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.

Green Moong Dal Pulao With Vegetables Recipe (Biryani Style)

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 ...

Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetables

The Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetables Recipe, is a simple, nutritious and delicious rice recipe that is quick to make and is packed with spices. The addition of roasted vegetables, paneer, black pepper and spices, gives the additional punch and flavour to the Paneer Pulao. This Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetable makes a great weeknight dinner when you serve it along with a Boondi Raita and pickle or even pack it into a lunchbox for work or school. If you like this recipe, you can also ...

Layered Vegetable Tricolor Biryani Recipe

The Layered Tricolour Biryani recipe is a combination of colors of the made with natural vegetable ingredients. The top layer is made orange with the addition of carrots and whole spices, while the white layer is flavpured with caramelised onions and potatoes are added, to give the biryani that bite.  The bottom layer is a green one, made using spinach and mint leaves, a healthy combo of greens and rice, that add agreat dimension to this biryani, both in terms of flavours and colour.  Serve Layered ...

Moong Dal Karara Recipe

Moong Dal Karara Recipe is a yummy curd based gravy similar to kadi pakoda. Here moong dal pakoras are fried in a paniyaram pan till they are crunchy and golden on the outside and then simmered in a curd based gravy. Addition of ginger and chillies in the pakoras give them a yummy flavour. Everyday spices are added to the gravy to make this dish delicious.  The traditional recipe calls for frying the pakoras, but in this recipe, we have made them healthier by pan frying them using a Kuzhi ...

Saffron Pilaf Recipe - Kesar Flavoured Rice

Saffron Pilaf Recipe is a flavourful rice that is cooked along with strands of kesar. Saffron not only adds to the flavour of the rice, but also adds a great colour. It is extremely easy to prepare and delectable to eat.  This is a delectable rice recipe that you can make on festivals or during special occasions. Serve the Saffron Pilaf on a festival along with Shabnam Curry,  Ajwain Puri, Dal Tadka and Palak Raita for Lunch with your friends and family. If you are looking for Pulao ...

Beetroot Rice Recipe - Beetroot Pulao

The Beetroot Rice Recipe is a super simple, quick to cook and delicious recipe that can go into your lunch box or the kids. Beetroot is one for those few vegetables which give the rice a nutty flavour and subtle sweetness. I love to spice up the beetroot rice with some sambar powder, cardamom powder, some coarsely pounded peanuts, finely chopped coriander leaves and thus making a comforting and delectable one dish meal. The beetroot rice is also a great meal for children as young as 12 months. ...

Thakkali Sadam Recipe - Spicy Tomato Rice

Tomato Rice popularly called as Thakkali Sadam in South India is a very quick to make rice dish that is packed with flavours from tomatoes, cardamom, and the sambar powder. Most often I like to make it more nutritious by adding some grated carrots to it as well. The Thakkali Sadam tastes delicious when served along with a raita and some papad. This rice also makes a perfect lunch box for kids, as they find it easy to eat and tasty too. Serve Thakkali Sadam recipe along with Boondi Raita and ...

Spinach Rice Recipe - Palak Pulao

The Spinach Rice Recipe, is a simple, healthy preparation of cooked rice, mixed and spiced up with spinach and spices. I most often like to use sambar powder and cardamom powder as the main ingredients to make the spinach rice, but you can use a combination of spices and experiment to suit your taste. The Spinach Rice makes a great lunch box meal filled with nutrition of spinach and rice, when served along with Tomato Onion Raita, Tadka Raita or any other raita of your choice. If you like this ...

Maharashtrian Style Patichya Kandyachi Zunka Recipe -Spring Onions and Besan Sabzi

Maharashtrian cuisine surprises us with many recipes that are prepared using the day to day kitchen ingredients, when we run out of fresh produce in the pantry. Maharashtrian Style Patichya Kandyachi Zunka Recipe -Spring Onions and Besan Sabzi is one of those, which is prepared using spring onions and chickpea flour (besan). Patichya Kanda means spring onions in Marathi. Patichya Kandyachi Zunka Recipe is a flavourful dish prepared using very less ingredients. Zunka is a traditional dry Maharashtrian ...

Rajasthani Methi Mangodi Sabzi Recipe

Mangodi are a dried lentil dumplings widely used in the Rajasthani cuisine. Moong dal is soaked and then ground into paste with salt and chilli and then dried in the sun in small round shapes. You can easily find dried mangodi available in the market. Rajasthani Methi Mangodi Sabzi Recipe is a traditional Rajasthani recipe made using moong dal mangodi along with fresh fenugreek leaves. It is simple and a quick recipe to make in no time. The addition of curd balances out the bitterness of the fenugreek ...

Punjabi Style Tinda Sabzi Recipe

Punjabi Style Tinda Sabzi is a flavourful sabzi, perfect for a quick weekday lunch. The humble tinda when flavoured with garam masala and other spices is sure to win over the most ardent Tinda skeptics. Quick and easy Tinda sabzi along with Chapati makes for a delicious lunch box meal. Serve Punjabi Style Tinda Sabji along with Dal Tadka, Palak Raita and Phulka for a weekday lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry Vegetable Recipes such as Mangalorean Style Sonay Sukhe ...

आलू मटर सब्ज़ी रेसिपी - Aloo Matar Sabzi Recipe

आलू मटर सब्ज़ी रेसिपी एक पारम्परिक पंजाबी रेसिपी है जिसमे आलू और हरे मटर को टमाटर की ग्रेवी में पकाया जाता है. यह एक फ्लेवरफूल रेसिपी है जिसमे रोज के मसालो का प्रयोग किया जाता है. यह एक बहुत ही आसान ...

Bharwa Baingan Aur Pyaaz Ki Sabzi Recipe - Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Bharwa Baingan Aur Pyaaz Ki Sabzi is a perfect combination of spicy masala and brinjals that is made sweet and spicy along with onions and jaggery. The Bharwa Baingan is cooked in Figaro Pure Olive Oil, making it lighter and healthier and low in fats.  Did you know:  Pure olive oil is loaded with good cholesterol, which helps you take care of your heart. Many doctors & nutritionist also recommend pure olive oil for everyday cooking if one has any cholesterol or diabetes, or any ...

Bengali Mooli Aloo Ki Sabzi Recipe

There are many ways one can make radish sabzi or curry. Today's recipe is Bengali style Radish and potato curry with a mustard base. The pungent mustard blends so well giving a unique taste to the curry. Kasundi mustard sauce is a classic Bengali mustard relish made by fermented mustard seeds. IIt is usually paired with snacks, appetizers and finger foods. Kasundi is widely available in the supermarkets, and can be added to a savoury dish to add flavour to the dish. Serve Bengali Mooli ...

Masala Methi Bhindi Sabzi Recipe

Bhindi and methi are one of the most common vegetable at home and If you  want to try different version of methi and bhindi then you can try Masala Methi Bhindi Sabzi Recipe. This is easy to make and perfect way to add some green vegetable in your lunch or dinner menu. This is also a nice idea to stuff in protein into kids lunch box. You can even roll up phulkas to make rolls. Serve Masala Methi Bhindi Sabzi Recipe with phulka or Pudina Tawa Paratha along with Aloo Dum or a simple Gujarati ...

Pudina Rice Recipe

The Pudina Rice Recipe also known as Mint Pulav is a refreshing dish made from mint leaves. The Pudina Rice is among the all-time favorites dishes of my kids and makes its way into the lunch box with ease along with bowl of yogurt. The addition of pudina makes this rice dish nutritious as well. Serve Pudina Rice along with Tadka Raita or Beetroot Raita and Elai Vadam  for your lunch or you can also pack it in your lunch box. If you like this recipe, you can also try other ...

Bengali Potol Bhaja Recipe-Bengali Style Parwal Sabzi

Potol or Parwal is one of the not so popular vegetables among many.popular in Bengal parwal is available through out the year. This humble vegetable is extremely delicious, and the texture of this dish is amazing. This dry Parwal Sabzi Bengali style makes a delicious side dish for your everyday meals recipes. Did You know: Parwal/ Pointed Gourd is a blood purifier and it helps boosts your immunity according to Ayurveda. It is also loaded with fiber and hence is good for your digestive system. Serve ...

Mughlai Style Aloo Matar Gobi Gravy Recipe

Mughlai Style Aloo Matar Gobi Curry/Sabzi Recipe is a rich onion based gravy that will keep you wanting to eat more than just one serving. This curry is prepared with day to day vegetables such as Potato/Aloo, Matar/Peas and Gobi/Cauliflower but the gravy it is cooked in gives it that extra flavour to these humble vegetables. This Gravy is rich as it has a brilliant finish in the addition of a decadent curd and saffron/kesar mixture. The gravy gives out a strong aroma while being ...

Paneer In Coconut Gravy Recipe

Paneer is widely used in North Indian recipes but we decided to give it a South Indian twist with the addition of coconut. In this recipe of Paneer In Coconut Gravy Recipe, paneer is marinated in a coconut and onion masala and then cooked in classic tomato onion gravy, then finally garnished with crushed kasuri methi. Try this drool worthy recipe a try and make your weeknight dinner a special one! Serve this Paneer In Coconut Gravy Recipe along with hot Phulkas or ...

Maharashtrian Style Bhogichi Bhaji Recipe - Mixed Vegetable Curry

Bhogi falls a day prior to Makar Sankranti. This festival is celebrated in the Month of January. This is the time we get many fresh winter vegetables like different types of vaal beans, brinjals, etc. in the market. Throughout India, this day is celebrated by different communities in their own ways and with their own special dishes. In Maharashtra, it is on this day that Bhogichi Bhaji is prepared by many households and relished with Bhakris. But, each region here has its own version of this particular ...

Petha Wadi Sabzi Recipe

One of the very tempting sabzi is this Petha wadi sabzi. Wadi is made of  moong dal. It is sundried balls made of yellow lentils both split or whole ones with green skin on it. It’s usually made from sprouted moong, hence wadi it’s very nutritious with loads of vitamins and minerals in it. Wadi and yellow pumpkin flavours blend very well together and this sabzi is one of the most delicious sabzi you would have ever made. The combination of spices and the wadi in this sabzi makes it lip ...

Keri Na Gotla Nu Shaak Recipe - Gujarati Style Ripe Mango Curry

Keri Na Gotla Nu Shaak Recipe is a Ripe Mango curry made with it's fresh pulp and it also uses the seed of the mango as well. The Gotla Nu Shaak recipe is absolutely easy with no fuss yet heavenly delicious so do try this sweet, spicy, tangy dish and treat your taste buds in this mango season. Mangoes are like almost everyone’s favourite. As it comes in summer so everyone has their own memories with different mango dishes that are made during vacation time. This mango dish ...

No Onion No Garlic Lobia Masala Recipe In Electric Pressure Cooker

The No Onion No Garlic Lobia Masala Recipe is a delicious no onion no garlic curry which is perfect for your Fasting days. The gravy is made with gram flour/besan, tamarind paste and jaggery along with spices and there is no chopping required. You can make this curry in less than 15 minutes in a pressure cooker. Black eyed beans are packed with proteins and micro nutrients,is low in saturated fat and is a good source of dietary fiber. Did You Know: One cup of cooked black-eyed peas or ...

Paneer Stuffed Bhindi In Ajwain Tomato Gravy Recipe

Paneer Stuffed Bhindi In Ajwain Tomato Gravy Recipe is a tasty and simple North Indian gravy recipe. Made with spiced crumbled paneer stuffed into bhindis which are cooked separately and then dunked in a tomato ajwain gravy.  Ajwain is a popular spice and apart from adding flavour it is also very good for health. Ajwain or carom seeds helps in  maintaining your digestive health. It also increases hunger and is good for loss of appetite. Most of the time ajwain is used for tempering dals ...

     
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