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.
Indian Bread Recipes
Indian Rice Recipes
North Indian Vegetarian Recipes
South Indian Vegetarian Recipes
Indian Non Veg Recipes
Sautéed Aubergine With Tamarind Recipe is a perfect dish for dinners or lunches. Makes an elegant dish for the lent season as well. The flavor comes from the tangy tamarind juice or paste which leaves your taste buds tingling and wanting more. Sautéed Aubergine With Tamarind Recipe is a super simple and abundantly flavorful dish that is perfect as a side for rotis/chapathis or plain rice.
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Mangalorean Style Kuvalyacho Pollav Recipe (Yellow Pumpkin Curry Recipe) is a simple traditional Mangalore curry which uses coconut as its base to make the gravy. Usually the onions and coconut used in this recipe are sun dried and then ground along with other spices into a course paste. But as the lifestyle changed people starting making it on the pan itself. But whatever it is the true flavor of the old traditional flavors will always remain divine.
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Mint has many health benefits as it is good for digestion, detoxifies the body etc. This recipe is simply a moong dal just flavoured with mint leaves. Really an aromatic tasty dal it is and is perfect for your weekday meals.
Serve Pudina Moong Dal along with Capsicum Usili and Phulkas for a weekday lunch or dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such as
Katachi Amti Recipe
Ulava Charu Recipe
Delicious Dal Makhani Recipe
Urulai Kizhangu Masiyal Recipe (Potatoes in a Tangy lemon and Ginger Gravy) is a very classic tamil brahmin dish that is eaten along with puri's or chapatti. As a child I would not eat any potatoes apart from my favorite urulai kizhangu roast (potato roast), but now that I am all grown up and eaten things as bland as a leaf, I just love this dish. I love this dish for it tangy lemon and ginger flavors that get so well absorbed by the potatoes. The dish is made healthy using less oil, spiced just ...
Awadh Style Bakarhani Roti Recipe ( Thick Spiced Flat-Bread Recipe ) is soft flaky bread which is seasoned with cardamom and also sweet on the palate. It is usually cooked in a tandoor which helps to give a charred and smoky flavour to the bread.
The bread was originally from Old Dhaka which is a part of Bangladesh. But since the technique and the cooking method got influenced by various states, the technique of making Bakharani Roti spread over to Awadhi Cuisine as well.
The Manathakkali Kootu Recipe is a very classic South Indian recipe that is packed with proteins, vitamins and minerals. Kootu is a combination of dal and vegetable, with or without coconut. Manathakkali Kootu is a simple yet nutritious gravy that helps in controlling and treating acidity related problems.
Serve the Manathakkali Keerai Kootu along with Steamed Rice, Salad for a quick and healthy weeknight dinner or even for a quiet Sunday lunch with family.
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Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Yam Curry Recipe) is a comforting recipe made with chopped yam that is pressure cooked with tangy and spicy curry. Yam is a wonderful root vegetable that will help as a cooling agent. It is the best vegetable to fight against any cold or flu.
Serve the Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Yam Curry Recipe) along with Ven Pongal for a wholesome dinner or a Sunday lunch.
If you are looking for more Yam recipes here are some :
The Kovakkai Poriyal Recipe is a classic South Indian vegetable that you can serve for your everyday meals. Kovakkai is also known as Dondakkai or Tinda or Tindora or Tendley. At home we simply love the taste and flavors of this vegetable when it is just steamed and then tossed in a seasoning that has only mustard, curry leaves, salt and coconut.
Serve the Kovakkai Poriyal along with Jeera Rasam, Mixed Vegetable Sambar, Beetroot Pachadi, Steamed Rice and Elai ...
Kerala Cherupayar Curry Recipe (Green Moong and Yellow Moong Dal Recipe) is a comforting dal made from a blend of green mung bean and yellow mung bean lentil. Cherupayar refers to the green moong lentil in Malayalam. The curry is made with simple flavors and the addition of coconut oil in the dal lifts the whole flavor of the dish. Mung Beans are a high source of fiber, protein and antioxidants. As it has the high nutrient intensity it will be really helpful for fighting diseases like diabetes and ...
Nawabi Mixed Vegetables Recipe is a mildly spiced and rich dish without the use of cream in it. It is quite flavourful and simple to cook. It is easy to prepare and has a very royal taste to it.
Serve Nawabi Mixed Vegetable Gravy at one of your house parties lunch menu along with rotis, Pudina tawa paratha or jeera rice.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Gravy based recipes such as
Gobi Ke Kofte
Dimer Malai Curry
Vankaya Ulli Karam Recipe (Eggplants In Spicy Onion Gravy) is a delicious version of eggplants that is made in Andhra households. This recipe is traditionally made from small eggplants that are locally available in Andhra and tastes so different from Gutti Vankaya Recipe of Andhra, which is a slightly trickier recipe than this. You can create same recipe with pointed gourd and ivy gourd too, instead of brinjals.
Serve Vankaya Ulli Karam Recipe along with Steamed Rice, and Moong Dal Rasam/Pesara ...
Kathirikkai Urulaikizhanghu is a Chettinad delicacy prepared by cooking tender Brinjals and Potatoes with moong dal. It can be served as an accompaniment with idli, dosa, and chapatti. It is a versatile dish which can be served over plain rice. The dish is mildly spicy with only green chilies added and can be prepared with the common pantry items, thus making it as favourite for people of all ages and taste.
Prepare this Kathirikai UrulaiKizhanghu Pachidi and serve with rice along with Keerai sambar ...
Paalkatti Chettinad Curry Recipe (Chettinad Style Paneer Kurma Recipe) is a recipe that has been originated from the traditional Chettinad style curry. The authentic Chettinad masala is prepared by roasting a blend of spices and blending it into a smooth paste and then adding it into the sauteed pearl onion and tomato to give it a rich and spicy flavor. The paneer is just simmered into the curry.
Palkatti is a Tamil word which refers to the process of how a cottage cheese or paneer is ...
Soya Methi Palak Ki Sabzi Recipe is made from soy protein chunks along with spiced and pureed spinach and fenugreek leaves. Adding soybean to makes this dish high in nutritional value, as soybean is fabulous source of protein. Full of goodness of the green leafy vegetables and the soya bean this is a great recipes that can be packed into your office lunch box as well.
Did you know: Spinach is one the many green leafy vegetables that have been recommended by nutritionist over the years ...
Cuisine of our country is amazing and the variety of spinach we get is even better. Variety of spinach used in different kind of dishes and in all the cuisines of India makes our culinary culture rich and amazing.
This coconut tamarind based thick spinach curry called Padipe Saasmi is famous Udupi Style Curry that is made using red amaranth leaves (harivesoppu). The coconut masala gives a nice thick consistency to the curry and this dish is made with no onion or garlic, it’s a delicious and healthy ...
The Whole Wheat Methi Garlic Naan is packed with flavours of methi and garlic and fermented with yeast and yogurt to bring out the delicious flavours. The addition of yeast and yogurt brings out the perfect softness in the naan.
This naan is baked in the oven. The advantage of doing that is - you can place multiple naans in the oven and bringing out larges batches when you gave guests at home.
Serve the Whole Wheat Methi Garlic Naan recipe along with Matar Paneer and Dal Makhani for ...
Sarson Ka Saag Recipe is a very traditional winter recipe from North India made from a mix of greens like mustard leaves, spinach leaves and bathua. The most important greens for this recipe is the sarson, also known as mustard. I sometimes combine it along with spinach and methi as well or sometimes just spinach, based on the availability of the greens.
Did You Know: The Mustard are loaded with vitamins and nutrients along with phytochemical properties, that are ready to help you combat free ...
The Andhra Gongura Puliyodharai Recipe is a delicious south indian rice dish that is made from Red Roselle Leaves also known as Gongura leaf. The Gongura leaf is widely used in Andhra Cuisine and many recipes are made using gongura leaves and this one is an absolute delicacy.
The Gongura Puliyodharai Recipe is a spicy and tangy dish that is made from precooked rice and tossed along with freshly roasted spices and Gongura leaves.
Did you know: Gongura leaves help cool the body ...
Kerala Style Chemmeen Moilee Recipe -Prawn Curry is a comfort curry made from shrimps cooked in rich coconut milk. The curry is so simple to make as it is made in a one pot. Moilee is a very common dish in Kerala and is usually made from a variety of fish but we can use different kind of seafood as well to create this wonderful delicacy. This curry does not use any tamarind but has strong flavors from the whole spices like the cardamom pods, cinnamon sticks and whole peppercorns.
Serve the Kerala ...
Dondakkai Puli Curry is one of those traditional recipes that has been passed down to me through generations. This is a healthy recipe to prepare and also does not take too much time or effort. As it is very easy to make and requires very few ingredients, you can also pack it for your Lunch Box.
Serve Dondakkai Puli Curry Recipe along with Keerai Sambar, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for your everyday meals.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Tindora Recipes such as
Almond and Cashew Nut Mushrooms Curry Recipe is delicious, very simple and delicious recipe that you can make for parties. It is a very Indian taste with flavors coming from the spices and herbs.
Serve the Almond and Cashew Nut Mushrooms Curry along with a Broccoli Pepper Pulao, Papad for a weeknight dinner or even make them for your parties.
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Ragi Almond Soup Recipe
Braided Almond Roll Recipe
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Moilee is a very traditional Kerala dish where the fish or vegetables are cooked in mildly spiced coconut milk. Mint Vegetables Moilee is a twisted recipe, using mint flavour to further enhance the dish making it even more refreshing.
Serve the Mint Vegetables Moilee Recipe with Appams or Idiyappams or Steamed Rice for Sunday brunch.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as
Kerala Style Cauliflower Kurma
Maavina Hannina Gojju
Mushroom Caldine is delicious vegetarian coconut curry where the mushroom is cooked in coconut milk and tamarind with freshly ground masala. It makes a perfect light meal anytime with some buttered pav buns or goan pav on the side.
Serve Mushroom Caldine along with Toasted Buttered Pav Buns or Whole Wheat Laccha Paratha for a quick simple delicious meal together.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Mushroom recipes such as
Mushroom Strudel Recipe
Roasted Mushroom ...
Himachali Pahari Auriya Kaddu Recipe (Tangy Pumpkin Dry) is a delicious stir fry made with chunks of pumpkin, the recipe contains the flavours of panch phoron and tanginess from the amchur powder and ground mustard seeds.
The pumpkin is stir fried along with some ground raw rice and mustard seeds which gives in the added crunch to the whole dish. The addition of mustard oil also add in the extra touch. The dish is mainly famous among the pahari cuisine which is famous in the snow cap mountain regions.