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 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 ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Bhindi Masala Recipe - Bhindi Tamatar Ki Sabzi

The Bhindi Masala Recipe is a simple and quick recipe that you can make in a jiffy for a weeknight dinner. All you need is Bhindi (Okra/lady's finger), tomatoes and onions and a few basic spices. The Bhindi is first cooked along with onions and the chopped tomatoes are added once the bhindi is three-fourth cooked. Full of flavour and taste, this Bhindi Masala can be made quickly to be packed into your office lunch boxes as well.  Bhindi has many health benefits and rich in folic acid and Vitamin ...

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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, ...

Kathirikai Rasavangi Recipe - Eggplant is a Tangy Coconut Gravy

Kathirikai Rasavangi Recipe - Eggplant is a Tangy Coconut Gravy is a very traditional recipe from the households of Tamil Brahmins. The freshness of the dish comes from adding the freshly ground spice paste to brinjal/ eggplant. It has a very distinct flavour with the addition of coriander seeds and peppercorns. Serve the Kathirikai Rasavangi Recipe with Steamed Rice, Keerai Masiyal, Potato Curry to make this recipe a complete south indian meal.Here are a few more Brinjal/ Eggplant ...

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Kerala Style Varutharacha Mutton Curry Recipe

Kerala Varutharacha Curry is ground masala added to the curry. Mutton curry made from ground masala along with coconut is a spicy, delicious curry that goes perfectly with appam, idiyappam, and rice. It’s peppery, spicy and delicious. With added freshly grated coconut, the spice is balanced out. Here are few more Kerala style curries that are must try Kerala Style Konju Curry With Thengakothu Recipe (Kerala Style Prawn Curry) Kerala Style Prawns & Shrimp Biryani (Chemmeen Biryani Recipe) Kerala ...

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Kerala Chicken Curry Recipe - Nadan Kozhi Curry

An authentic Kerala Style Chicken Curry, embraces the rustic style of chicken simmered in coconut milk and indian spices. While it have variations in the level of spices and ingredients used across regions, it never fails to find its way in weekend lunch menu. No wonder it turns to an absolute favourite for anyone who loves Kerala Cuisine. Serve Kerala Chicken Curry along with Nei Choru or even Malabar Parotta for a delicous weekday lunch. If you like this recipe of ...

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Puliyodharai / Puliyogare Recipe (Spicy Tamarind Rice) with Pulikachal

Puliyodharai/ Puliyogare or Tamarind Rice is a tangy-spicy South Indian Rice variety, which is known for its long shelf life and great travel food. If you are going for picnic or long journey and need food that can stay fresh without being refrigerated, then Puliyogare is the right choice. But for me, I can relish this flavorful rice anytime of the week or year. A great way to make this is to use left over rice which is grainy made using a pressure cooker. Serve Puliyodharai / Puliyogare ...

Baingan Ki Lonje Recipe - Uttar Pradesh Style Brinjal Sabzi

Baingan Ki Lonje is a traditional recipe from the state of Uttar Pradesh. Baingan or eggplants are not preferred by many, however this unique recipe will let even the eggplant hater try this yummy dish. The eggplants are coated with a spicy and aromatic onion paste and then slow cooked to impart all its flavours into the dish. The secret lies in the freshly made spice mix that is added to the onion masala which is then coated over the eggplants. Serve Baingan Ki Lonje Recipe (Uttar Pradesh Style ...

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Goan Style Empada De Camarao Recipe (Prawn Pie)

Goan Style Empada De Camarao Recipe (Prawn Pie) is a very Portuguese influence on Goan Dish. The dish is made from a spicy flavored flaky pie pastry that is stuffed in with chopped prawns that is cooked in Recheado masala. This is one of the common masala used in most of the Goan cooking. The masala is fiery hot and has good blend of hot aromatic spices and Tamarind. The addition of onions and tomatoes to the dish adds in an extra touch to the whole pie. Serve the Goan Style Empada De Camarao Recipe ...

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Pavakkai Poriyal Recipe - Karela Ki Sabzi

Pavakkai Poriyal Recipe is a simple delicious sweet and sour preparation of the super healthy vegetable Bitter gourd with the addition of amchur powder and jaggery. The flavours of this Pavakkai Poriyal is elevated with the addition of hing, roasted peanuts and chopped coriander leaves.  Did you know:  Asafoetida has lot of medicinal value. According to ayurvedic medicine, it is used to treat breathing problems including chronic bronchitis and asthma. It is also used for digestion ...

Maharashtrian Chavali Chi Usal Recipe - Black Eyed Peas Curry

Maharashtrian Chavali Chi Usal Recipe which is a Maharashtrian Style Black Eyed Peas Curry is made with Black Eyed Peas which is the most common lentil used in most of the Indian households. The curry is a homemade spice curry made with fresh coconut, fennel seeds, and coriander seeds. The Chavali Chi usal is usually had with steamed rice and a Kokum curry which is a great combination for an afternoon meal. Serve the Maharashtrian Chavali Chi Usal Recipe can be had with steamed rice, Kokum curry ...

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