North Indian Vegetarian collection is a vast expanse where the cuisines are spread across regions of Northern India Punjab, Kashmir, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. For simplicity, in this collection you will also find recipes across Bengal, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Goa. Discover a variety of north indian recipes for main course from parathas, roti, puri, sabzi, dal, rajma, chole, biryani, kofta, curries, kadhi and much more.
For a more general list you will find many recipes across many regional Indian cuisines in the Curry Recipe, Kurma Recipe, Stew Recipe collection.
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Jain Style Whole Green Moong Dal Sabzi Recipe is a dry moong dal dish which uses absolutely no onion and no garlic, making it a Jain dish as the name suggests.
Vagharela in Gujarati means tempered with seasonings like mustard, cumin, ginger and the like. Steamed mung beans when seasoned with green chillies and ginger along with a gentle squeeze of lemon makes this sabzi flavourful. With a little planning, making this dish for a hearty morning breakfast will become a breeze.
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Kachri is a wild variety of cucumber that resembles a brown yellow small melon.They come in different shape and size. Kachri Phali Ki Sabzi Recipe (Wild Cucumber And Beans Sabzi) is famous recipe in Rajasthan. It is easy to make and can be made with few ingredients and hence can even be made on weekdays. Serve Kachri Phali Ki Sabzi Recipe (Wild Cucumber And Beans Sabzi) along with Phulka, and Smoked Dal Makhani Dhaba Style for a weekday lunch.
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Mint has many health benefits as it is good for digestion, detoxifies the body etc. This recipe is simply a moong dal just flavoured with mint leaves. Really an aromatic tasty dal it is and is perfect for your weekday meals.
Serve Pudina Moong Dal along with Capsicum Usili and Phulkas for a weekday lunch or dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such as
Katachi Amti Recipe
Ulava Charu Recipe
Delicious Dal Makhani Recipe
Nawabi Mixed Vegetables Recipe is a mildly spiced and rich dish without the use of cream in it. It is quite flavourful and simple to cook. It is easy to prepare and has a very royal taste to it.
Serve Nawabi Mixed Vegetable Gravy at one of your house parties lunch menu along with rotis, Pudina tawa paratha or jeera rice.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Gravy based recipes such as
Gobi Ke Kofte
Dimer Malai Curry
Soya Methi Palak Ki Sabzi Recipe is made from soy protein chunks along with spiced and pureed spinach and fenugreek leaves. Adding soybean to makes this dish high in nutritional value, as soybean is fabulous source of protein. Full of goodness of the green leafy vegetables and the soya bean this is a great recipes that can be packed into your office lunch box as well.
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Sarson Ka Saag Recipe is a very traditional winter recipe from North India made from a mix of greens like mustard leaves, spinach leaves and bathua. The most important greens for this recipe is the sarson, also known as mustard. I sometimes combine it along with spinach and methi as well or sometimes just spinach, based on the availability of the greens.
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Almond and Cashew Nut Mushrooms Curry Recipe is delicious, very simple and delicious recipe that you can make for parties. It is a very Indian taste with flavors coming from the spices and herbs.
Serve the Almond and Cashew Nut Mushrooms Curry along with a Broccoli Pepper Pulao, Papad for a weeknight dinner or even make them for your parties.
Here are more recipes with almonds
Ragi Almond Soup Recipe
Braided Almond Roll Recipe
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Himachali Pahari Auriya Kaddu Recipe (Tangy Pumpkin Dry) is a delicious stir fry made with chunks of pumpkin, the recipe contains the flavours of panch phoron and tanginess from the amchur powder and ground mustard seeds.
The pumpkin is stir fried along with some ground raw rice and mustard seeds which gives in the added crunch to the whole dish. The addition of mustard oil also add in the extra touch. The dish is mainly famous among the pahari cuisine which is famous in the snow cap mountain regions.
The Rajasthani Dal recipe is a dal that is packed with flavor and proteins. The addition of green moong dal, chana dal and mildly spiced with some garlic makes this rajasthani dal delectable. And finally not to miss the addition of ghee, green chillies and lemon juice that gives the perfect spice and tanginess needed to digest this dal.
The video in this recipe is of Panchmel dal which is also a traditional Rajasthani Dal. Instead of 5 dals, you can make this dal with just Moong Dal & ...
Matar Paneer Recipe is an all time favorite North Indian dish. The combination of peas, tomatoes and paneer gives this dish a subtle sweetness which enhances the taste of this flavored dish. The recipe works perfectly well with frozen peas which is tossed in butter.
Serve the Matar Paneer along with hot Phulka smeared with ghee along with Indian Sliced Salad and Lacha Pyaz for lunch or dinner.
See more of our interesting Paneer recipes:
Paneer And Badam Milk Recipe
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No Onion No Garlic Black Eyed Beans (Chawli/Lobia/Cow peas) Curry is a tasty side dish usually served with Roti or Rice. This simple, quick no-onion/garlic recipe is made by cooking the nutritious beans with some flavourful spices and hence can be served for religious festive fares too. Groundnut powder adds taste and helps to thicken the gravy.
Serve No Onion No Garlic Black Eyed Beans Curry with Roti or Rice and a Kachumber salad on the side for a wholesome weekday meal.
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The Kumror Chokka Recipe is a classic Bengali dish which is packed with flavours from panch phoran masala and spices and cooked in mustard oil. Kumror means pumpkin in bengali and is a very commonly used vegetable in the Bengali Cuisine. Pumpkin is a very nutritious vegetable, that is low in calories, rich in Vitamin A, potassium, manganese and lots of other essential minerals.
Serve Kumror Chokka along with Cholar Dal and Bengali Luchi for a delicious and wholesome meal.
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Dahi Wale Tinda Ki Sabzi Recipe is a light and delicious sabzi that takes only 20 minutes to make. It is packed with simple flavours and when cooked along with spices, yogurt and besan it makes it very refreshing and tasty.
Tinda also known as apple gourd, is a versatile vegetable that is popularly cooked in a couple of ways -- the small round ones are usually stuffed with masala or the larger ones made as a simple onion tomato curry. Dahi Wale Tinda here, is easy and quick to make but is a hearty ...
Bihari Shakarkand Bhujiya Recipe is a simple delicious recipe prepared with sweet potatoes, regular potatoes or for that matter arbi as well. This sweet potato is tossed in a kadai with cumin and green chillies along with the touch of turmeric powder and salt. They typically make these Aloo Bhujia really crispy on the outer and soft on the inner, making it like an Indian French fry, which is not deep fried.
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Potala as you all know is the Odia name for Parwal or Pointed Gourd and Rasa means gravy. In this recipe, Parwal is cooked with coconut, poppy seed and cashew nut gravy and all spices to give the dish a rich feel. This curry is mainly made during religious festivals when the uses of onion and garlic food is prohibited. The stuffing makes it irresistible for kids to say no to this.
Serve Potala Rasa along with Tawa Paratha, Phulka or Steamed Rice for a delicious weekday lunch or dinner.
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Sev Tamatar Ki Sabzi also known Sev Tameta Nu Shaak in Gujarati is a delicious recipe made from sev cooked in a tangy tomato gravy. This sabzi is made popularly during the festival of paryushan parva when roots and other vegetables are not included in the diet.
Chunky tomatoes are stewed in turmeric and asafoetida which gives it a unique flavor and finally garnished with crispy Sev.
Serve the delicious Jain Style Sev Tameta Nu Shaak along with freshly made Gujarati Thepla for lunch or ...
Bharwa Lauki is a stuffed gravy dish which is prepared with the combination of creamy gravy and stuffed paneer bhurji. You can give this recipe a try as it is an easy way to make your family eat a regular vegetable with a twist and this recipe will definitely change your view to Bottle gourd. Who knows it may beat any of your favourite recipes?
Serve the Bharwa Lauki along with Lahsuni Palak Dal, Palak Raita and Phulka for an everyday meal.
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The Bhey Vangan Saag is a traditional Sindhi dish with lotus stem as the star ingredient. The dish is a medley of vegetables that include Bhey (lotus stem), Vaangan (brinjal), Saag (palak) and Aloo (potatoes), and some Indian spices which makes it a very nutritious meal in itself.
It is a sattvic dish that uses no onion and garlic. It can be paired with either rice or phulkas or both.
This dish is highly significant in Sindhi weddings and is a part of a pre-wedding meal.
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Bihari Style Kadhi Badi Recipe is one of the most loved dish in Bihar. Any auspicious occasion is incomplete without feasting on Kadhi Badi. It is a soothing sour curd base recipe with chickpea flour dumplings called badi in it (besan).
Serve Bihari Style Kadhi Badi Recipe with Jeera Rice, Kachumber Salad and Masala Khichia for an everyday meal.
Here are some Bihari Recipes that you can try at home:
Bihari Kale Channe Ki Ghugni Recipe
Bihari Channa Dal Puri Recipe
Kashmiri Dahi Baingan Recipe is a lip smacking dish where the eggplant is diced and cooked in a simple yogurt gravy, which ideally is the Kashmiri style of cooking.
The recipe calls for the dahi baingan to be cooked in mustard oil that lends a lovely aroma and flavour to the dish. All the spices added in the dish like the fennel seeds, dry ginger powder, cardamom seeds are not overpowering and complement the roasted brinjal beautifully.
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Gujarati Dal Recipe is a sweet, tangy and spicy staple dish of every Gujarati home that is made from pigeon pea lentils also known as toor dal. One of the ways we savor the Gujarati Dal at home is to have it over a hot bowl of rice topped with ghee and a green vegetable by the side.
Dal is full of proteins and is made in different ways in different homes. If Kokum is not available you can even add lemon juice or tamarind pulp for the sourness. However kokum lends a unique flavour to the dal.
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Ringna No Olo Recipe is char roasted brinjal delicately flavored with ginger and spices. Ringna No Olo is a classic dish made from roasted brinjals and when combined with green chillies, ginger and spices they release flavors that are absolutely delectable. This dish known as Baingan Bharta in some regions of India, is prepared in a similar way with subtle variations.
The family favourite of savoring Ringna No Olo Recipe dish is along with Bajra Na Rotla or Bhakri and Gujarati Kadhi or Fajeto.
Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi Recipe makes a simple and quick weeknight dinner when served along with phulka and kadhi/dal. It is a simple stir fry where capsicum and pumpkin are cooked in everyday masalas.
It is very easy to make and gets ready in no time, therefore you can make it for your everyday meals or pack it in your lunch box.
Serve Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi Recipe along with Gujarati Kadhi, Phulka and Satvik carrot Sprouts Salad for a weekday meal.
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Mugachi Usal Recipe is one staple food in a Maharashtrian home. This recipe is made from moong sprouts that are steamed and given a tadka with green chillies, ginger and coconut. Moong dal is high in protein and this recipe is a quick and simple recipe that you can make. Moong sprouts are also low in calories, have fiber and B vitamins, and deliver a boost of vitamins C and K.
Follow this link How to make Sprouts at Home to make sprouts easily at home.
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