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.

Whole Wheat Beetroot Paratha Recipe

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. If you like this recipe, you can also try Avocado Paratha Carrot Paratha Aloo Paratha Click here to buy Vivatta Whole Wheat ...

दही अचारी भिंडी रेसिपी - Dahi Achari Bhindi Recipe

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 Recipe

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 - One Pot Butter Chicken Khichdi Recipe

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 Recipe

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 ...

Green Moong Dal Sundal Recipe

Green Moong Dal Sundal Recipe is a super healthy South Indian stir fry of sprouted whole green moong dal. The green moong sprouts are tossed along with mustard, cumin and curry leaves and finished off with some coconut and fresh lemon juice.  It can be served along with a South Indian meal or eaten as an evening snack or even be packed in a snack box. Did you know: Green Moong or Whole Moong Dal is packed with protein and low in carbohydrates and is one of the best vegetarian ...

Carrot Paruppu Usili Recipe - Steamed Lentils Crumbled With Carrots

An extremely healthy dish, Paruppu Usili is a traditional South Indian dish which is made with a combination of steamed crumbled lentils and chopped vegetables. The most commonly prepared Paruppu Usili are with French Beans, Vazhaipoo (Banana Blossoms) and Vendhaya Keerai (Fenugreek Leaves). You can use your favourite vegetable in this recipe and make it according to your taste and preference. Here, for this recipe, we have made it using fresh Carrots. It not only looks colourful, but also ...

Avarekalu Usli Recipe

Hyacinth Beans are called the Avarekalu in Kannada. Many dishes are prepared using Avarekalu during the winter months and Avarekalu Usli Recipe is one of the famous ones from the state of Karnataka. The hyacinth beans are boiled and then tempered in a simple tadka of mustard and curry leaves, finished with a grated coconut, cumin, green chilli mix. Hyacinth beans contains the highest amount of iron, zinc and copper making it a highly nutritional. Serve the Avarekalu Usli Recipe along ...

Murungai Keerai Paruppu Usili Recipe - Drumstick Leaves & Toor Dal

Usili is a traditional and popular recipe from the state of Tamil Nadu, in which dal or paruppu is steamed cooked along with spices. It is mainly cooked with a variety of vegetables namely, french beans, broad beans, leafy greens etc.  Murungai Keerai Paruppu Usili is a dal crumble made with the fresh Moringa or Drumstick leaves. Moringa leaves is one of the new superfoods filled with various minerals and vitamins that are essential to the body.The vitamin A, C and B6 in Moringa is beneficial ...

सुखी उरद दाल रेसिपी - Sukhi Urad Dal Sabzi Recipe

सुखी उरद दाल रेसिपी एक उत्तर भारतीय स्टाइल सब्ज़ी है जिसमे उरद दाल को रोज के मसालो के साथ पकाया जाता है. यह एक बहुत ही आसान रेसिपी है इसे आप अपने लंच बॉक्स में पराठे के साथ बी पैक कर सकते है. इस रेसिपी ...

Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe

Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe is a rice dish which is made with the combination of rice and beetroot greens. Next time when you buy a bunch of beetroot with leafy greens, do not throw away those gorgeous leaves, as you can include them in your day to day meals like salads, stir fries etc. Beetroot greens are very nutritious and are rich in vitamins A, C, antioxidants and are low in calories. This is one of those healthy and tasty recipe that you can make for lunch or even pack it  in your kid’s ...

Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi Recipe - Cluster Beans Gravy Sabzi

The  Gawar Phali Masala Sabzi is a simple gravy sabzi that is cooked in a light tomato onion gravy along with peanuts. The addition of ginger, garlic and the peanuts makes this simple gawar phali vegetable stand out in taste and flavors. Addition of ajwain also adds to the taste of the gawar phali Sabzi.  Since cluster beans take time to cook it is best to make the recipe in a pressure cooker to save time but you can make it in a wok or a kadai as well if you like.  Gawar Phali Masala ...

Kadai Paneer Recipe - Spiced Cottage Cheese With Green Bell Peppers

Kadai Paneer Recipe is a delicious North Indian dish that is made from fresh homemade paneer and sauteed with Green Bell Peppers and dried fenugreek leaves. Cardamom is crushed and added to this Curry, which gives it a nice taste and flavour. When you have the Paneer, all you need are a few spices and wok also known as a Kadai. The capsicum and the onions are stir fried on high heat and then the tomatoes are added in to give it a nice moisture. I typically like to grate my tomatoes for ...

Kumbh Makai Masala Recipe - Baby Corn And Mushroom Tikka Masala

Kumbh Makai Masala Recipe is one of my favorite dishes that is made atleast thrice a month in our Kitchen. The combination of fresh baby corn, along with green bell peppers and cauliflower corn, stir-fried and cooked in a tikka masala is absolutely delectable. You can also pack this delicious Sabzi in your Office Lunch Box. Serve Kumbh Makai Masala Recipe along with Tawa Paratha and Grated Cucumber Raita for your everyday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Baby Corn Recipes ...

Pachai Payaru Poriyal Recipe - Green Moong Sprout Poriyal

Pachai Payaru Poriyal Recipe is essentially sprouted green moong, that is sprouted and then stir fried along with mustard seeds and curry leaves. It is made sattvic style with no usage of onion and garlic, making it apt for your Fasting Days too. The Pachai Payaru Poriyal gets its refreshing flavours from the pepper powder, freshly squeezed lemon juice and fresh coriander leaves. It is a diabetic friendly recipe and helps in regulating blood sugar levels. Did you know: Moong Sprouts are a high ...

Padpe Uppukari - Harive Soppu Palya Recipe

Padpe Uppukari Harive Soppu Palya Recipe is a lovely South Indian Style Spinach stir fry. The flavours are simple and well balanced that is made Mangalorean style with added goodness of coconut.  You can add any kind of green leaves like amaranth leaves, fenugreek leaves or any other green leaves available locally.  Did you know: Spinach helps improving blood glucose control in diabetics, lowering the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, lowering the risk of ...

Kuvale Sasam Recipe - Konkani Ash Gourd Curry

Kuvale Sasam Recipe is essentially a Konkani Style Ash Gourd Curry made with a curry of coconut, red chillies and mustard seeds that adds sharpness to the dish.  The ash gourd is pressure cooked and then combined along with this freshly ground masala and finished off with a lovely tadka of mustard seeds, red chillies and crispy curry leaves that add character to the dish.  Did you know: Ash Gourd is a highly nutritive vegetable packed with vitamin B and C along with minerals like ...

Kothamalli Karuveppilai Sadam Recipe - Coriander And Curry Leaves Rice

Kothamalli Karuveppilai Sadam Recipe is a simple South Indian Style Coriander and Curry Leaves Rice which can be prepared for your Lunch Box. As it is easy to make and gets ready in no time, it is perfect for your busy days and can be eaten for your weeknight dinner too.  Curry Leaves and Coriander Leaves are grounded along with coconut and then mixed with the cooked rice along with some everyday spices. You can also use leftover rice to make this recipe.  Did you know : Karuveppilai ...

Cabbage Carrot Onion Pudina Thepla Recipe

Cabbage Carrot Onion Pudina Thepla Recipe is a quick rolled Indian bread which is often made in Gujarati households. We have made this thepla using Preethi Zodiac Mixer grinder. This helps chop the vegetables, knead the dough all in a single jar and hence makes life more easier.  You can use any vegetable of your choice to make theplas. Cabbage and Carrot are high in Vitamin C and are full of fiber. They do not require much time to cook and lends a great crunch, taste and texture when added ...

Punjabi Rajma Masala Recipe - Rajma Chawal/Spiced Red Kidney Beans Curry

The Punjabi Rajma Masala also known as the North Indian Red Kidney Beans Curry is a very famous recipe from the North India. Rajma Masala popularly known as Rajma Chawal is considered as a comfort food in a Punjabi home. This makes a one dish meal, when the Rajma Masala is served along with steamed hot rice where the wonderful flavours of the rajma comes out when chewed along with rice. Serve Rajma Masala Recipe for Sunday Lunches, when served along with Steamed Rice and Aloo ...

North Arcot Special Godumai Rava Puliyodharai Recipe - Broken Wheat/Dalia Puliogare

Broken Wheat or Dalia is a popular grain in India and Middle East. High in fibre, Proteins and Vitamin B, it is also a wonderful weight loss option. We know eating dahlia is boring but you can always give it a twist to make it even more delicious. North Arcot Special Godumai Rava Puliyodharai is such recipe which will be loved by everyone in your family. If you have made a batch of Instant Puliyogare Podi, your North Arcot Special Rava Puliyodharai will be ready in a jiffy. Or you can use store ...

हरी मूंग दाल सुंदल रेसिपी - Green Moong Dal Sundal Recipe

हरी मूंग दाल सुंदल रेसिपी एक बहुत ही सेहतमन्द रेसिपी है जिसे दक्षिण भारत के हर घर में बनाया जाता है. इसमें अंकुरित हरे मूंग को राइ, जीरा, और कढ़ी पत्ते की साथ पकाया जाता है. अंत में इसमें नारियल और ...

Maharashtrian Chavali Chi Usal Recipe - Black Eyed Peas Curry

Maharashtrian Chavali Chi Usal Recipe which is a Maharashtrian Style Black Eyed Peas Curry is made with Black Eyed Peas which is the most common lentil used in most of the Indian households. The curry is a homemade spice curry made with fresh coconut, fennel seeds, and coriander seeds. The Chavali Chi usal is usually had with steamed rice and a Kokum curry which is a great combination for an afternoon meal. Serve the Maharashtrian Chavali Chi Usal Recipe can be had with steamed rice, Kokum curry ...

Maharastrian Style Bharli Bhindi Recipe - Stuffed Bhindi With Coconut

Maharashtrian Style Bharli Bhindi Recipe is a simple stuffed ladies finger with freshly ground Goda masala spices along with fresh coconut and coriander. The ladies finger is stuffed with this mixture and then sautéed on a flat tawa till it is soft and cooked. You can also pack it in your Lunch Box along with a Tawa Paratha. Serve the Maharashtrian Style Bharli Bhindi Recipe along with Tawa paratha, Smoked Dal Makhani Dhaba Style Recipe and Boondi Raita to enjoy your everyday dinner.  If ...

     
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