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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Bharva Baingan Recipe also known as Bharelu Ringna Nu Shaak in Gujarati is a delicious dish with small brinjals filled with delectable spices. This Bharva Baingan recipe is very meditative to cook. From the process of making the filling, slitting of the brinjal, to stuffing and finally cooking is long but yet calming. Tiny brinjals are filled with condiments like coriander, cumin, turmeric combining this with touch of sweetness imparts special flavors. Bharva Baingan is served with hot ...
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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Kumror/Kaddu Posto Recipe is a simple, quick twist to a traditional Bengali recipe of Aloo Posto. In my endeavour to experiment with vegetables and spices, this posto recipe came by chance and I must say we loved it, even my vegetable loving children ate it with delight. The subtle hint of garlic, along with lots of coriander and garam masala, makes this Kumror/Kaddu Posto a vegetarian delight.
Serve Kumror/Kaddu Posto along with Bengali luchi and Boondi raita for a weekday lunch or dinner.
Moong Dal Dubka Recipe is a very popular lentils recipe from the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Kumaoni food is very simple yet very nutritious owing to the climatic conditions. Dubka is a hearty winter dish and usually had during the winters. It is a powerhouse of proteins and an easy recipe to dish out in no time. Serve the Moong Dal Dubka Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Kalonji Gobi Aloo recipe for a hearty winter lunch.
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'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 ...
Mirchi Ka Salan is a very traditional recipe from the Hyderabadi/ Andhra cuisine served on the Eid festival. Salan is hot and spicy and has a tangy gravy. All the spiciness comes from chillies and tamarind, and the gravy blended with other freshly ground spices and peanuts. Mirchi ka salan is traditionally served as a side dish for Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani. You can also serve this dish with plain steamed rice or Tawa Paratha.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 ...
Methi Turai Ki Sabzi is a dry vegetable preparation of fenugreek leaves and ridge gourd stir fried together with some spices. This healthy combination makes a delicious quick comforting addition to a homely lunch or dinner. Enjoy the combined goodness of both these vegetables packed into one delicious dish. Serve Methi Turai Ki Sabzi along with hot salad.
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Sookhi Moong Palak Dal is a dry spinach sabji made with whole green moong and is a great healthy accompaniment for almost any Indian meal. It uses few ingredients but is flavourful and packs quite a nutrient punch. Usually, it is made with Raita. It is best made in an iron kadhai/skillet, for the look and for the taste/nutrition.
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Arbi (Colocasia) is one of the finest source of fiber, iron, vitamin B-complex, zinc, magnesium, copper, iron and manganese. The flavors from the tomato and onions, make this dish truly delicious and tasty.
Serve Arbi Tomato Onion Sabzi with phulkas and Rajasthani Kadhi for a weekday meal.
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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.
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Bharwa Bhindi and Pyaaz Ki Sabzi is a popular Rajasthani dish which is spicy and delicious. It is mostly served as a side six along dal, rice and phulkas. In this dish, spicy garlic and onion paste is filled in the bhindi and is fried along with pearl onions.
Serve Bharwa Bhindi and Pyaaz Ki Sabzi with Panchmel Dal, Steamed Rice and Phulkas for a delicious meal.
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Gavarfali Ki Sukhi Sabzi is a Rajasthani delicacy prepared by cooking cluster beans with the essential spices which are available in our kitchen like cumin seeds, coriander powder, chili powder, and garlic. Unlike normal beans, cluster beans have a pinch of bitterness and usually grated coconut, jaggery and tomatoes are used to reduce bitterness. This dish is a simple recipe which can be prepared easily with the available ingredients in the kitchen and is a great way to add such a healthy vegetable ...
Zunka Recipe is a very popular Maharashtrian recipe which is made using the chickpea or besan flour. It is one of those quick dishes to be prepared if you run out of fresh vegetables at home. It needs only a few ingredients and gets ready in no time. A traditional dish that is spicy and is enjoyed many.
Serve Zunka for lunch or dinner and it can be packed for lunch as well.
Serve Zunka with Jowar Bhakri with some smoked dal makhani.
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Kelyachi Bhaji also known as the Kacche Kele Ki Subzi or Raw Banana Stir Fry is a simple yet healthy and delicious recipe that you can make for a quick dinner or even pack into your lunch box. The addition of coconut and onions gives this recipe a twist to the regular raw banana recipes we eat. Serve the Kelyachi Bhaji (Raw Banana Stir Fry) as a side dish for your lunches and dinners. Serve it along with your favorite Sambar along with rice and ghee to make the meal complete.
Batatyacha Kees Recipe (Pan fried shredded potatoes) is usually made during religious fasts in Maharashtra, but it’s a great breakfast or tea time snack too. Shredded Potatoes (Kees) are tossed with green chilies, cumin and crushed roasted peanuts to make this quick but very filling snack. The crushed peanuts add a nice crunch to the soft potatoes, while cooking them in ghee adds a rich earthy flavor.
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Cauliflower Bhurji with Matar is prepared by cooking grated cauliflower with peas and spices. They serve as great accompaniment for rice and is a modern twist to the traditional cauliflower fry. Ensure grated cauliflower are not over fried to avoid them from becoming soggy. This bhurji can be used as stuffing for roti/chapatti and can be packed for travel. They are a perfect recipe to be packed for kids lunch box.
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Phool Gobhir Paturi is a Bengali side dish prepared by cooking cauliflower and potato with poppy seed and black cumin seeds. The addition of poppy seed paste and black cumin seeds gives a unique aroma and taste to the dish. This delicious potato-cauliflower blend sabzi can be prepared in few minutes and is a versatile recipe which can be served along with rice, roti or chapati.
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