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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Radish Leaves Pachadi Recipe is a healthy South Indian side dish recipe which is diabetic friendly too. Radish greens are a source of wholesome health and a low-calorie food. Serve Radish Leaves Pachadi Recipe as a side dish with dosa, steamed rice, or chapati.
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Kashmiri Style Paneer Masala Recipe is a made with toasted paneer cubes soaked in tomato and yogurt gravy flavored with whole some spice. Kashmir Cuisine uses a lot of whole spices in their gravy and prefer to have a rich gravy texture.The gravy is usually had along with Kashmir Style Mudor Pulao which makes it a perfect lunch meal.
Serve Kashmiri Style Paneer Masala Recipe along with Kashmiri Modur Pulao with pomegranate to enjoy your Sunday Meal.
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Kongunadu Style Senai Kilangu Masala Recipe (Yam in Spicy Gravy) is a recipe that is from Tamil Nadu. Kongunadu is a part of Tamil Nadu cuisine which is famous for its spicy flavor. In this recipe we have used different spice mixtures that are roasted well and ground into a spicy paste and cooked along with yam.
Yam is a kind of root vegetable that has a meaty texture and flavor which goes really well with the ground spice mixture. The vegetables is rich in dietary fiber which is very essential ...
This delicious Suran Kofta Curry Recipe, is a sattvic recipe as the kofta curry is made without the use of onion and garlic and cooked in a delicious and mildly spiced tomato curry. The koftas are cooked in a paniyaram pan using less oil, yet they are made crisp on the outside and soft inside.
Suran/Elephant foot /yam is a versatile vegetable that can be cooked in various ways. It is more easily available during the winter season. They are known to help the digestive system as it is high in ...
Methi Lachha Paratha Recipe is one of the Basic staple food from the North part of India. It comes under the category of thepla, but in this recipes, we have added a twist by folding it and rolling it so that it becomes flakier.
By adding methi leaves (fenugreek leaves) to the dough it not only differs in flavor but also has its own benefits. By consuming these leaves in our regular diet, it will help us in providing a good amount of calcium and Iron.
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Fish Molee is one traditional Kerala Cuisine based Fish Stew recipe. The addition of coconut milk and exotic spices gives a nice aromatic and light sense to it. Kerala Style Fish Molee goes perfectly with Steamed Rce to enjoy a weekday meal.
Serve Fish Molee along with Appams or Steamed Rice for a simple weekday Lunch. You can also make it for your weekend Lunch with other Kerala recipes.
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Goan Kaju Curry is yet another delicious dish from the western coast of India or the Konkan region. Goan Kaju Curry is normally made using the best quality goan cashew nuts and served as a vegetarian delicacy in goan weddings and parties. The Goan Kaju curry is made by following the traditional style of goan cooking which consists of roasting grated coconut along with onion, garlic and spices and addition of tamarind. Tamarind is used as a souring agent in most of the Goan dishes.
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Ilish Pulao Recipe (Bengali Style Hilsa Fish Pilaf) is an extremely fragrant and delicious Bengali style Fish Pilaf cooked with Ilish mach or Hilsa. This flavoursome Bangladeshi delicacy is one of the traditional dishes of Bangladesh.
This popular Bengali fish pilaf has quite unique combination of earthy flavours of fresh ilish and classic taste of Bengali gota groom moshla (whole garam masala).
Here Ilish or Hilsa is cooked in Mishti Doi and Coconut milk along with rice and ...
Palak Tambuli is a spinach based gravy recipe from Udupi, Karnataka. It is a simple, healthy and comforting side dish. Tambuli with green leafy vegetables are neither spicy nor oily. Tambuli is a light, nutritious, mild and soothing recipe, served with hot rice and pickle for simple dinner.
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Stuffed Palak Paneer Paratha is a protein packed dish made using spinach/palak and paneer as main ingredients. The added flavors of spices just enrich the parathas even more. We have used freshly made paneer, tossed it in kasuri methi leaves and some spices giving it that delicate taste and flavour to these palak paneer parathas.
These parathas are cooked in a Nutralite Classic Spread with have 0% Cholesterol and are enriched with Omega3.
Serve Palak Paneer Paratha along with Boondi Raita ...
The Masoor Dal Gassi Recipe is a spicy, tangy gravy made with whole masoor dal with the skins on, is a typical Mangalorean specialty. Gassi is a staple curry in the Mangalore and Malnad areas of Karnataka that is essentially made of fresh spices ground down with coconut to form the base of the gravy.
Did You Know: Masoor dal contains high levels of proteins, including the essential amino acids isoleucine and lysine. Apart from a high level of proteins, masoor dal also contains dietary fibre, ...
Couscous is a staple of North African cuisine and is a dish of steamed balls of semolina usually served with stew on top. Traditional couscous is prepared with semolina, but in recent days, it is prepared with wheat and barley. Coarsely ground wheat is moistened, rolled into small balls and dusted off with wheat flour.
Couscous is not only meant for pilaf or to be served with stew, but it can be used as a substitute for rice to cut down calories. Try this masala couscous pulao – Israeli couscous ...
Kuvale Sasam Recipe is essentially a Konkani Style Ash Gourd Curry made with a curry of coconut, red chillies and mustard seeds that adds sharpness to the dish.
The ash gourd is pressure cooked and then combined along with this freshly ground masala and finished off with a lovely tadka of mustard seeds, red chillies and crispy curry leaves that add character to the dish.
Did you know: Ash Gourd is a highly nutritive vegetable packed with vitamin B and C along with minerals like ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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!
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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.
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) 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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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 ...