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.
Indian Bread Recipes
Indian Rice Recipes
North Indian Vegetarian Recipes
South Indian Vegetarian Recipes
Indian Non Veg Recipes
Paka Kela Ki Sabzi Recipe is a Gujarati Jain dish that is made from ripe bananas, that are sautéed with turmeric, asafoetida, curry leaves and chillies. The sweet and spicy combination that arises from the bananas and chillies makes it a delectable dish.
Serve Paka Kela Ki Sabzi along with of Phulka, Gujarati Dal and a bowl of dahi.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable recipes such as
Lauki Badi Ki Sabzi Recipe
Malvani Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe
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The Lauki/ Doodhi Kofta is a simple, healthy recipe where the koftas are not fried. Traditionally Kofta's are fried and loose it nutritive value. But in this Lauki Kofta I have pan fried them in a Non-Stick Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan and simmer the kofta's in a quick and simple spiced tomato gravy.
The Lauki/Doodhi kofta’s are big favourite in my family, and considering they are non-fried gives me the satisfaction that my family is eating healthy.
Serve the Lauki Kofta Curry along ...
Turai Moong Dal, also known as Turiya Mag Ni Dal, has a subtle sweetness that it gets from the ridge gourd (turai) itself. When combined with some spices and cooked along with the lentils it imparts a soft and tender texture to the palate.
Serve this Turai Mag Ni Dal/ Turai Moong Dal along with Sukhi Aloo Sabzi and Thepla that are almost necessity to be made along with this dish. Another favorite combination that we love is to pour a ladle full of Turai Moong Dal ...
Batata Nu Shaak or Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi is a simple and delicious recipe made with potatoes that are simmered in a tangy tomato gravy spiced with cinnamon and coriander. Potatoes are a staple food in every Gujarati home and many other regional homes of India and this Batata Nu Shaak is an absolute favorite in every gujarati home.
Not only do the Gujaratis love potatoes as a vegetable but you will notice that they use it along with other vegetables to make the dish look attractive and tasty.
Kasuri Methi Chole Recipe is a delicious chickpeas cooked in kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves) curry. It has no onion-garlic or dairy products added into it, making it suitable for vegans. Chickpeas are a high in proteins and insulin making it a perfect food to be included in the diets of diabetics and high blood pressure. It also aids in bone health. The addition of kasuri methi adds a strong aroma and makes the dish even more delicious.
Serve the Kasuri Methi Chole Recipe, along with Phulkas ...
Mushroom Ghee Roast Recipe is a finger licking good recipe made of mushrooms made the South Indian way. Cooked in ghee made similar to that of a Mangalorean ghee roast.
The mushrooms are marinated with yogurt and spice powders and then pan roasted with ghee and curry leaves that lend a lovely flavour to the dish. The freshly ground spice masala is what makes it that lip smacking dish that it is.
Serve it as an appetizer or along with some neer dosas.
Serve Mushroom ...
Whole Rice grains with only hull removed is called brown rice. The brown rice is unpolished and hence has all the nutrition of the bran and germ intact. Whole rice has a mild nutty flavor and this rice is particularly rich in thiamine, a B vitamin and iron.
Brown Rice needs double the cooking time than the white rice. All the recipes that include any variety of white rice can be prepared with brown rice. Note that the brown rice is marginally beneficial than white rice and makes very slight difference ...
Aloo Paratha Recipe is a classic Spiced Indian Potato paratha made from boiled potatoes flavored with onions, green chillies, coriander. Traditionally these parathas are cooked in ghee and had with a dollop of butter. The addition of Ghee makes these parathas crispy and delicious.
It is a staple breakfast recipe for most North Indians and the filling of these aloo parathas vary from region to region. It is simple and easy to make and you can also make it for your dinner as well or pack in your ...
If you are a Goan, and love shellfish, then you will definitely like this seafood recipe. Tisreo or tisrya means clams. The recipe is very simple and it just tastes amazing. You can make this as a side dish with your meal.
For cleaning the clams, you have to open the clams using sharp knife, remove the flesh from one shell and placing it in the other and discarding the other shell and then rinse them well. This is called tisreachi ekshipi (clams in one shell).
Serve Tisrayanche Suke along ...
Karnataka Style Chicken Saaru Recipe is a spicy thick gravy that is cooked in a pressure cooker. Saaru refers to any gravy dish in Karnataka. This is the best to be had along with Ragi Mudde or just with Plain dosa. The saaru consists of roasted spices and onions which are ground into to a smooth paste and then cooked along with chicken pieces.
Serve the Karnataka Style Chicken Saaru Recipe along with Ragi Mudde, Akki Roti or Jolada Rotti and Pickled Onions Recipe to enjoy it for your ...
North Indian Chawli ki Sabzi Recipe is a dish that is eaten a lot by the people in North India. The long beans is type of legume that is used a lot in North India. They typically use the pod as well which is called the black eyed beans to make a sabzi out of it. The recipe is quick simple, all you need is to chop the beans and pressure cook and toss it along with simple masala to make this delicious tasting sabzi.
Serve the North Indian Chawli ki Sabzi Recipe along with Phulka, Dhaba ...
Ari Pathiri Recipe | Malabar Rice Flatbread Recipe are thin flat breads made of rice flour, and I wouldn’t say it’s exactly a breeze to prepare as you need to work with hot dough; need to knead and shape the rice dough while it’s hot or it will crack, and is not easy to roll the dough into thin sheets. But I must say – it’s worth the effort! Pathiri can be served with any gravy curries. You can serve Ari Pathiri Recipe | Malabar Rice Flatbread Recipe with Kerala Chicken Curry Recipe With ...
Did you know that we can make a yummy curry out of Orange Peels? It is tangy, sweetish, spicy, slightly bitter and bursting with flavors. It is an unique recipe. So next time you have some guests at home, make this recipe and impress your friends and family. It is filled with flavours and tastes delicious with almost everything. Next time you eat an orange, don't throw the peels, make a curry out of it.
Serve Karnataka Style Orange Peels Curry along with Cabbage Thoran and Whole Wheat Lachha ...
Meat Masala Bharwa Baingan is my instant hack to a tasty finger licking and instant stuffed baingan masala when you have no time to make stuffing from scratch. If you are pretty much bored with usual baingan variety so I thought of this hack.
I simply added meat masala (which is purely vegetarian and a wonderful blend of spices) to baingan and Voila. These baingan are tangy, spicy and so yummy. No one could tell the difference that they are not made from scratch. If you are not comfortable ...
Badami Paneer Masala Recipe is a delicious and rich paneer recipe cooked in a rich almond based gravy. The almond renders an amazing nutty taste and the sweetness of almond is balanced with the other mild spices added to the recipe. Almonds and onions are made into a paste and then cooked along with tomato puree and spices. Then the fried paneer is added and served.
Serve the Badami Paneer Masala Recipe along with Butter Naan Recipe, Bhindi Masala Recipe, Mooli Raita Recipe, and Khatti ...
If you happen to quickly fix your lunch or dinner, these sauted prawns is one of the best option. Prawns are cooked in lots of sauteed garlic to give it a nice aroma. You can serve it with bread, add some noodles or even can be served as an appetizer.
Serve Sauteed Spicy Prawns along with Shorshe Maach and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Prawns recipes such as
Prawns Coconut Curry Recipe
Beer Batter Prawns Recipe
Prawns Balchao Recipe
The Methi Ragi Jowar Thalipeeth Recipe is a wholesome and healthy recipe, that is made from a combination of ragi and jowar flour combined along with methi leaves,green chillies and ginger. It makes a delicious Indian diabetic breakfast recipe.
Thalipeeth is one of the most prefered breakfast recipe of Maharashtra. The flour mix used to make thalipeeth is also spiced with various spices, and is known as a Bhajani flour mix. It is usually spicy so had along with chilled curd.
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The Reshmi Kofta Recipe in Rich Cashew Gravy, is a lipsmacking gravy that is packed with the delicious kofta made from paneer, cheese and potatoes simmer in a rich tomato and cashew gravy that has a perfect blend of spices.
Serve the Reshmi Kofta Curry along with Palak Paneer, Dal Makhani, Phulka and Kadai Beans and Carrot Pulao Recipe for a perfect weekend dinner.
आलू पराठे उत्तर भारत में बहुत प्रसिद्द है. इससे वह नाश्ते में बहुत शौक से खाया जाता है. गेहूं के आटे को गूंदकर उसके छोटे छोटे गोले बनाये जाते है. उसमे आलू और प्याज के मसाले को भरकर, पराठा बनाया जाता ...
Dhokar Dalna is a signature Bengali vegetarian dish. It is lentil cake made using chana dal which is traditionally fried and simmered in a satvic gravy i.e. a gravy without onion and garlic. I have learnt the recipe from my mother. She makes amazing dhokar dalna.
I have baked the dhoka instead of frying them to make it healthy and they taste as good as ever. The process is little time consuming but it is worth all the effort.
Serve Bengali Dhokar Dalna Recipe with Bengali Luchi ...
Bimbla Uddamethi or Bilimbi curry is a vegetarian Goan Curry prepared by cooking sour Bimba fruits in Coconut gravy.
Bimbla fruit is found in most backyards of coastal Karnataka and are mostly used in making pickles as the sour taste of the fruit makes it really delicious. In this preparation, the fruit is cooked in a coconut gravy with a few spices and there is a burst of taste in your mouth with the sour from the fruit and the sweet from the coconut gravy.
Serve Bimbla Uddamethi with Steamed ...
Soya Chunks & Beetroot Biryani is a South Indian style Biryani recipe which is flavoured with freshly ground coriander powder,coconut milk and other Indian spices
This is a vegan-friendly recipe. Beetroot can be replaced by cauliflower, broccoli, carrot, beans or green peas. Prepare this delicious Biryani for the weekend or pack it into your kids or office lunch box.
Serve Soya Chunks & Beetroot Biryani with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita Recipe for a weekend lunch or dinner.
Bendekayi Koddel/Bolu Huli Recipe is a Mangalorean Style Bhindi Sambar Recipe that is made without coconut. Bolu Huli can be prepared from various vegetables like chayote, mangalorean cucumber, ridge gourd and more. To make bendekayi koddel, you should saute the bhindi until the sliminess is evaporated. This bolu huli has a typical coconut oil tempering with cumin seeds and hing. So what are you waiting for? Make this delicious Sambar for your next weekday lunch.
Serve Bendekayi Koddel along ...
The Spicy Sweet Potato Roast also known as Sakkaravalli Kizhangu Poriyal is a delicious preparation of the sweet potatoes cooked South Indian style. Even the Bengalis have a similar preparation with a subtle variation and call it Aloo Bhaja.
These potatoes are seasoned with mustard seeds and a few condiments, then slow roasted until the sweet potatoes get coated with a crispy brown texture. The result is simply delicious.
Serve Sakkaravalli Kizhangu Poriyal along with Yeruvalli ...