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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North Indian Vegetarian Recipes
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The Mangalorean Manoli Curry Recipe is a traditional curry from the Mangalorean Cusine in Karnataka. Manoli is a vegetable that belongs to the cucumber family, also popularly known as Indian Gherkins, Dondaikkai, Kovaikkai or even Ivy Gourd.
This Manoli is cooked and simmered in a tangy and spicy coconut curry base, that brings out the best flavors of this dish.
Serve the Mangalorean Manoli Curry along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha and Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for an everyday ...
Olya Kaju Chi Amti Recipe is a simple dish packed with flavours. A recipe from the Malvani cuisine, a combination of toor dal and masoor dal are cooked together, and given a tadka of freshly ground masala and not to forget the star of the dish the cashew nuts.
Although the authentic recipe, calls for the fresh cashew fruit, before it turns into a nut, the cashew nuts can be boiled and used as well.
The reason these cashews are used in the region's cooking is that it is freshly ...
Chokh Vangun Recipe is a very popular eggplants dish from the Kashmiri Cuisine. The baby eggplants are first fried in mustard oil and then cooked in a spicy tart tamarind based gravy.
The dry ginger and fennel seeds powder adds a very rustic flavour to the dish. It is a little time consuming, however the delicious eggplant dish at the end makes up for the amount of time spent making it.
Serve Chokh Vangun Recipe along with Lahsuni Dal, Phulkas and Kachumber Salad for a delightful weeknight dinner.
The Stuffed Makai Paratha Recipe is made from a stuffing made from sweet corn, fresh coriander leaves and green chilies. This paratha is packed with fiber and nutrition that comes from corn and whole wheat flour (Chakki Atta - Raita.
Here are more recipes that you can prepare with Vivatta Chakki Atta-
Vivatta Whole Wheat Flour Puttu Recipe
Whole Wheat Flour Murukku Recipe
Chocolate Coconut Gujiya Recipe
Whole Wheat Espresso Chocolate Streusel Cake Recipe
Kolambi Bhaath is a marathi style rice preparation with Prawns. To my mind it closely resembles tomato rice with added prawns. Cooked rice is mixed with prawns stir fried with onion and tomatoes along with some dry spices to make a delightful and yet easy lunch/dinner.
Serve Kolambi Bhaath with Burani Raita, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita or any other Raita of your choice for a perfect weekday lunch or dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Prawn recipes such as
Goan Prawns Balchao
Paka Kela Ki Sabzi Recipe is a Gujarati Jain dish that is made from ripe bananas, that are sautéed with turmeric, asafoetida, curry leaves and chillies. The sweet and spicy combination that arises from the bananas and chillies makes it a delectable dish.
Serve Paka Kela Ki Sabzi along with of Phulka, Gujarati Dal and a bowl of dahi.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable recipes such as
Lauki Badi Ki Sabzi Recipe
Malvani Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe
Senai Kizhangu ...
The Lauki/ Doodhi Kofta is a simple, healthy recipe where the koftas are not fried. Traditionally Kofta's are fried and loose it nutritive value. But in this Lauki Kofta I have pan fried them in a Non-Stick Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan and simmer the kofta's in a quick and simple spiced tomato gravy.
The Lauki/Doodhi kofta’s are big favourite in my family, and considering they are non-fried gives me the satisfaction that my family is eating healthy.
Serve the Lauki Kofta Curry along ...
Turai Moong Dal, also known as Turiya Mag Ni Dal, has a subtle sweetness that it gets from the ridge gourd (turai) itself. When combined with some spices and cooked along with the lentils it imparts a soft and tender texture to the palate.
Serve this Turai Mag Ni Dal/ Turai Moong Dal along with Sukhi Aloo Sabzi and Thepla that are almost necessity to be made along with this dish. Another favorite combination that we love is to pour a ladle full of Turai Moong Dal ...
Batata Nu Shaak or Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi is a simple and delicious recipe made with potatoes that are simmered in a tangy tomato gravy spiced with cinnamon and coriander. Potatoes are a staple food in every Gujarati home and many other regional homes of India and this Batata Nu Shaak is an absolute favorite in every gujarati home.
Not only do the Gujaratis love potatoes as a vegetable but you will notice that they use it along with other vegetables to make the dish look attractive and tasty.
Kasuri Methi Chole Recipe is a delicious chickpeas cooked in kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves) curry. It has no onion-garlic or dairy products added into it, making it suitable for vegans. Chickpeas are a high in proteins and insulin making it a perfect food to be included in the diets of diabetics and high blood pressure. It also aids in bone health. The addition of kasuri methi adds a strong aroma and makes the dish even more delicious.
Serve the Kasuri Methi Chole Recipe, along with Phulkas ...
Mushroom Ghee Roast Recipe is a finger licking good recipe made of mushrooms made the South Indian way. Cooked in ghee made similar to that of a Mangalorean ghee roast.
The mushrooms are marinated with yogurt and spice powders and then pan roasted with ghee and curry leaves that lend a lovely flavour to the dish. The freshly ground spice masala is what makes it that lip smacking dish that it is.
Serve it as an appetizer or along with some neer dosas.
Serve Mushroom ...
Whole Rice grains with only hull removed is called brown rice. The brown rice is unpolished and hence has all the nutrition of the bran and germ intact. Whole rice has a mild nutty flavor and this rice is particularly rich in thiamine, a B vitamin and iron.
Brown Rice needs double the cooking time than the white rice. All the recipes that include any variety of white rice can be prepared with brown rice. Note that the brown rice is marginally beneficial than white rice and makes very slight difference ...
Chicken Chops belong to cutlet family. This chicken chops recipe is the simplest chicken recipe. These chops are perfect finger food for parties.
Chops actually mean cooked meat or vegetables that are deep fried. Chops are actually British food, and we adapted it to our very own taste buds. So chops is a fusion of British and Indian food styles.
Serve these delicious crunchy outside, soft inside Chicken Chops Recipe immediately with Raw Mango and Spring Onion dip as a party appetizers ...
Aloo Paratha Recipe is a classic Spiced Indian Potato paratha made from boiled potatoes flavored with onions, green chillies, coriander. Traditionally these parathas are cooked in ghee and had with a dollop of butter. The addition of Ghee makes these parathas crispy and delicious.
It is a staple breakfast recipe for most North Indians and the filling of these aloo parathas vary from region to region. It is simple and easy to make and you can also make it for your dinner as well or pack in your ...
Andhra Pepper Chicken Recipe is a delicious chicken recipe that you can serve either as a starter or as a side dish along with your meal.
This recipe is very famous in most of the Andhra Non Veg restaurants and is loved by everyone. So if you are craving this chicken, you can always make it in your kitchen.
In this Andhra Pepper Chicken Recipe, pepper plays a major role in providing the hot taste needed and tastes yummy and leave you wanting for more. You will get the sharp taste ...
If you are a Goan, and love shellfish, then you will definitely like this seafood recipe. Tisreo or tisrya means clams. The recipe is very simple and it just tastes amazing. You can make this as a side dish with your meal.
For cleaning the clams, you have to open the clams using sharp knife, remove the flesh from one shell and placing it in the other and discarding the other shell and then rinse them well. This is called tisreachi ekshipi (clams in one shell).
Serve Tisrayanche Suke along ...
Sorakkai Kozhukattai Paal Kuzhambu is an authentic recipe from Tamil Nadu. It is a mildly spiced curry with coconut and tiny rice dumplings (kozhukattai) that are cooked along with bottle gourd. Sugar is added to give a little sweet taste .Tiny rice dumplings and chopped bottle gourd gives nice texture to the curry. As it is mildly spiced we can pair it up with any tangy and spicy gravies like puli kuzhambu for lunch.
Serve Sorakkai Kozhukattai Paal Kuzhambu along with Steamed Rice or ...
Karnataka Style Chicken Saaru Recipe is a spicy thick gravy that is cooked in a pressure cooker. Saaru refers to any gravy dish in Karnataka. This is the best to be had along with Ragi Mudde or just with Plain dosa. The saaru consists of roasted spices and onions which are ground into to a smooth paste and then cooked along with chicken pieces.
Serve the Karnataka Style Chicken Saaru Recipe along with Ragi Mudde, Akki Roti or Jolada Rotti and Pickled Onions Recipe to enjoy it for your ...
North Indian Chawli ki Sabzi Recipe is a dish that is eaten a lot by the people in North India. The long beans is type of legume that is used a lot in North India. They typically use the pod as well which is called the black eyed beans to make a sabzi out of it. The recipe is quick simple, all you need is to chop the beans and pressure cook and toss it along with simple masala to make this delicious tasting sabzi.
Serve the North Indian Chawli ki Sabzi Recipe along with Phulka, Dhaba ...
Karamani Poriyal is a very traditional South Indian style stir fry, that is very healthy, nutritious and quick to make. Karamani also known as Yard Long Beans, is a very nutritious vegetable having the lowest amount of calories and highest amount of soluble and insoluble fibers making it a perfect food for weight watchers. Addition of red chilli during making the tadka is completely optional.
Serve the Karamani Poriyal with Steamed Rice and Sambar/Rasam for the weeknight meal.
If you like this ...
Ari Pathiri Recipe | Malabar Rice Flatbread Recipe are thin flat breads made of rice flour, and I wouldn’t say it’s exactly a breeze to prepare as you need to work with hot dough; need to knead and shape the rice dough while it’s hot or it will crack, and is not easy to roll the dough into thin sheets. But I must say – it’s worth the effort! Pathiri can be served with any gravy curries. You can serve Ari Pathiri Recipe | Malabar Rice Flatbread Recipe with Kerala Chicken Curry Recipe With ...
Did you know that we can make a yummy curry out of Orange Peels? It is tangy, sweetish, spicy, slightly bitter and bursting with flavors. It is an unique recipe. So next time you have some guests at home, make this recipe and impress your friends and family. It is filled with flavours and tastes delicious with almost everything. Next time you eat an orange, don't throw the peels, make a curry out of it.
Serve Karnataka Style Orange Peels Curry along with Cabbage Thoran and Whole Wheat Lachha ...
Meat Masala Bharwa Baingan is my instant hack to a tasty finger licking and instant stuffed baingan masala when you have no time to make stuffing from scratch. If you are pretty much bored with usual baingan variety so I thought of this hack.
I simply added meat masala (which is purely vegetarian and a wonderful blend of spices) to baingan and Voila. These baingan are tangy, spicy and so yummy. No one could tell the difference that they are not made from scratch. If you are not comfortable ...
Badami Paneer Masala Recipe is a delicious and rich paneer recipe cooked in a rich almond based gravy. The almond renders an amazing nutty taste and the sweetness of almond is balanced with the other mild spices added to the recipe. Almonds and onions are made into a paste and then cooked along with tomato puree and spices. Then the fried paneer is added and served.
Serve the Badami Paneer Masala Recipe along with Butter Naan Recipe, Bhindi Masala Recipe, Mooli Raita Recipe, and Khatti ...