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.

Kothavarangai Poriyal Recipe - South Indian Style Cluster Beans Sabzi

Cluster Beans are known as Kothavarangai in Tamil. Cluster beans have many healthy benefits. It has very high amount of folic acid and vitamin K, making it a super food during pregnancy. Kothavarangai Poriyal Recipe is mildly spiced dish, cooked with a simple tempering and grated coconut.  Serve the Kothavarangai Poriyal Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Mixed Vegetable Sambar, Jeera Milagu Rasam and Elai Vadam for the weekend elaborate lunch for the family. If you like this recipe, you ...

Udupi Style Ash Gourd Coconut Curry Recipe

Udupi Style Ash Gourd Coconut Curry Recipe is a quick coconut based curry made from Ash gourd. Coconut being the main ingredient used in most of their cooking in Udupi, the curry has a strong flavor of coconut as well the roasted spices which gives out a wonderful flavor and aroma. Ash gourd in other words called as winter melon, it has a good amount of minerals and Vitamins. A good amount of ash gourd in your diet will help in curing thyroid disorders, will also help in reducing cough and cold. Serve ...

White Pumpkin Mor Kuzhambu Recipe - Kerala Style White Pumpkin Curry

This recipe of Kerala Style White Pumpkin Mor Kuzhambu is a classic Kerala dish that is a sure dish that is prepared at least one day a week. The simplicity of the dish and the number of ingredients with which it can be made is one of the reasons it is prepared so often. Mor Kuzhambu is a recipe that is prepared with ground coconut and green chillies which is then mixed in whisked curd along with a seasonal vegetable. In this recipe, we have used white pumpkin or pushnikai or elavan (as it ...

Goan Style Caldinho de Abobora Branca Recipe (Mild Curry of white Pumpkin)

Goan Style Caldinho de Abobora Branca Recipe (Mild Curry of white Pumpkin) has mild flavors cooked along with white pumpkin. The Goan cuisine is famous for its seafood and spicy flavor that are ground with whole spices. The cuisine also has slight influence with Portuguese as well. The curry is made from a ground coconut, peppercorns, cumin seeds, ginger and garlic. Sometimes seafood is added to this curry but we have made a vegetarian recipe with white pumpkin. You can use other gourds or pumpkin ...

Methi Malai Matar Recipe - Fenugreek Peas Curry With Cream

Methi Matar Malai Recipe is a North Indian dish which is usually served in restaurants and road side dhabas. It is a perfect dish to cook during your house parties for main course and can be served with rotis, parathas, rice or pulav. The rich texture and taste of this gravy will make you prepare this dish at your home again and again. Serve Methi Malai Matar Recipe along with Beetroot Thoran, Boondi Raita and Tawa Paratha for your weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can ...

Vegan Malai Gobhi Recipe

Gobhi or cauliflower are everyone's favourites. Vegan Malai Gobhi Recipe, is an easy to make curry which gets done in no time. It is creamy and mildly spiced making it a great accompaniment with parathas or pulao's. The cashew paste renders a rich and delectable flavour to the curry.  Serve the Vegan Malai Gobhi Recipe, along with Phulkas and Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for the weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Cauliflower Recipes which you can make for ...

Dahi Baingan Recipe - Brinjal In Curd Based Gravy

Dahi Baingan Recipe (Brinjal In Curd Based Gravy) is a famous North indian dish. The combination of brinjal and yogurt with spices gives a unique taste and goes very well as a side dish with the main meal. You can serve Dahi Baingan Recipe with Phulka Recipe or Pudina Tawa Paratha. You can also serve it with mild Saffron Pilaf Recipe (Kesar Pulao). If you like this recipe, try more Brinjal Recipes for your everyday meals: Kathirikai Podi Curry Recipe (Roasted Brinjal ...

Methi Malai Paneer Recipe

Methi Malai Paneer Recipe is a famous North Indian dish that is very common in restaurants, parties, and get-togethers. It is a very tasty, aromatic yet easy to make recipe. Bursting with flavors of fresh methi leaves this creamy gravy tastes just awesome. This recipe will win everybody's heart at the dining table and we are sure you will make it again and again. Did you know- Perhaps common knowledge by now about paneer is a good source of protein especially for vegetarians who do not get their ...

Restaurant Style Phool Gobhi Masala Recipe

Phool Gobi or Cauliflower is one of our favourite vegetable for winter and for a spicy alternative you may always try to make like punjabi restaurant style preparation. Restaurant Style Phool Gobhi Masala Recipe is a semi dry popular vegetarian recipe that pairs well with rice and roti speaks enough for North Indian tasty cuisine. If you want to change the taste keeping the base recipe intact then try with a varied tempering of different cuisine. Shallow fried in mustard oil and having flavours ...

Mughlai Dum Arbi Recipe

Mughlai Dum Arbi Recipe, one of the delicious recipe from Mughlai cuisine which is known for its rich and flavor packed dishes. Mughlai cuisine are filled with Non vegetarian dishes but there are few vegetarian ones that will never leave your taste buds. One such dish is the Mughlai Dum Arbi which uses colocasia roots or in other words called as Taro root to make thick and delicious gravy that is filled ground almonds along with spice. Arbi is a good option to replace potatoes, as it is rich in ...

Suran Kofta Curry Recipe - Yam Kofta Curry

This delicious Suran Kofta Curry Recipe, is a sattvic recipe as the kofta curry is made without the use of onion and garlic and cooked in a delicious and mildly spiced tomato curry. The koftas are cooked in a paniyaram pan using less oil, yet they are made crisp on the outside and soft inside.  Suran/Elephant foot /yam is a versatile vegetable that can be cooked in various ways. It is more easily available during the winter season. They are known to help the digestive system as it is high in ...

वेज मक्खनवाला रेसिपी - Veg Makhanwala Recipe

वेज मक्खनवाला रेसिपी एक प्रसिद्ध उत्तर भारतीय रेसिपी है जिसे आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए या किसी ख़ास अवसर पर भी बना सकते है. इसमें काजू और ताज़ा क्रीम का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसमें काजू और क्रीम का ...

Manipuri Style Karotkhabi Kanghou Recipe - Bitter Gourd & Potato Stir Fry

Karotkhabi Kanghou is a Manipuri style vegetable dish prepared with bitter gourd and potato. Like every Northeastern state Manipur also has its own style of cooking. Generally Bitter gourd dishes are always served first in meal. This dish is good when it is serve warm with hot steamed rice.  Serve Karotkhabi Kanghou along with Tomato Onion Sambar and Steamed Rice with a dollop of ghee for your everyday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Stir Fry Recipes such ...

Khatti Meethi Mooli Ki Sabzi Recipe-Sweet and Tangy Radish Dry Recipe

Khatti Meethi Mooli Ki Sabzi Recipe -Sweet and Tangy Radish Dry Recipe is must try radish curry made with sautéed onions tossed in jaggery and amchur. The radish tastes really delicious in this recipe and gives out a wonderful taste and flavor. You can serve it dry or make it little wet and gravy as well and serve. Radish are natural cooling agents and they aids in digestion, they as well help in eliminating toxins. Serve the Khatti Meethi Mooli Ki Sabzi Recipe along with Dal Palak and ...

Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

Paneer Butter Masala is a classic all time favorite dish of the North Indian Cuisine. In this recipe the Paneer, the Indian Cottage cheese is simmer in creamy tomato based gravy. Paneer Butter Masala is one of the most popular vegetarian dish in the menu of restaurants in the Northern province. Serve the Paneer Butter Masala along with a favorite Indian Bread, Jeera Pulao, Papad and Raita for complete dinner for your family. Did you know: Perhaps common knowledge by now about paneer ...

Paneer Biryani Recipe

Biryani is a complete one pot meal and you can dish out with any combination of vegetables. Paneer Biryani Recipe is a delicious version of the biryani that is cooked in an aromatic mixture of spices along with rice making it super delicious. This is a recipe which can be made for parties as well as it has tons of flavour. Serve the Paneer Biryani along with a favorite Mooli Raita and Bagara Baingan to make a wholesome and complete meal. The Paneer Biryani also makes an excellent lunch box ...

पनीर बटर मसाला बिरयानी रेसिपी - Layered Paneer Butter Masala Biryani Recipe

पनीर बटर मसाला बिरयानी रेसिपी एक स्वादिष्ट बिरयानी है जिसमे घी चावल और पनीर बटर मसाला को मिला कर बिरयानी बनाई जाती है. आप इसे अपनी हाउस पार्टीज या वीकेंड के खाने के लिए बना सकते है. यह एक स्वादिष्ट रेसिपी है जो आपके घर में सबको जरूर पसंद आएगी। पनीर बटर मसाला बिरयानी रेसिपी को बूंदी रायता और पापड़ के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे। अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह बिरयानी बना सकते है  गोबी बिरयानी रेसिपी चिकन बिरयानी रेसिपी पनीर बिरयानी रेसिपी

Dum Pukht Gosht Recipe - Slow Cooked Mutton Curry

Dum pukht is a slow cooking technique where food is cooked in a sealed vessel. Dum means "to breathe" and Pukht means "to cook". Lucknowi Nawabs used this technique of cooking and the Lucknowi dum cooked recipes like their biryani is quite popular.  Dum Pukht Gosht is a mouthwatering mutton recipe where marinated mutton is cooked slowly in a sealed vessel. Different spices like black cardamom, green cardamom, pepper, cloves etc add a burst of flavour to the tender, falling of the bone mutton.  Patience ...

Mulyachi Bhaji Recipe - Goan Style Mooli Ki Sabzi

Mulyachi Bhaji is a dry sabzi prepared using mooli, popular in Maharashtra and Goa served for lunch or dinner. Mooli also known as radish is a healthy vegetables which many of us do not use because of the smell that it releases. Mooli detoxify our body, controls blood pressure, increases immunity, good for skin , helps to control damage in red blood cells and it is  rich in vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, and flavonoids . This is very easy to make and hardly takes any time to cook and therefore ...

Cauliflower And Peas Bhurji Recipe

Cauliflower And Peas Bhurji Recipe is a super quick no onion no garlic recipe and usually served with ghee smeared Phulkas or pack them with Tawa Paratha rolls for kids. Cauliflower And Peas Bhurji is a perfect winter recipe which is also easy and quick to make on busy weekdays. Serve Cauliflower And Peas Bhurji Recipe along with Palak Dal, Lauki Raita and Phulka for your everyday meals. If you like this recipe, here are few more that you can make for your everyday meals: Tamil Nadu Style ...

Hariyali Matar Recipe

Hariyali Matar Recipe is a North Indian side dish which is made with fresh green peas in flavourful coriander base. Matar dishes are usually crowd pleaser and you will love this variation too. It is one of the nutritious vegetables available during the winter season. Come winters, the markets are flooded with fresh green peas. Hariyali Matar Recipe is a delicious way of cooking green peas in a simple yet so flavourful.  Serve the Hariyali Matar Recipe along with Tawa Parathas and Gajar ...

Varagu Arisi Pongal Recipe -Kodo Millet Pongal

'Varagu Arisi' or Kodo Millet is a nutritional grain with high amounts of fiber and antioxidants. It is fast becoming a substitute for wheat as it is also gluten free. The Varagu Arisi Pongal is wholesome with the right balance of lentils and grains and the healthy tempering of cumin seeds, ginger and peppercorns also adds to the taste and flavour to the dish. It is a meal by itself and is most ideal 'fasting food' during Navratras. Adding a teaspoon of ghee in the tempering gives the pongal it's ...

Baby Corn and Green Peas Sabzi Recipe

Baby Corn and Green Peas Sabzi Recipe will be a quick stir fry with vegetables and some spices. Baby corn is diabetic friendly and helps to reduce cholesterol in the body. At any time if you feel that you have vegetable lying in your refrigerator and you must finish it and you have no choice what to prepare then you can refer this recipe and try to add in extra vegetables and create a dish that can eaten along with main courses. In a way it will add in more nutrients into your diet. Serve the Baby ...

Gujarati Batata Pulao Recipe - Sweet And Spicy Pulao With Lentils And Potatoes

In a traditional Gujarati meal, any form of lentil preparation is almost compulsory, it could be in the form of a lentil, legume or even combined with rice, hence making their meals wholesome. Adding lentils to rice dishes not only makes them protein rich, but also adds flavour and texture to the rice and vegetables. Here in this recipe of Batata Pulao the rice is simmered with lentils, potatoes, spices and finally garnished with peas, caramelized onions and chopped mint that leaves a beautiful ...

     
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