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.

Almond and Cashew Nut Mushroom Curry Recipe

Almond and Cashew Nut Mushrooms Curry Recipe is delicious, very simple and delicious recipe that you can make for parties. It is a very Indian taste with flavors coming from the spices and herbs. Serve the Almond and Cashew Nut Mushrooms Curry along with a Broccoli Pepper Pulao, Papad for a weeknight dinner or even make them for your parties. Here are more recipes with almonds  Ragi Almond Soup Recipe Braided Almond Roll Recipe Guilt-free Amaranth, Dates and Almond Ladoo Recipe ...

Gajar Pulao Recipe - Spiced Carrot Rice

Carroty Flashed Rice as I like to call this Gajar Pulao is packed with nutrients, along with the Basmati Rice is pleasantly aromatic for your weekday lunch and dinner. Simple to make and delicious to eat, you should definitely give this recipe a try. Serve Gajar Pulao along with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita or any other raita of your choice and a roasted Papad for a delicious weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rice Recipes that you can pack in your Lunch Box or make ...

Green Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe

The Moong dal khichdi is a very traditional Indian comfort food that can be had at any time of the year. The combination of carbohydrates and protein along with spices makes this Khichdi light on the stomach. All you need to do is to serve it with a vegetable like Batata Nu Shaak (Potatoes in Gravy) or even a Kadhi Pakora making your weeknight dinners simple and healthy. Here are more Khichdi recipes that you might like to try Gehun Ki Bikaneri Khichdi Recipe (Wheat Kernel And ...

Maharashtrian Aloo Bhujne Recipe - Potato Stir Fry

Maharashtrian Aloo Bhujne Recipe is a simple Maharashtrian Style Potato Stir Fry. Bhujne is a 'curry' that is unique to the seafood-loving Pathare Prabhu community. This is the vegetarian version that gets made on the days when no meat or fish can be consumed. Serve the Maharashtrian Aloo Bhujne along with Dal Tadka, Steamed Rice and Phulkas for an everyday lunch or dinner. Did you know: Potatoes are known be to be packed with phytonutrients that include carotenoids, flavonoids ...

Peppery Mushroom Biryani Recipe

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. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pulav recipes such as Beetroot Rice Recipe Spinach Rice Recipe Lemon Rice Recipe    

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 ...

Kathirikai Pitlai Recipe - South Indian Tangy & Spicy Brinjal Curry

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. If you like this ...

Nellikai Chitranna Recipe - Gooseberry-Amla Rice Recipe

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 Recipe

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. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rice recipes ...

Pudina Rice Recipe

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. If you like this recipe, you can also try other ...

Bengali Bhog Khichuri Recipe - Bengali Khichdi Using Electric Pressure Cooker

“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- Ash Gourd Buttermilk Curry

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 रेसिपी - Palak Tovve Recipe

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 Tovve Recipe - South Indian Dal Palak With Coconut

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 Recipe

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 - Sorghum Wheat Phulka Recipe

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 ...

Keema Bhindi Masala Recipe - Okra & Minced Meat Curry

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 Recipe Using Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker

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 - South Indian Style Radish Stir Fry

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 - Kashmiri Paneer Gravy Recipe

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 Recipe

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 ...

Green Moong Dal Paratha Recipe - Stuffed Lentil Flatbread

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 रेसिपी - Bhindi Tomato Sabzi Recipe

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 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 ...

     
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