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.

Rawal Pindi Style Chole Recipe

Rawal Pindi Style Chole is a dish made with chick peas which belongs to the Rawalpindi region in Pakistan. Pind means village and Rawal is a region in Pakistan, hence the name is Rawalpindi Chole. Pindi chole is made with white chick peas or kabuli chana, onion, tomato, ginger garlic paste and lots of spices. To enhance the colour, we should add a black tea bag while pressure cooking the chana. You can also tie tea powder or tea leaves in a muslin cloth and add it to pressure cooker if you don’t ...

Andhra Style Beetroot Vepudu Recipe (Stir Fried Beetroot)

Andhra Style Beetroot Vepudu is an extremely easy and healthy way of cooking beetroot so that the nutrients are not lost during the cooking process. Did You know- Although beets have the highest sugar content of all vegetables, most people can safely eat beetroots a few times a week. Beetroots are also known to be low in calories and contain no cholesterol. It is high in fibre, vitamins, minerals, and is high in plant derived anti-oxidants. Additionally, the green leaves of the beetroot are ...

Goan Pumpkin Sabzi Recipe

Goan Pumpkin Sabzi is yet another delicious and healthy dish that we make in Goa especially on the vegetarian days. Try this recipe to give a twist to your regular pumpkin sabji. It is even enjoyed by the kids because of the sweet taste of pumpkin. Did you know- Pumpkins are considered to be a super food and since they are rich in vitamin A, they also boost eye health. They also lower the blood pressure and protects the heart. Serve Goan Pumpkin Sabzi with Goan Mushroom Xacuti, Steamed rice and ...

Dhaba Style Baingan Ka Bharta Recipe

Everyone loves Baingan Ka Bharta which is prepared using smoked baingan. It tastes even better when it is made in special dhaba style with smoked baingan and green chillies. The taste of bharta goes to an another level with this lip smacking recipe. Serve Dhaba Style Baingan Ka Bharta with Whole Wheat Lachha Parathas and Burani Raita. If you like this recipe, you can also try Bihari Style Baingan ka Chokha, Moong Dal Methi Ki Sabzi and Bharwa Karela.  

Moong Dal Methi Ki Sabzi Recipe

Methi Moong Dal Sabzi is a lip-smacking dry preparation of fresh fenugreek and split green gram tossed with spices. Since this is a dry preparation, it can easily be carried in a lunch box for a school or an office. If you wish to make this preparation as no onion-no garlic recipe, skip the onions and follow the rest and you have an amazingly delicious light healthy meal ready to be served. Serve Methi Moong Dal Sabzi with phulkas, jeera rice and Rajasthani dal for a delicious meal. If you like ...

Bihari Style Baingan Ka Chokha Recipe (Smoked & Spiced Eggplant)

The Baingan Ka Chokha Recipe is a delicious Smoked & Spiced Eggplant dish that is a very popular recipe from Bihari cuisine.It is often made during winters in bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand region and served along with Litti, which is a spiced crisp spread made from wheat flour and sattu atta. The combination of the dish is called Litti Choka. If you like Eggplant/ Baingan recipes you must try some of our favorites like - Baingan Masala Recipe, Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan, Palak Baingan Ki ...

Bihari Style Aloo Ka Chokha Recipe - Spiced & Mashed Potatoes With Mustard Oil

The Bihari Style Aloo Ka Chokha Recipe is a delicious combination of mashed potatoes combined with green chilies, onions and coriander. Traditionally it is served along with Litti and popularly known as Litti Choka. But you can serve the Bihari Style Aloo Ka Chokha, as a spread over breads like pav and top it with sev or bhujia. Or you can also serve it over a cracker and make it as an appetizer for parties.  If you like Potatoes, we have a few favorites that you must try - Aloo Tikki ...

Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi Recipe

Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi is perfect for a week night dinner as this recipe is simple, quick and light on your tummy. Moong Dal sabzi goes well with roti and boondi raita and some fresh salad. If you like this recipe, you can also try Mooli Ka Saag and Moong Dal ki sabzi and Phalguni dal recipe.  

Dry Methi Malai Matar Recipe

The taste of every version of food has its own joy! Dry Methi Malai Matar is a very rich and creamy dish of North India which is made with the paste of cashew nuts and loads of fresh cream. Well, this recipe is made only with cream but you can always add cashew nut paste whichever suits your taste buds. If you like this recipe, you can also try other methi recipes like Aloo Methi Sabzi, Chana Methi Dal and Methi and Palak Paratha. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry Vegetable recipes ...

Mooli Ka Saag & Moong Dal Ki Sabzi (Dry) - Radish Leaves & Lentil Stir fry

The Mooli Ka Saag & Moong Dal Ki Sabzi is a nutritious and healthy stir fry vegetable that is made with the greens of radish together with moong dal. The dish is cooked with less oil and has a perfect blend of spices and can be served as side dish along with hot steamed rice or even roti. Serve the Mooli Ka Saag & Moong Dal Ki Sabzi along with Phulka, Aloo Tuk and Carrot Tomato Salad for a wholesome weeknight dinner. If you like Radish, you might also like Aloo Aur Mooli Ke Patton ki ...

Urulaikizhangu Podi Poriyal Recipe (Spicy Potato Sabzi from Tamil Nadu)

Urulaikizhangu Podi Poriyal Recipe is a popular Tamil Nadu recipe in which potato is cooked along with the skin, grated and mixed with dry spices to give it a crumbly texture. This Podi tastes great when mixed with steaming hot rice and ghee. It’s an interesting recipe and you can try making it if you want to experiment something new with potatoes. Serve Urulaikizhangu Podi Poriyal Recipe along with Tomato Onion Sambar and Steamed rice for a weekday meal. You can also try Capsicum Masala Poriyal, ...

Indian Spiced Brussel Sprouts Sabzi Recipe (Brussel Sprouts Stir Fry)

Brussel Sprouts are similar to small cabbage but has strong flavor. When combined with spices and stir fried this sabzi makes a great dish to go along with Phulkas. The addition of garam masala along with ginger and garlic makes the Brussel Sprouts Sabzi truly delectable. Serve the Indian Spiced Brussel Sprouts Sabzi along with Phulka, Sindhi Kadhi and steamed rice for lunch or a weeknight dinner. If you like Dry Vegetable Sabzi Recipes you might like some of our favorites -  Bharwa ...

Lauki Bharta/ Doodhibhoplyacha Bharit Recipe (Maharashtrian side dish made using mashed bottlegourd, fresh curd and tempered spices)

Lauki Bharta/ Doodhibhoplyacha Bharit Recipe is a healthy side dish made by mashing cooked Bottle gourd. This recipe is a typical Maharashtrian version of Bharta and is quiet different than the North Indian Lauki Bharta. In this recipe, the mashed bottle gourd is mixed with fresh homemade curd and seasoned with spices. Fresh herbs like mint and coriander enhance the freshness and flavour of this dish. The star ingredient for this bharit is the stuffed and dried chilli (Sandagi Mirchi), which imparts ...

Vendaikkai Podi Curry (Bhindi Curry With Spiced Dal Powder) Recipe

Vendaikkai Podi Curry is a South Indian dish which is made with the combination of fresh lady fingers and dal powder. It is easy and takes very less time to cook if the vegetables are fresh. The spiced dal powders and coconut gives a twist to this recipe.  Serve Vendaikkai Podi Curry along with Jeera rasam and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal. You can also try Besan Arbi Roast Recipe and Bhindi Tomato Curry with Panch Phoran Masala.  

Jhure-Jhure Aloo Bhaja Recipe

Bhaja is a traditional bengali side dish. Bengalis use variety of vegetable to prepare these goodies. This delicately spiced crisp bhajas are usually fried in pungent mustard oil until crisp. Jhure-Jhure Aloo Bhaja is a potato fry with a hint of spices sprinkled on top. The addition of curry leaves gives it an extra edge. You can also sprinkle some roasted peanuts and dry herbs of your choice. You can use refined oil for frying if that is what you are used to. This Jhure Jhure Aloo Bhaja make an ...

Bharwa Karela (Stuffed Bitter Gourds) Recipe

Bharwa Karela is a Punjabi side dish which is stuffed with spices and is cooked until it becomes soft. Stuffed with tangy achar and dry masalas, this makes a great accompaniment to Panchmel Dal, Rice and Roti. The delicious spices takes away the bitterness from the bitter gourds and make it a mouth watering spicy dish. If you like this recipe, you can also try Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers with Spiced Potatoes and Stuffed Bhindi With Paneer Recipe. Did you know- Karela (Bitter grounds) is an ...

Bhogichi Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry)

'Bhogichi Bhaji' is a traditional winter recipe cooked all across Maharashtra on the day of 'Bhogi' which is a day prior to 'Makar Sankranti.' This dish celebrates the seasonal bounty of winter vegetables along with groundnuts and sesame seeds which provide the much needed warmth and nourishment to the body during winters. It is packed with all essential nutrients and vitamins from seasonal vegetables like red carrots, fresh green Chana (Chola/chickpea/harbhara), flat green beans (Val Papdi) and ...

Achari Aloo Parwal Sabzi Recipe (Pointed Gourd And Potato Stir Fry In Pickle Spices)

Achari Aloo Parwal Sabzi Recipe is semi dry preparation of pointed gourd (parwal) and aloo in pickle spices. The pungency of mustard oil along with tomatoes and pickle spices gives this sabzi a unique flavour and makes it an excellent side dish for an Indian meal. You can make this sabzi in a pressure cooker when pinched for time, and if you find the fragrance of mustard oil too strong, you can make the same sabzi in regular cooking oil. Serve this with Phulkas, Matar Ki Puri and Dal Banjara for ...

Capsicum Masala Poriyal Recipe (South Indian Style Bell Pepper Stir Fry)

Capsicum Masala Poriyal Recipe is a South Indian style stir fry of tricolour bell peppers. Colours play an important role in our food. First you eat with your eyes, and then with your mouth. Everything green on a plate is so dull and boring, until you throw in some yellow or red to make it interesting. These capsicums add gorgeous colour and the inherent sweetness to a South Indian meal. Crunchy, mildly sweet and balanced with simple kitchen spices, this poriyal is quickly tossed together in order ...

Besan Arbi Roast Recipe (Spicy Colocasia Stir Fry)

Arbi is Colocasia or Taro Root. It’s a root vegetable which is gluten free and is rich in antioxidants, dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins. You can make it into a curry or in a stir fry. The arbi curry tastes delicious with rotis and puris. Arbi fry/roast makes a very good appetizer or starter, or can even be served as side dish for rajma chawal, dal-chawal or rasam rice. The Besan Arbi Roast Recipe is very simple, and it’s a dry arbi fry recipe. It is also no-onion-no-garlic version. Here are ...

Punjabi Wadi Choliya Ki Sabzi Recipe

Punjabi Wadi Choliya Ki Sabzi Recipe is a traditional recipe that is made in the North Indian Cuisine. It is very seasonal crop and is usually made when it is sold fresh in its long stalks. The Punjabi choliya recipe is so different from the traditional Punjabi Chana recipe and tastes just as delicious. If you find some fresh Choliya in season, then you must give this a try. If you buy the dried variety, then you should soak the Choliya in water for a few hours and then cook it as desired. Serve ...

Bhindi Tomato Curry with Panch Phoran Masala

The Bhindi Tomato Curry with Panch Phoran Masala is a delicately spiced dry preparation of tender okras cooked with tomatoes tempered with panch phoran. Panch Phoran basically a five spice blend which is commonly used in North Indian and east indian preparation especially Bengali Cuisine. Panch phoran consist of radhuni seeds, fenugreek seeds, nigella seeds, fennel seeds and cumin seeds. Radhuni seeds, at places are not easily available, so mustard seeds are used instead. The Panch Phoran flavoured ...

Andhra Style Kakarakaya Vepudu Recipe (Bitter Gourd Stir Fry)

The Kakarakaya Vepudu is a delicious preparation of the Bitter Gourd also known as Karela or Pavakkai. The addition of onion and garlic along with the south indian flavors of curry leaves, makes vegetables delectable. Serve the Andhra Style Kakarakaya Vepudu along with steamed rice topped with ghee and a Tomato Rasam to along with it. Did You Know: Bitter gourd is rich in various vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. It has double the level of all these essential nutrients than those that ...

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