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.
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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Spicy Matar Masala is a simple and easy dish which can be prepared in a short time. When you are out of vegetables these frozen matar come to your help. The Spicy Matar Masala is cooked in a gravy form where the matar is cooked in an onion and tomato base gravy.
Serve the Spicy Matar Masala with Naan or Kulcha with Dal for dinner.
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Jain Style Corn Palak is a delicious combination of corn, spinach, and spices. This dish is made without onion and garlic and serves as a great side dish with phulka or pulav. The freshness of spinach makes this dish even more tasty and flavourful.
Serve Jain Style Corn Palak along with Phulka, Pudina Tawa Paratha or Steamed Rice for a weekday lunch or dinner.
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Dhaba Style Dal Fry is a perfect dal when you want to have something spicy yet simple. The creamy dal fry consists of five different kind of dals like Toor Dal,Moong Dal, Urad Dal, Masoor Dal and Channa Dal. It is very popular on the road side dhabas in North India and is prepared with the mixture of many dals. The dal will yield you enough protein that you would require for your day to day diet.
Serve Dhaba Style Dal Fry with Sev Tamatar Ki Sabzi, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita and ...
Potato Stuffed Dal Dhokli Recipe can be translated as Mashed potato dumplings steamed in Lentil Curry. There are a variety of Indian curry recipes for mashed potatoes but this recipe is quite different. Here I have slightly modified dal dhokli recipe which is a traditional Gujarati dish.
Serve Potato Stuffed Dal Dhokli Recipe along with Masala Khichia Recipe (Spicy Corn Flour Papad) for a meal in itself.
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Besan Katli Ki Sabzi is a recipe that hails from Uttar Pradesh, and is often prepared during monsoon season. Couple of decades ago, during monsoon, fresh vegetables were seldomly available hence "Besan Ke Paneer" was the go to option for home cooks. Nowadays since monsoons doesn't affect the availability of other veggies and seeing how busy people have gotten with their lives, this recipe is scarcely prepared.
Serve Besan Katli Ki Sabzi along with Phulkas and Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for a weekday ...
Kerala Style Prawns & Shrimp Biryani (Chemmeen Biryani Recipe) is a robust flavored seafood biryani made from prawns and shrimps. This is a perfect monsoon and winter season food with wonderful coastal flavors within and aroma spreading from this hot Prawns and Shrimp pilaf.
Try this Kerala Style Prawns & Shrimp Biryani one pot meal for lunch or dinner with Burani Raita or Lauki Raita.
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Ellu Sadam is made with sesame seeds and is ground with spices to give a good flavour. This sesame powder is added to the cooked rice and is served hot. Usually, ellu Sadam is given as Saturday prasadam in most of the temples in Tamilnadu.
Serve the Ellu Sadam for lunch with Mor Kuzhambu so that it makes a satisfying meal for your family.
Here are few more rice recipes which you can try at your home
The Spicy Aloo Naan Recipe is a twist to a traditional naan where the addition of spiced potatoes and garlic gives a delicious taste.The Naan is super simple to make and you can even serve the Spicy Aloo Naan as an appetizer for your parties or along with Paneer Makhani for a weeknight dinner.
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Saunf Wale Aloo Baingan Recipe is a tasty dish that is spiced with fennel seeds powder. Potatoes and brinjals are a classic combination and are preferred the most. The saunf has a strong flavor and aroma that is handled very carefully. Not all vegetables go well with the flavour of fennel seeds but this Saunf Wale Aloo Baingan Recipe is an exemption.
Serve Saunf Wale Aloo Baingan Recipe for lunch and it can also be packed for lunch box.
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We Indians love biryani’s. Biryani originates originally in Persia and was introduced in India by the Arabs. Biryani is a rice dish with lots of flavours and textures, made with quite a few variants of rice. The key to a good biryani lies in good quality rice, fresh spices and ingredients and style of cooking. Vegetable Biryani Recipe With Chatpata Aloo is a way to spice up your biryani with shallow fried aloo.
Serve Vegetable Biryani Recipe With Chatpata Aloo with Lauki Raita, Raw Mango ...
Aloo parathas are Indian Potato Flatbread made from whole wheat flour and stuffed with a spicy mixture of onions and potatoes. These Parathas are a bit different from the usual aloo parathas. They are stuffed with a combination of potatoes, onions and cheese. You will love this twist to the routine aloo parathas.
Serve Cheesy Aloo Paratha along with Boondi Raita and Dhaniya Pudina Chutney for a filling breakfast or serve it for weekday dinner.
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Matar Ki Tehri Recipe is a traditional dish from Eastern UP, where rice is cooked with whole spices and fresh peas. Tehri is different from pulav as it is moist and a little sticky. There are two types of tehri, one with potato, cauliflower and carrot, and the other one with just peas. With the goodness of fresh peas, the aroma of desi ghee, luscious tomatoes and fresh coriander, this recipe has been handed down from generation to generation in UP.
Serve the Matar Ki Tehri Recipe as a ...
The Kharbyaali Masale Khara is a very traditional North Karnataka Spice Powder that is used in making the Kharbyaali Nuggekai Saaru and even certain vegetable dishes. It is made with a combination of the various spices and smoked dry coconut that brings out the special flavor of the North Karnataka Kharbyaali Masala.
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Kulcha is a type of mildly leavened flatbread that originated in the Indian subcontinent. It is a variation of Naan. Kulcha is a essentially a Punjabi dish, invented as a local version of the naan which was brought into Punjab. Here I'm making baked kulcha without yeast and that turned out really delicious trust me! Serve it hot in your dinner with Punjabi Chole!
Serve Baked Amritsari Kulcha along with Pindi Chole and Aam Ka Achaar for your weekend dinner.
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Aloo Subz Dum Biryani is a delicious one pot meal that makes a good lunch box recipe or a perfect week-night dinner. You can always include more vegetables other than potatoes in this recipe.
Serve Aloo Sabz Dum Biryani with Lauki raita, Raw mango raita or any raita of your choice.
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Amritsari Chole is a variation from the normal chole recipe. You can normally find them dhabas and restaurant. In this recipe, we are using chickpeas that are cooked in tomatoes and onion gravy with a whole lot of Indian Spices. It is a favourite of many and is enjoyed with roti.
Bhaturas, Poori, and Kulcha are the best combinations for Amritsari Chole.
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Moongphali Bhindi Recipe is a quick and easy to do okra recipe with the crunch of peanuts and spices. The addition of peanuts, coriander powder, dry mango powder, red chillies along with the okra works like a charm and creates one delicious dish out of the simple ingredients. Serve Moongphali Bhindi along with hot Phulkas or Tawa Paratha for lunch.
Did you know: Okra is a low-calorie vegetable and contains no saturated fat or cholesterol. They are rich sources of dietary fiber, minerals, ...