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.

Phalguni Dal Recipe - Bengali Style Red Lentils With Fresh Green Peas

Phalguni Dal Recipe is a must try recipe when green peas are in season during winters. Phalguni Dal Recipe is a rich and creamy Bengali style dal prepared with the combination of masoor dal and green peas. This is a vegan, gluten free and protein rich accompaniment to your meals. Did you know: Green peas have traces of origin in the sub-Himalayan plains of India. Green peas are rich in phytonutrients, minerals, vitamin A, C, K, folic acid and antioxidants.Peas are packed with anti aging properties ...

Cabbage Carrot Onion Pudina Thepla Recipe

Cabbage Carrot Onion Pudina Thepla Recipe is a quick rolled Indian bread which is often made in Gujarati households. We have made this thepla using Preethi Zodiac Mixer grinder. This helps chop the vegetables, knead the dough all in a single jar and hence makes life more easier.  You can use any vegetable of your choice to make theplas. Cabbage and Carrot are high in Vitamin C and are full of fiber. They do not require much time to cook and lends a great crunch, taste and texture when added ...

Awadhi Style Chickpea Kofta Biryani Recipe

Awadhi Style Chickpea Kofta Biryani Recipe is a flavourful biryani recipe. Soft and crispy koftas are prepared separately and it then soaked in a luscious gravy. The gravy is then carefully layered between the rice and is simmered again for some more time to build in more flavor. The koftas in Awadhi cuisine is usually made with minced chicken or mutton. But this recipe is made for vegetarian lovers where the koftas are made of kala chana or black chickpeas.  Serve the Awadhi Style Chickpea ...

Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usili Recipe - Banana Flower Paruppu Usili

Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usili Recipe is a traditional South Indian Dish which is a combination of steamed crumbled lentils combined with sautéed vazhaipoo or banana flower. Steamed toor dal idlis are sauteed and cooked further in a pan and later combined with tasty vazhaipoo (banana flower).  Banana flower are highly nutritious and have amazing health benefits. They ward off infections, manage diabetes and anemia and are rich source of Vitamin A, C & E. They are also a rich source ...

Bendekayi Puli Koddel Recipe - Lady Finger In Coconut Tamarind Curry

Bendekayi Puli Koddel Recipe is a simple yet delectable lady's finger curry cooked in freshly made coconut masala. It is spicy, sweet and tangy which makes it a perfect accompaniment with Steamed Rice. It is usually prepared using Ash Gourd or Pumpkin, however here we will be cooking with Okras/Bhindi/Lady Finger to give it a crunchy texture. Puli Koddel Recipe does not use onions or garlic. We have used garlic for flavour but you can make the recipe without the garlic as well. Serve the Bendekayi ...

आलू गाजर मटर सब्ज़ी रेसिपी - Aloo Gajar Matar Sabzi Recipe

आलू गाजर मटर सब्ज़ी एक सरल और स्वादिष्ट रेसिपी है जिसे आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए बना सकते है. आप इसे अपने लंच बॉक्स के लिए भी पैक कर सकते है. इसमें टमाटर की प्यूरी बनाकर उसे रोज के मसालों के साथ पकाया जाता है.  आलू गाजर मटर सब्ज़ी रेसिपी को बूंदी रायता और फुल्के के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,  आलू पालक की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी आलू परवल की सुखी सब्ज़ी रेसिपी  तीखा आलू आलू रेसिपी  

Curd Oats Recipe

Curd Oats Recipe is a delicious and creamy oatmeal dish cooked and mixed with cold silken curd and tempered with simple south indian spices. It is similar to curd rice with less calories.  Oatmeal is a healthy super food  high in fibre and low in fat making it a wonderful substitute against complex carbs. Regular consumption of oats is suppose to lower the bad cholesterol and aid in weight loss as well. Since, this recipe uses minimal spices, it is lighter on the tummy as well. Serve ...

Beetroot, Aloo & Amaranth Leaves Sabzi Recipe

Beetroot, Aloo & Amaranth Leaves Sabzi Recipe, has all the good ingredients in one dish. The sabzi is simply tossed with hing, tempered cumin seeds and flavoured with red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder. Beetroot is  a rich source of magnesium, potassium and copper. Amaranth on the other hand is a powerhouse of Iron and Vitamins. Potatoes have a good amount starch. So therefore this dish will become a well-balanced dish for your everyday diet. Serve the Beetroot, ...

हरा धनिया पराठा रेसिपी - Hara Dhania Paratha Recipe

हरा धनिया पराठा रेसिपी एक सरल पराठा रेसिपी है जिसमे धनिये का प्रयोग किया जाता है. अगर आप अपनी सब्ज़ी के साथ रोटी नहीं बनाना चाहते, तो आप यह पराठा बना सकते है. हरा धनिया पराठा रेसिपी को पनीर बटर मसाला और बूंदी रायता के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है, पालक पनीर पराठा रेसिपी बेसन मेथी पराठा रेसिपी बीटरूट पराठा रेसिपी  

Bharwa Pyaz Ki Sabzi Recipe

Bharwa Pyaz Ki Sabzi Recipe is a chatpata, crunchy baby onions recipe. Baby onions are stuffed with a fresh masala paste and stir fried along with some ginger and garlic to add a lot more flavour to the dish. Stuffing the onions is the only time consuming process to make this delicious sabzi.  Serve it alongside a warm comforting meal of dal and roti or just some theplas or parathas for a comforting meal. Bharwa Pyaz Ki Sabzi is great to go in lunch boxes as well.  Serve Bharwa ...

Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka

The Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka Recipe is a simple, wholesome recipe of toor dal, that is made in a single pot. Cinnamon, ginger, tomatoes and onions are all added and cooked along with the dal in a single pot.  All you need to do once the dal is cooked is to make the garlic tadka and the Arhar Ki Dal will be ready to be served. It is full of protein and since it can be cooked in no time it is ideal to be packed into your office lunch box or kids lunch box.  Serve the Arhar Ki ...

Hara Dhania Paratha Recipe - Coriander Paratha

The Hara Dhania Paratha also known as the Coriander Paratha is a simple and healthy paratha that is extremely rich in fiber and nutrition. This paratha is a refreshing change from the regular roti and phulkas and can be had as snack or packed into your kids lunch box.  Hara Dhania paratha is quick to make and can be served with any curry, dal or sabzi of your choice.  Serve these delicious Hara Dhania Paratha or Coriander Parathas along with Aam Ka Achaar Recipe and  Boondi ...

Potato Sagu Recipe for Rava Idli

Potato curry or bhaji is cooked in various styles across the country. One such version is the potato sagu recipe which is very popular in Karnataka usually served alongside Rava Idlis, Set dosa and others in eateries like darshinis and restaurants.  There is a another version of this sagu using mixed vegetable which is also popular across Karnataka and is usually served along with puri or set dosa. This recipe of potato sagu is simple to make and can be packed into your office or kids lunch ...

Bhune Pyaz Ka Gosht Recipe - Mutton Curry With Roasted Onion & Spices

Bhune Pyaz Ka Gosht Recipe is a lip smacking mutton curry that will leave you licking your fingers. Onions are sliced and fried until it turns into a deep brown colour, which makes it the star ingredients of this mutton dish.  The brown onions contribute to the taste as well as lend that deep colour to the gravy.  The succulent pieces of mutton are marinated and slow cooked and then combined with the brown onion gravy base and pressure cooked to speed up the process at home.  Serve Bhune ...

Masala Roti Recipe-Soft and Spicy Indian Flat Bread

Soft and Spicy Masala Roti Recipe is a delicious Indian flat bread with the goodness of pearl millet or bajra, finger millet or ragi, maize or makai, oatmeal and whole wheat flour. This Soft and Spicy Indian Flat Bread has the right mix of various millets and spices making it a nutritious wholesome food.  Did you know: Millet provides a host of nutrients, has a sweet nutty flavor, and is considered to be one of the easily digestible and non-allergenic flat bread available. Millet's ...

Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi Recipe

Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi is perfect for a weeknight dinner as this recipe is simple, quick and light on your tummy. Simple spices like turmeric powder, chilli powder and garam masala is added to the moong dal sookhi Sabzi. Lemon is added after the dal is cooked to give it slight tang. Though minimally spiced Moong Dal sookhi Sabzi is flavourful and delicious.  Moong dal is rich in proteins and has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties that help fight bacteria. It is easily digestible ...

Rava Fried Prawns Recipe

Rava Fried Prawns is a traditional Goan dish. In Goa, we make different kinds of rava fried dishes to have as an accompaniment with rice and fish curry. No Goan thali is complete without rava fried delicacies. Prawns are a good source of protein and calcium and is a good source of vitamin A and E. They also contain zinc which maintains the immune system. However, anything in excess is not good. Rava fried prawns or tiger prawns tastes yum and can be served as starters for parties. Serve Rava Fried ...

Khichdi With Fresh Spices Recipe

To many, the humble khichdi or khichri or Khechudi, evokes a medley of emotions, by the mere mention of the name, one either loves or hates it. Almost every state in India has its own name for Khichdi. Ayurveda, the Indian wisdom of medicine, also recommends Khichdi for all body types as a cleansing regimen. Khichdi is fed to infants to introduce them to adult food as it is soft, easily digested, and has no spices. The khichdi refers to a nutritionally balanced stew of rice and pulses, usually made ...

Eggplant In Mustard Poppy Seed Yogurt Gravy Recipe-Begun Doi Sorse Posto bata Jhol

Begun Doi Sorse Posto bata Jhol or Eggplant in Mustard Poppy Seed Yogurt Gravy is a Bengali vegetarian dish. The eggplant is its main ingredient which is first marinated in chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt. It is then shallow fried till golden and then simmer in a gravy of  mustard-poppy seed paste and curd. Panch Phoran masala adds a signature Bengali flavor to the Eggplant gravy.  Serve Eggplant In Mustard Poppy Seed Yogurt Gravy Recipe with Steamed Rice Recipe or Phulka ...

Chettinad Special Steamed Lentil Dumplings Gravy - Kola Urundai Kuzhambu

Chettinad Special Steamed Lentil Dumplings Gravy - Kola Urundai Kuzhambu is a traditional chettinad dish served for lunch during weddings, celebrations and festival times. Kola Urundai Kuzhambu is a traditional curry from the chettinad region of the Tamil Nadu. Chettinad cuisine is believed to be one the spiciest cuisines in India. The preparation is fairly simple, but has a perfect mix of flavors.  Serve Chettinad Special Steamed Lentil Dumplings Gravy along with Whole Wheat Lachha ...

Ragi Murungai Keerai Adai Recipe-Finger Millet Flour & Drumstick Leaves Savory Flatbread

Adai is a nutritious dish from Chettinad cuisine. It is mostly made from a combination of of dal, rice, millet and veggies. Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai is packed with proteins and is a wholesome breakfast recipe.There is no soaking, grinding or fermentation involved for this recipe. For those busy mornings, when you want to eat healthy and wholesome breakfast, this recipe is a life savior. With a little preparation done the previous night, the Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai can be prepared under 10 minutes. ...

Tofu Methi Paratha Recipe

The Tofu Methi Paratha Recipe makes a perfect high protein breakfast for a busy weekday morning. The tofu crumbles are tossed along with chopped methi leaves, onions and green chillies along with cumin powder, lending to a very simple flavour and robust taste.  The Tofu Methi Paratha is cooked in ghee to give it that crisp and flaky outer. The dough for the Tofu Methi Paratha is made with a mix of different fours like whole wheat flour, bajra flour and jowar flour which increases ...

Sindhi Tidali Dal Recipe

Sindhi Tidali Dal Recipe is a comforting sindhi dish best served with phulkas or even dodas.  As the name suggests, 'tidali' means 'three dals' in Sindhi . Three varieties of dals - chana dal, urdal dal and green chilka dal are combined and pressure cooked.  A rich tadka, made using ghee and sharp garlic, along with some cumin seeds and asafoetida, add great flavour to the tidali dal.  This tridali dal is made across all sindhi households as it is packed with nutrients and is proteins ...

Murungakkai Vendhaya Keerai Sambar Recipe-Drumstick & Fenugreek Greens Sambar

Murungakkai Vendhaya Keerai Sambar Recipe-Drumstick and Fenugreek Greens Sambar, has a healthy mix of greens and vegetable to make it a complete meal. Drumstick and fenugreek greens are both known to purify the blood and lowering the cholesterol making this sambar a diabetic friendly recipe. Did you know: Fenugreek is a good source of protein, minerals, and vitamins. Fenugreek fresh leaves and stems are rich in calcium, iron, carotene, Vitamin A, C, and ascorbic acid. Serve the Murungakkai ...

     
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