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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Discover many North Indian Vegetarian Main Course recipes from the collections below
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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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.
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Light & Healthy Methi Matar Ki Sabzi is a classic dish that is most often made with a lot of cream and cashew nuts, making it heavy. This recipe is light and nutritious and made with ingredients like hung curd and almonds to neutralize the bitterness of the fenugreek leaves. You can serve the Methi Matar Malai along with Tawa Paratha for a weeknight dinner.
If you are looking for methi recipes here are some :
Aloo Methi Masala Recipe | Potato & Fenugreek curry
Methi Muthiya ...
Parsi Cuisine is one of the traditional cuisine of the Parsis of India. Parsis are known for their love for good food, good music. Parsi cuisine has a West Indian cuisine influence. They also retain their food flavors and techniques from ancient Persian cuisine. One of the most popular Parsi foods is Dhansak. It’s traditionally meat and vegetables cooked in lentils. A very flavorful special masala called the dhansak masala makes this dish special and unique. Though Parsis are enthusiastic non-vegetarians, ...
Sesame Peanut Potato Mix is a delicious combination of potatoes and peanut. It is spicy and tangy in taste and can be served as a side dish with your meals.
Serve Sesame Peanut Potato Mix with Phulkas or Whole Wheat Lachha Parathas. You can also have it on its own with a cup of hot tea as a tea time snack.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry vegetables recipes such as
Vendaikkai Podi Curry
Green Chilli Vegetable is a quick and easy recipe which can be served with paratha or roti. It is best served as a side dish along with your Rajasthani or Gujarati meal. The spiciness and the sweetness of this dish makes the entire meal more tasty and flavourful.
Serve Green Chilli Vegetable along with Panchmel Dal and Hot Phulkas for a simple and delicious weekday lunch or dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry Vegetable recipes such as
Aloo Gajar Ki Sabzi Recipe
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Ajwaini Tamatar Bhindi is a delicious version of bhindi which is gravy cooked in tomato gravy with a twist of ajwain flavour and can be served in lunch or dinner for your special guests.
Serve Ajwaini Tamatar Bhindi with Butter Garlic Naan and Boondi Raita for a perfect weekday lunch.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bhindi recipes such as
Makai Wali Bhindi
Punjabi Bhindi Kadhi
Aloo Gobhi Matar Ki Sabzi Recipe is made of potatoes, cauliflower and green peas mixed with spices. This is a wholesome dish that is perfect when served with hot Chapatis, pooris, or dal rice for lunch or dinner. The veggie Aloo Gobhi Matar Ki Sabzi Recipe is very simple to make and requires very basic ingredients. This sabzi is great also for kids lunch boxes with plain parathas since potatoes, cauliflower and green peas is a good combination.
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Keema is a South Asian meat dish that literally means minced meat in Turkish. Keema can be made with any meat but usually Keema is associated with mutton mince. Most Keemas are minced meats that are mixed with aromatic spices that are either eaten by itself or added to rice or stuffed in breads.
Gobi and Soya Keema is grated cauliflower dish cooked with soya granule, potato and peas. The word Keema is usually referred as Lamb Mince Curry but Gobi and Soya Keema is a vegetarian version of the same ...
Methi & Pudina Aloo Sabzi Recipe a quick, simple and nutritious vegetables that is packed with flavors from the sautéed pudina leaves and methi leaves also known as fenugreek leaves. The Aloo Methi & Pudina Sabzi when combined with the sautéed caramelized onions and mild spices, makes this dish simple and yet delectable to the palate. Pudina gives it a different flavor as well as it helps in stomach indigestion. Methi is a healthy herb that is good for hair and skin.
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Chana Methi Dal is a delicious lentil curry made with split Bengal Gram lentil and fresh fenugreek leaves. This recipe is a healthy menu choice for the intake of everyday protein and is also packed with vitamins and minerals. Chana Methi Dal is a fantastic way to sneak in greens in your kids diet as well. Serve Chana Methi Dal along with Phulka and Raita for a wholesome weekday lunch.
Did you know: Fenugreek is a good source of protein, minerals, and vitamins. Fenugreek fresh leaves and stems are ...
Brussels Sprouts resemble mini cabbages and are an excellent source of Vitamin C and K. Brussels Sprouts contain the highest amount of glucosinolate, which helps in fighting cancer. It also has the highest amount of omega-3 fatty acids, good for lowering high cholesterol and aiding in weight loss. Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts Recipe is a quick stir fry using brussel sprouts. The garlic adds a nice flavour to the dish.
Serve the Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts Recipe for a light dinner along with ...
Mulyachi Bhaji is a dry sabzi prepared using mooli, popular in Maharashtra and Goa served for lunch or dinner.
Mooli also known as radish is a healthy vegetables which many of us do not use because of the smell that it releases. Mooli detoxify our body, controls blood pressure, increases immunity, good for skin , helps to control damage in red blood cells and it is rich in vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, and flavonoids .
This is very easy to make and hardly takes any time to cook and therefore ...
Batata Saragva Nu Shaak is made with a combination of fried potatoes and steamed drumsticks cooked in an onion and tomato gravy.This one was one of my childhood favorite dishes and I especially love it for french fried potatoes that make it special and tempting for everyone in the family.
Serve the Batata Saragva Nu Shaak along with an Raita.
Did you know Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. Drumstick pods ...
Spicy & Masaledar Aloo Gobi & Beans Tawa Sabzi Recipe uses a blend of Indian spices and is tossed in a tawa to give it a roasted flavor. It is a semi dry dish that is cooked with lots of onions, ginger and garlic which adds to the extra flavors of the dish.
Serve the Masaledar Aloo Gobi & Beans Tawa Sabzi along with Tawa paratha, Punjabi Kadhi Pakora and Curd rice to make it a complete meal.
If you are looking for more Aloo recipes here are some :
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-fourth cooked. Full of flavour and taste, this Bhindi Masala can be made quickly to be packed into your office lunch boxes as well.
Bhindi has many health benefits and rich in folic acid and Vitamin ...
This is a low-fat vegan recipe, extremely delicious to taste for those who have already introduced tofu in their daily diet. For others who already know the important nutritional values of tofu but still thinking how to introduce in the main course then this recipe will help them find a way to balance with native Indian taste.
Here it is used as a substitute for paneer recipe. Tofu, a component in Asian cuisine has gained much popularity due to its high protein content that simply help ...
Makhana Moongphali Ki Kadhi Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe) is a thin yogurt based gravy dipped in with toasted lotus seed. The gravy tastes slightly sour because of the yogurt that has been incorporated into it.
Kadhi is most popular in Rajasthan and Gujarat, it is a considered as light dish. Traditionally it is sweeter in taste because of the addition of jaggery or sugar but it cannot be made without sugar also.
Serve your hot Makhana Moongphali Ki Kadhi with Sama Khichdi or Palak ...
Kashmiri Style Paneer Masala Recipe is a made with toasted paneer cubes soaked in tomato and yogurt gravy flavored with whole some spice. Kashmir Cuisine uses a lot of whole spices in their gravy and prefer to have a rich gravy texture.The gravy is usually had along with Kashmir Style Mudor Pulao which makes it a perfect lunch meal.
Serve Kashmiri Style Paneer Masala Recipe along with Kashmiri Modur Pulao with pomegranate to enjoy your Sunday Meal.
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This delicious Suran Kofta Curry Recipe, is a sattvic recipe as the kofta curry is made without the use of onion and garlic and cooked in a delicious and mildly spiced tomato curry. The koftas are cooked in a paniyaram pan using less oil, yet they are made crisp on the outside and soft inside.
Suran/Elephant foot /yam is a versatile vegetable that can be cooked in various ways. It is more easily available during the winter season. They are known to help the digestive system as it is high in ...
Green Moong Dal Makhani is a wholesome lentil curry that is made in the similar way to the Dhaba Dal of Punjab. Made with Green Moong, flavoured with subtle Indian spices and simmered optionally with cream and butter for as long as 15 minutes makes this dal rich, nutritious and delicious.
Serve the Green Moong Dal Makhani along with Missi Roti and Lauki Raita and it would make a perfect dinner or lunch.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes which you can ...
The Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe is a classic recipe of lentils that are spiced together and given a smoked flavor. I absolutely love dal at the dhabas on the highways up north of India. The Dhaba dal when smoked from the burning coal, brings out delicious flavors and works magic on my palette. Through this recipe, I've tried to achieve similar flavor. Hope you all like it. Dals (Lentils) are a staple part of the Indian diet. From fritters to soups to desserts, I use lentils every single day!
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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 ...
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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