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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Sindhi Dal Pakwan Recipe - A Delicious Sindhi Breakfast

Sindhi Dal Pakwan is a popular and a royal breakfast dish in Sindhi community. The crisp deep fried Maida Puris (Pakwan) are served with simple Chana dal, garnished with chutney and chopped onion.The Pakwan accompanied with dal is often served in various special occasions and even in regular days for breakfast.  If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such as Dal Banjara Recipe Urad Ki Sukhi Dal Recipe Panchmel Dal Recipe

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Menthe / Fenugreek Seeds Tambli Recipe (Karnataka Recipes)

Here's a bowlful of simple, healthy and comforting side dish, that's great to cool your body naturally. Tambli is a very traditional Karnataka dish which our grannys have been making from many years . Thambli is mild, medicinal and soothing dish that makes a meal wholesome. For better understanding we can call term tambli as medicated buttermilk / a type of raita / cold soup .You can prepare tambli with anything and most of them takes just 10 mins.Today it is " Menthe Tambli ( Tambuli ) / Fenugreek ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Bengali Style Mangsher Jhol Recipe-Mutton Curry

‘Mangsher Jhol’ and Sundays are synonymous in Bengali kitchen. I remember my childhood days when Sunday used to be dance classes in the morning, ‘Tekona Porota’ and ‘Aloo Chorchori’ for breakfast or ‘Luchi-Sada Aloor Chorchori’ for breakfast and Chicken Curry or Mutton Curry for lunch was a must. I still remember when Maa used to grind the masalas in ‘shil-nora’ (a traditional way of grinding spices with the help of a oblong stone piece on a large stone square piece). And the ...

Published in Mutton Recipes

Sorakaya Masala Curry Recipe - Andhra Style Sorakaya Curry

Sorakaya Koora or Sorakaya Masala Curry is a simple and tasty Andhra Style curry where Bottle Gourd/Lauki is cooked with simple South Indian masalas. This recipe is simple to make and therefore its perfect to make during busy mornings to pack in your lunch box. Did you know - Bottle Gourd is a vegetable high on water (about 92%) and is a rich source of vitamin C, K and calcium. It helps in maintaining a healthy heart and brings down bad cholesterol levels. It is low in saturated ...

Udupi Red Parboiled Rice Shavige Recipe

Shavige, a popular Udupi Indian breakfast recipe prepared with Red parboiled rice dough. Though it is labour intensive but the end result is all worth it. One can relish it with rasayana / sweet coconut milk / season as lemon sevai. Do try and enjoy this age old recipe.  Serve Shavige along with South Indian Coconut Chutney or you can make other recipes like Kara Sevai. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Udupi recipes such as Udupi Style Alsande Kayi Saaru Recipe Batani ...

Mutton Varattiyathu Recipe - Malabar Mutton Roast

Mutton Varattiyathu Recipe is a Malabar style Mutton Roast, marinated along with simple spices and stir fried to give it a lovely roasted flavour.  Coconut oil and curry leaves lend the South Indian notes to this lip smacking dish.    Serve this Indian Non-Vegetarian Dish as part of your weekend meals or put it on your dinner party menu.  Serve this Mutton Varattiyathu along with Kerala Style Appam Recipe or Malabar Parotta Recipe for a quick weekend ...

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Keerai Karamani Kuzhambu- Palak Lobia Curry Recipe

If you are looking for a calcium rich recipe then you must make this tasty Palak Lobia Curry Recipe/ Keerai Karamani Kuzhambu. Cooked lobia or black eyed beans is simmered in a gravy made with dry roasted spices, coconut and tamarind paste. This curry tastes great with roti and rice. Did you know: It contains almost all essential vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, C, folic acid, iron, potassium, magnesium, calcium, selenium, sodium, zinc, copper, phosphorus, ...

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Kathirikai Pitlai Recipe - South Indian Tangy & Spicy Brinjal Curry

Kathirikai Pitlai Recipe is a traditional South Indian made with eggplant/brinjal. The the pitlai curry is made with freshly roasted and ground condiments and made tangy with tamarind. The toor dal adds to the protein, making this dish wholesome and nutritious. This Kathirikai Pitlai can be prepared using Kathirikkai / Brinjal or Pavakkai / Bitter gourd. You can serve the Kathirikai Pitlai along with a hot bowl of rice topped with ghee, along with potato roast and a carrot salad. If you like this ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Vempampoo Rice Recipe (Dried Neem Flowers Rice)

Vempampoo or Dried neem flowers are generally used in various tamil cooking recipes. This is a simple but very healthy recipe of tempering of dried neem flavours with spices and finally tossing the black rice with them. I generally take these flowers from my mom’s place where we have a neem tree. The flowers would automatically fall down between march to may month. So we generally put a cloth below the tree and collect these flowers. The process does not stop here, we would then dry them up in ...

Smoked Dal Makhani Recipe - Dhaba Style

The Dal Makhani Recipe is a deliciously flavoured lentil curry that is also popularly known as the Punjabi ‘dhaba’ dal. This dal makhani is made with black whole urad dal and rajma, flavoured with subtle Indian spices and simmered with cream and butter. It is said that the longer the dal simmers in the spices, the better flavors it gets.  Serve Dal Makhani along with Garlic Naan, Quick Paneer Masala and Jeera Rice for a delicious meal. Do make sure to also serve the ...

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Palak Paneer Recipe | Cottage Cheese In Spinach Gravy

Palak Paneer Recipe (Cottage Cheese In Spinach Gravy) is a preparation of spinach that is steamed, pureed and simmered along with subtle spices and cottage cheese (paneer) .   Palak Paneer is one of my favourite dishes ever since I was a child and now its my children's favourite as well. Along with the richness of protein in the paneer and vitamins and minerals in the spinach, it makes it a wholesome, healthy and low fat dish. Serve the Palak Paneer Recipe along with hot Phulkas, Jeera ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Panchmel Dal Recipe | Rajasthani Dal | Panchkuti Dal

Rajasthani Panchmel Dal also known as Panchkuti is a traditional Rajasthani dal recipe. It is a staple in almost every household in Rajasthan. The Panchmel Dal is most often served along with Dal Baati, that is another popular dish from the Rajasthani Cuisine.  Panch mean five in hindu and hence the name Panchmel that is delicately blended together using various spices. You can serve the Rajasthani Panchmel Dal along with Bati or eat it along Vegetable Yakhni Pulao Recipe accompanied with Haldi ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Kerala Egg Roast Masala Recipe

Kerala Egg Roast Masala Recipe is a delicious spicy preparation of the eggs in a delicious onion and tomato based gravy that is delicately cooked in coconut oil adding the authentic taste. The addition of sliced onions, along with chunks of garlic, green chillies and curry leaves make this dish stand out from the crowd of egg curries. Serve the Kerala Egg Roast Masala / Curry along with Kerala Appam or along with steamed rice for lunch or dinner and is sure to be a hit among family ...

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Andhra Style Vegetarian Biryani with Soya Chunks Recipe

Andhra Style Vegetarian Biryani with Soya Chunks Recipe is very different from the Hyderabadi Biryani. The rice is completely tossed with the spicy masala rather than layering the rice with Biryani masala. The chopped tomatoes and ground spice mix will adds in the extra flavor to the rice. Andhra recipes are quite spicy when compared to dishes from other states. The flavors also change from region to region. Serve the Andhra Style Vegetarian Biryani with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita and Mirchi Ka ...

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Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe - Snake Gourd Poriyal Recipe

Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe is an authentic Kerala dish and a dry side prepared usually as an accompaniment to the main meal.  Snake gourd is sliced and cooked in minimal spices and tossed along with grated coconut.  Did you know: Snake gourd has a high moisture content, and hence has fewer calories. It is a wonderful source of antioxidants. Snake gourd is also said to be a diabetic friendly vegetable.  Serve Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe along with Matta Rice/ Chemba Rice Recipe, Nendra ...

Quinoa Brown Rice and Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Quinoa Brown Rice Pilaf is an aromatic, flavorful pilaf made using quinoa, brown rice and fresh seasonal vegetables. On those busy days, this will be a different, high protein, high fiber, one dish meal that will come to your rescue. 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 when compared to other grains. It is also rich in protein and can be replaced in dishes ...

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Karnataka Style Avarekalu Akki Rotti Recipe

Karnataka Style Avarekaalu Rotti Recipe is a regional recipe from the region Bengaluru, where they celebrated “Avarekaalu Mela” during the month of January. The mela consists of series of stalls selling out dishes that are made from these field beans or avarekalu beans. Karnataka Style Avarekaalu roti is made from rice flour and made thin. These Rottis are then pan cooked till it becomes crispy and golden brown on either side. Serve the Avarekaalu Rotti Recipe along with Tomato Chutney or Coconut ...

Published in Roti Recipes

Amlechi Uddamethi Recipe - Goan Raw Mango Curry

The Amlechi Uddamethi Recipe also known as the Goan Raw Mango Curry is a delicious one pot dish that can be made for lunch or dinner.  "Uddamethi" meaning udda - urad dal and methi - methi seeds is a pure veg traditional dish which Goans prepare for any festivals or special occasions.  Serve the Amlechi Uddamethi (Goan Raw Mango Curry) along with steamed rice as a comfort food for lunch or a weeknight dinner. The Goan Mango Curry also makes a great dish for parties. If you like this Goan ...

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Lahsuni Paneer Recipe - Paneer Flavoured With Garlic

Garlic as an ingredient gives an extra kick to any dish it gets added to. The pungency of garlic goes away with a little bit of cooking and it retains a wonderful taste and flavours any dish beautifully. In this dish, we have used cottage cheese or paneer which is sauteed in a mild garlic and red chilli sauce.  Garlic paneer is a tasty appetizer recipe that can be prepared in less than 15 minutes. Paneer is easy to make at home and can be prepared and kept in an airtight box for up to ...

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Aloo Methi Sabzi Recipe - Potato Fenugreek Leaves Sabzi

The Aloo Methi Sabzi Recipe is a quick, simple and nutritious vegetables that is packed with flavors from the sauteed methi leaves also known as fenugreek leaves. The Aloo Methi Sabzi when combined with the sauteed onions and mild spices, makes this dish simple and yet delectable to the palate.  Serve the Aloo Methi Sabzi along with Tawa Paratha and Kadhi for a quick weeknight dinner with your family. You can also serve Kachumber Salad with this meal to make it more filling and nutritious. If ...

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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 ...

Published in Dal Recipes

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 ...

Published in Chicken Recipes

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 ...

Published in Dal Recipes
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