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 vegetarian diet in India typically consists of lentils, legumes, vegetables, fruits, grains, dairy products and more. In this section you will find more than 200+ main course recipes that are ranging from Sambars, Rasams, Curries, Poriyals, Kuzhambu, Rice from the South to the Dals, Rajma, Chana, Kadhi, Dry Sabzi, Pulao, Biryani Parathas and more.
Peppery Mushroom Biryani is simple and quick recipe that is healthy and also rich in flavours. When the biryani is made with a good quality Basmati Rice and along with the right spices the taste is delectable.
Serve Peppery Mushroom Biryani along with Beetroot raita for a weekday dinner with your family.
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Beetroot Rice Recipe
Spinach Rice Recipe
Lemon Rice Recipe
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 ...
Kathirikai Pitlai Recipe is a traditional South Indian made with eggplant/brinjal. The the pitlai curry is made with freshly roasted and ground condiments and made tangy with tamarind. The toor dal adds to the protein, making this dish wholesome and nutritious.
This Kathirikai Pitlai can be prepared using Kathirikkai / Brinjal or Pavakkai / Bitter gourd. You can serve the Kathirikai Pitlai along with a hot bowl of rice topped with ghee, along with potato roast and a carrot salad.
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Nellikai Chitranna Recipe is a super easy and delectable dish that is loaded with the goodness of gooseberries also known as amla. The sourness of the gooseberries along with chillies, peanuts, sesame oil when mixed along with rice, makes it a perfect one dish that can be packed into a lunch box along with buttermilk and papads.
Did You Know: Amla, can be partially attributed to its high vitamin-C content. Amla enhances food absorption, balances stomach acid, fortifies the liver, ...
Avalakki Bisi Bele Bhat is a super simple recipe of making the classic south indian dish using aval, also known as poha or beaten rice. The Avalakki Bisi Bele Bhat is a wholesome, hearty & delicious recipe that has the goodness of all the vegetables and lentils along with the good carbs combined into one dish.
Serve Avalakki Bisi Bele Bhat along with Boondi Raita and some Namkeen for a light and tasty weekday lunch or dinner.
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The Pudina Rice Recipe also known as Mint Pulao is a refreshing dish made from mint leaves. The Pudina Rice is among the all-time favorites dishes of my kids and makes its way into the lunch box with ease along with bowl of yogurt. The addition of pudina makes this rice dish nutritious as well.
Serve Pudina Rice along with Tadka Raita or Beetroot Raita and Elai Vadam for your lunch or you can also pack it in your lunch box.
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“Bengali Bhog Khichuri” is a traditional version of Khichdi which basically is a mixture of rice and pulses cooked together. This particular recipe is a popular Bengali cuisine which is often made during pooja or special occasions and offered as Prasadam to Maa Durga. The specialty of this Khichdi is the rice used in it. It’s special rice which is known as “Gobindo bhog” and is jam packed with fragrance.
In case you don’t have this rice available with you, any choice of rice should be ...
Kumbalakai Majjige Huli Recipe is a traditional South Indian recipe, a must for functions and festivals. It is a tangy curry made from buttermilk and coconut. This curry is usually made with water based vegetables like Bengaluru cucumber, white pumpkin, squash or snake guard. Okra is also a great vegetable that goes well in Majjige Huli.
It is an authentic Karnataka recipe and you can find similar recipes across the south of India. Some make this recipe spicy and some make it less spicy with fewer ...
पालक तौव्वे जिसे पालक दाल भी कहा जाता है, एक स्वादिष्ट और सरल दाल रेसिपी है जिसमे पालक भी डाला जाता है. यह स्वादिष्ट तो है ही साथ में पोषण से भरपूर भी है. आप इसे अपने लंच बॉक्स में भी पैक कर सकते है.
पालक तौव्वे को चावल, बीटरूट थोरन और पापड़ के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,
फालगुनी दाल रेसिपी
ढाबा स्टाइल दाल पालक रेसिपी
दाल फ्राई रेसिपी
Palak Dal is a tasty and nutritious Karnataka style curry, also known as Palak Tovve, is quick to make and tastes delicious. Palak Dal is a nutritious combination of spinach and lentils, together they create one wholesome curry. Serve it with rotis for a simple weeknight dinner or traditional delicacies like majjige huli on the special festive occasions.
Did you know: Spinach is full of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. It has an extremely high nutritional value ...
Tofu Fried Rice is a delicious Indo Chinese preparation of rice with vegetables and tofu. This one pot meal is easy to make and turns delicious. Tofu looks like paneer, but it is made from soya bean curd and is healthier than paneer. It is added to most of the Indo Chinese dishes.
Did you know- Tofu is a good source of proteins and amino acids. It is rich in iron, calcium and vitamins. It is gluten free and low in calories too.
Serve Tofu Fried Rice for a weekend dinner along with Indo Chinese ...
Jowar Atta Roti Recipe is a must try Indian bread that you can serve along with Indian curries and sabzi. To make the Jowar Atta Roti equal portion of jowar flour and wheat flour is mixed together with some salt, water and oil. Adding atta helps to roll the rotis easily. These rotis are best enjoyed hot fresh out of the tawa.
Did you know:Jowar is a millet which is rich in protein, iron and copper and it plays a crucial role in cellular function and repair. The rich quantity of potassium present ...
Non-vegetarians simply love keema. I do, too. Keema is the minced meat which can be cooked in various ways and served with rice, parathas or poori. The options to cook with Keema are wide. Make a simple curry with keema as it is, or make balls and fry it, or add it to your pasta or lasagne, make kebabs from minced meat, the list goes.
Keema Bhindi Masala Recipe - Okra & Minced Meat Curry recipe is a simple recipe that is very easy to make. Bhindi is pan roasted till done and is then added to ...
Punjabi Toor Dal Tadka and rice is the ultimate comfort food and it is made with basic ingredients found in every Indian home. Dal tadka is found on most restaurant menus and every Indian loves a home cooked dal. Punjabi Toor Dal Tadka Recipe is a very nutritious high protein lentil dish that is simple to prepare.
Dal takes time to cook and hence it is usually made in a pressure cooker. We have made the dal in the Preethi electric pressure cooker which is like an insta post. It helps in making ...
Mullangi Poriyal recipe is a simple and quick preparation which is perfect for the weekdays. It not only tastes great when it is hot but also at room temperature, making it a good option for lunch box. Radish is known to be very healthy because of its high water content and fibre. This sabzi gives an option to use the leaves as well.
Radish greens are full of nutrition and is diabetic friendly. It is always good to add greens into your diet to add fiber. Mooli tastes great along with its leaves. ...
कश्मीरी पनीर ग्रेवी रेसिपी एक प्रसिद्ध रेसिपी है जिसमे पनीर को तल के टमाटर की ग्रेवी में पकाया जाता है. यह एक आसान रेसिपी है जिस कश्मीर के बहुत से घरो में रोज के खाने बनाया जाता है. अगर आप पनीर से ...
Whole Wheat Spinach Paratha is a healthy paratha which is perfect to serve for your weekday breakfast or dinners. It is simple recipe to make and since palak is usually available throughout the year you can make it anytime. To make the parathas spinach is pureed along with coriander, garlic and chilies and then mixed with whole wheat.
Spinach is well known for its nutritional qualities and is rich in Iron content. It is also an excellent source of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Manganese, Magnesium ...
The Green Moong Dal Paratha recipe a healthy and delicious flat bread that is stuffed with a flavourful cooked green moong dal, onion, green chillies, ginger and coriander leaves filling. It is minimally spiced with cumin powder and coriander powder which lends a great taste to the moong dal stuffing .The Moong Dal Paratha is a perfect way to add the proteins to your diet. Have it for dinner or a sunday brunch and enjoy the goodness of the lentils with your family.
Did you know: Most pulses ...
भिंडी टमाटर सब्ज़ी एक आसान रेसिपी है जिसमे पंच फोरन मसाले का प्रयोग किया जाता है. पंच फोरन मसाले को बनाने के लिए 5 अलग अलग खड़े मसाले का प्रयोग किया जाता है जिसका उत्तर भारत में प्रयोग किया जाता है. ...
Whole Wheat Beetroot Paratha is a great way to feed your kids beetroot. It is filled with the goodness of beets and fibre from the whole wheat flour. The best way to include veggies in your fussy kids and husbands diet. Not only it is healthy, but it also taste delicious.
Serve Whole Wheat Beetroot Paratha with Avocado Raita or Lauki raita for a healthy meal.
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दही अचारी भिंडी रेसिपी एक सरल रेसिपी है जिसमे भिंडी को प्याज़, दही और अचारी मसाले के साथ पकाया जाता है. इसमें भिंडी को ग्रेवी में डाले से पहले कुकुरा किया जाता है. यह एक बहुत ही स्वादिष्ट रेसिपी है जिसे आप अपने हाउस पार्टीज के लिए भी परोस सकते है.
दही अचारी भिंडी रेसिपी को पालक दाल, फुल्का और खमंग ककड़ी के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,
अजवाइन टमाटर भिंडी रेसिपी
मसालेवाली भिंडी रेसिपी
प्याज वाली भिंडी रेसिपी
Rawalpindi Style Chole is a dish made with chickpeas 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 tea powder or tea leaves in a muslin cloth and add it to pressure cooker if you don’t ...
वन पॉट बटर चिकन खिचड़ी रेसिपी, एक फ्लेवर से भरपूर और स्वादिष्ट खिचड़ी रेसिपी है जिसे आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए बना सकते है. अगर आपको बटर चिकन पसंद है तो यह खिचड़ी आपको जरूर पसंद आएगी। इसे बनाने के लिए चिकन को मेरिनेट किया जाता है और फिर चावल के साथ पकाया जाता है.
वन पॉट बटर चिकन खिचड़ी रेसिपी को अपने रात के खाने के लिए बुरानी रायता और पापड़ के साथ परोसे।
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,
बाजरा मटर की खिचड़ी रेसिपी
पालक खिचड़ी रेसिपी
Green Beans Paruppu Usili is a common accompaniment or karamadhu (poriyal) that is served in Tamil style weddings. Not once have I come across a wedding that did not serve this truly wonderful dish. The specialty of this dish is the grainy texture, it is soft to chew, yet it looks very granular and dry.
In certain Iyengar (Tambrahm) households, Paruppu Usili is referred to as Paruppu Araichu, because the lentils are soaked and ground to a coarse paste, hence the name. In thamizh Araichi means "to ...