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.

Puran Poli Recipe With Toor Dal And Chana Dal

Puran Poli or Vedmi is a well-known sweet bread recipe from Gujarat and Maharashtra. Gujarati style puran poli is prepared using toor dal and Maharashtrian style puran poli is made using chana dal. In this Puran Poli recipe, we have used both the dals to make this yummy and mouth watering dish even more interesting.  Preparing puran for the puran polis is a very time consuming process, so, here is an easy recipe of preparing puran partly in microwave. It will give the same rich aroma and flavours ...

Sindhi Toor Dal Recipe With Aam Papad - Aam Papad Dal Recipe

Dal is quintessential part of the Indian Cuisine and every region and household has its own variation of preparing the same. This Sindhi Toor Dal Recipe is a simple dal cooked everyday in a Sindhi household. Though the process of making a simple dal tadka remains the same, what makes it different from the other arhar or toor dal recipe is the use of the dry mango in this recipe. Dry mango/Amchur Powder adds a beautiful light tartness to the dal. The arhar or toor dal is first pressure cooked with ...

Bharwa Besan Mirch Sabzi Recipe - Chillies Stuffed With Spiced Gram Flour

Bharwa Besan Mirch Sabzi Recipe is made by stuffing spiced sautéed besan in the badi hari mirch or bajji chillies. This is an easy recipe and fits in for a weeknight dinner. Bharwa Besan Mirch Sabzi Recipe is very popular in Rajasthani households and usually served as a side fix with dal fry and chapatis. Did you know:  Asafoetida has lot of medicinal value. According to Ayurvedic medicine, it is used for breathing problems including chronic bronchitis and asthma. It is also used for ...

Maharashtrian Gopalkala Recipe (Curd Poha With Fruits)

Gopalkala is a beaten rice recipe mixed with curd, pomegranate and cucumber. Gopalkala is a prashad recipe that is specially made on Krishna Janmashtami. In Maharashtrian households, mothers make gopalkala with seasonal fruits to feed it to kids. This bean rice poha with fruits in curd, can be served for breakfast or as an afterschool snack. Here are other poha recipes to try Healthy Vegetable Poha Cutlet Recipe Aval Kesari Recipe Matar Poha Recipe (Flattened Rice Stir Fry with Green Peas) Khara ...

Vazhaithandu Lemon Rasam Recipe - Banana Stem Lemon Rasam

The Vazhaithandu Lemon Rasam Recipe also known as the Banana Stem Lemon Rasam Plantain stem  The Vazhaithandu rasam consumes very less time when compared to other dishes. We do not remove the thin string fiber from the banana stem for this recipe. Did you know : Plantain stem is a high fiber content vegetable and is also good for people with diabetes, high cholesterol and kidney stone. Did you know:  Asafoetida has lot of medicinal value. According to ayurvedic medicine, ...

Maharashtrian Masale Baath Recipe - Spicy Vegetable Rice with Goda Masala

Maharashtrian Masale Bhat Recipe is a rice preparation from Maharashtra which gets it unique taste from the addition of Goda masala. The conventional Goda Masala provides the spicy and tangy flavour to this rice preparation. Along with rice plenty of colorful seasonal vegetables are also added to the Masala Bhath. Did you know: Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C needs and iron. It is the antioxidant beta-carotene that gives carrots their bright orange color. Beta-carotene ...

Maharashtrian Tindora Sabzi With Peanuts Recipe

Tindora or Tendli, as Ivy gourds are popularly known, is an iron rich vegetable. It has numerous health benefits including, keeping the nervous systems healthy, increasing the metabolism, and keeping the digestive tract healthy. It is also known to be super food producing natural insulin, making it very favourable for people suffering from high blood sugar.  Maharashtrian Tindora Sabzi with Peanuts Recipe is a simple and quick to make tendli recipe with few ingredients. The addition of roasted ...

Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe - Karnataka Style Mixed Greens Sambar

Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe is a traditional Karnataka Style Sambar made using a mix of greens. We have used fresh spinach, fenugreek leaves and amaranth for this recipe. The freshly ground sambar masala adds a rustic flavour to the dish. Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe is also known as Ulsoppu in many regions of the state of Karnataka. It is a perfect accompaniment for the Mudde (Ragi Balls) as well as steamed rice. Serve Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe (Karnataka Style Mixed Greens Sambar) along with Steamed Rice, ...

Spicy Poppy Seeds Pulao Recipe - Gasa Gasala Saddi

The Spicy Poppy Seed Pulao or the Gasa Gasala Saddi (Saddi meaning leftover rice) is delicious poppy seed flavoured rice that is a staple in most South Indian kitchens. The poppy seed rice recipe is easy to prepare made with a delicious blend of spices. This Pulao is a great way to use any leftover rice from the previous day and the addition of khus-khus (poppy seed or Gasala in Telugu) lends a subtle flavour to the dish. Serve Spicy Poppy Seeds Pulao along with Hyderabadi ...

Kathirikai Poondu Pirattal Recipe - South Indian Style Brinjal Stir Fry With Garlic

Kathirikai Poondu Pirattal Recipe is an aromatic brinjal stir fry dish with the dominant flavour of garlic . The homemade roasted sambar powder renders a beautiful flavor to the regular brinjal. This recipe is a specialty of the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. Did you know:  Asafoetida has lot of medicinal value. According to Ayurvedic medicine, it is used for breathing problems including chronic bronchitis and asthma. It is also used for digestion problems including intestinal gas, upset ...

Moru Kachiyathu Recipe - Kerala Style Seasoned Buttermilk

Moru Kachiyathu Recipe is a simple and delicious Kerala style seasoned buttermilk which is prepared every day in a Malayalee household. Moru means buttermilk in Malayalam, and no south indian meal is complete without the last course of rice had with curd or buttermilk. Buttermilk is also considered to be a good digestive. The simple seasoning using coconut oil and few basic ingredients makes the dish quite aromatic.  Serve the Moru Kachiyathu Recipe (Kerala Style Seasoned Buttermilk) along ...

Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe

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! Serve Smoked ...

स्मोक्ड ढाबा दाल रेसिपी - Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe

स्मोक्ड ढाबा दाल रेसिपी एक क्लासिक रेसिपी है जिसमे बहुत सारी डालो का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसमें डाल को स्मोक करने के लिए कोयले का प्रयोग किया जाता है जिससे इस दाल का स्वाद और भी बढ़ जाता है. यह दाल ...

Chana Methi Dal Recipe - Fenugreek & Split Bengal Gram Curry

Chana Methi Dal is a delicious lentil curry made with split Bengal Gram lentil and fresh fenugreek leaves. This recipe is a healthy menu choice for the intake of everyday protein and is also packed with vitamins and minerals. Chana Methi Dal is a fantastic way to sneak in greens in your kids diet as well. Serve Chana Methi Dal along with Phulka and Raita for a wholesome weekday lunch. Did you know: Fenugreek is a good source of protein, minerals, and vitamins. Fenugreek fresh leaves and stems are ...

चना मेथी दाल रेसिपी - Chana Methi Dal Recipe

चना मेथी दाल एक स्वादिष्ट दाल है जिसमे चने की दाल को मेथी के साथ पकाया जाता है. यह बहुत ही सेहतमंद रेसिपी है क्यूंकि इसमें प्रोटीन के साथ साथ आयरन भी होता है. आप इस दाल को अपने रोज के खाने के लिए बनाए ...

Mambazha Mor Kuzhambu Recipe - Mango Mor Kuzhambu

Mambazha Mor Kuzhambu (translated to mango in curd based gravy) is a traditional Palakkad recipe. It's a seasonal recipe and can be made and savoured during mango season. The Mambazha Mor Kuzhambu is a beautiful mix of sweetness (from the mangoes) and spice from the chilli and ginger that are added to the kuzhambu. The Mambazha Mor Kuzhambu can be made in a jiffy with all available ingredients in the pantry. I hope u all enjoy making it and relishing it just like how ...

Cabbage Poricha Kootu Recipe - South Indian Cabbage Dal

The Cabbage Poricha Kootu Recipe is a wholesome and delicious recipe where the moong dal is cooked and mixed along with steamed cabbage and a fresh coconut masala, finished off with a crunchy tadka.  The addition of cumin seeds and black peppercorns ground along with freshly grated coconut adds to the taste of the dish. Serve the Cabbage Poricha Kootu Recipe along with Phulkas/Steamed Rice, Beetroot Thoran and Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad for a delicious and simple weeknight ...

Karwar Style Muga Ambat Recipe (Moong Sprouts in Coconut Curry)

Karwar Style Muga Ambat Recipe (Moong Sprouts in Coconut Curry) is a curry recipe made from 'Muga' - which refers to the green gram which is mostly sprouted and used in recipes.The sprouted green gram is full of nutrients and is rich in fiber. Even during special occasions like marriages, the green gram curry is served as a side dish to be enjoyed along with rice. Karwar, is a small town near Goa, and boasts of it's unique and distinct cuisine. As it is a coastal town, lots of coconuts and tropical ...

Konkani Style Mooga Ghushi Recipe-Sprouted Whole Green Gram In Tangy Coconut Gravy

‘Mooga Ghushi’ is a sprouted green gram-coconut based tangy gravy, another traditional delicacy of the Konkani community of Mangalore in the southern part of India. ‘Moogu’ in Konkani is green gram and ‘Ghushi’ is a standard coconut masala of this Konkani cuisine; a blend of coconut, tamarind and roasted red chillies with a seasoning of mustard seeds and curry leaves or crushed garlic. Serve Mooga Ghushi with hot steamed rice or phulkas with a Carrot and Beans Thoran (Subzi ...

Palak Pappu Recipe - Andhra Style Palakura Pappu - Dal Palak

Palak pappu also known as Palakura Pappu is a nutrition dense and protein rich dal palak recipe is very famous down south of india. The Palak Pappu is an ultimate comfort food when served along with a bowl of hot Rice and unapologetic amounts of ghee. If you are one of those people who makes trips to an Andhra restaurant to tuck into this pappu and rice, now you can make this at home whenever you please with this restaurant style pappu recipe. It can be served for lunch or dinner and makes ...

Kerala Chicken Curry Recipe With Freshly Ground Spices

Kerala Chicken Curry Recipe With Freshly Ground Spices is a robust chicken curry packed with flavours, leaving you licking your fingers.  Dry masala mix of pepper, coriander seeds, cinnamon, fennel and dry red chilly gives Kerala Chicken Curry With Freshly Ground Spices, its beautiful flavor and aroma. This is a perfect recipe when affected with cough and cold too! When you feel like eating aromatic non-vegetarian food on a rainy or cloudy day, this chicken side dish is a win-win recipe. Serve ...

Rajasthani Pyaaz Ki Kadhi Recipe - Onion Kadhi Recipe

Rajasthani Pyaaz Ki Kadhi Recipe is a simple to make warm and comforting dish. It makes use of very few ingredients, making it an idle dish to prepare when you run out of ingredients in your kitchen pantry. The double tadka in the recipe adds a delicious flavour to the kadhi. It is easy to make and is perfect for your weekday meals. Serve the Rajasthani Pyaz Ki Kadhi Recipe along with Bajri Ki Roti with a dollop of ghee. You can also serve Masala Khichia on the side. This Kadhi tastes great with ...

राजस्थानी प्याज की कढ़ी रेसिपी - Rajasthani Pyaaz Ki Kadhi Recipe

राजस्थानी प्याज की कढ़ी रेसिपी एक सरल रेसिपी है जिसे आप सर्दियों के रात के खाने के लिए बना सकते है. इसमें बहुत कम सामग्री की आवश्यकता होती है और बहुत कम समय में बन भी जाती है. इसमें दो बार तड़का दिया ...

Green Beans Poriyal Recipe With Peanuts & Sesame Recipe

Green Beans Poriyal With Peanuts & Sesame Recipe is a simple stir fry recipe with stir fried green beans/ haricot beans cooked with a spice mix of sesame seeds and peanuts. Green Beans provide a wealth of nutrients in addition to being a versatile and delicious element in many culinary preparations. This Beans Poriyal Recipe is low in Sodium, and very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol so this vegetable is great for weight loss.  Did you know: Green beans are one of the few non-starchy ...

     
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