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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Sorekai Majjige Huli Recipe (Bottle Gourd In Coconut Yogurt Curry Recipe)

Sorekai Majjige Huli Recipe (Bottle Gourd In Coconut Yogurt Curry Recipe) is a traditional curry originated from Mysore which comes under Karnataka. The curry is a buttermilk based curry which is made by mixing in the pressure cooked bottle gourd which is then simmered with spicy coconut paste. There is a different style of the yogurt based bottle gourd curry made in the region of Mangalore or Udupi, the spices added to it differs which makes it less spicy. Serve the Sorekai Majjige Huli Recipe ...

Published in Kuzhambu Recipes

Vankaya Pulusu Pachadi Recipe (Brinjal Stew Chutney)

Vankaya Pulusu Pachadi is a very tasty and tangy classic Andhra dish. When we think of purple coloured food, the humble brinjal inevitably makes an appearance. My mother often used to make this brinjal stew chutney which was one of our favourites. Vankaya Pulusu Pachadi can be served with hot steamed rice for a wholesome lunch. Other recipes you can try with eggplant are: Eggplant Rolls Recipe Roasted Eggplant & Olive Lasagna Eggplant In Coconut Milk Gravy Recipe

Published in Pachadi Recipes

Awadhi Style Sultani Dal Recipe

Awadhi Style Sultani Dal Recipe is a an authentic recipe that has been picked up from one of the royal cuisines of India which is the Awadhi Cuisine. This dal is one of the staple food prepared during the time of Mughal empire. It is made from toor dal simmered with milk , cream, and yogurt to make it a rich dish for the emperors to consume during their daily feast. A tempering of ginger, garlic , green chili, and spices give it a strong flavor which lifts the whole dish up.  Serve the Awadhi ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Awadhi Style Dal Masoor Musallam Recipe

Awadhi Style Dal Masoor Musallam Recipe is a classic dal preparation from Awadhi Cuisine, it is traditionally prepared from the Masoor dal also known as Brown lentil. The dal being the staple food for most of the Indian eater, this recipe will be something unique and give it a rich flavor to the meal. This will also help in increasing the protein content as one cup of this dal serving will provide almost 15 grams of protein into your diet. Serve the Awadhi Style Dal Masoor Musallam Recipe along ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Chettinad Keerai Mandi Recipe With Amaranth Greens

Chettinad cuisine is usually associated with its aromatic and spicy recipes. However, there are a few interesting recipes that are simple and flavourful, cooked in the Chettinad household's every day. Chettinad Keerai Mandi Recipe With Amaranth Greens is one of those simple dishes cooked on a regular basis. Mandi means the leftover water after washing the rice in Tamil. The recipe uses very basic ingredients found in the kitchen, yet turns out to be pretty flavourful. The use of coconut milk is optional ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Subz Noor E Chashm Recipe (Nawabi Curry Recipe )

Subz Noor E Chashm Recipe (Nawabi Curry Recipe) is a rich and creamy curry filled with assorted vegetables which go well with Indian bread. The curry was originally from Awadhi cuisine, which was a feast for all the royal families. Thus the gravy consists of almonds and cashew nuts to give it a rich and luscious consistency. The curry can be made with any different kinds of assorted vegetables that are locally grown at your place to make a delicious and comforting meal for the day. Serve the Subz ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Matar Butter Masala Recipe

Matar Butter Masala Recipe is a delicious and creamy green peas gravy dish that can be prepared quickly. The subtle use of the spices gives it a brilliant flavour and the cashew paste, a rich and creamy texture. Serve the Matar Butter Masala along with flaky Parathas or Phulkas and green Sweet potato and green beans salad for a weeknight dinner. If you like this recipe, here are a few more gravy recipes to try Awadhi Style Khatti Arbi Ka Salan Recipe (Pressure Cooked Colocasia Curry Recipe) Bengali ...

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Paneer Kundan Kaliyan Recipe

Paneer Kundan Kaliyan recipe comes from Awadhi Cuisine where succulent pieces of paneer are cooked in yogurt along with some onions, tomatoes and Indian spices. This Kundan Kaliya is rich and has a royal Nawabi history few nuts and rose petals are added in with the gravy as well as for the garnish. Paneer Kundan Kaliyan is often seen accompanied with plain rice or roti. You can also serve it alongside your favorite Pulao. Here are few more recipes of Nawabi style to try Nawabi Mixed ...

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Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe (South Indian Style Plantain Mash)

Podimas means mash in tamil. Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe is a simple stir fry recipe using raw bananas or plantains. Plantains are a powerhouse of nutrition. It boosts the immune systems and has the largest amount of potassium and magnesium which also helps in controlling the blood glucose levels there by lowering the risk of getting type 2 diabetes. Serve the Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Mixed Vegetable Sambar Recipe for the weeknight dinner. Look here for more healthy recipes ...

Traditional Bihari Litti Chokha Recipe

Litti is a snack food found in India's Bihar  and Nepalese state of Madhesh. It consists of wheat and sattu combined along with spiced and stuffed into maida balls and deep fried in ghee or baked in the oven. Although Litti very often confused with Baati from Rajasthan, it is a completely different dish in terms of taste, texture and preparation. It may be eaten with yogurt, baigan bharta, alu bharta, and papad. The litti are traditionally baked over a cow-dung fire, but you can either deep ...

Published in Roti Recipes

Lentils and Mixed Grains Kichada Recipe

Lentils and Mixed Grains Kichadi Recipe is made from lentils and grains and is a main course food by itself. This protein rich preparation is sumptuous and healthy. The grains need to be soaked in advance. Right mix of masala brings out the goodness of lentils and rice as a delightful joy. Decorate Lentils and Mixed Grains Kichadi Recipe with coriander leaves, a lemon wedge, onions or carrots to make an appetising presentation. Here are a few other lentil recipes you shall find interesting: Mixed ...

Manga Ogre Recipe (Mango Rice)

Mongo ogre recipe is a summer recipe where we use mangoes in it. The most loved feature of summer is mangoes. Mangoes-unripe or ripe are much loved by the majority of Indians. The green, unripe mangoes find their way in anything from simple summer drinks to laborious preserves like pickles. This Manga Ogre or Mango rice is one such recipe that makes use of the season’s bounty of green mangoes, along with some coconut and mustard seeds. This is a very easy and quick recipe that helps you to put ...

Gehun Ki Bikaneri Khichdi Recipe (Wheat Kernel And Moong Dal Khichdi)

Gehun Ki Bikaneri Khichdi Recipe (Wheat Kernel And Moong Dal Khichdi) is a lentil preparation made by blending wheat kernel and moong dal in pressure cooker till it is well done. The Khichdi is then given a tempering with the Indian spice. The recipe hails from Bikaner as the name suggests which is a part of Rajasthan. It is the place where people prefer to eat wheat more than rice thus many of their dishes consists of wheat. This recipe is diabetic friendly as well as quick to make for a breakfast ...

Published in Khichdi Recipes

Radhaballabhi Recipe (Bengali Stuffed Poori With Spiced Urad Dal)

Radhaballabhi is a famous Bengali Recipe commonly prepared for Breakfast. Radhaballabhi is usually prepared with urad dal and spices for festive occasion like Krishna Janmashtami. It is a slightly sweeter poori in taste than kachoris. When I was searching for some crispy breakfast, I stumbled upon this stuffed puris. Prepare this Radhaballabhi and pair it with Aloo Dum for a fulfilling breakfast. Explore more festive recipes here Gopalkala Recipe (Janmashtami Special) Aval Payasam Recipe (Sweet ...

Published in Puri Recipes

Upvaas Thalipeeth Recipe

Upvaas Thalipeeth is a typical Maharashtrian pancake usually made during religious fasts. Flours of Barnyard millet (Sama, Bhagar), Amaranth (Rajgira), Sago (Sabudana), Singada (water chestnut) are mixed with grated potato and a few spices to make this delicious Thalipeeth. You can make this ahead of time and stock it in the refrigerator. This flavourful Upvaas Thalipeeth makes for a wholesome breakfast or meal not only for fasts but also on regular, non-fasting days. Serve Upvaas Thalipeeth along ...

Published in Thepla Recipes

Urulaikizhangu Puli Thokku Recipe (South Indian Style Potatoes with Tamarind)

Urulaikizhangu Puli Thokku Recipe (South Indian Style Potatoes with Tamarind) is a quick and easy to make. It is different from the other regular potato roast recipes. The addition of tamarind renders a beautiful flavour and taste to the potato dish. It is spicy and tangy, also it has no onion or garlic in it. Serve the Urulaikizhangu Puli Thokku Recipe along with the steamed rice, Thakkali Vengayam Sambar recipe, Beets, Garlic, Lemon rasam, Carrots and Beans Poriyal and Papads as a part of your ...

Classic Pavakkai Stir Fry Recipe (Bitter Gourd Fry)

Bitter Gourd is known as Pavakkai in Tamil. Many people do not prefer eating it due to its bitter taste, however it is filled with nutrition. It has the lowest amount of sodium making it an excellent source to lower cholesterol. Also, it stimulates easy digestion and good for diabetics. This Classic Pavakkai Stir Fry Recipe is a simple to make side dish that you can have with parathas or steamed rice and dal tadka as a healthy lunch meal. Other similar recipes that you can try are: Cauliflower ...

Bharva Baingan Recipe (Stuffed Roasted Eggplant)

Bharva Baingan Recipe also known as Bharelu Ringna Nu Shaak in Gujarati is a delicious dish with small brinjals filled with delectable spices. This Bharva Baingan recipe is very meditative to cook. From the process of making the filling, slitting of the brinjal, to stuffing and finally cooking is long but yet calming. Tiny brinjals are filled with condiments like coriander, cumin, turmeric combining this with touch of sweetness imparts special flavors. Bharva Baingan is served with hot ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Palak Gobi Sabzi Recipe (Indian Style Cauliflower with Spinach)

Palak Gobi Sabzi is a simple and healthy recipe that can be made for a quick weeknight meal. It is very similar to the Aloo Gobi Sabzi, the only addition is the spinach that adds more nutrition, colour and taste to the vegetable. Adding just a few spices into the vegetable brings out the best flavors from it. Serve Palak Gobi Sabzi with hot Phulkas or Tawa Paratha. Did you know: Cauliflower is a member of the cancer-fighting cruciferous family of vegetables. Cauliflower is anti-inflammatory ...

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Chettinad Takkali Sadam Recipe (Chettinad Style Tomato Rice)

Chettinad Takkali Sadam Recipe is a flavourful tomato rice dish from the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. It is simple to make yet quite flavouful. You can prepare this in no time if you have cooked rice handy. Serve Chettinad Takkali Sadam Recipe along with Cauliflower & Cucumber Raita Recipe (Cauliflower Yogurt Salad) for Kids lunch box or for a quick lunch. If you like this recipe. try our other favorite rice recipes Vegetarian Nasi Goreng Recipe Sichuan Style Vegetarian Fried Rice Recipe Modur ...

Kumror/Kaddu Posto Recipe (Spiced Pumpkin with Poppy Seeds and Tomatoes )

Kumror/Kaddu Posto Recipe is a simple, quick twist to a traditional Bengali recipe of Aloo Posto. In my endeavour to experiment with vegetables and spices, this posto recipe came by chance and I must say we loved it, even my vegetable loving children ate it with delight. The subtle hint of garlic, along with lots of coriander and garam masala, makes this Kumror/Kaddu Posto a vegetarian delight. Serve Kumror/Kaddu Posto along with Bengali luchi and Boondi raita for a weekday lunch or dinner. If ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Moong Dal Dubka Recipe

Moong Dal Dubka Recipe is a very popular lentils recipe from the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Kumaoni food is very simple yet very nutritious owing to the climatic conditions. Dubka is a hearty winter dish and usually had during the winters. It is a powerhouse of proteins and an easy recipe to dish out in no time. Serve the Moong Dal Dubka Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Kalonji Gobi Aloo recipe for a hearty winter lunch. Take a look at the other ways in which lentils can be cooked Lentils ...

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Steamed Cauliflower Curry Recipe (Healthy Stir Fry)

The Steamed Cauliflower Curry Recipe is a simple, healthy recipe that you can make for dinners or lunches in a matter of minutes. As a child, I grew up eating vegetables that are steamed with just enough salt and pepper and a tadka, so give it subtle flavors. And over time, this is what I grew to love. The simplicity of food, with subtle spices, brings out the flavors and the texture of the cauliflower curry. You can experiment with different spices, adding them one at a time every time you ...

Keerai Masiyal Recipe (Stir Fried Green with Mustard and Curry Leaves)

The Keerai Masiyal Recipe is a simple wholesome recipe that you can make with any kind of greens. like Arai Keerai or Thandu Keerai or Amaranth Greens or Beet Greens or Radish Greens or Spinach Greens. The recipe of Keerai Masiyal is a favorite recipe among South Indians and served most often along with Sambar, Rasam and another vegetable for lunch. The recipe just used basic flavors from cumin, mustard, curry leaves and asafoetida and not to miss the roasted urad dal that adds to the crunch of the ...

     
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