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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Gobi Musallam Recipe (Spicy Cauliflower Creamy Gravy)

The Gobi Musallam Recipe is a delicious and simple preparation of the cauliflower vegetable. I had tasted this recipe in one of the North Indian restaurants while I was living in the US and it immediately attracted my palate. In the traditional method of making this dish, the entire cauliflower is boiled in pot/ roasted and cooked, but I prefer making florets of the cauliflower as it is quicker to cook and also easier to eat as well. I simply love this recipe, as it is bursting with flavors ...

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Healthy Methi Matar Malai (No Cream) Recipe

Light & Healthy Methi Matar Ki Sabzi is a classic dish that is most often made with a lot of cream and cashew nuts, making it heavy. This recipe is light and nutritious and made with ingredients like hung curd and almonds to neutralize the bitterness of the fenugreek leaves. You can serve the Methi Matar Malai along with Tawa Paratha for a weeknight dinner. If you are looking for methi recipes here are some :  Aloo Methi Masala Recipe | Potato & Fenugreek curry Methi Muthiya ...

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Kongunadu Special Thakkali Kurma Recipe ( Tomato Kurma from Kongunadu)

The word ' Kurma/ Korma' make one's mouth, water. We instantly visualise a rich creamy gravy .There are so many interesting dishes from Kongunadu, in Tamilnadu. If you have been to Pollachi ,Coimbatore or even Madurai you will find the restaurants serving a tomato gravy along with Idlis/Dosas. It is popularly known as the 'Thakkali Kurma'. A rich, colourful and flavourful gravy and a must try recipe. Serve Kongunadu Special Thakkali Kurma along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha for a weekday ...

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Masala Vadai Kuzhambu Recipe (Mudaliar Style Curried Fritters In Spicy Tamarind Gravy)

Masala Vadai Kuzhambu Recipe (Mudaliar Style Curried Fritters In Spicy Tamarind Gravy) is another curry form the Mudaliar cuisine of South India. A distinct combination of spices, unique style of cooking and the use of Vadagam (sun-dried fritters) is commonly found in this cuisine. A mixture of onion, garlic and spices are prepared, dried and stored for upto a year too. It lends an amazing taste to many Mudaliar dishes. In this speciality dish, Vadai/Curried Lentil Fritters are added to a tangy and ...

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Safed Achari Baingan Recipe - White Aubergine in pickled spices

The Safed Achari Baingan Recipe is a delicious recipe that is made with the lighter whitish-green version if the eggplant/ brinjal. It's a thin and slender eggplant that when cooked along with achar (pickle) spices tastes absolutely delicious.  Serve the Safed Achari Baingan Recipe along with hot Phulkas smeared with ghee or along with hot steamed rice as a one dish dinner or a quick weeknight dinner. If you like Baingan/ Eggplant recipes then you must try some of your favorites ...

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Chettinad Pattani Kurma Recipe (Chettinad Peas Curry)

Chettinad Pattani Kurma is the Chettinad style Peas Curry which is easy to prepare and filling when paired with rice and roti. Kurma or vegetable curry is a very significant dish in the Chettinad cuisine. It makes use of all the aromatic spices like fennel seeds, poppy seeds, whole garam masala ingredients and coconut making it very rich. Every household in the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu has their own kurma recipe. Serve this Chettinad Pattani Kurma recipe with ghee rice and Phulkas/Butter naan/Parathas ...

Published in Kurma Recipes (Korma)

Cauliflower Kurma (Tamil Nadu Restaurant Style Cauliflower Chops) Recipe

When you visit a good veg restaurant in Chennai for dinner you will find it difficult to miss the sight and smell of a favourite dinner tiffin of the Chennai people, the 'Parotta-Chops' or in other words Paratha with yellow coloured kurma. This Kurma or Chops is typically made with Cauliflower as its key ingredient with almost a burji texture. Fresh cauliflower is chopped into smaller florets and cooked along with a rich creamy gravy made up of cashew nuts and poppy seeds. Tomatoes adds to the tanginess ...

Published in Kurma Recipes (Korma)

Chettinad Style Pepper Mushroom Recipe

Chettinad Style Pepper Mushroom Recipe is a spicy dish having the prominent pepper flavor. Mushrooms are a storehouse of nutrients. It is a rich source of calcium and Vitamin D, making it beneficial for bone health and overall immune system in the body. Chettinad Style Pepper Mushroom is a semi gravy dish, making a great accompaniment for roti's and steamed rice for a healthy lunch or dinner. Have a look at our other popular Mushroom recipes Mushroom Strudel Recipe (Pie Dough & Filo Pastry) Mushroom ...

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Easy Potato Kurma Recipe

Potatoes are universal favourite and one cannot hide or deny their desire for potatoes. Easy Potato Kurma is a perfect recipe for weeknight dinners which can be served with rice or roti. Potatoes are cooked with spices and grounded coconut paste. Potatoes are kids friendly and can be prepared in a jiffy. Prepare this easy potato kurma along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha and delight everyone in the family with this delicious curry. Look at the other interesting gravy recipes that we have: Chettinad ...

Published in Kurma Recipes (Korma)

Tandoori Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe

The Tandoori Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe is a quintessential dish of the North Indian cuisine. In this recipe the Paneer, the Indian Cottage cheese is flavored with a variety of spices including chaat masala to give it the additional punch. I have also used the Coal Smoking Method  to give the Paneer Tikka Masala a tandoori flavor. Serve the Paneer Tikka Masala along with a favorite Raita to me a complete dinner for your family. Take a look at what more dishes can be whipped up ...

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Beetroot Stew with Coconut Milk Recipe (With a South Indian Flavor)

The Beetroot Stew with Coconut Milk Recipe is a wholesome stew on its own that is quick and easy to make for a weeknight dinner or a summertime party at home. The beetroots are cooked separately along with the spices and then simmer along with a coconut milk curry. The seasoning of mustard and urad dal along with curry leaves, adds to the punch of this delicious curry. Give it a try and Serve the Beetroot Stew with Coconut Milk along with Indian Bread Did You Know: Beetroots ...

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Chole Capsicum Masala Recipe

Chole Capsicum Masala is a north Indian style chickpea preparation with capsicum. This cuisine is popular all over India. The chole / kabuli-chana and capsicum (here I have used the green capsicum) are cooked deliciously in a cashew-based curry. The unique flavour of capsicum lends itself really well in this masala curry. Often I made this as a side dish for roti / paratha / any pulao. So why to wait? Let’s go by detailed instructions mentioned below in order to make this delicious chole capsicum ...

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Saag Tofu Recipe (Tofu Simmered in Spiced Mustard & Spinach Leaves)

The Saag Tofu Recipe is a twist to the traditional Saag Paneer. Saag, is a spiced North Indian dish that is made from fresh greens, like mustard leaves and spinach leaves. The addition of garlic, and ginger along with garam masala brings out the flavors of the delicious and classic recipe. The Saag Tofu is made vegan and can be relished along with pickle onions and Tawa Paratha or Makki Roti for lunch or dinner. If you like Recipes with Spinach and Paneer, then you might ...

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Pineapple Gojju Recipe (Karnataka Style Tangy And Spicy Pineapple Curry)

Pineapple Gojju Recipe is a sweet and spicy, tangy curry made using pineapples, typical to Karnataka. It is a festive dish and served during weddings and other celebrations when a traditional meal is served on a banana lead. It is rich in flavour, thanks to the pineapple and freshly ground spices that are used. It is best served with hot Steamed Rice, but can also be served with Chapatis. Have you tried some other regional specialities like Kerala Cheriya Ulli Sambar, Hyderabadi Khatti Dal and Parsi ...

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Tawa Paneer Masala Recipe

Tawa Paneer Masala Recipe is a Punjabi dish which is usually cooked on Tawa or a frying pan! Cooking in a tawa gives a unique flavor and consistency to the dish. A semi dry gravy of paneer cooked in tomato gravy with spices and fresh cream, this masala features an aromatic array of flavors. They are great for chapatis/roti. Serve paneer Tawa masala with hot Rotis or Phulkas and raitha of your choice! Here are a few other interesting paneer recipes worth trying Smoked Tandoori Paneer Tikka Recipe Achari ...

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Green Peas Nimona Recipe

Green Peas Nimona is a traditional side dish recipe of North India. It is generally made in winters because peas is easily available in the market. This dish is famous in Lucknow and Kanpur and is an amazing recipe if you want to try something different with peas. Serve Green Peas Nimona with Jeera Rice and Lauki Raita for a weekday lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also try Dry Methi Malai Matar, Lauki Bharta and Achari Aloo Parwal Sabzi.  

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Garlic Chickpeas And Spinach Curry Recipe

Garlic Chickpeas And Spinach Curry Recipe is a Middle Eastern-inspired  curry with light flavours. It is perfect to serve with roti, rice, breads or just as it is, like soup from the bowl. I like to add a fried egg on top and have it for breakfast as well. Rich in proteins, iron and vitamin C, it is nutritious and perfect for vegans to consume as well. Serve this delicious Garlic Chickpeas And Spinach Curry Recipe with Saffron Pilaf and Pita Bread, or Jeera Rice. If you like this recipe, you ...

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Kerala Kootu Curry Recipe (Pumpkin with Desi Channa or Black Eyed Beans in Spicy Coconut)

Kerala Kootu Curry Recipe is a very traditional north Kerala dish that is made from Yellow Pumpkin cooked along with Desi Channa or Black Eyed Beans and spiced with coconut. When I first had this dish in an ayurvedic restaurant I fell in love with it. The beans you wish to add is purely your choice and taste. I sometimes add whole toor dal (as shown in the image), desi chana (dark brown chickpea) or even black-eyed beans. Serve Kerala Kootu Curry along with Sambar of your choice. If you like ...

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Pitor Ki Sabzi Recipe

Pitor Ki Sabzi is a traditional Rajasthani curry of shallow fried chickpea dumplings in spicy yogurt gravy. Pitor ki Sabzi, is very easy to cook but it needs a little technique to get the perfect pitor. It is usually served with hot steamed rice which is a flawless combo, do try it to believe it. Basically, the curry of the pitor is thin, but if you prefer you can adjust its consistency as per your need. Serve Pitor Ki Sabzi with steamed rice or Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha and Lauki raita for a complete ...

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Amtekai Gojju Recipe - Indian Hog Plum Curry

The Indian hog plum is also known as Amtekai or Ambade and if you haven't, you are really missing something. It's tangy and looks little similar to tiny raw mango . That's why may be it's called wild mangoes too. Amtekai is a very popular fruit in Coastal Karnataka and is used as a souring agent to make pickles, curries , chutneys, raita and much more. The Amtekai Gojju Recipe is a classic dish made from this fruit which is flavored with traditional south indian spices in a coconut curry base. ...

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Ginger Garlic Tofu Curry Recipe

Ginger Garlic Tofu Curry Recipe is a creamy coconut based curry with an Indian touch of turmeric powder and garam masala. This recipe is a perfect dish for your weekend dinners with your friends or family.  Serve Ginger Garlic Tofu Curry Recipe along with Steamed rice or Pudina Tawa Paratha for a weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this Tofu recipe, you can also try Tofu & Capsicum Paratha and Tofu masala rice.

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Kerala Style Vendakkai Pachadi Recipe (Okra in Coconut Curry)

Pachadi is an essential side dish at any Kerala Sadya (Grand feast), whether it is a wedding or a religious holiday or a birthday. Pachadi is a side dish made from different vegetables like ginger, cucumber, pineapple, lady’s finger, bitter gourd or ginger. The traditional Vendakka Pachadi uses deep fried okra/ lady's finger. But my version of Kerala Style Vendakkai Pachadi Recipe uses baked okra making it healthier with very less oil. A Pachadi usually uses only yogurt for the gravy but I ...

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Cabbage & Buttermilk Curry Recipe

Cabbage & Buttermilk Curry Recipe is one of my mother’s creation adapted from Gujarati kadi recipe. To prepare the curry, spicy buttermilk is mixed with seasoned shredded cabbage.This easy and healthy buttermilk curry is great when had with hot chapati, phulka or plain cooked rice. Have a look at the other popular buttermilk based recipes that we have Poha Buttermilk Idli Recipe Oats Mor Kali (Kazhi) Recipe (Oats & Buttermilk Breakfast Porridge) Gujarati Khatta Mag/ Moong Recipe (Green ...

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Soya Pilaf/Pulav Recipe

For all those who don't like soya chunks, Soya Pilaf is one such pot meal studded with dry fruits and is simply aromatic that will certainly tantalize your taste buds and make you fall in love with the soya chunks. Trust me, this simple Soya Pilaf is no less than a laborious traditional Biryani. A perfect lunch or dinner option on sudden arrival of guests. Serve Soya Pilaf with Burani Raita, Beetroot Raita or any other Raita of your choice. You can also try other similar Pulav Recipes like Beans ...

Published in Pulao Recipes
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