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.
The Green Moong Dal Biryani With Vegetables, is a combination that is wholesome and yet packed with spices, flavours, and taste. I came up with this Biryani Recipe when I was packing the kids lunch boxes and then I realised that I wanted to include more protein in their diet. Instead of rice with vegetables, I decided to add the green moong to it and spicing it up. Combining Whole Green Moong along with rice, spices and nuts was one of the best dishes I have savoured in my lifetime.
Green Moong ...
Veg Makhanwala is a popular North Indian mixed vegetable gravy. This recipe has a balanced blend of spices and a creamy texture from cashew nuts and fresh cream that is added to the gravy.
You can add any vegetable of your choice to Veg Makhanwala. Adding different vegetables ensure you get more nutrition and fiber in your diet.
The creamy rich gravy uses a generous amount of butter, which the title suggests. It adds great flavour and a lovely mouthfeel to the dish.
Serve Veg ...
Tindora Nu Shaak or Khatti Meethi Tindora Recipe is a very simple and quick dish that is very native to India. Each region of India calls is by names like Dondaikkai, Kovakkai, Tinda, Tendly or Tindora.
With such a variety, each home has a way of making it too. There are multiple ways we can make this vegetable; one that is sweet, sour and spicy and the other without the sweetness, but has spices and the third is stir fried on high flame with just salt, asafoetida and grated coconut. Based ...
Sukhe Methi Chole Recipe is a lip smacking yet healthy dish, where kabuli chana is cooked along with a base of onion-tomato and the added goodness of methi leaves. Soft boiled chole, masaledar methi masala, makes this chatpata dish that can be served for breakfast or even lunch.
This Sukhe Methi Chole can also be used as a filling in wraps, to camouflage the stuffing inside the roti roll.
Serve Sukhe Methi Chole Recipe along with Achari Masala Puri Recipe, Pickled Onions, ...
Butter Chicken or Chicken Makhani is a creamy and delicious preparation of chicken in rich tomato gravy. Butter Chicken With Tandoori Mayo Recipe is a variant of the Mughlai Chicken Makhani.
Butter Chicken With Tandoori Mayo has pan fried boneless chicken marinated with creamy Delmonte Tandoori Mayo, spiced yogurt and lemon juice. You can also use oven grilled or charcoal grilled chicken pieces to marinate and use in this recipe. Be it any parties or any festive occasion, Butter Chicken With Tandoori ...
Sweet & Spicy Raw Papaya Moongphali Ki Sabzi Recipe is a mouthwatering side dish prepared like north Indian style. The raw papaya is cooked with a good amount of Indian spice that has both sweet and spicy taste to it. Finally it is tossed with some pound peanuts to give the extra crunch to dish.
Green or Raw papaya is a great fruit that holds a lot of benefits like it helps in losing weight, it is also very diabetic friendly and also aid is digestion. The fruit is rich in magnesium and potassium ...
The Banana Stem Thoran Recipe is a wholesome dish made from banana stem that is tossed in a ground mixture of coconut green chillies and curry leaves. Banana stem is very high in potassium and vitamin B6, which together benefit the muscles and the body's production of hemoglobin and insulin.
Serve the Banana Stem Thoran along with Nellikai Rasam (Whole Gooseberry Rasam) Recipe and Steamed Rice for lunch or even pack it into your lunch box along with Phulkas.
If you like Thoran's, you ...
Kadai Chole Recipe is a delicious Recipe made with dry spice powders and crunchy onions and capsicum. Kadai chole goes well with Puri and Parathas. You can pack these for your kids and your Lunch box as well.
Chole or Chickpeas have nutty taste and grainy texture , it pairs well with several other foods and ingredients.As a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber, chickpeas may offer a variety of health benefits, such as improving digestion, aiding weight management and reducing the risk of ...
Bharwa Pyaz Ki Sabzi Recipe is a chatpata, crunchy baby onions recipe. Baby onions are stuffed with a fresh masala paste and stir fried along with some ginger and garlic to add a lot more flavour to the dish.
Serve it alongside a warm comforting meal of dal and roti or just some theplas or parathas is an equally good idea. Bharwa Pyaz Ki Sabzi isgreat to go in lunch boxes as well.
Serve Bharwa Pyaz Ki Sabzi Recipe along with Dhaba Style Dal Fry Recipe, Pudina Tawa ...
Kela Matar Ki Sabzi is a Jain Style no onion, no garlic recipe. It is a simple recipe which is made by steaming raw bananas and stir frying them them with boiled green peas and cumin seeds and dry spice powders of cumin and coriander seeds.
Steamed or boiled green bananas are some of the healthiest ways to have green bananas. Green Bananas are full of fiber,good for heart, rich source of vitamin C and vitamin B6 and they have low sugar content.
Peas are the most nutritious vegetables ...
Suran Ja Tuk Recipe is a traditional Sindhi dish. This simple yam fry involves boiling the yam cubes, and deep frying them. Finishing off the Suran Ja Tuk Recipe with a sprinkle of cumin powder, red chilli powder and amchur which instantly lifts up the dish.
Did you know: Yam is a good source of energy. It is mainly composed of complex carbohydrates and soluble fiber. It is an excellent source of B complex vitamins like Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, riboflavin, folic acid, pantothenic acid ...
Kerala Style Murungai Keerai Thoran Recipe is quick stir fry of the drumstick leaves tossed with ground masala coconut. The fresh coconut and with other spices like cumin seeds, red chilli powder and turmeric are ground first and then it is added to a kadai with hot oil.
It is fried for few minutes and then tossed with the drumsticks and sautéed till everything combines and flavor develops. It has a unique taste which has slight bitterness as well as chewy texture.
Did you know? - Drumstick ...
The Green Moong Dal Tadka Recipe is delicious and easy to make, and is very nutritious too.
Moong Dal here is soaked and pressure cooked along with tomatoes, green chillies and ginger and topped off with a tadka that adds great flavour to the dish.
The tadka that contains ghee, cumin, and red chillies that instantly lift up the dish.
Serve Green Moong Dal Tadka along with Phulkas, Boondi Raita and Kachumber Salad Recipe With Cucumber, Onion & Tomatoes for ...
Konkani Style Vengaya Sagle Recipe is a very famous dish among the Konkani. “Sagle” in konkan means anything that is made with ground masala like coconut, coriander seeds and urad dal. It has a very spicy and sweet flavor to it. You can add any choice of your vegetable to this dish, keeping the ground masala constant.
Did you know - Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. Drumstick pods which are known as moringa in local language ...
Lasaniya Batata Recipe (Garlic Potato Curry) is a flavorful Gujarati potato curry with prominent garlic flavors. Gujarati lehsunia batata is a dry curry made with boiled baby potatoes and flavoured with garlic, but the consistency can be moderated as per one's choice.
Serve Gujarati Lasaniya Batata along with Palak Dal, Lauki Raita and Phulka for an everyday meal.
If you like this recipe, here are some more Baby Potato recipes such as
Chatpata Baby Potato Recipe
Bhaji Miligai And Baby ...
Kerala Style Kappa Ularthiyathu Recipe (Tapioca Stir Fry Recipe) is a quick stir fry that has the authentic flavor from Kerala cuisine. The tapioca is an essential part of kerala cuisine like how coconut is extensively is used.
Tapioca is simple boiled with salt and eaten as an accompaniment with various dishes like fish curry etc,. But in this dish we stir fried with minimal flavors like grated coconut, salt and dry red chilli. The word “Ularthiyathu” mean to stir fry so that is the cooking ...
Padpe Uppukari Harive Soppu Palya Recipe is a lovely South Indian style Spinach stir fry. The flavours are simple and well balanced that is made Mangalorean style with added goodness of coconut.
You can add any kind of green leaves like amaranth, fenugreek.
Did you know: Spinach helps improving blood glucose control in diabetics, lowering the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, lowering the risk of developing asthma and more. Spinach is an excellent ...
Paneer Malai Makhani Recipe is a quick and simple recipe to cook for dinners or lunch boxes on weekdays. Since I love the spices of South India and Srilanka, I have fused the spices and method of cooking into this paneer malai makhani recipe.
Serve Paneer Malai Makhani Recipe with Pudina Tawa Paratha or phulkas with Indian Style Black Chickpea Salad Recipe for a complete meal.
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Mangalorean Kadle Manoli Recipe is a divine combination of black chickpeas and Ivy Gourd also known as tindora or dondakkai that is tossed with lots of coconut and homemade spice blend.
The specialty of the Kadle Manoli is from two main things which is the roasting of the coconut with onions till it becomes golden brown and the use of Kundapura spice mix.
Did you know: Kala Chana is rich in fibre and provides 13 grams of dietary fiber. A high-fiber diet lowers your cholesterol levels and helps ...
The nine day fast festival of Navratri is celebrated in the honor of Goddess Durga. Navratri fasting period is approaching soon and Samvat rice is one of the type of grain, which is allowed during that fasting period.
Samvat rice is good source of proteins and carbohydrates. There are lots of fasting dishes which can be prepared by samvat rice but today I am making fried satvik rice from them. This dish is super yummy & tasty after having this, I am sure you will like navtari fast more than ...
Pumpkin Erissery Recipe is a traditional recipe of Kerala which is a must have in the Onam Sadya and other festive feasts. Easy to make and healthy, this dish typically is made with pumpkin and coconut. Sometimes other vegetables are also used to make erissery, but the most popular version is made with yellow pumpkin.
Did you Know : Yellow pumpkin is rich in vital antioxidants, and vitamins and very low on calories. This dish is perfect for the ones who are watching their daily calorie intake.
Tomato Sheer is a mild curry made with coconut milk and tomatoes. This soothing curry is apt during hot days. Besan is mixed with coconut milk to make the gravy thick and creamy. Make this on a rushed morning to be packed into our kids lunch box with steamed rice or phulkas.
Serve Tomato Sheer with Manathakkali Kootu, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for a comforting lunch.
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आलू पोस्टो रेसिपी एक पारम्परिक बंगाली रेसिपी है जिसे हर बंगाली घर में रोज के खाने के लिए बनाया जाता है. इसमें खुस खुस का पेस्ट बनाकर आलू के साथ मिलाया जाता है. यह एक स्वादिष्ट रेसिपी है जिसे आप अपने लंच बॉक्स में भी तवा पराठा के साथ पैक कर सकते है.
आलू पोस्टो रेसिपी को बंगाली लुच्छी और फालगुनी दाल के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,
आलू पालक की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी
आलू परवल की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी
आलू भिंडी की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी
Pumpkin Thoran is a very simple vegetable preparation. This sabzi can be prepared for busy weeknight dinners. Made with only basic ingredients and cooks in under 15 minutes.
Serve Pumpkin Thoran with Cherupayar Curry, Steamed Rice and Moru Kachiyathu for a lovely lunch.
Here are a few more sabzis that you must try
Bamboo Shoot Stir Fry Recipe
Assamese Amitar Khar Recipe
Shimla Mirch Ki Launji Recipe