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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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 ...
Moolangi Tovve is a simple dal which is made with the combination of lentils and vegetables. Tovve is a Kannada term which means a simple, basic and humble dal, something that is not heavy and is light on the tummy.
Tovve is perfect for winter or rainy days and is best served with steamed rice, ghee and lemon juice squeezed on it. Tovve can be prepared with other vegetables of your choice or a combination of vegetables as well.
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If you happen to quickly fix your lunch or dinner, these sauted prawns is one of the best option. Prawns are cooked in lots of sauteed garlic to give it a nice aroma. You can serve it with bread, add some noodles or even can be served as an appetizer.
Serve Sauteed Spicy Prawns along with Shorshe Maach and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Prawns recipes such as
Prawns Coconut Curry Recipe
Beer Batter Prawns Recipe
Prawns Balchao Recipe
The Methi Ragi Jowar Thalipeeth Recipe is a wholesome and healthy recipe, that is made from a combination of ragi and jowar flour combined along with methi leaves,green chillies and ginger. It makes a delicious Indian diabetic breakfast recipe.
Thalipeeth is one of the most prefered breakfast recipe of Maharashtra. The flour mix used to make thalipeeth is also spiced with various spices, and is known as a Bhajani flour mix. It is usually spicy so had along with chilled curd.
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The Reshmi Kofta Recipe in Rich Cashew Gravy, is a lipsmacking gravy that is packed with the delicious kofta made from paneer, cheese and potatoes simmer in a rich tomato and cashew gravy that has a perfect blend of spices.
Serve the Reshmi Kofta Curry along with Palak Paneer, Dal Makhani, Phulka and Kadai Beans and Carrot Pulao Recipe for a perfect weekend dinner.
आलू पराठे उत्तर भारत में बहुत प्रसिद्द है. इससे वह नाश्ते में बहुत शौक से खाया जाता है. गेहूं के आटे को गूंदकर उसके छोटे छोटे गोले बनाये जाते है. उसमे आलू और प्याज के मसाले को भरकर, पराठा बनाया जाता ...
Dhokar Dalna is a signature Bengali vegetarian dish. It is lentil cake made using chana dal which is traditionally fried and simmered in a satvic gravy i.e. a gravy without onion and garlic. I have learnt the recipe from my mother. She makes amazing dhokar dalna.
I have baked the dhoka instead of frying them to make it healthy and they taste as good as ever. The process is little time consuming but it is worth all the effort.
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Bimbla Uddamethi or Bilimbi curry is a vegetarian Goan Curry prepared by cooking sour Bimba fruits in Coconut gravy.
Bimbla fruit is found in most backyards of coastal Karnataka and are mostly used in making pickles as the sour taste of the fruit makes it really delicious. In this preparation, the fruit is cooked in a coconut gravy with a few spices and there is a burst of taste in your mouth with the sour from the fruit and the sweet from the coconut gravy.
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Soya Chunks & Beetroot Biryani is a South Indian style Biryani recipe which is flavoured with freshly ground coriander powder,coconut milk and other Indian spices
This is a vegan-friendly recipe. Beetroot can be replaced by cauliflower, broccoli, carrot, beans or green peas. Prepare this delicious Biryani for the weekend or pack it into your kids or office lunch box.
Serve Soya Chunks & Beetroot Biryani with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita Recipe for a weekend lunch or dinner.
Bendekayi Koddel/Bolu Huli Recipe is a Mangalorean Style Bhindi Sambar Recipe that is made without coconut. Bolu Huli can be prepared from various vegetables like chayote, mangalorean cucumber, ridge gourd and more. To make bendekayi koddel, you should saute the bhindi until the sliminess is evaporated. This bolu huli has a typical coconut oil tempering with cumin seeds and hing. So what are you waiting for? Make this delicious Sambar for your next weekday lunch.
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The Spicy Sweet Potato Roast also known as Sakkaravalli Kizhangu Poriyal is a delicious preparation of the sweet potatoes cooked South Indian style. Even the Bengalis have a similar preparation with a subtle variation and call it Aloo Bhaja.
These potatoes are seasoned with mustard seeds and a few condiments, then slow roasted until the sweet potatoes get coated with a crispy brown texture. The result is simply delicious.
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The Spicy Potato Roast also known as Urulai Kizhangu Roast is a delicious preparation of the potatoes cooked South Indian style. Even the Bengalis have a similar preparation with a subtle variation and call it Aloo Bhaja.
Boiled potatoes are seasoned with mustard seeds and a few condiments, then slow roasted until the potatoes get coated with a crispy brown texture. The result is simply delicious.
Serve Urulai Kizhangu Roast along with Keerai Sambar and Steamed Rice for a weekday lunch. You ...
Southekayi Palya Recipe (Mangalore Cucumber Palya/ Sabzi) is an integral part in most of the coastal region of Karnataka as they use a lot of Mangalore cucumber in their cooking. The dry dish are mainly referred to as Palya in their local language. “Southekayi” refers to any cucumber family. In this recipe, the mangalore cucumber is simply tossed with some ground masala and then stir fried in onion, garlic and most importantly coconut oil.
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A lip smacking robust spicy dish, the Chettinad Kathirikai Chops gets its aroma from the freshly roasted and ground spices. Although it can be served with Chapatis or Jeera Rice, the brinjal chops served with biryani is a match made in heaven.
Serve Chettinad Kathirikai Chops along with Hyderabadi Biryani With Basmati Rice (Mutton & Chicken) or Ambur Star Chicken Biryani Recipe and Sweet & Spicy Coriander Tadka Raita for a complete Biryani meal.
Bihari Karela Aloo Sabzi Recipe is a popular side dish which is packed with flavour and taste with simple spices used in the kitchen.
Serve Bihari Karela Aloo Sabzi along with Palak Dal, Phulkas and Jeera Rice for an everyday meal.
Did you know - Karela or Bitter gourd has so many benefits on its own. Blood sugar levels are controlled if you consume bitter gourd on the regular basis. It also handles your cholesterol and keeps the kidney clean.
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If you love Kadhi Chawal, then you will absolutely love this one dish meal bowl which is a classic and traditional kathiyawadi dish called Bhaat Na Rasawala Muthia Dhokla made from rice dumplings simmered in a delicious kadhi.
Serve the Bhaat Na Rasawala Muthia Dhokla as a one dish meal for any weeknight dinner when you are looking for a comforting meal.
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Bhaat Ka Thepla Recipe - Spiced Rice Paratha
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Hyderabadi Biryani is a traditional celebration meal made using meat and rice and is a staple of Hyderabadi cuisine. This recipe was shared to me by a Muslim friend who makes the most awesome Biryani that I have tasted. The recipe of Hyderabadi Biryani has a few stages to making it. I make it in many different ways and the one mentioned below is one of the methods to make it super delicious.
Serve Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani Recipe along with Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan, Onion Tomato Cucumber ...
Udupi Tomato Rasam Recipe is traditional and very famous recipe from Udupi which belongs to Karnataka. Udupi cuisine is purely “Satvik Cuisine” where they don’t prefer onion and garlic in their dishes. This rasam consists of ripped tomatoes that is cooked in tangy tamarind water which is again boiled with cooked toor dal. The rasam’s secret ingredient is addition of the rasam powder which is blend of various roasted spices.
Serve the Udupi Tomato Rasam Recipe along with steamed rice and ...
We call Pomfret as Paplet in Goa and If you love Goan food, then Paplet Hooman/Pomfret Curry is a must to try out. This curry is coconut based curry where you prepare coconut paste by grinding together freshly grated coconut along with spices. It goes well with hot and steamy rice.
Serve Paplet Hooman Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Rava Fried Prawns for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Fish Curry Recipes such as
Shorshe Maach Recipe
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Sweet Potato Sabzi is a very easy sabzi to cook, also it is healthy given the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes. It can be cooked in a jiff when you do not have much time to spare.
Serve this Sweet Potato Sabzi with phulka and buttermilk for a light afternoon lunch.
Other similar recipes that you can try are:
Jeera Aloo Sabzi Recipe
Rajma Saagwala Recipe
Sookhi Moong Palak Dal Recipe
Egg Butter Masala (Egg Makhani) is similar to Paneer butter masala. The butter masala is a delicious creamy curry which is mildly spiced. To the same gravy you can either add paneer or boiled eggs. Since it is mildly spiced, it can even be given to kids along with plain rice or rotis. The creaminess to this gravy is due to the addition of cashew-nuts. You can even add fresh cream instead of cashew nut paste. This dish is ideal to serve for dinner parties along with jeera rice or butter garlic naan. ...
Cauliflower Curry with Bell Peppers and Carrots is simmered in a in spiced milk gravy is simple and quick to make for those busy weeknight dinners. Spices like saffron (optional) and cardamom along with cumin with the crunchy florets make it delicious. Serve itCauliflower Curry with Bell Peppers and Carrots in spiced milk gravy along with plain parathas or phulkas or even a pita bread toasted with butter.
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Eating whole grain and ancient grains is helping me keep fit and healthy. There was a time when I kept away from the grains not knowing it’s benefits. But once I learnt about the benefits of whole grains I started including it in my diet. Initially, I have been experimenting with the grain by making dishes out of it and ate it all by my own. Now, I started giving it to my family and kids too. Buckwheat is actually not a grain; it’s a grain like fruit seeds, a super food. Buckwheat may be one ...
A medley of freshly roasted whole spices combined with coconut, this Mushroom Shagoti is an authentic Goan curry that is bursting with flavours. With a hint of sourness from the tamarind and richness from the poppy seeds and mushroom as a star ingredient, this Indian recipe is something different from the usual and worth a try.
Serve this Mushroom Shagoti Recipe with Goan Style Sana Recipe (Soft Steamed Rice Cakes) or Steamed Rice or pav for a weeknight dinner with ...