet is cooked whole in a hot mustard sauce and flavoured with goodness of coriander leaves. It is easy to make and mustard sauce adds an extra flavour to it.  Serve Parshe Macher Jhal along with Steamed Rice and Bengali Style Cholar Dal for a weekday meal.  If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bengali Recipes such as Bengali Style Chal Potol Recipe Narkoler Chance Recipe Bengali Jhinge Narkol Chenchki 

     
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