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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Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam - Mango & Drumstick Kootu Curry

Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam is a traditional Kerala recipe made up of Mangoes and drumstick cooked in toor dal and coconut paste. It is also called Moloshyam in Malayalam and Kootu in Tamil Nadu. Mulakushyam can also be prepared with pumpkin, raw green plantain, yam, cucumber, snake gourd and raw jackfruit. 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 is rich in calcium, Iron and ...

Published in Kootu Recipes

Hariyali Tawa Fish Fry Recipe

Hariyali Tawa Fish Fry Recipe is a lip smacking non vegetarian fish recipe where the fish is marinated with a hint of traditional spices like garam masala powder, lemon, coriander leaves and also mint leaves and then pan fried. The besan and onion adhering to the fish pieces crisps them up and the lemon imparts a nice tangy flavour to this appetizer. This fish fry has a earthy flavour because of garam masala, green chilli, and garlic.  Serve Hariyali Tawa Fish Fry Recipe and Dhaniya Pudina ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal Makhani Recipe

Green Moong Dal Makhani is a wholesome lentil curry that is made in the similar way to the Dhaba Dal of Punjab. Made with Green Moong, flavoured with subtle Indian spices and simmered optionally with cream and butter for as long as 15 minutes makes this dal rich, nutritious and delicious.  Serve the Green Moong Dal Makhani along with Missi Roti and Lauki Raita and it would make a perfect dinner or lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes which you can ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe

The Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe is a classic recipe of lentils that are spiced together and given a smoked flavor. I absolutely love dal at the dhabas on the highways up north of India. The Dhaba dal when smoked from the burning coal, brings out delicious flavors and works magic on my palette. Through this recipe, I've tried to achieve similar flavor. Hope you all like it. Dals (Lentils) are a staple part of the Indian diet. From fritters to soups to desserts, I use lentils every single day! Serve Smoked ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Udupi Style Ash Gourd Coconut Curry Recipe

Udupi Style Ash Gourd Coconut Curry Recipe is a quick coconut based curry made from Ash gourd. Coconut being the main ingredient used in most of their cooking in Udupi, the curry has a strong flavor of coconut as well the roasted spices which gives out a wonderful flavor and aroma. Ash gourd in other words called as winter melon, it has a good amount of minerals and Vitamins. A good amount of ash gourd in your diet will help in curing thyroid disorders, will also help in reducing cough and cold. Serve ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Podi Potta Pachhai Kathirikai | Brinjal Stir Fry Recipe With Curry Powder

Podi Potta Pachhai Kathirikai is Brinjal Stir Fry Recipe With Curry Powder. This recipe is made with green brinjal. The long green brinjals are slit lengthwise and shallow fried with spice powders. Fresh 'curry podi' is then sprinkled over it, before tossing the veggies so that they are evenly coated with the masala all over. It's a traditional recipe that I learnt from my grandmother. Serve Podi Potta Pachhai Kathirikai | Brinjal Stir Fry Recipe With Curry Powder along with phulka or ...

Karnataka Style Sandige Huli Recipe (Toor dal dumplings in Gravy Recipe)

Karnataka Style Sandige Huli Recipe (Toor dal dumplings in Gravy Recipe) is a high rich protein dish. It is a dal curry made with toor dal without any vegetables. The toor dal is ground and mixed with fresh coconut and coriander leaves, which is shaped into balls and simmered with the same toor dal curry. This dish is famous among the “Madhwa Brahmin” community and is prepared traditionally on “Devara samaradhane” gathering. Serve the Sandige Huli Recipe along with hot steamed rice, palya and Crispy ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Dahi Methi Puri Recipe - Fenugreek Leaves Puri With Yogurt

Dahi Methi Puri Recipe is a crispy puri recipe. Here the puri dough is made by combining methi leaves with whole wheat flour.  The dough is brought together not with water but yogurt or dahi. Dahi helps to make a soft dough.  These Dahi Methi Puris can be served at any time of the day be it breakfast, lunch or even dinner.  Did you know: Fenugreek are known to have a storehouse of minerals and are also known to be a rich source of vitamin C and K as well. A certain study ...

Published in Puri Recipes

Mulakushyam Recipe - A Mixed Vegetable Lentil Curry

Mulakushyam is an easy recipe from the Palakkad Cuisine. It is a dish comprising of the combination of lentils, essentially Moong Dal cooked along with vegetables with a drizzle of coconut oil to add a Palakad touch to the recipe. You can add any vegetable of your choice like pumpkins, gourds etc. Adding a variety of vegetables in a lentil curry ensures that you get more nutrition.  Serve the Mulakushyam along with Steamed Rice , Elai Vadam and Pisarna Manga Recipe for a quick and wholesome ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Pudina Tambuli Recipe

Pudina Tambuli/Tambli is a very traditional Karnataka dish which our grannys have been making from many years. Its basically a uncooked yoghurt based dish served along with rice. One can make thambli using different herbs/seeds/peels/ingredients. Today we have Pudina Tambli / mint leaves thambli. The heavenly aroma that comes out of your kitchen when you are roasting these leaves along with some cumin and pepper seeds is so awesome. Serve Pudina Tambli in room temperature with hot steaming rice ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Cabbage & Dal Stuffed Paratha Recipe

Cabbage & Dal Stuffed Paratha is a healthy breakfast option and is packed with nutrition. It is a perfect nutritional combination of cabbage and yellow moong dal. This recipe is also perfect to be served in your kids lunch box. If you like this recipe, you can also try Hara Dhania paratha Palak paratha Beetroot paratha Did you know- Cabbage is rich in vitamin C and is richer than oranges and hence it promotes overall health. It helps make the immune system strong, helps speed healing ...

Published in Paratha Recipes

Andhra Style Davva Aava koora Recipe (Sweet and Spicy Banana Stem Peanut Curry Recipe)

Andhra Style Davva Aava koora Recipe (Sweet and Spicy Banana Stem Peanut Curry Recipe) is an Indian curry made from Banana stem and crunchy peanuts tossed in sweet and spicy Andhra style gravy. Banana Stem Banana Stem is a local ingredient in Tamil Nadu which is prepared in most of their house hold. Banana Stem is very fibrous and diabetic friendly ingredient. It helps to solve any gastric problems in the body. Serve the Andhra Style Davva Aava koora Recipe (Sweet and Spicy Banana Stem Peanut Curry ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Paneer Tikka Pulao Recipe

Paneer Tikka Pulao is a simple one pot meal that is prepared by cooking marinated and pan roasted Paneer tikka along with rice and spices in a pressure cooker. If you have left over paneer tikka from previous day, you can just make this quick rice dish by mixing them together. It makes a brilliant lunch box recipe that can be prepared overnight and carried over for next day's lunch.  Serve Paneer Tikka Pulao along with Tomato Onion Raita or Tadka Raita for a simple ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Karnataka Style Huggi (Rice and Moong dal Savory Porridge)

Karnataka Style Huggi (Rice and Moong dal Savory Porridge)  Recipe is a traditional khichdi prepared in Karnataka. During the famous festival Sri Krishna Matt that is celebrated in parts of Udupi.  It is nothing but similar to “kara Pongal” that is prepared in Tamil Nadu. Huggi is usually accompanied along with tamarind gojju. Where the tanginess of the gravy goes along with the subtle but rich flavor of the lentil and rice. Serve the Karnataka Style Huggi Recipe along with Karnataka ...

Thakkali Gotsu Recipe | Thakkali Curry | Spicy & Tangy Tomato Gravy

Tomato Gotsu Recipe also known as the Thakkali Curry is a quick and easy to make, spicy and tangy tomato gravy you can prepare for a change as a breakfast accompaniment or even as a side dish along with Ven Pongal, Khichdi, Paratha or Dosa.  Tomato Gotsu that is packed with simple flavours from roasted baby onions simmered along with tamarind and sambar powder giving it that delectable taste. Serve Tomato Gotsu / Thakkali Curry Recipe with Ven Pongal and  South ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Masala Vada Curry Recipe - Chana Dal Vada Curry Recipe

Masala Vada Curry Recipe also known as the Chana Dal Vada curry is a delicious South Indian curry made from masala vada cooked in a tomato onion gravy. Masala Vada Curry Recipe is a delicious and one of the best side dish for Idli/Dosa/Chapati. This curry is mostly made in north eastern parts of Tamil Nadu. It is packed with proteins and the goodness of Indian spices. Traditionally, this dish is made with deep-fried masala vadas. But, this one is made out of steamed vadas which is much simpler ...

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Thengai Paal Sadam Recipe - Coconut Milk Pulao

Thengai Paal Sadam or Coconut Milk Pulao is a deliciously aromatic, mildly spiced one pot rice dish that is easy to prepare in a jiffy. Coconut milk is cooked along with the rice in a pressure cooker and later garnished with ghee fried cashew nuts. Coconut milk is easy to prepare at home and can be stored up to 4 days in a airtight jar in the fridge. It can be used for a variety of dishes like stews, curries and even eaten along with appams.  How to make Coconut Milk at home : Add freshly ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry Recipe

The Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry Recipe is a rich gravy dish that has a creamy texture, lots of vegetables, has a spicy taste and is packed with flavors. The addition of almond paste into the recipe adds great flavors and the richness to the Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry.   Serve the Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha Recipe, Palak Raita and Pickle for a weeknight dinner or even as a main course for a party. If you are looking for more Curry Recipes, ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Udupi Style Alsande Kayi Saaru Recipe (Long Beans Gravy Recipe)

Udupi Style Alsande Kayi Saaru Recipe (Long Beans Gravy Recipe) is a favorite among the locals in Udupi. It is a gravy that is made out of long beans. It is rich in Vitamin A which is one of the essential requirement for our body as it helps to improve our skin completion. The curry is made by grinding the roasted spices to provide the authentic flavor from the Udupi. Serve the Udupi Style Alsande Kayi Saaru Recipe (Long Beans Gravy Recipe) can be had along with steamed rice and Yellow Pumpkin Dal ...

Published in Rasam Recipes

Cauliflower In Coconut Milk Curry Recipe

The Cauliflower In Coconut Milk Curry is a perfect blend of pan roasted cauliflowers and bell peppers that are simmered in a delicate coconut milk curry flavored with coriander powder, curry leaves, chillies, cloves and cinnamon. Serve the Cauliflower In Coconut Milk Curry, along with a hot bowl of steamed Foxtail Millet or Pearl Millets or Rice for a weeknight dinner Did You Know: Cauliflower is a member of the cancer-fighting cruciferous family of vegetables. Cauliflower is anti-inflammatory ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Goan Style Brinjal Bharta Recipe

Traditionally Goan Brinjal Bharta Recipe is cooked by roasting brinjals on charcoal. But the brinjals also can be grilled on a grill or directly on the gas by keeping a wired mesh. I have roasted it on a wired mesh in this recipe. You can also roast in an OTG. Goan Style Brinjal Bharta Recipe tastes delicious due to the addition of finely chopped onion and tamarind. The tangy taste of tamarind makes this recipe truly delicious. For a no onion and no garlic version, simply avoid the addition of chopped ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Dry Navratan Korma Recipe

Dry Navratan Korma Recipe is a variation of the curry version of the same. Navratan Korma aka Nine- Gem-Curry gets its name after the nine ingredients 9 vegetables, fruits and nuts used in making a creamy, semi-sweet Mughlai Curry. This royal curry was made in the imperial kitchens known as 'Bawarchi Khana' for the Kings and the Queens during the Mughal Era. Navratan Korma is a blend of spices with cream and nut paste. The royalty looks in the very first looks of the delicacy specially when it ...

Published in Kurma Recipes (Korma)

Kerala Style Eggplant Curry Recipe

Kerala Style Eggplant Curry is a dish that I learnt from my mum. A very simple dish which is just perfect for a cold rainy day. It warms you up with all the spices and the richness from the coconut milk. It is super easy to make, yet has all the flavours and warmth of a traditional Kerala dish. Did you know- Eggplant is a very good source of dietary fiber, vitamin B1, and copper. It is a good source of manganese, vitamin B6, niacin, potassium, folate, and vitamin K. Eggplant also contains phytonutrients ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Tirunelveli Mor Kuzhambu Recipe

Tirunelveli Mor Kuzhambu recipe that has a perfect blend of spices and a curry simmered in yogurt gravy. The addition of red chillies, cumin seeds, methi seeds roasted and ground along with coconut makes this curry absolutely delicious. You can add a variety of vegetables into the mor kuzhambu like carrots, drumstick, chow chow and even green capsicum to make it nutritious and tasty. Serve the Tirunelveli Mor Kuzhambu along with Steamed Rice, Lemon Sevai and a Urulai Roast for a delicious ...

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