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.
Paneer Stuffed Mushroom Masala Recipe is a lip smacking gravy dish with paneer and mushrooms as the star ingredients. Mushrooms are stuffed with crumbled paneer and dunked in a spicy tomato gravy. This dish can be served with both naans as well as jeera rice.
You could serve it at dinner parties or just as a weekend treat to your family.
Serve Paneer Stuffed Mushroom Masala Recipe along with Cheese Garlic Naan Recipe, Pudina Pyaz Kachumber Salad Recipe - Mint & ...
Sweet Potato & Fenugreek Leaves Sabzi Recipe is a healthy side dish that you can try for a healthy diet. The sweet potato are first stir fried till it has a crispy texture outside and soft inside. It is then mixed along with freshly chopped fenugreek leaves. It is then sprinkled with Indian spice powders like coriander powder, red chilli powder and pepper powder.
Sweet potato is a good substitute for potatoes. Fenugreek leaves are rich in Iron so both together makes a great combination for a ...
Dahi Achari Bhindi Recipe a delicious combination of Bhindi with Achari flavors cooked in yogurt curry, makes for a excellent combination. The bhindi is sautéed till it is crispy and then tossed along with caramelized onions, freshly ground achari masala and then slowly cooked in thick yogurt.
Achar (pickle) spices tastes absolutely delicious and when paired with bhindi it creates a wonderful dish that you can eat it up with any Indian bread.
Serve the Dahi Achari Bhindi Recipe along with Phulka or Methi ...
Spicy & Masaledar Aloo Gobi & Beans Tawa Sabzi Recipe uses a blend of Indian spices and is tossed in a tawa to give it a roasted flavor. It is a semi dry dish that is cooked with lots of onions, ginger and garlic which adds to the extra flavors of the dish.
Serve the Masaledar Aloo Gobi & Beans Tawa Sabzi along with Tawa paratha, Punjabi Kadhi Pakora and Curd rice to make it a complete meal.
If you are looking for more Aloo recipes here are some :
Methi Malai Paneer 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 intake ...
Punjabi cuisine is the famous cuisine all over India. A combination of cottage cheese, potatoes and cream, the cottage cheese and potato balls are made called koftas. They are dipped in a red creamy gravy which is purely divine in taste. This recipe is for all those who want to make a rich gravy which is easy to make and takes less time to prepare.
Serve Malai Kofta along with Butter Garlic Naan or Jeera Rice for a perfect weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Gravy ...
Layered Paneer Butter Masala Biryani Recipe, is a delicious vegetarian biryani, made by assembling ghee rice and paneer butter masala in layers. Serve this to your guests at your house parties, or make it for a Sunday brunch for your family.
Layers of aromatic rice cooked in whole spices along with ghee piled over rich creamy butter paneer gravy, with a slight crunch from the fried onions and freshness added to this dish from the coriander and mint leaves. This rice preparation will leave ...
The Rajasthani Gatte Ki Sabzi Recipe is a traditional dahi based curry that is simmered along with a spiced gram flour dumplings called gatte. The addition of ginger, garlic and onions into the Gatte Ki Sabzi makes this curry absolutely delicious.
Serve the Gatte Ki Sabzi along with Khooba Roti and Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetables, Kachumber Salad and Boondi Raita.
Find more Vegetarian Curry recipes from across India like:
Lauki Kofta Curry
Garlic as an ingredient gives an extra kick to any dish it gets added to. The pungency of garlic goes away with a little bit of cooking and it retains a wonderful taste and flavours any dish beautifully. In this dish, we have used cottage cheese or paneer which is sauteed in a mild garlic and red chilli sauce. Garlic paneer is a tasty appetizer recipe that can be prepared in less than 15 minutes.
Paneer is easy to make at home and can be prepared and kept in an airtight box for up to ...
Gawarphali Ki Sabzi is a traditional North Indian dish that is served with paratha or rice. This is simple to make and requires only minimal household ingredients. It gets ready in no time and therefore you can also pack this in your lunch box.
Serve Gawarphali Ki Sabzi along with Panchmel Dal, Boondi Raita and Phulka for a weekday lunch.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Gawarphali recipes such as
Karanataka Style Goraikai Kara Recipe
Jhinga Gawar Recipe
Khatti Arbi Ki Sabzi Recipe (Colocasia In Yoghurt Curry) a dry yogurt based arbi dish that has mild spice which is well balanced with the sourness from the yogurt. The flavors from the fenugreek seeds, peppercorns, cumin seeds and coconut when ground and added to the curry along with yogurt creates a delicious dish.
Arbi is a good option to replace potatoes, as it is rich in dietary fibers and Vitamins. It is also advisable to be included in the diabetic diet as it regulates the release of insulin ...
Karela Aur Baingan Ki Sabzi is a simple North Indian side dish recipe that you can serve along with your meal. It requires only minimal ingredients and can be prepared in minutes. It is healthy and tasty side dish that is easy to make and can also be packed in your lunch box.
Serve Karela Aur Baingan Ki Sabzi along with Gujarati Dal and Methi Thepla for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Karela recipes such as
Kaju Karela Recipe
Karela Masala Sabzi Recipe
Rajasthani Style Sukhe Gatte Capsicum Ki Sabzi Recipe is a popular dish that is famous in Rajasthan. Gatte are cylindrical or oval shaped mixture that are made from besan flour and is spiced up with chilli powder, coriander and cumin. They are used in various form in many of the Rajasthan dishes. In this recipe we have sautéed it along with capsicum with no onion and no garlic option. The masala added to the sabzi are simple and provides a wonderful taste.
Serve the Sukhe Gatte Capsicum Ki Sabzi ...
Methi & Pudina Aloo Sabzi Recipe a quick, simple and nutritious vegetables that is packed with flavors from the sautéed pudina leaves and methi leaves also known as fenugreek leaves. The Aloo Methi & Pudina Sabzi when combined with the sautéed caramelized onions and mild spices, makes this dish simple and yet delectable to the palate. Pudina gives it a different flavor as well as it helps in stomach indigestion. Methi is a healthy herb that is good for hair and skin.
Serve the Methi ...
Baby potatoes are everybody's favourite. This Jodhpuri Aloo Recipe is tangy, spicy, par boiled baby potatoes that are tossed in a sesame, fennel, chilli flakes masala with a dash of raw mango powder which is added right at the end to bring out the right kind of tanginess.
Serve this Jodhpuri Aloo Recipe along with Rajasthani Kadhi and Phulkas for a delicious weekday lunch. You can also serve it with Ajwain Puri and Boondi Raita for breakfast.
If you like this recipe, you can also try ...
Ringan Methi Nu Shaak Recipe is a Gujarati style eggplants cooked with fresh fenugreek leaves. Here the eggplants along with fenugreek leaves are mildly flavoured with the regular spices - red chilli, turmeric, coriander, cumin powder and finished with a bit of jaggery and amchur, which lends the dish a slight sweetness and tanginess. The subzi is spicy, sweet and tangy making it perfect to be had with hot phulkas.
Serve this Ringan Methi Nu Shaak Recipe (Gujarati Style Eggplant and Fenugreek ...
Khatti Meethi Mirchi Ki Sabzi Recipe is a simple and easy side dish made with whole green chillies that are tossed with basic Indian Masala like red chilli powder, turmeric powder, Amchoor powder and some pound peanuts for the crunch. Besan ki sabzi that is made in northern part of Indian has been given a twist to make this recipe .Hope you love the recipe and have it for your everyday lunch.
Serve the Khatti Meethi Mirchi Ki Sabzi Recipe along with Thepla, Lauki Raita Recipe and Panchmel ...
Dum Ke Baingan Recipe is a delicious side dish made with whole baby brinjal that is slit in the middle and sautéed until it becomes soft in the side and charred on the outside.
It is then cooked along with the ground spice and onion mixture until the masala losses all the moisture and turns thick. The brinjal is then mixed along with spicy onion mixture and cooked covered until it is well combined.
Serve the Dum Ke Baingan Recipe along with Tawa Paratha, Kadhi Pakora, Sweet Potato & Green ...
Carrot & Capsicum Sabzi Recipe is a delicious mix of crunchy Delhi carrots and capsicum that is tossed with masalas . This dish won’t take much of your time and easy to carry it for your lunch box along with phulka, dal or even just some jeera rice and raita.
Adding vegetables that have great benefits in them is a must for your everyday diet as it will keep your healthy and fit.Carrots and capsicum are loaded with vitamins and minerals and this easy recipe helps you include them in your ...
Raw Papitha No Sambharo Recipe is a hot papaya stir fry that is served along with Fafda and kadhi when you walk into the streets of Gujarat early in the morning. In this recipe the raw papaya is stir fried along with green chillies and salt making it absolutely refreshing and tasty for breakfast.
Did you know: Raw papaya is a great fruit that holds a lot of benefits like it helps in losing weight, it is also diabetic friendly and aids is digestion. The fruit is rich in magnesium and potassium as ...
Turia Muthia nu Shaak is an authentic Gujarati recipe that is made from ridge gourd also known as turia or turai and cooked in fenugreek leaf dumplings called muthia. These muthias or the gram dumplings also help the gravy to thicken while the ridge gourd adds nutritional value and fiber to this dish. You can also substitute the turia with mixed vegetables or just simple french beans as well.
Serve this delicious Turia Muthia Nu Shaak Recipe (Turai Sabzi-Gujarati Style) with hot and light Phulkas ...
Sindhi Style Chicken Curry is a delicious tomato based Chicken curry which can be served with rice or tawa parathas. Easy, delicious and can be prepared in very less time.
Serve Sindhi Style Chicken Curry along with Steamed Rice or Phulkas and Kachumber Salad for a weeknight dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Chicken recipes such as
Chicken Mapas Recipe
Spicy Pepper Chicken Recipe
Paprika Chicken Skewers Recipe
This Sambar Recipe for Idlis is a Bangalore Restaurant Style Sambar that is usually served in restaurants along with Idli and Dosa. Like many dishes have various versions across geographical boundaries, the humble idli-sambhar is no different.
Many versions of Sambar is made as an accompaniment with idlis and vadas. Some with vegetables, some are thicker than the others and some are spicy and uses a sambar masala. But the ones served in hotels across bangalore are very different. The Idlis ...
Chicken Curry with Sweet Potatoes is a delicious North Indian Chicken recipe, which is spicy and delicious at the same time.
This also makes a great party food, so next time you plan a house party, you can impress your guests with this delicious recipe. It is easy to make and takes few day to day ingredients to cook.
Chicken Curry With Sweet Potatoes goes really well with Lachha Parathas, Jeera Rice and Lachedar Kakdi Pyaz Kachumber Recipe for a complete meal.