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.
Kuruku Kaalan Recipe is a delicious dish made from ripe bananas and cooked in a yogurt and coconut curry. It is a delectable traditional dish in Kerala cuisine, that is eaten almost every other day and is also a part of the famous Onam sadya.
Did You Know: Bananas are good for the heart, digestive system and vision. They are packed with potassium, a mineral electrolyte that keeps electricity flowing throughout your body, which is required to keep your heart beating. Bananas' high potassium ...
Baale Dindu Kadale Kaalina Palya is South Indian Style Banana Stem Curry With Chick Peas Recipe. Select a banana stem which has a thin rind. Usually, the thinner the rind of the stem, tender is the banana stem. This banana stem curry is a healthy recipe since banana stem prevents the formation of kidney stones and is naturally fibrous to promote digestion. Banana stem pairs well with Kadale Kaalu or chickpeas and the flavors are subtle in this curry with fewer spices. Pair Baale ...
The Kerala Bhindi Curry also known as the Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambu is a tangy and spicy curry made from okras also known as lady's fingers. The curry is cooked in a tamarind and tomato curry base and flavored with baby onions, fenugreek seeds, coriander powder and curry leaves.
Serve the Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambu along with steamed rice for a delicious Sunday lunch meal.
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Pomfret Shorshe (Pomfret in mustard gravy) is an authentic Bengali recipe which is made with pomfret fish. This is one of easiest recipe with minimal ingredients. Mustard sauce gravy can be used to cook other fishes like hilsa, rohu, catla, catfish and various other river fishes.
The usage of mustard oil and mustard paste is what makes Pomfret Shorshe heavenly when had with hot white rice.
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Bengali Bhog Khichuri
Andhra Style Chama Dumpa Pulusu Recipe (Arbi With Sesame Tamarind Sauce Recipe) is a traditional dish that we have inherited from our ancestors, made using boiled arbi that is simmered in sesame tamarind sauce. It is a perfect to make during weekdays lunch or dinner.
Serve the Andhra Style Chama Dumpa Pulusu Recipe (Arbi With Sesame Tamarind Sauce Recipe) along with Phulkas and Kachumber Salad for a weekday lunch or dinner.
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Kobbari chaaru is an authentic sambar/rasam that is made in Telangana region using coconut milk and roasted chana dal. This Coconut Milk & Dal Sambar is silky smooth in texture with subtle sweetness of coconut milk and mildly spicy with ground green chillies, overall making this a perfect lunch combo with hot steamed rice and fryum (Akki Peni sandige) or just with Phulka Recipe (Roti/Chapati) - Puffed Indian Bread.
Did you know: Coconuts are highly nutritious and rich in fibre, ...
Parippu or Lentil Curry is a very simple dish that is also a part of the Onam sadyaa. Served with piping hot rice, the dish is a delicate and simple balance of flavours that prepares the palate to the explosion of flavours in the dishes that follow thereafter. The parippu can be prepared in a variety of ways using different kinds of lentils. Using Green Gram lentils (Moong Dal) or Split Pigeon Dal, one can prepare a nutritious and beautiful dish that is delectable in its simplicity.
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Papad er Dalna is a Bengali recipe that is prepared specially during Durga Puja. It provides the "pujo pujo aroma " (the essence of Durga Puja). This recipe is quick and easy for the days you are too lazy to cook up an extravagant meal.
Papad er Dalna can be served with phulka, paratha or steamed rice.
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Matwadi Palya Recipe is essentially a Madhwa Brahmin Style Methi-Chana Dal Sabzi which uses ground masala which is steamed and then mixed with the other sauteed ingredients like fenugreek leaves. This side dish is great for high protein vegetarian diet since methi and dal are rich in proteins. In addition, methi is a source of ample iron.
Serve Matwadi Palya Recipe (Madhwa Brahmin Style Methi-Chana Dal Sabzi) along with Tawa paratha, Karnataka Special Huli Tovve Recipe and steamed ...
Lasun Batata Poori Recipe (Spiced Coriander Fried Bread Recipe) is a deep fried Indian bread flavoured with some indian spice and fresh herb like coriander leaves to bring out the flavour to the dish. These pooris are quite soft as it contains potato in the dough. You can also add any starchy vegetables like colocasia or tapioca to the bread.
Serve the Lasun Batata Poori Recipe (Spiced Coriander Fried Bread Recipe) along with Chutney to enjoy your Lunch meal.
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Mooli Palak Sabji is a simple and easy recipe that is delicious and super healthy too given the health benefits of radish and spinach. Radish and spinach are powerhouses of essential minerals and vitamins like vitamin B6, A, C, K, folate, fiber, potassium et al. This is a diabetic friendly dish as radish and spinach help in maintaining blood sugar levels.
Mooli Palak Sabji is a very simple recipe to cook and has aromatic flavours to it.
Serve Mooli Palak Sabji with Phulka and Burani ...
Raw Banana Thoran is a common dish in Kerala and is widely served as a side dish. One cannot think of vegetarian food from God's own country and miss mentioning the thoran. This lightly spiced stir-fry is made with many vegetables and makes the taste of the vegetable taste yummy. In this Thoran we are using raw banana which is the much-loved vegetable in Kerala. The vegetable is combined with mild spices and freshly grated coconut.
Serve the Raw Banana Thoran along with Steamed Rice, Beetroot ...
Ghee Rice Recipe | Neychoru, it is such a flavorful rice usually prepared in the festival days. It is such a comfort food ,with just a large dollop of Ghee cooked along with Basmati Rice and all the whole spices bring such a nice flavour to the food.
Ghee Rice Recipe | Neychoru is best served with Kozhi Kuzhambu (non-veg) or Senai Kizhangu Ghostu (veg) and Tadka Raita for complete meal.
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Zucchini Paratha Recipe is a healthy option of including zucchini in your breakfast. Zucchini stuffed paratha is a comforting dish to start a busy day. Make this easy zucchini paratha and serve it with instant red chilli pickle recipe.
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Vendakkai Uppadan is a traditional spicy recipe from the state of Kerala. Unlike, other dishes from this region, this one does not use coconut in it. The simplest of the spices are freshly dry roasted, ground and added to the recipe making it very aromatic. It is spicy and tart making it a perfect accompaniment with Rice. Serve Vendakkai Uppadan Recipe (Kerala Style Okra Curry) with Steamed rice, Snake Gourd Thoran Recipe (Turai Thoran) and Paruppu Podi for a weeknight dinner.
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Iyengar Style Vendakkai Mor kuzhambu Recipe is a variant to the regular Pooshanikai More Kuzhambu .This type of preparation is something very commonly seen in many Iyengars (a sect of Tambrahms Community) households. In other words it is also called as a south Indian version of “Bhindi Kadhi”. In the south Indian version of mor kuzhambu, It does not require Garam masala or garlic. The specialty in our cuisine is without these ingredients we can prepare an equally flavorful dish. Vendakkai ...
Dalma is a Chickpea Dal Cooked With Vegetables and Raw Papaya, a delicacy from the state of Orissa. It can be made using toor (arhar) dal, and an assortment of vegetables typically raw banana, eggplant, green papaya and pumpkins, simmered in a special spice blend.
Topped off with an aromatic tempering of panch phoron and coconut shavings seasoned in ghee, the dalma is aromatic and wholesome. The Dalma Recipe has the right combination of taste and health, that is packed with proteins from the dal ...
Manipuri Mangal Ooti is a Manipuri side dish served during Kang festival in their region. A simple peas dish that is very popular as a breakfast or dinner option. It is cooked in soda and mustard oil tadka and makes for a delicious accompaniment along with any Indian Bread.
Serve Manipuri Style Mangal Ooti Recipe (Yellow Dried Peas Curry Recipe) along with with phulka or Homemade Butter Naan Recipe (Soft Yogurt Bread) fora wonderful lunch.
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यह केला बेसनी सब्ज़ी एक बहुत ही आसान सी सब्ज़ी है. यह सब्ज़ी कच्चे केले को मसालेदार बेसन के घोल में डूबा कर तलकर, दही की ग्रेवी में पकाई हुई एक स्वादिष्ट सब्ज़ी है। आप इससे आसानी से बना सकते है और गर्म फुल्का या तवा पराठा के साथ परोस सकते है.
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी अच्छी लगी तो आप इन्हें भी बना सकते है,
टमाटर रसम रेसिपी
पनीर मखनी रेसिपी
गुजराती कढ़ी रेसिपी
मैंगलोर फिश करी रेसिपी एक स्वादिष्ट डिश है जो दक्षिण भारत के मैंगलोर में बहुत बनाई जाती है. इस करी में नारियल और इमली का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसके साथ इसमें हरी मिर्च का भी प्रयोग किया जाता है जो इसे बहुत ही स्वादिष्ट बनाता है.
मैंगलोर फिश करी रेसिपी को चावल और पुदीना प्याज कचुम्बर सलाद रेसिपी के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,
मालवानी फिश करी रेसिपी
Chow Chow And Carrot Kootu is a classic kootu recipe which perfectly goes well with rotis as well as steamed rice. The mild sweetness from the carrots, spiciness from the green chillies balances out the whole dish.
Serve the Chow Chow And Carrot Kootu (Chayote Squash And Carrot Curry) Recipe with rotis or with Steamed Rice, Vengayam Thakali Kuzhambu, Beans Poriyal and Rice crackers to make an elaborate Tamil Saapad lunch menu on a weekend.
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Spicy Coconut Peanut Stuffed Baby Brinjal takes inspiration from the eastern ghats of India and makes for a delicious side dish. The eggplants are stuffed with a spicy, tangy coconut peanut filling making this dish really flavourful and delicious. This dish tastes like a gravy dish but it is dry, making it tiffin friendly. The recipe uses very less oil, making it a healthy choice for weight watchers and diabetic patients.
Spicy Coconut Peanut Stuffed Baby Brinjal tastes best when served along with ...
Brinjal Capsicum Sabji Recipe is an easy side dish recipe which accentuates the flavors of capsicum with eggplant or brinjal and tomatoes. This sabzi can be had with phulka orchapati for a nutritious lunch at school or work. This Brinjal Capsicum Sabji Recipe comes handy when you need to fix nutrition is less available time at hand.
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