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.

Ragi Murungai Keerai Adai Recipe-Finger Millet Flour & Drumstick Leaves Savory Flatbread

Adai is a nutritious dish from Chettinad cuisine. It is mostly made from a combination of of dal, rice, millet and veggies. Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai is packed with proteins and is a wholesome breakfast recipe.There is no soaking, grinding or fermentation involved for this recipe. For those busy mornings, when you want to eat healthy and wholesome breakfast, this recipe is a life savior. With a little preparation done the previous night, the Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai can be prepared under 10 minutes. ...

Tofu Methi Paratha Recipe

The Tofu Methi Paratha Recipe makes a perfect high protein breakfast for a busy weekday morning. The tofu crumbles are tossed along with chopped methi leaves, onions and green chillies along with cumin powder, lending to a very simple flavour and robust taste.  The Tofu Methi Paratha is cooked in ghee to give it that crisp and flaky outer. The dough for the Tofu Methi Paratha is made with a mix of different fours like whole wheat flour, bajra flour and jowar flour which increases ...

Sindhi Tidali Dal Recipe

Sindhi Tidali Dal Recipe is a comforting sindhi dish best served with phulkas or even dodas.  As the name suggests, 'tidali' means 'three dals' in Sindhi . Three varieties of dals - chana dal, urdal dal and green chilka dal are combined and pressure cooked.  A rich tadka, made using ghee and sharp garlic, along with some cumin seeds and asafoetida, add great flavour to the tidali dal.  This tridali dal is made across all sindhi households as it is packed with nutrients and is proteins ...

Murungakkai Vendhaya Keerai Sambar Recipe-Drumstick & Fenugreek Greens Sambar

Murungakkai Vendhaya Keerai Sambar Recipe-Drumstick and Fenugreek Greens Sambar, has a healthy mix of greens and vegetable to make it a complete meal. Drumstick and fenugreek greens are both known to purify the blood and lowering the cholesterol making this sambar a diabetic friendly recipe. Did you know: Fenugreek is a good source of protein, minerals, and vitamins. Fenugreek fresh leaves and stems are rich in calcium, iron, carotene, Vitamin A, C, and ascorbic acid. Serve the Murungakkai ...

Sindhi Karela Bhaji Recipe - Sindhi Style Bitter Gourd Sabzi

Sindhi Karela Bhaji Recipe is a delectable bitter gourd side dish cooked in Sindhi style. Though bitter gourds are bitter, here it is cooked in a tangy onion, tomato and yogurt based curry, which makes its taste much palatable. The use of cardamom powder and dry pomegranate seeds adds a distinctive flavour to the dish.  Did you know: Bitter gourd has multiple health benefits. It is said that Bitter gourd juice is the best natural medicine for diabetes. Drinking it early in the morning ...

Thengai Paal Kurma Recipe - Mixed Vegetables In Coconut Gravy

Thengai Paal Kurma Recipe is often known as Vellai Kurma and is commonly known curry in chettinad area. Tender vegetables like cauliflower, potato and peas are cooked with green chillies and coconut milk. This can be prepared in few minutes and green chilies are enough for the spiciness. The addition of coconut milk adds a creamy texture and rich flavour to the gravy. Coconut milk is the only thickening agent in the curry. Potatoes also give this Thengai Paal Kurma a little volume. Serve Thengai ...

Chaal Kopi Recipe - Bengali Style Cauliflower Stir Fry

Chaal Kopi is stir fried cauliflower florets cooked with basmati or gobindobhog rice along with tomatoes and masalas like cumin powder, coriander powder and garam masalas which makes this dish highly flavourful and absolutely finger licking good. This Bengali delicacy though not very popular dish but it's common in some households. This rich and delicious Chaal Kopi Recipe - Bengali Style Cauliflower Stir Fry is generally served on special occasions, festivals or when you have guests at home. Serve ...

Pumpkin Curry With Chicken Recipe

Pumpkin Curry With Chicken Recipe has a unique taste that is quick to make and has rich flavours. Pumpkin is cooked and made into a puree and then tomato puree, chicken and spices are added to make a delicious and flavourful curry.  When you are bored of your usual chicken curry, you can give it a twist with the use of pumpkin. It is a perfect recipe to serve when you have guests at home along with steamed rice or tawa paratha. Serve Pumpkin Curry With Chicken along with Pudina Tawa Paratha ...

Chicken Donne Biryani Recipe - Bangalore Shivaji Military Style

Chicken Donne Biryani Recipe, is found and sold by many vendors and restaurants in almost all over the city of Bangalore. The Biryani is made using the South Indian special rice called Seeraga Samba/Jeeraga Samba rice, which is cooked in a freshly ground masala of fresh coriander and mint leaves along with some whole spices  In Bangalore, a very popular restaurant named 'Shivaji Military Hotel' serves the best Donne Biryani in town. Traditionally the biryani  prepared in ...

Beet and Avocado Chapati Recipe

Beet and Avocado Chapati Recipe is a step at bringing the antioxidant properties and minerals of beetroot and healthy smoothness of avocado together. Including Avocado makes these chapatis ultra soft and the fat in it reduces the oil needed for cooking. These super healthy Indian flatbreads are great to be packed for travels and tiffins. Even make them in advance and freeze them in zipping lock covers. Warm them up on a Tawa for 15-30 seconds, add your favorite fillings to wrap. This Beet-Avocado ...

Homemade Butter Naan Recipe - Soft Yogurt Bread

The Homemade Butter Naan recipe is simple to make in your own kitchen. Naan is an Indian bread which is on every restaurant menu. It is a rich Indian bread that goes well with most Indian gravies. Everyone loves the soft texture of a good Butter naan. It is a hit among everyone.  This Naan recipe is simply fantastic and delicious and easy to make and absolutely has that melt in the mouth flavour and texture. The easiest way I found to make Naan is in the oven, as you can keep multiple breads ...

Dal Ghiya with Punjabi Wadiyan Recipe - Lentils with Bottle Gourd & Sundried Lentil Dumplings

Dal ghiya or Lentils with Bottle Gourd and Sun Dried Lentil Dumplings is a delicious comforting side dish popular in all Punjabi households. The magical component is Wadi or sun dried lentil dumpling which makes the taste divine. Dal Ghiya with Punjabi Wadiyan is made in a pressure cooker and so it can be made easily for a busy weeknight lunch or dinner. You can pack it into your office lunch box. Serve Dal Ghiya with Punjabi Wadiyan along with Butter Naan or  Steamed ...

Kerala Style Kanji Payar Recipe

Kanji Payar Recipe is comfort food of Kerala. It is healthy, tasty and simple. Kanji is rice gruel and it is had hot with green gram (moong) thoran and papad. It is easily digestible hence it is recommended food during sickness or when you have a stomach upset. Green gram is a super food for weight loss and is loaded with vitamins. The papad can be deep fried or roasted on low flame. This recipe calls for no oil at all. Serve Kanji Payar with Tomato Garlic Chutney Recipe or Kerala Vendakka ...

Manga Rasam Recipe - Raw Mango Rasam Recipe

Mango Rasam Recipe is a tangy, sweet and spicy recipe that is made from mangoes. It is a twist to the traditional rasam recipe.  It is a the perfect recipe for summer season. The Mango Rasam has the perfect balance of sweet, spicy and sour flavours, best served piping hot, making it a great addition to a meal with rice and curry, or even as a soup or palate cleanser. Serve Mango Rasam Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Beetroot Poriyal and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal. If you like ...

चिकन शोले कबाब रेसिपी - Chicken Sholay Kebab Recipe

चिकन शोले कबाब एक स्वादिष्ट और लाजवाब रेसिपी है जिसे बोनलेस चिकन से बनाया जाता है. यह दक्षिण भारत में बहुत प्रसिद्ध है और आपको हर नॉन वेज रेस्टोरेंट में मिलेगा। इसमें चिकन को बेसन और चावल के आटे में मिला कर तला जाता है.  चिकन शोले कबाब रेसिपी को दिन के खाने के लिए चावल और टमाटर रसम के साथ परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है,  ओट्स और वेजिटेबल कबाब रेसिपी आलू पनीर कबाब रेसिपी चिकन सीख कबाब रेसिपी  

कश्मीरी दही बैंगन रेसिपी - Kashmiri Dahi Baingan Recipe

कश्मीरी दही बैंगन रेसिपी एक स्वादिष्ट रेसिपी है जिसमे बैंगन को काटकर एक सरल दही की ग्रेवी में पकाया जाता है. इसमें सरसों के तेल का प्रयोग किया जाता है जो इस सब्ज़ी को और भी स्वादिष्ट बनाता है. कश्मीरी दही बैंगन रेसिपी को चावल, फुल्का और कचुम्बर सलाद के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे। अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है, बैंगन और शिमला मिर्च की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी बैंगन मुसल्लम रेसिपी अचारी बैंगन भरता रेसिपी  

Kashmiri Dahi Baingan Recipe

Kashmiri Dahi Baingan Recipe is a lip smacking dish where the eggplant is diced and cooked in a simple yogurt gravy, which ideally is the Kashmiri style of cooking.  The recipe calls for the dahi baingan to be cooked in mustard oil that lends a lovely aroma and flavour to the dish. All the spices added in the dish like the fennel seeds, dry ginger powder, cardamom seeds are not overpowering and complement the roasted brinjal beautifully. Kashmiri Dahi Baingan has a just a few steps of cooking ...

Dal Vangi Recipe - Spicy Lentils with Roasted Eggplant

Dal Vangi Recipe is delicious combination of fresh Brinjals and Lentils, seasoned with fresh spices making it a very comforting Maharashtrian dish. Simple pantry ingredients and fresh seasonal Brinjals is all that takes to make this Dal Vangi Recipe. Special Maharashtrian Goda Masala is added to lift the flavours in this dish. Serve the Dal Vangi Recipe along with hot Steamed Rice , a dollop of ghee and some papad on the side or pair it with Bhakri to make a wholesome meal for the busy weeknight ...

One Pot Punjabi Rajma Masala Recipe In Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker

The Punjabi Rajma Masala is a very famous recipe from the North India. Rajma Masala is an absolute comfort food in a Punjabi home. It is usually served with basmati rice or a hot phulka. Rajma Chawal will be available in all restaurants when you travel North of India.  In this recipe I have cooked, the rajma masala in Preethi's Electric Pressure cooker. From sautéing the masala to cooking of the rajma all got done in a single pot. And the best part about cooking in the Electric Pressure ...

Rajasthani Kadhi Recipe

Rajasthani Kadhi is a very popular dish in the households of the state. It is usually made with a side dish to serve it along with phulka or rice. It is spicy and is specially made during the winter season. This kadhi has some delicious flavours which comes from the spicy masalas used in the dish. Serve Rajasthani Kadhi along with Bajre Ki Roti, Rajasthani Kaddu Aur Aloo Ki Sabzi and Masala Chaas for a weekday lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as Punjabi ...

Bengali Bhindi Doi Posto Recipe

'Posto' is the poppy seeds gravy that is popular in the Bengali Cuisine. Bengali Bhindi Doi Posto is a recipe made using poppy seeds and curd. A quick and easy recipe that is also flavourful. Traditionally, ladies finger is deep fried to maintain its crispy texture. But in this recipe, I have shallow fried the Bhindi to make it more healthy. The entire dish comes together within 20 minutes. Use tender /small ladies finger to get the best tasting Bhindi Posto. Note:The gravy thickens after it cools ...

मटर मसाला रेसिपी - Matar Masala Recipe

मटर मसाला रेसिपी, एक आसान रेसिपी है जिसे आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए बना सकते है. इसमें ताज़ा मटर का प्रयोग करें, लेकिन अगर आपके पास ताज़ा मटर नहीं है तो आप इसमें फ्रोजन मटर का भी प्रयोग कर सकते है. आप इस सब्ज़ी को अपने लंच बॉक्स के लिए भी पैक कर सकते है. मटर मसाला रेसिपी को बूंदी रायता और तवा पराठा के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है, आलू गाजर मटर की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी तीखा मटर मसाला रेसिपी गोभी मटर की भुर्जी रेसिपी    

Matar Masala Recipe - Peas In Onion Tomato Gravy

Matar Masala Recipe is a must try recipe when fresh peas are in season. Though I make a lot of dishes with peas as it is available throughout the year in dried form, I love fresh peas more than anything else and when fresh peas are available in plenty in the market, one is that I make the most is this Matar Masala Recipe. There is definitely a difference in look and taste when you use fresh green peas in place of dried ones. So next time you see fresh green peas in farmers market, pick a bag ...

Tomato Quinoa Recipe - With A South Indian Twist

South Indian Style Tomato Quinoa Recipe is a healthy take on using quinoa to make a simple tomato rice. The quinoa is cooked along with sautéed onions, tomatoes and garlic. The addition of sambar powder with quinoa brings in a wonderful flavour to the dish. The masalas are simple and is used in our everyday kitchen. Quinoa is a gluten free ingredient that makes it an excellent food for people who are following a gluten free diet. It is considered as a seed that contains twice the amount of fibre ...

     
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