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.

Dal Kabila Recipe - Diabetic Urad Dal Tadka

Dal kabila is a popular Mughal dish which is made with split urad dal. You can use either white urad dal or even split black urad dal to make this dish.  This is a one pot dish where the urad dal is cooked along with whole spices, dry red chilies, onions and tomatoes and spice powders and finely the Dal kabila is tempered with ghee and cumin seeds. Serve the Dal kabila with Palak Ragi & Oats Wheat Thepla and Kachumber Salad Recipe With Cucumber, Onion & Tomatoes for ...

पनीर और हरे मटर का पराठा रेसिपी - Paneer and Green Peas Paratha Recipe

पनीर और हरे मटर का पराठा रेसिपी एक हाई प्रोटीन रेसिपी है जिसमे पनीर और मटर का तीखा मिश्रण बनाया जाता है और उसे पराठे के अंदर भरा जाता है. पनीर में प्रोटीन की मात्रा बहुत अधिक होती है इसलिए आप इसे ...

Chettinad Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Chettinad Vegetable Pulao is a classic South Indian way of making rice. The spices are a unique blend of saunf (fennel seeds), black pepper corns with the addition of baby onions, ginger and garlic which add to the taste. This Pulao is made with Silver Range of Kohinoor Super Basmati rice, which is aged & matured naturally for 24 months for its soft shiny look & sweet taste. Kohinoor Super Basmati rice is a 100% pure & original Pusa basmati variety which gives whitish slender rice ...

Kacche Aam Aur Lehsun Ki Dal Recipe -Curried Lentils With Mango & Garlic

The Kacche Aam Aur Lehsun Ki Dal Recipe is wholesome delicious dal that is packed with flavors of roasted garlic and grated raw mangoes. You must try this Mango Dal during summers when mangoes are in full season. Lots of recipes are made using raw mangoes and they not only taste great but are good for you. Did You know: Raw mangoes are extremely good to be had during summers as it protects from intense heat and dehydration. High in Vitamin C it helps boost your immunity and also is good ...

Sundakkai / Manathakkali Kai Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe - A Spicy Tamarind Curry

Manathakkali Kai Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe is a very traditional South Indian dish, made from freshly squeezed tamarind and flavoured with some traditional delicacies like vathal, small onions, appalam. The ingredients could be new to many of the non South Indians and if you are adventurous enough to try an authentic south indian brahmin home cooked recipe, go ahead and give this tasty tangy spicy dish a try. You can also use Sundakkai to make this kuzhambu, as shown in the video. Serve the Sundakkai/ ...

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 (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 of ...

गाजर शिमला मिर्च दाल रेसिपी - Carrot And Capsicum Mix Dal Recipe

गाजर शिमला मिर्च दाल रेसिपी एक सरल दाल रेसिपी है जिसे आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए बना सकते है. इसमें हमने मूंग दाल का प्रयोग किया है और उसमे सब्ज़िओ का भी प्रयोग किया गया है. टमाटर भी डाला जाता है जो इस दाल में खट्टापन में देता है.  गाजर शिमला मिर्च दाल रेसिपी को चावल और बीटरूट थोरन के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है: पंचमेल दाल रेसिपी  चाउ चाउ सांबर रेसिपी चकुंदर सांबर रेसिपी

Pineapple Rasam Recipe

The Pineapple Rasam Recipe is a twist to the traditional and a staple dish of the south Indians. The sourness from the pineapple and the subtle sweetness brings great flavors to the traditional rasam. I make this rasam as often as I make the tomato garlic rasam, as rasam's are an all time favorite dish in every household.  Serve the pineapple rasam with hot steamed rice, a dash of ghee and Cabbage And Carrot Poriyal Recipe - No Onion And Garlic for a comforting weekday meal.  If ...

Chicken Cheese Stuffed Kulcha Recipe

Chicken Cheese Stuffed Kulcha Recipe is a delicious kulcha recipe that is a must try. Chicken keema is cooked along with dry spice powders and then combined with cheese and stuffed in a kulcha dough.  The kulcha dough is made using whole wheat flour and all purpose flour, yeast and yogurt, that help with its texture, making them soft as well.  All meat lovers will fall in love with this recipe. It is going to be sure hit at any party and your friends and family will relish them. Serve Chicken ...

Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe - Snake Gourd Poriyal Recipe

Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe is an authentic Kerala dish and a dry side prepared usually as an accompaniment to the main meal.  Snake gourd is sliced and cooked in minimal spices and tossed along with grated coconut.  Did you know: Snake gourd has a high moisture content, and hence has fewer calories. It is a wonderful source of antioxidants. Snake gourd is also said to be a diabetic friendly vegetable.  Serve Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe along with Matta Rice/ Chemba Rice Recipe, Nendra ...

Milagu Keerai Poricha Kootu Recipe - Palak And Moong Dal Kootu

The Milagu Keerai Poricha Kootu Recipe is a wholesome dish from Tamil Nadu which is packed with flavors from the roasted urad dal, black pepper which is ground along with coconut. Kootu is essentially a dal and vegetable combination which is coked with some everyday masalas. Did You Know- Spinach is a super food which is packed with a lot of nutrients and most importantly it is low in calories as well. Spinach and green leafy vegetables are important for skin, hair, and bone health.In addition, ...

Bengali Bhindi Doi Posto Recipe

'Posto' is the poppy seeds gravy that is popular in the Bengali Cuisine. This dish Bengali Bhindi Doi Posto is a recipe made using poppy seeds and curd. A quick and easy recipe that is also flavourful. Traditionally, ladies finger is deep fried to maintain its crispy texture. But in this recipe, I have shallow fried the Bhindi to make it more healthy. The entire dish comes together within 20 minutes. Use tender /small ladies finger to get the best tasting Bhindi Posto. Serve Bengali Bhindi ...

Maa Ki Dal Recipe - Punjabi Style Black Urad Dal Recipe

Maa Ki Dal Recipe which is a Punjabi style slow cooked Black Urad dal is similar to Dal Makhani in many ways, as it uses the same lentils — whole urad dal with skins and some rajma . But Maa Ki Dal has a much lighter preparation and gets its classic taste from being slow cooked over hours, which lends depth of flavour. A typical specialty in Punjabi Cuisine, this dal is often preferred over the popular Dal Makhani which is usually savoured at restaurants or a thing for celebration meals. Maa ...

Mini Dal Samosa Curry/Sabzi Recipe

Mini Dal Samosa Curry/Sabzi is a unique and easy to prepare vegetarian recipe that can be a great alternative to Paneer or Vegetable Curries which you can cook on special occasion or for your Indian dinner parties. Samosas are a well loved chaat item but when added to a gravy that is prepared with spices like mace, badi elaichi and bay leaves, the taste of the gravy is enhanced and each bite will be chatpata. The wow factor of this recipe was amazing when I served this the first time in my ...

Awadhi Style Karela Ka Dulma Recipe - Stuffed Bitter Gourd In Yogurt Gravy

Awadhi Style Karela Ka Dulma Recipe -Stuffed Bitter Gourd Simmered In Yogurt Gravy Recipe is a classic dish made by Awadh. Karela or Bitter Gourd is a popular summer vegetable though it is bitter the bawarchis (cooks) prepare it so well that  it becomes a delicacy. Also, the vegetables are recommended for people who are diabetic, so it can be added into their diet. Traditionally, they are stuffed and sautéed in a pan to keep the green color of the bitter gourd intact but the another variation ...

बैंगन सरसों का साग रेसिपी - Baingan Sarson Ka Saag Recipe

बैंगन सरसों का साग रेसिपी एक उत्तर भारतीय रेसिपी है जिसमे छोटे बैंगन का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसमें सरसों के तेल के साथ हल्दी पाउडर, लाल मिर्च पाउडर, धनिया पाउडर, गरम मसाला पाउडर और अमचूर पाउडर का ...

Brown Rice in Pressure Cooker Method

Whole Rice grains with only hull removed is called brown rice. The brown rice is unpolished and hence has all the nutrition of the bran and germ intact. Whole rice has a mild nutty flavor and this rice is particularly rich in thiamine, a B vitamin and iron. Brown rice needs double the cooking time than the white rice. All the recipes that include any variety of white rice can be prepared with brown rice. Note that the brown rice is marginally beneficial than white rice and makes very slight difference ...

Manathakkali Keerai Molagootal Recipe - Kootu Green And Lentil Curry In Coconut

Manathakkali Keerai Molagootal (Kootu) recipe is a traditional south Indian recipe made with greens like spinach, beetroot leaves, amaranth leaves or a special greens known as Manathakkali Keerai. The Kootu is a dish in south India, that is made with the combination of lentils and coconut, mixed with green vegetables. Simple to make this dish is tasty and nutritious. You can pack it for your office lunch box as well along with phulkas or rice. Serve Manathakkali Keerai Molagootal Recipe ...

Maharashtrian Kakdi Thalipeeth Recipe - Spiced Cucumber Flat Bread

The Maharashtrian Kakdi Thalipeeth Recipe is a wholesome dish that is made from cucumbers, whole wheat flour and spices. The addition of coriander and green chilies make this Thalipeeth a perfect addition for breakfast or even for dinner when you serve it along with a sabzi. Thalipeeth is a slightly crispy Indian bread and it goes well with a dollop of home made butter too. You can even serve it for dinner if you like but traditionally it is had for breakfast. Serve the Maharashtrian Kakdi ...

Nawabi Kofta Curry Recipe

The Nawabi Kofta Curry Recipe is dish from the royal kitchens. Koftas made using potatoes that are stuffed with paneer and dry fruits and simmered in spicy tomato cream gravy, iCurry to makes an absolute delight to your taste buds.  This is a perfect Curry to make for your weekend Lunch and Dinner or when you have guests coming in for meals. Serve the Nawabi Kofta Curry Recipe along with Dal Makhani, Tomato Onion Tadka Raita, Butter Naan and Vegetable Pulav for ...

मटन घी रोस्ट रेसिपी - Mutton Ghee Roast Recipe

मटन घी रोस्ट एक मसालेदार रेसिपी है जिसे दक्षिण भारत में बनाया जाता है. इसमें मसलो के साथ साथ गुड़ और इमली का भी प्रयोग किया जाता है. सारे मसालो को सेक कर लहसुन और घी में पकाया जाता है. मटन को मैरीनेट कर के रखा जाता है जो इसमें और भी फ्लेवर लाता है.  मटन घी रोस्ट रेसिपी को घी रोस्ट डोसा के साथ अपने दिन या रात के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है  कश्मीरी मटन यखनी रेसिपी पारसी मटन कटलेट रेसिपी मटन कीमा सूप रेसिपी

Aloo Matar Sabzi Recipe - Potatoes Peas In Tomato Gravy

Aloo Matar Sabzi Recipe is a very traditional Punjabi dish that is made with potatoes and peas, simmered in light and tangy tomato gravy. The recipe has a delicate addition of spices , it is simmered to perfection brings out the essence of this flavorful dish. The sabzi is cooked along with Nutralite Classic Spread which is enriched with omega3 and has 0% cholesterol. Serve the Aloo Mutter Sabzi along with steamed rice, parathas, phulka's or naan's for a perfect weeknight ...

Chaal Kopi Recipe - Bengali Style Cauliflower Stir Fry

Chaal Kopi is stir fried cauliflower florets cooked with basmati or gobindobhog rice along with tomatoes and masalas like cumin powder, coriander powder and garam masalas which makes this dish highly flavourful and absolutely finger licking good. This Bengali delicacy though not very popular dish but it's common in some households. This rich and delicious Chaal Kopi Recipe (Bengali Style Cauliflower Stir Fry) is generally served on special occasions, festivals or when you have guests at home. Serve ...

Spinach Rice Recipe - Palak Pulao

The Spinach Rice Recipe, is a simple, healthy preparation of cooked rice, 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 and can be packed into your kids lunch boxes or your office lunch box with a simple raita or even curd on the side. Serve Spinach ...

     
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