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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Dhaba Style Chana Masala From Deserts of Jaisalmer

The Dhaba Style Chana Masala recipe is a lip smacking recipe from the deserts if Jaisalmer Rajasthan. I learnt this from the chef of the desert camp we stayed in. I love this chana masala so much and when I requested for the recipe, the chef who made this, came in and explained to me in detail on how to make it. Cooked in ghee and whole spices is what makes this chana masala stand out from the crowd. Serve the Dhaba Style Chana Masala along with Puri, Kesar Elaichi Lassi and some onions for a perfect ...

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Parsi Salli Murgh Recipe - Salli Marghi

Parsi Salli Murgh is a spicy chicken curry that is typically served with potato straws as a garnish, hence the name, salli murgh. The curry is a quintessential dish in Parsi community that has to be served on every special occasion. Parsi Salli Murgh itself is a rich and flavorful dish that needs no side dish to company and is enjoyed with either berry pulao or plain white steamed rice.  Serve this Parsi Salli Murgh along with Iranian Berry pulao, and finish off with a traditional, Parsi ...

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Manipuri Style Mangal Ooti Recipe - Yellow Peas Curry Recipe

Manipuri Mangal Ooti is a Manipuri side dish served  during Kang festival in their region. A simple peas dish that is very popular  as a breakfast or dinner option. It is cooked in soda and mustard oil tadka and makes for a delicious accompaniment along with any Indian Bread.  Serve Manipuri Style Mangal Ooti Recipe (Yellow Dried Peas Curry Recipe) along with with phulka or Homemade Butter Naan Recipe (Soft Yogurt Bread) fora wonderful lunch. Other recipes you can ...

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Dal Kabila Recipe - Diabetic Urad Dal Tadka

Dal kabila is a popular Mughal dish which is made with split urad dal. You can use either white urad dal or even split black urad dal to make this dish.  This is a one pot dish where the urad dal is cooked along with whole spices, dry red chilies, onions and tomatoes and spice powders and finely the Dal kabila is tempered with ghee and cumin seeds. Serve the Dal kabila with Palak Ragi & Oats Wheat Thepla and Kachumber Salad Recipe With Cucumber, Onion & Tomatoes for ...

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Muttaikose Poriyal Recipe - Cabbage Stir fry With Coconut

The Muttaikose/Cabbage Poriyal Recipe is a very traditional South Indian dry vegetable made from cabbage. Muttaikose Poriyal is made by power cooking cabbage with a very simple seasoning of mustard seeds, curry leaves, salt and freshly grated coconut. It takes very less time to make and is an  amazing side dish which can be had along with any south Indian Meal.  Cabbage is really good for you as it is high in fiber and helps keep your digestive health in good shape.  At home we simply ...

Cabbage Thoran Recipe - Kerala Style Cabbage Stir Fry

Cabbage Thoran is a delicious dish that is a staple of authentic Kerala cuisine. This popular dish makes a great accompaniment to steamed rice and curry and is an essential part of the famous Kerala Sadya. A dry dish, Thoran is commonly prepared using many different varieties of vegetables and spices. This recipe however uses cabbage as the main and only vegetable. It is a quick recipe to make which is full of fiber and nutrition. You can easily make this delicious side for a weekday lunch ...

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Beans Matki Bhaji Recipe - Green Beans Moth Beans Sabzi

Beans Matki Bhaji is a simple Maharashtrian style dry sabzi made using green beans and sprouted moth beans. it is made with a simple set of spices like goda masala and mad chatpata along with amchur and jaggery. Traditionally kokum is used to add to the tanginess, so if you have kokum you can use that instead of amchur powder. Serve Beans Matki Sabzi along with hot steamed rice and Maharashtrian Kadhi for a weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you cab also try other Vegetarian ...

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Tamatar Pyaz Ki Sabzi Recipe -Tomato Onion Sabzi

Tomatoes and Onions are staple vegetables that every home cook keeps in their kitchen. Tomatoes and Onions provide the base ingredient for a gravy or even a chutney that can be whipped up in no time. Keeping that in mind, here is a simple Tomato and Onion dish that most of us make to go with Rotis or even eat along with hot rice. Tamatar Pyaz Ki Sabzi is a one pot dish that be prepared in a pressure cooker and in less than thirty minutes. Onions and tomatoes are cooked with basic spices and pressure ...

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Khatta Meetha Tamatar Sabzi Recipe - A Chutney Style Dry Sabzi

The Khatta-Meetha Tamatar Sabzi is a sweet and tangy sukhi sabzi as the name suggests. The tomatoes are cooked until completely mushy and given a 'chonkh'- tadka of the five spice mix called 'panch phoran masala' which includes mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, onion seeds and fennel seeds.  This spice mix gives the sabzi a deep flavour, making all the difference.  Serve this Khatta-Meetha Tamatar Sabzi along with Puri Recipe (Puffed Fried Indian Bread) and Palak ...

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Dhaba Style Dal Palak Recipe

The Dhaba Style Dal Palak is a perfect one dish recipe that will help you cook a wholesome nutritious dish fast and easily without spending much time in the kitchen during the hot summer days. Dal palak is very famous in north Indian recipe and a speciality of the road side dhabas too. Serve Dhaba Style Dal Palak with Steamed Rice or phulkas and Sindhi Karela Bhaji for lunch or dinner. You can also try other dal recipes such as Palak Pappu Recipe - Andhra Style ...

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Dal Palak Recipe With Moong & Masoor Dal

Dal Palak Recipe is a nutritious and wholesome dish that is rich in proteins and minerals. This recipe is made from fresh steamed spinach that is mixed along with cooked lentils and spices to make a delectable combination. The addition of a ghee tadka (seasoning) along with cumin and red chillies adds to flavour of the Dal Palak Recipe. You can use a combination of lentils to make the Dal Palak; like Masoor and Moong, Toor Dal or even Channa Dal. Serve the Dal Palak for a simple and healthy weeknight ...

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Appalam Vatha Kuzhambu Recipe - Papad In Tamarind Gravy

The Appalam Vatha Kuzhambu is a classic south indian preparation which has delicate flavours from the papad and the onions along with sambar powder simmered to make a spicy and tangy curry.  You can use any papad of your choice, however the ulundu appalam or the urad dal papad tastes best in this vathal kuzhambu. Serve the Appalam Vatha Kuzhambu along with hot Steamed Rice, Bean Paruppu Usili and Elai Vadam for simple and delicious weekend lunch. If you like this recipe, ...

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Green Beans Paruppu Usili Recipe - Iyengar Style

Green Beans Paruppu Usili is a wholesome and high protein side dish which is served along with a mor kuzhambu or vatha kuzhambu. Toor Dal is soaked and ground along with red chillies, turmeric and salt and then steamed to make dal cakes also known as paruppu idli. Once the dal is steamed, it is crumbled and tossed along with asafoetida, curry leaves and steamed vegetables. Serve Green Beans Paruppu Usili along with Sundakkai / Manathakkali Kai Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe and Steamed Rice for a ...

Jowar Atta Roti Recipe - Sorghum Wheat Phulka Recipe

Jowar Atta Roti Recipe is a must try Indian bread that you can serve along with Indian curries and sabzi. To make the Jowar Atta Roti equal portion of jowar flour and wheat flour is mixed together with some salt, water and oil. Adding atta helps to roll the rotis easily. These rotis are best enjoyed hot fresh out of the tawa. Did you know:Jowar is a millet which is rich in protein, iron and copper and it plays a crucial role in cellular function and repair. The rich quantity of potassium present ...

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Paneer and Green Peas Paratha Recipe

Paneer and Green Peas Paratha Recipe is a high protein rich stuffed paratha recipe. Stuffed paratha is one of the famous breakfast dishes in North India. It is very important to incorporate good nutrition into your paratha as to give you a great start to the day. Peas and paneer are sauteed in a pan with everyday Indian spices and then filled into a whole wheat flour dough to make tasty parathas. Serve the Paneer and Green Peas Recipe along with Palak Raita or just a Aam Ka Chunda by the side to ...

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Railway Mutton Curry Recipe

Railway Mutton Curry was developed by the chefs of the Indian Railways during the British Raj keeping in mind the delicate palates of the British people. It was first introduced on the Frontier Mail (Golden Temple Mail) run by the Western Railway during pre-independence era. This milder version of the classic mutton curry was not too spicy yet an amazing fusion dish blending the taste of both Indian and English spices. The Railway Mutton Curry was served with rice, bread or dinner rolls. This curry ...

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Quick Paneer Masala Recipe - 15 Minute Paneer Gravy

The Quick Paneer Masala Recipe is simmered in honey tomato gravy with subtle spices is sure to make your dinners light and nutritious. This dish will be a reason for you to start cooking your dinners, as they can get as simple as this recipe. Serve the Quick Paneer Masala Gravy with phulkas for a super quick and healthy weeknight dinner. Another healthy tip: While pureeing the tomatoes, add a couple of carrots and puree it along with the tomatoes to make the gravy, now you have ...

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Vazhakkai Poriyal Recipe - Raw banana Roast With Pepper

Vazhakkai Poriyal Recipe is a classic tamil nadu style poriyal which is also made ayurvedic without the addition of red chillies, onion and garlic. This poriyal made from raw banana tossed in asafoetida and black pepper makes it super delicious and tasty. The dish is very quick and easy to prepare and kids will love to try this recipe as it is flavorful and tasty. Raw banana is equally nutritious vegetable as it is diabetic friendly and has lots minerals, vitamins and a good source of fiber. Serve ...

Nellikai Rasam Recipe - Whole Gooseberry Rasam

Nellikai Rasam Recipe is a absolutely delicious rasam made from Whole Gooseberries which is packed with nutrition and taste and most essentially an immunity boosting drink. Rasam is the South Indian traditional soup that is filled with the necessary vitamins and antioxidants to fight the pollutants in the environment and also soothes various minor ailments. It is a comfort food that is tasty and helps build our immunity.  Serve Nellikai Rasam along with Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam, Kovakkai ...

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Khatti Meethi Lauki Dal Recipe - Sweet & Spicy Bottle Gourd Dal

Khatti Meethi Lauki Dal Recipe is a tangy and sweet Bottle Gourd curry which is packed with flavours from cinnamon and ginger and given that zing from freshly squeezed lemon juice and coriander leaves. It is a super simple one-pot recipe made in a pressure cooker and perfect for those days when you want to keep things simple. The bottle gourd is first sauteed with all the Indian spices and it is pressure cooked so that the vegetable can be cooked very easily in few minutes and at the same time the ...

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Gawar Ki Sabzi Recipe - Cluster Beans Curry

Gawar ki Sabji is a simple side dish which goes well with Rice or Roti. The addition of ajwain and combining it along with tomatoes and simple spices makes this dish stand out. This recipe uses a pressure cooker to make the Gawar Ki Sabzi, as a one pot dish - pressure cooking reduces the cooking time and gets done in 15 minutes from start to finish.  Serve Gawar Ki Sabzi along with Panchmel Dal, Boondi Raita and Phulkas for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other dry ...

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Bhaat Ka Thepla Recipe - Spiced Rice Paratha

Bhaat Na Thepla’s are flat breads made from leftover rice; that is combined with gram flour, asafoetida and vegetables to make a wholesome nutritious one dish dinner. Thepla are known to be wheat flour based breads. Here Bhaat Na Thepla is made from rice and unlike wheat theplas these are patted on a wet napkin and inverted on the skillet. This dish attains beautiful textures and flavours when it gets cooked on iron skillet and tastes its best when served along with freshly made Tamatar ...

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Raw Papaya Mor Kootu Recipe - Ayurvedic No Onion No Garlic Recipe

The Raw Papaya Mor Kootu Recipe is a perfect blend of yogurt and coconut, spiced along with green chillies and curry leaves. Adding curry leaves to the mor kootu is a great way to consume this healthy herb. Did you know the fiber in the raw papaya cleans the body internally of toxins and helps with skin conditions like acne blemishes and pigmentation. Raw Papaya is also rich in Vitamin C, E & A, folate, it also gives only 39 calories per a 100 gram. Presence of antioxidants in raw papaya, ...

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Beetroot Poriyal Recipe - Stir Fried Beetroot

The Beetroot Poriyal Recipe also known as Beetroot Curry is a delicious and healthy preparation of the beetroot vegetable. In this recipe, the beetroot is steamed and seasoned with mustard leaves, curry leaves, asafoetida and coconut. Sometimes we add finely chopped onions as well to give it an added flavor. A very nutritious dish which can be served to children from 6 months of age. Did you know: Beetroot is of exceptional nutritional value; especially the greens, which are rich in calcium, ...

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