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.
Kadhi is a comfort food for all seasons. Kadhi chawal is one of its best combinations and Karela Kadhi Recipe is a kadhi made with bitter gourd.
This is a versatile and delectable dish is a food culture of India, different regions of India make kadhi slightly different from the other.
Serve Karela Kadhi Recipe along with Jeera Rice, Phulka, Bharwa Besan Mirch and Kachumber Salad for a weekday meal.
If you like this Kadhi Recipe, here are a few more that you can make for your everyday ...
Soya Methi Palak Ki Sabzi Recipe is made from soy protein chunks along with spiced and pureed spinach and fenugreek leaves. Adding soybean to makes this dish high in nutritional value, as soybean is fabulous source of protein. Full of goodness of the green leafy vegetables and the soya bean this is a great recipes that can be packed into your office lunch box as well.
Did you know: Spinach is one the many green leafy vegetables that have been recommended by nutritionist over the years ...
There are variety of delicious paneer dishes that you come across in restaurants, mainly in North Indian Restaurants. Lehsuni Methi Paneer dish is one of those dishes in which Paneer is cooked with Kasuri Methi and Garlic creamy gravy.
A rich creamy paneer gravy made with roasted crushed dry fenugreek leaves or methi and chopped garlic. You can also make this Curry for your house parties or if you have some guests coming at your place for Lunch/Dinner.
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Karwar Style Muga Ambat Recipe (Moong Sprouts in Coconut Curry) is a curry recipe made from 'Muga' - which refers to the green gram which is mostly sprouted and used in recipes.The sprouted green gram is full of nutrients and is rich in fiber. Even during special occasions like marriages, the green gram curry is served as a side dish to be enjoyed along with rice.
Karwar, is a small town near Goa, and boasts of it's unique and distinct cuisine. As it is a coastal town, lots of coconuts and tropical ...
Beetroot Sambar Recipe is a very traditional South Indian lentil curry made from beetroots that is cooked with tangy tamarind and flavored with homemade sambar powder.
My father used to make the beetroot sambar almost every Sunday along with potato roast and it continues to be my all time favourite for me and now my children too.
Serve Beetroot Sambar along with Chow Chow Thoran, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try ...
The Jeera Milagu Rasam Recipe also known as the Pepper Rasam is a very classic dish of the South Indian Cuisine. This rasam is simmered with tamarind water along with freshly pounded pepper, cumin and a tempering with ghee. A lot of times this rasam is given when one is suffering from a cold or sore throat making it very soothing because of the black pepper.
Serve the Jeera Milagu Rasam along with Cabbage Poriyal (Muttaikose) and Steamed Rice for a quick weeknight dinner.
If you like Rasam's, ...
Banana Stem Sabzi Recipe With Curry Powder is a semi dry sabzi that is made by stir frying the banana stem. A touch of yogurt to add in a tinge of sourness, South Indian curry powder, cumin powder and chilli powder are added to make it flavourful.
Make sure that you chop the banana stem when you are ready with other ingredients to prepare this dish, since the chopped banana stem starts turning brown sooner due to contact with air. Note that while you chop the inner rind of the banana stem, you will ...
The Tomato Pulihora Recipe is an authentic andhra recipe where plain rice is flavoured with spices and tangy ingredients and spiced along with bisi bele bath powder.
Serve Spicy Tomato Rice | Tomato Pulihora Recipe with a bowl of Yogurt (Curd), Andhra Style Paruppu Podi Recipe (Dal Podi), Indian Vegetable Salad Recipe for a complete meal.
If you like this recipe, try more recipes like
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Methi and Palak Paratha Recipe is a wholesome Indian Flat bread that is made by kneading the dough with the spinach and methi leaves. Adding greens to the paratha is a great way to incorporate an additional green vegetable into your daily meal. It is also a great way to use leftover vegetables from the previous meal by binding dough to make parathas. Serve Methi and Palak Paratha for breakfast along with curd and pickle. These parathas can be packed for the kids school lunch box as well.
Mughlai cuisine consisted a list of dishes developed in Medieval India at the time of Mughal empire. Mughlai cooking dishes are array of recipes from Central Asia and North India. Mughlai food is known for its richness, exotic taste and spiciness.
Nargisi Kofta is an another rich exotic mughlai recipe, a combination dish of mutton keema and boiled eggs. Marinated mutton keema wrapped on hard boil eggs and braised into spicy rich yogurt gravy is called Nargisi Kofta curry. It can be served with pulao, ...
Chicken Xacuti Recipe is essentially a Goan style chicken curry packed with flavours. Xacuti is actually pronounced as ‘shakuti’ derived from the Portuguese word ‘chacuti’.
A unique dish that consists of Kashmiri red chilies, poppy seeds, coconut, onion and spices. A wonderful blend of spices and coconut gives this curry a unique taste. The texture too is amazing with ground spices and coconut. Give it a try and you will love it.
Serve Chicken Xacuti with Steamed Rice or Ladi ...
परवल एक ऐसी सब्ज़ी है जिसे रोज के खाने के लिए बनाया जाता है. परवल मसाला एक ग्रेवी रेसिपी है जिसमे परवल को पैन फ्राई करके टमाटर, अदरक, तरबूज़ और दूसरे मसालो के साथ पकाया जाता है.
परवल मसाला को तवा पराठा और लौकी रायता के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बन सकते है,
आलू परवल की सुखी सब्ज़ी रेसिपी
अचारी आलू परवल की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी
पोटाला रसा रेसिपी
बंगाली आलू दम रेसिपी एक स्वाद से भरपूर रेसिपी है जिसमे आलू को टमाटर, प्याज और लहसुन के साथ पकाया जाता है. इसमें आलू को करी में 30 मिनट के लिए पकाया जाता है ताकि आलू अच्छी तरह से ग्रेवी सोख ले.
बंगाली आलू दम रेसिपी को बंगाली लुच्ची, छोलार दाल और लौकी रायता के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे.
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,
हरे प्याज आलू की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी
आलू परवल की सुखी सब्ज़ी रेसिपी
आलू पालक की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी
Pachai Payaru Poriyal Recipe is essentially sprouted green moong, that is sprouted and then stir fried along with mustard seeds and curry leaves. It is made sattvic style with no usage of onion and garlic, making it apt for your Fasting Days too.
The Pachai Payaru Poriyal gets its refreshing flavours from the pepper powder, freshly squeezed lemon juice and fresh coriander leaves. It is a diabetic friendly recipe and helps in regulating blood sugar levels.
Did you know: Moong Sprouts are a high ...
Chow Chow Kootu is made from a white squash called chow chow. It is combined with moong lentils, ground coconut, cumin, yogurt and curry leaves to form its delicious gravy base. The taste is fantastic and goes well with hot phulkas or Spicy Potato Roast Recipe (Urulaikizhangu Poriyal) and steamed hot rice. So enjoy cooking this delicate preparation of a chow chow kotu, which is simple and delicious and makes a one dish healthy meal. Alternate vegetables that can be used are chayote squash, bottle ...
The Chilli Cheese Paratha Recipe is something that I make when I am short of vegetables at home.
This is one of my favorite quick and easy dinners that I make often at home which has a simple set of ingredients and the addition of Britannia Cheese makes it absolutely melt in the mouth delicious.
Chilli Cheese Paratha is a hit with everyone at home especially the kids. You can adjust the spice and the heat in the paratha to suit your kids taste.
Serve Chilli Cheese Paratha Recipe with ...
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 ...
Rajasthani Dal Bati Churma Recipe is a very traditional recipe from Rajasthan and one if the favorites at home. The Baatis are made from whole wheat flour, sooji and ghee with the addition of ajwain that adds to the delicious flavor of the baati.
I like to personally use freshly ground wheat for certain dishes like baati as it brings out the best flavors. The dal is usually a combination of multiple dals and I keep making variations to the dal to give the family a fresh taste.
Serve the Rajasthani ...
गाजर गोभी मटर सब्ज़ी रेसिपी एक सरल सब्ज़ी है जिसे आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए बना सकते है. इसमें अजवाइन, काली मिर्च, तेज पत्ता और इलाइची का प्रयोग किया जाता है जो इसे और भी स्वादिष्ट बनाता है. यह एक सात्विक ...
Pyaz Wali Bhindi Recipe is a delicious preparation of okra, also known as lady's finger sauteed with caramelized onions.
Pyaz Wali Bhindi is a popular dry vegetable in Punjabi Cuisine usually served with Kadhi Pakora along with Parathas for the lunch menu. This dish could be served with Roti as well for simple weeknight dinner. You can also pack this in your Lunch Box with Tawa Parathas.
Did you know? Okra is very low in calories and dense with nutrients. It is high in fiber, ...
केसर पिलाफ रेसिपी, एक फ्लेवर से भरपूर रेसिपी है जिसमे चावल को केसर के साथ पकाया जाता है जो इस पुलाव को बहुत ही अच्छा रंग देता है. यह बहुत ही आसान है बनाने में और आपको हाउस पार्टीज के लिए भी पर्याप्त है अगर आप उत्तर भारतीय खाना बना रहे है.
केसर पिलाफ रेसिपी को पनीर बटर मसाला, दाल फ्राई और फुल्के के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे.
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,
फुलकारी पुलाव रेसिपी
पालक पुलाव रेसिपी
पुदीना पुलाव रेसिपी
Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi Recipe makes a simple and quick weeknight dinner when served along with phulka and kadhi/dal. It is a simple stir fry where capsicum and pumpkin are cooked in everyday masalas.
It is very easy to make and gets ready in no time, therefore you can make it for your everyday meals or pack it in your lunch box.
Serve Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi Recipe along with Gujarati Kadhi, Phulka and Satvik carrot Sprouts Salad for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can ...
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 ...
Here is a lip smacking Achari Aloo Sabzi Recipe that is packed with flavours from a Punjabi Mango Pickle and cooked in an electric pressure cooker. The addition of jaggery lends to a balance of a delicious sweet and spicy taste that makes this dish stand out.
Serve Achari Aloo Sabzi Recipe along with Phulka, Punjabi Dal Tadka and Kachumber Salad for a simple weeknight dinner or a comforting weekend lunch.
If you like this Aloo/Potato Recipe, you can also try other Potato Recipes as part of ...