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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Kaya Tholi Thoran Recipe (Raw Banana Thoran)

Kaya Tholi Thoran Recipe is prepared using Plantain peel and grounded coconut with chili, garlic, and cumin seeds. Thoran is a Kerala delicacy and can be prepared with a variety of vegetables. This can be served as an accompaniment for rice. Some used to prepare the dish without garlic whereas some used to prepare with onion and garlic. If you have tried kaya thoran, then you will be amazed at the taste of plantain peel too and you will not waste the peel of banana next time.  Serve thoran ...

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Kelyachi Bhaji Recipe (Raw Banana Stir Fry)

Kelyachi Bhaji also known as the Kacche Kele Ki Subzi or Raw Banana Stir Fry is a simple yet healthy and delicious recipe that you can make for a quick dinner or even pack into your lunch box. The addition of coconut and onions gives this recipe a twist to the regular raw banana recipes we eat. Serve the Kelyachi Bhaji (Raw Banana Stir Fry) as a side dish for your lunches and dinners. Serve it along with your favorite Sambar along with rice and ghee to make the meal complete. If ...

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Maharashtrian Batatyacha Kees Recipe (Pan Fried Spiced Potatoes with Peanuts)

Batatyacha Kees Recipe (Pan fried shredded potatoes) is usually made during religious fasts in Maharashtra, but it’s a great breakfast or tea time snack too. Shredded Potatoes (Kees) are tossed with green chilies, cumin and crushed roasted peanuts to make this quick but very filling snack. The crushed peanuts add a nice crunch to the soft potatoes, while cooking them in ghee adds a rich earthy flavor. Serve the Batatyacha Kees Recipe as a tea time snack or during fasts or even as a side dish ...

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Moongachi Usali (Goan Style Sprouted Green Gram Stir Fry)

Moongachi Usali is a traditional Goan Style preparation of sprouted green gram. This dish is packed with nutrition and is so easy to prepare. it requires very little oil, and is made without onion or garlic, making it suitable for festival days too. What is unique about this dish is the addition of a little jaggery which adds an unexpected flavour to it. This dish used to be served in "Baal-wadis" or pre-schools for children, as a nutritious snack. Serve this dish with Steamed Rice and Amlechi Uddamethi, ...

Cabbage Palya Recipe

Cabbage Palya has many interpretations and versions of the same in different regions of the country and each one is lip-smackingly delicious. It is prepared with the pre-cooked cabbage tossed in garlic and tomatoes. Cabbage Palya is best served with steamed rice and mixed vegetable sambar, or as a tiffin box dish with chapatis. If you like this recipe, you can also try other dry vegetable recipes such as Cabbage Besan Fry Whole Green Moong Dal Sabzi Makai Wali Bhindi  

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Cauliflower Matar Bhurji Recipe

Cauliflower Bhurji with Matar is prepared by cooking grated cauliflower with peas and spices. They serve as great accompaniment for rice and is a modern twist to the traditional cauliflower fry. Ensure grated cauliflower are not over fried to avoid them from becoming soggy. This bhurji can be used as stuffing for roti/chapatti and can be packed for travel. They are a perfect recipe to be packed for kids lunch box. Serve Cauliflower Bhurji with Matar along with Boondi Raita and Phulkas for a ...

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Mixed Millet Khichdi Recipe

Mixed Millet Khichdi is a hearty meal comprising multiple kinds of millets cooked together. This recipe uses foxtail millet and kodo millet in equal measure. Millets are considered very healthy and therefore used commonly to replace some of the more common grains we consume like wheat and rice. They are loaded with nutrients like copper, manganese, phosphorous and magnesium too. It helps that they are versatile, quick to prepare and very comforting when combined with a handful of ingredients. They ...

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Manathakkali Kootu Recipe

The Manathakkali Kootu Recipe is a very classic South Indian recipe that is packed with proteins, vitamins and minerals. Kootu is a combination of dal and vegetable, with or without coconut. Manathakkali Kootu is a simple yet nutritious gravy that helps in controlling and treating acidity related problems. Serve the Manathakkali Keerai Kootu along with Steamed Rice, Salad for a quick and healthy weeknight dinner or even for a quiet Sunday lunch with family. If you like this recipe, ...

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Bengali Phool Gobhir Paturi Recipe (Cauliflower & Potatoes With Poppy Seed Paste)

Phool Gobhir Paturi is a Bengali side dish prepared by cooking cauliflower and potato with poppy seed and black cumin seeds. The addition of poppy seed paste and black cumin seeds gives a unique aroma and taste to the dish. This delicious potato-cauliflower blend sabzi can be prepared in few minutes and is a versatile recipe which can be served along with rice, roti or chapati. If you like this recipe, explore more recipes from the Bengali Cuisine Bengali Luchi Recipe (Traditional Bengali Style ...

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Urulaizhilangu Podimas (South Indian Style Potato Mash)

Urulaizhilangu Podimas is a very popular recipe from Tamil Nadu. It is also a simple recipe to cook and serve in no time. It is mildly spiced and is a perfect dish to be had along with Plain Rice and Rasam on a rainy day. It uses very little oil and spice making it a healthier choice to even pack it in kids lunch box. Serve this amazing Urulaizhilangu Podimas with Steamed Rice and Tomato Rasam or Sambar for the weeknight dinner along with some roasted papads. Here are few more potato recipes which ...

Tangy Corn Tamatar Bharta Recipe

What do you do when you run out of fresh vegetables at home? We make use of the frozen corn or peas. This Corn Tamatar Bharta Recipe was one such innovation on one of those days. It is simple, spicy and quite flavourful dish and is an amazing way to make use of the sweet corn. Serve the spicy and tangy Corn Tamatar Bharta with light Phulkas for dinner along with Chanar Dalna Recipe (Bengali Style Paneer & Potato Gravy) and steamed rice to make it a complete meal. If you like this recipe, try ...

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Tandoori Chickpea & Cauliflower Curry Recipe (Vegan Curry)

The Tandoori Chickpea & Cauliflower Curry is a delicious twist to a curry that is packed with smoked flavors from the coal and crushed fennel seeds. The addition of chaat masala powder along with the spices gives this Gobi Curry a delectable taste. You can choose to make this dish dry or even in gravy form by adjusting the amount of tomato puree you add to it. Serve the Tandoori Chickpea & Cauliflower Curry in Tomato Curry along with hot steamed rice and a kachumber salad for a wholesome ...

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Healthy Fulkopir Paturi Recipe (Bengali Style Cauliflower Dumplings)

This Fulkopir Paturi recipe is a vegetarian twist to the traditional Bengali ‘Paturi’, which is typically made with fish. Fish are marinated with spices dominated by mustard and then steam cooked in a banana leaf. In this vegetarian Paturi recipe, 'Fulkopir' or Cauliflower is grated and marinated in a spicy paste. Since this dish is steam cooked, there is very less use of oil. The flavours of the marinade remains intact after steaming. Fulkopir Paturi is a healthy and guilt free side dish that ...

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Capsicum Usili Recipe (Tamil Nadu Style Capsicum cooked with lentils spice mix)

Usili is a traditional popular recipe from Tamil Nadu, which means lentils steamed and cooked with a little spice. It is mainly cooked with a variety of beans namely, french beans, broad beans etc. Capsicum Usili Recipe is an instant version of the traditional usili which gets done in no time. Capsicum renders a beautiful flavour and crunchiness to the whole dish. Serve the Capsicum Usili Recipe with Steamed Rice and Tomato Rasam or Thakkali Vengaya Kuzhambu recipe for a weeknight dinner. If you ...

Cauliflower And Red Bell Pepper Stir Fry Recipe

Cauliflower and Red Bell Pepper Stir Fry is a quick and easy to make recipe, filled with nutrients and pretty colourful at the same time. Red bell peppers have the highest amount of Vitamin C, which boosts up the immune system and gives you a youthful skin. This quick stir fry with minimal oil and spices makes for a wonderful dish to accompany with Phulkas or parathas for kids lunch box. Serve the Cauliflower and Red Bell Pepper Stir Fry Recipe with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney for a quick weeknight dinner ...

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No Onion No Garlic Black Eyed Beans Curry Recipe

No Onion No Garlic Black Eyed Beans (Chawli/Lobia/Cow peas) Curry is a tasty side dish usually served with Roti or Rice. This simple, quick no-onion/garlic recipe is made by cooking the nutritious beans with some flavourful spices and hence can be served for religious festive fares too. Groundnut powder adds taste and helps to thicken the gravy. Serve No Onion No Garlic Black Eyed Beans Curry with Roti or Rice and a Kachumber salad on the side for a wholesome weekday meal. If you like this recipe, ...

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Pepper Cauliflower Recipe

Pepper Cauliflower is a delicious and nutritious side dish which can be served for lunch along with jeera rice and dal. The dish is very simple and easy to cook and is ideal for packing in the lunch box too. This is a simple stir fry with the taste of salt and pepper. Did you know- Cauliflower in rich in vitamin C and is loaded with antioxidants and has cancer fighting capabilities. It is also high in fibre content and helps on weight loss. You should add this wonder vegetable in your daily diet ...

Goan Masoorchi Usali Recipe (Black Lentil Stir Fry)

Masoorchi Usali is a quick and simple stir fry that we make in Goa. In Goa we make different types of usali or usal. Moogachi usali (Black Lentil stir fry) and chanyachi usali (gram stir fry) is all time favorite. However, I thought of making this usali with masoor and it turned delicious. You can make it with sprouts too. On the days when we fast, we make this dish without onion. Masoor is a lentil and contains carbohydrates. They are a good source of dietary fiber. They are low in fat and calories ...

Kachcha Kela Masala Sabzi Recipe (Raw Banana with Tomatoes & Spices)

Kachcha Kela Masala Sabzi Recipe is a wholesome way to prepare the raw bananas. The raw bananas are first cooked and then tossed along with spices and tomatoes to make a good side dish along with your main course meal. Serve the Kachcha Kela Masala Sabzi Recipe along with favorite Dal for a lunch or even pack it into a lunch box.  Did you Know: Bananas are a good source of potassium, an essential mineral for maintaining normal blood pressure and heart function. Since one medium-sized banana ...

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Baingan Methi Ka Bharta Recipe with Pomegranates

Baingan Methi Ka Bharta Recipe with Pomegranates is a twist to the classic Punjabi Recipe that is made from smoked and chargrilled brinjals then mish-mashed and cooked along with a combination of spices. Along with the main ingredients that flavor, this recipe also has methi leaves, that are sauteed and added to the Bharta to pack it with flavors. And to add color and subtle sweetness to this dish, when serving the Baingan Methi Ka Bharta, I sprinkled it with Pomegranate seeds and served ...

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Gavar Ki Sabji Recipe (Cluster Beans Curry)

Guar (cluster beans) or Gavar ki Sabji is a simple side dish which goes well with Rice or Roti. The addition of spices compliments the distinct, slightly bitter flavour of these legumes. Tomato adds a nice tang to the dish. Making it in the pressure cooker or pressure pan, reduces the cooking time. You can alternatively make it in a pan/wok. Serve Gavar Ki Sabji along with Panchmel Dal, Boondi Raita and Phulkas for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other dry vegetable recipes ...

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Hari Dhania Ki Sabzi ( Fresh Coriander leaves Dry Curry) Recipe

Hari Dhania Ki Sabzi is a dry Indian curry made from fresh coriander leaves. Typically the leaves are used as a garnish for many Indian dishes. But in this recipe, the coriander is cooked along with gram/besan flour which bring the dish together. Cilantro or Coriander leaves are rich in anti-oxidants and is a rich source of minerals like potassium, calcium,manganese, iron and magnesium. The herb is also low in calories and the oil from these herbs have many healing and anti-septic properties.All ...

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Green Chilli Vegetable Recipe

Green Chilli Vegetable is a quick and easy recipe which can be served with paratha or roti. It is best served as a side dish along with your Rajasthani or Gujarati meal. The spiciness and the sweetness of this dish makes the entire meal more tasty and flavourful. Serve Green Chilli Vegetable along with Panchmel Dal and Hot Phulkas for a simple and delicious weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry Vegetable recipes such as Aloo Gajar Ki Sabzi Recipe No Onion ...

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