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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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.
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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 ...
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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Andhra Gongura Pachadi or this Andhra style chutney made of sorrel leaves an authentic delicacy typical to Telugu cuisine. It is an important part of every festive meal or feast. Although these leaves are called different names in different regions, the nutritional properties of sorrel leaves remain constant.
Did you know: Sorrel leaves are rich in iron, vitamins, folic acid and antioxidants, these leaves are highly recommended for patients of heart conditions and diabetes.
This Gongura Pachadi ...
Mangalore Nurge Gashie is a spicy drumstick curry which is filled with coastal flavours. In this recipe, drumstick is cooked in thick tamarind gravy that is flavoured with coconut and whole spices. The coconut-tamarind spice paste gives a creamy texture and tangy taste to this dish. Weekend lunch can be made more exciting with the Nurge Gashie when served with steaming hot rice, rotis or parathas.
Did you know? Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. ...
Kurkuri Bhindi With Spicy Tomato Yogurt Gravy is a lip smacking side dish which can be served with any dal or kadhi for a wholesome meal. It is spicy, tangy and the crispy bhindi in it adds to the taste and flavour.
Serve Kurkuri Bhindi With Spicy Tomato Yogurt Gravy along with Panchmel Dal, Phulkas and Rice for a perfect weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable gravy recipes such as
Achari Paneer Recipe
Spicy Matar Masala Recipe
Maharashtrain Kulith Shengole ...
A lip smacking robust spicy dish, the Chettinad Kathirikai Chops gets its aroma from the freshly roasted and ground spices. Although it can be served with Chapatis or Jeera Rice, the brinjal chops served with biryani is a match made in heaven.
Serve Chettinad Kathirikai Chops along with Hyderabadi Biryani With Basmati Rice (Mutton & Chicken) or Ambur Star Chicken Biryani Recipe and Sweet & Spicy Coriander Tadka Raita for a complete Biryani meal.
Fajeto is a yogurt and mango based curry that is tangy, hot, sweet and simply delicious. I sometimes wonder if delicious is enough to describe this dish.
Come every mango season this one dish does not skip a Gujarati’s summer cooking menu; where ripe mangoes are pureed and simmered with yogurt and spices.
Serve the Fajeto (Gujarati Mango Kadhi) along with Phulka's, Stuffed Bhindi and Steamed Rice for a weekend lunch
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Potato Kaarakozhambu has been a part of some of the best culinary memories of my childhood. Passed on by my grandmother, my mother has become a pro at mastering it. To me it is a vital part of my comfort food list. It is easy to make and is a great dish to make during weekend.
Serve Chettinadu Style Potato Kaarakozhambu along with Steamed Rice, Beetroot Thoran and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other South Indian Potato recipes such as
Chettinad Style ...
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.
Serve Lehsuni Methi Paneer ...
Vazha Thandu Poriyal Recipe is a simple and quick Tamil Nadu recipe made with fibrous banana stem tossed in simple spice powders and seasonings. Poriyal is generally from Tamil Nadu.
Anything that is dry and is eaten as side dish is called Poriyal. Usually the household in Tamil Nadu add grated coconut in most of their dry dish in order to give in an extra crunch and richness to the whole dish.
Serve the Vazha Thandu Poriyal Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Parappu Rasam and ...
Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan is a delicious preparation that is made from roasted brinjal/eggplant/ baingan. The base curry of the Bagara Baingan recipe is made from tamarind, peanuts and sesame seeds.
If you are looking for a delicious vegetarian curry to serve along with your Biryani, then this spicy and tangy curry is your go to dish.
The gravy is a little thick in consistency and you can adjust the consistency according to your taste and preference. The golden and yellow hue of the gravy ...
Assamese Poita bhat is a very humble breakfast dish. It’s a healthy body coolant for summers with poita bhat with aloo pitika is so comforting! The slightly fermented rice has lot more health benefits. It is believed that regular consumption of this kanji can ease you from your stomach ulcers, prevents you from dehydration during summers, and is also rich is vitamins (vitamin B12 in specific). So next time you have leftover rice from your dinner, turn it into a soothing and comforting ...
Radish is called 'Mullangi' in Tamil. A juicy root vegetable , radish is filled with nutrients, vitamins and minerals. It is high in fibre and is most beneficial for weight loss. Radish is very effective in relieving one from constipation, respiratory disorders and blood pressure. Radish oil, leaves and seeds are used even for many medicinal preparations too. It is wise to include this vegetable in our daily diet. This Mullangi Curry recipe is a simple South Indian Style Stir fry that can be prepared ...
lunch is a traditional Chettinad dish which is commonly prepared in all households of Chettinad with brinjal and potatoes. Brinjals and potatoes are cubed and cooked with spices in a tamarind – tomato base. The addition of tamarind and tomato lends sour taste to the gravy and addition of spices lends a spicy taste. The combination of sour and spicy makes it as a perfect accompaniment for rice. The gravy lasts for a couple of days due to the addition of tamarind and sour.
Serve the Kathirikai Urulaikizhangu ...
Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Yam Curry Recipe) is a comforting recipe made with chopped yam that is pressure cooked with tangy and spicy curry. Yam is a wonderful root vegetable that will help as a cooling agent. It is the best vegetable to fight against any cold or flu.
Serve the Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Yam Curry Recipe) along with Ven Pongal for a wholesome dinner or a Sunday lunch.
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Kathirikai Gothsu Recipe is a tangy gravy preparation of brinjal/eggplant that is cooked soft with the least amount of spices. Sambar powder is added which makes this recipe mouthwatering.
To balance the spicy flavours we have added a little bit of jaggery as well. The Onions, curry leaves, tamarind bring out the flavors of this wonderful dish that is traditionally served along with Ven Pongal.
Kathirikai Gothsu is made in many different ways across South India. Many people ...
Shimla Mirchi Panchamrut is a Maharashtrian dish with a sweet and sour and slightly spicy flavour.
When one comes across the word ‘Panchamrut’, the first thing that comes to one’s mind is the sweet and sour curd preparation, which is a combination of five ingredients, made to be offered to deities during puja. Hence the name ‘Panch-amrut’!
But there exists a capsicum panchamrut made in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. My version is a bit different, where the ingredients to be roasted ...
काथीरीकइ गोथ्सु रेसिपी एक पारम्परिक रेसिपी है जिसमे बैंगन को रोज के मसालो के साथ पकाया जाता है. इसमें दूसरे मसलो के साथ सांबर पाउडर का भी प्रयोग किया जाता है जो इसे और भी स्वादिष्ट बनाता है. इसके ...
Beetroot and Paneer Curry in Coconut milk is a delicious combination of steamed beetroot and paneer. It makes a perfect curry to be served along with rice or even phulka's. The flavors of the vegetable have lovely South Indian notes, with the addition of curry leaves and ginger along with baby onions.
Make this curry for a weeknight dinner for those busy work weeks.
Did you know: Beetroot is of exceptional nutritional value; especially the greens, which are rich in calcium, iron and vitamins ...
चकुंदर पनीर करी एक फ्लेवर से भरपूर सब्ज़ी है जिसमे पनीर और बीटरूट को नारियल के दूध में पकाया जाता है. कढ़ी पत्ता और अदरक का प्रयोग किया जाता है और इसे दक्षिण भारतीय स्टाइल में बनाया जाता है. यह बनाने में आसान है और इसे बनाने में बहुत कम समय लगता है.
चकुंदर पनीर करी को पालक रायता और चावल/तवा पराठा के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।
आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए यह सब्जिआ भी बना सकते है,
आलू टमाटरी रेसिपी
पनीर बटर मसाला रेसिपी
पनीर कालीमिर्च रेसिपी
बांदे दिन्दु कडले पाल्या रेसिपी एक दक्षिण भारतीय रेसिपी है जिसमे केले के स्टेम और चने का प्रयोग किया जाता है. केले का स्टेम आपके किडनी के स्टोन्स के लिए बहुत अच्छा मन जाता है और पेट के लिए भी अच्छा ...
The Kerala Style Ulli Theeyal is a delicious preparation of the small onions that are roasted and cooked in in a spicy tamarind coconut gravy. The recipe has a simple set of ingredients used in the kerala cooking and makes a perfect dish to be made during festivals like Onam or even when you have guests. It is different from the regular sambars and rasam and goes well when served with steamed rice or Kerala parotta.
Take a look at more Kerala Style recipes to try
Vendakkai Uppadan Recipe ...
The Pacha Manga Pachadi Recipe is a tangy and sweet pachadi made by simmering the raw mango in tamarind, jaggery and sambar powder masala.
This recipe is a must on the day of Tamil New Year Festival. The day is not complete without serving this dish on a big banana leaf accompanied by various other dishes. The raw mango is slowly cooked in tamarind water, jaggery and flavoured with spicy and aromatic sambar powder.
Serve the Tamil Nadu Style Pacha Manga Pachadi Recipe along with steamed rice, Mixed ...