Indian cuisine encompasses a wide variety of regional cuisines native to India. Given the range of diversity in soil type, climate and culture, the cuisines across regions vary significantly from each other. Every cuisine and almost every region, uses its own available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also heavily influenced by religious and cultural choices, traditions and festivals that are passed on from generations.

A traditional Indian diet in India typically consists of dals, vegetables, fruits, grains, dairy products and more. In this section you will find more than 1000+ main course recipes spread over North Indian Vegetarian Recipes, South Indian Vegetarian Recipes, Rice Recipes, Non Veg Recipes and much more. Below are some of the collections.

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Maa Ki Dal Recipe - Punjabi Style Black Urad Dal Recipe

Maa Ki Dal Recipe which is a Punjabi style slow cooked Black Urad dal is similar to Dal Makhani in many ways, as it uses the same lentils — whole urad dal with skins and some rajma . But Maa Ki Dal has a much lighter preparation and gets its classic taste from being slow cooked over hours, which lends depth of flavour. A typical specialty in Punjabi Cuisine, this dal is often preferred over the popular Dal Makhani which is usually savoured at restaurants or a thing for celebration meals. Maa ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Thotakura Pappu Recipe (Toor Dal with Amaranth Leaves)

Thotakura Pappu Recipe (Toor Dal with Amaranth Leaves) is a very delicious dal recipe that is comforting to have it with a nice steamed rice and poriyal by the side. Amarnath leaves is a powerhouse of Iron, minerals and vitamins. It is considered as one of the super food and Ayurvedic friendly as well. The dal is made in just one pot and cooked with toor dal along with onions, tomatoes which adds in extra flavor to the dish. In Andhra amaranth leaves are called as Thotakura and Pappu is called as ...

Published in Kootu Recipes

Stuffed Bharwa Tinda Recipe (Stuffed Apple Gourd)

Stuffed Bharwa Tinda Recipe (Stuffed Apple Gourd) is a wonderful Punjabi style side dish made from the tender apple gourd that is stuffed along with tomato and onion gravy and cooked in a pressure cooker till the gravy has cooked along with the vegetables. The recipe uses a tender apple gourd as it is easy to stuff in the mixture whereas the mature ones have more seeds to be removed. The apple gourd have almost 94 percentage of water which has very less calories. The vegetable is known to be very ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Spicy Seafood Stew Casserole With Tomatoes And Lime Recipe

Looking for healthy, light, filling dinner/lunch recipes? I have just a perfect recipe for you. It’s Seafood stew with tomatoes and lime. It has potatoes and carrots for adding more nutrients to the dish. This dish uses minimal oil and has a perfect balance of spice and tang. So thinking of healthy dishes to include in your menu plan, then this dish is just apt. Go ahead add it to your menu plan, and enjoy the dish. I have used coconut milk and olive oil in the stew. Coconut milk and seafood are ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Mangalorean Style Sonay Sukka Recipe - Dry Chickpea Stir Fry

Mangalorean Style Sonay Sukhe is a very important dish for every Mangalorean meal plate. The preparation starts by tempering the mustard seeds, curry leaves, onion and garlic which is called as “Sukka”. It is used in most of the south Indian language in regions like Konkani, Karnataka and Mangalore.  You can as well use the same method in this recipe for many other legumes such as black channa, black eyed peas etc. Mangalorean use a special type of masala called as Bafat Pito which ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Thekera Tenga Recipe

Thekera Tenga is a Sour curry from Assamese cuisine. Thekera is a fruit that is dried and used as a souring agent in Assamese dishes. Few pieces of thekera are soaked in warm water and are used in the dishes. However, lemon and tomatoes are also used as souring agents. The tenga ( sour curry) is usually served at the end of a meal. Usually fish is fried and used in the dish, but in this vegetarian version, I have roasted potato slices and added it to the tenga. Simple, rustic and delicious Thekera ...

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Punjabi Black Chickpea Curry Recipe - Kale Chane Ki Sabzi

Black Chickpeas or Kala Chana are rich and protein and thus provides energy to our body. These can be used to prepare curries, side dishes, stir fries, etc. Here, we have shared a flavourful and delicious recipe of Punjabi Black Chickpea Curry in which Black Chickpeas is cooked with the everyday masala. This recipe is easy to make and thus you can include it in your everyday diet. You can also pack this protein rich curry in your lunch box along with Steamed Rice and Phulka.  Serve Punjabi ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Lal Mathachi Bhaji Recipe - Amaranth Leaves Moong Sprouts Sabzi

Lal Mathachi Bhaji Recipe is a simple stir fry of red amaranth leaves and sprouted green moong dal. The stir fry has simple Indian Spices like red chilli powder, salt and turmeric. A slight sweetness with the use of jaggery is added to balance the whole flavour. Amaranth is a powerhouse of vitamins and Iron. It is considered as a super food. On the other hand green sprouts are rich in protein, fiber and antioxidants. This recipe is a delicious and healthy indian diabetic sabzi recipe. Serve the ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry Recipe -Sweet & Spicy Mango Curry

Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry Recipe which is a Sweet & Spicy curry made with tiny wild mangoes available locally in and around Coorg & Madikeri. Though it is a very very simple dish with just a few ingredients, the mango curry tastes absolutely delicious and has both the flavours of sweetness and tanginess flared with just a bit of spice. Serve this lip smacking good Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry along with steamed rice, Mangalorean Neer Dosa Recipe or Coorg Style Kadumbuttu and Sabudana ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Hyderabadi Khatti Dal Recipe (Hyderabadi Tangy Lentil Curry)

Hyderabadi Khatti Dal is a delicious tangy dal preparation tempered with curry leaves, mustard seeds, cumin, dry red chilies and garlic having balanced flavour of sourness and spiciness. Hyderabadi khatti dal couples up beautifully with steamed rice, pickle, side with any dry veggie preparation. Although we have used Toor dal, you can use even Masoor dal (red lentils) for making this Khatti dal. Traditionally for sourness, tamarind pulp is used but you can substitute it with lemon juice too. But, ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Jackfruit Seed Korma Recipe

Jackfruit Seed Korma Recipe is a must try recipe at home. The flavors of this curry is sensational.The whole spice used here- stone flower, star anise, cinnamon and cardamom add great character to the dish.  The jackfruit seeds are cooked in coconut and poppy seeds based gravy and cooked till the flavors are developed. The seeds are usually thrown away but this recipe will help you create a wonderful curry that can be had with any Indian bread. Serve the Jackfruit Seed Korma with Malabar ...

Published in Kurma Recipes (Korma)

Calicut Payyoli Chicken Fry Recipe

Payyoli is a small municipal town on the Malabar Coast in Kerala, popular for it's tasty Payyoli Chicken fry. Payyoli chicken fry is a great starter or can also be served as a side dish with rice or rolled inside rotis. This authentic Kerala recipe requires only few ingredients.  The trick to a perfect Payyoli chicken is to marinate the chicken twice. Try this authentic Payyoli chicken fry in your kitchen. Enjoy the goodness of kerala cuisine. Serve Calicut Payyoli Chicken ...

Published in Chicken Recipes

Andhra Style Munakkada Masala Kura Recipe - Drumstick Dry Curry Recipe

Andhra Style Munakkada Masala Kura Recipe (Drumstick Dry Curry Recipe) is a dry gravy made with drumstick cooked in a rich gravy made with ground roasted peanuts, coriander seeds, cinnamon and cardamom pods. The Andhra cuisine is mostly spicy and rich. They prefer to use ground spice in most of their dishes. Serve the Andhra Style Munakkada Masala Kura Recipe along with Kollu Rasam Recipe (Nourishing HorseGram Stew), Steamed Rice and Chow Chow Thoran to enjoy weekday dinner. If you are ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Sindhi Kadhi Recipe

Sindhi Kadhi Recipe is a smooth, silky curry with vegetables and it is made by gently roasting besan or chickpea flour and adding a mixture of dal and vegetables to it. Usually an assortment of vegetables is added, this recipe uses okra which is predominantly added to Sindhi Kadhi. It has a flavour palette of tangy, sweet, sour tones and makes a delicious, comforting gravy. Serve Sindhi Kadhi Recipe with Steamed Rice and Sindhi Tuk Patata for a lovely meal. If you like this recipe, you can ...

Published in Kadhi Recipes

Oriya Style Ghanta Tarkari Recipe (Mixed Vegetables Curry)

Ghanta Tarkari is a signature Odia recipe where variety of vegetables are cooked with soaked pulses and legumes in huge quantities and distributed among neighbors. Due to the presence of so many vegetables, the nutrient content of this curry is also high. This mixed vegetable dish from Odisha is somewhat similar in the lines of Aviyal of Kerala or Undhyoo of Gujarat. Though this curry is made during festivals throughout the year, but the Ghanta which is prepared the next day on the occasion of Dwitbahana ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Narthangai Curry | Sweet and Sour Citron fruit Curry

Narthangai Curry in the South Indian cuisine, especially tamil cuisine, citron is widely used in pickles and preserves. Here is delicious sweet and sour recipe of this fruit that can be had with steamed rice, dosa's or even along with phulka's. In Tamil, the unripe fruit is referred to as 'Narthangai', which is usually salted and dried to make a preserve. The tender leaves of the plant are used with chilli powder and other spices to make a powder, called Veppilakatti or Narthellai podi. Both ...

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Mambazha Mor Kuzhambu Recipe - Ripe Mango Mor Kuzhambu

Mambazha Mor Kuzhambu is a delicious mango curry made from ripe mangoes simmered in a delicious coconut and yogurt based gravy. The Mor Kuzhambu is also popularly known as Pulissery in Kerala and is often made with a variety of vegetables like ripe bananas, ash gourd, capsicum, drumstick, lady's finger and carrots used either just as one vegetable or as a combination of 2 vegetables. Serve Mambazha Mor Kuzhambu Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Chow Chow Thoran and Elai Vadam for ...

Maharashtrian Masale Baath Recipe - Spicy Vegetable Rice with Goda Masala

Maharashtrian Masale Bhat Recipe is a rice preparation from Maharashtra which gets it unique taste from the addition of Goda masala. The conventional Goda Masala provides the spicy and tangy flavour to this rice preparation. Along with rice plenty of colorful seasonal vegetables are also added to the Masala Bhath. Did you know: Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C needs and iron. It is the antioxidant beta-carotene that gives carrots their bright orange color. Beta-carotene ...

Tuna Rasam Bhaji Recipe (Tuna Sabzi Flavoured With Rasam Powder)

Tuna Rasam Bhaji is one of my favourite dishes. It is an extremely simple dish and goes best with daal and rice. The earthy flavour of the tuna fish paired with crunchy vegetable is delicious. What makes it special is the use of Rasam powder instead of the regular garam masalas!! I have used branded Rasam powder, but you can use a home made Rasam powder as well, loaded with vegetables and very little oil, this dish is very healthy!! Also, feel free to add any vegetables you want the fussy ...

Published in Rasam Recipes

Methi Aur Kache Kele Ki Sabzi Recipe-Fenugreek Greens & Raw Banana Stir Fry

Methi Aur Kache Kele Ki Sabzi Recipe is a stir fry recipe made from Fenugreek Greens & Raw Banana. These main ingredients are sauteed in a tadka of onions, tomatoes, ginger garlic paste and then combined with simple spices like red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder. This is one of the many ways in which you can include fenugreek in your diet. Remember to soak the raw banana in water until they are used since they will brown when they are exposed to air. The bit of bitterness ...

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Ridge Gourd Pachadi Recipe - Ridge Gourd Chutney

Ridge gourd has many nutritional benefits as it is loaded with fibers, vitamins, and minerals. From an Ayurvedic point of view, ridge gourd increases vata and kapha, but it cools down and pacifies the dosha pitta in the body. Since the ridge gourd is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, it is the ideal diet for those who are looking for weight loss. Ridge Gourd Pachadi is a typical South-Indian condiment. The word pachadi is a portmanteau of the words pachai, meaning raw or green and adi, ...

Published in Pachadi Recipes

Chicken Donne Biryani Recipe - Bangalore Shivaji Military Style

Chicken Donne Biryani Recipe, is found and sold by many vendors and restaurants in almost all over the city of Bangalore. The Biryani is made using the South Indian special rice called Seeraga Samba/Jeeraga Samba rice, which is cooked in a freshly ground masala of fresh coriander and mint leaves along with some whole spices  In Bangalore, a very popular restaurant named 'Shivaji Military Hotel' serves the best Donne Biryani in town. Traditionally the biryani  prepared in ...

Published in Biryani Recipes

Raw Banana & Ajwain Paratha Recipe

Raw Banana & Ajwain Paratha Recipe is a healthy way to consume raw banana in the form of stuffed Paratha. The recipes is very simple and also filling for a breakfast or Lunch. Raw banana mixed with Ajwain gives it an earthy flavor to the whole dish. Raw Banana is considered to be diabetic friendly, so people can now start making this Paratha as a tasty breakfast to crave their appetite. Serve the Raw Banana & Ajwain Paratha Recipe along with Raitha to enjoy your Breakfast meal. If you ...

Published in Paratha Recipes

Goan Style Khatkhatem Recipe (Mixed Vegetable Gravy)

Goan Style Khatkhatem Recipe (Mixed Vegetable Gravy) is a divine vegetable stew made from a mix of seasonal vegetables. The dish mainly prepared in Hindu household. The gravy will contain mostly vegetables like pumpkin, raw banana, raw jackfruit, yam and radish. The gravy is simmered in a coconut curry with moong dal and flavored with chilli powder and turmeric. As the gravy contains a lot of vegetables it will help you in gaining  good amount of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. Serve ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes
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