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 Indian diet in India typically consists of dals, vegetables, fruits, grains, dairy products and more. In this section you will find more than 1000+ main course recipes spread over North Indian Vegetarian Recipes, South Indian Vegetarian Recipes, Rice Recipes, Non Veg Recipes and much more. Below are some of the collections.
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Broccoli has many health benefits. It reduces cholesterol, improves heart health and it is a powerful antioxidant. The high fiber content in this vegetable aids in digestion, prevents constipation, maintains low blood sugar, and curbs overeating. Make this paratha and you can pack in your kids lunch box also.
Serve Broccoli Paratha along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Boondi Raita for your weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other recipes such as
Ajwain Besan ...
Gutti Dondakaya Vepudu Recipe is a spicy and delicious preparation of ivy gourd or tendli in an Andhra style. Andhra cuisine is classified under the most spiciest ones, yet this recipe is a mix of amazing flavours and textures.
It is spicy and crunchy making it a delectable side dish for the meal. Dondakaya/ Kovakkai/ Tendli also is known for its nutritional value. It is light on the stomach and makes one feel fuller as well. It also supports healthy blood sugar by acting like ...
Milagu Rasam also known as the Miriyala Charu is a rasam that made from freshly roasted and ground spices simmered in a tamarind and tomato gravy. It makes a perfect dish to have as a soup or along with a south indian meal.
Serve the Milagu Rasam/ Miriyala Charu along with steamed rice, dondakaya vepudu and Elai Vadam or you can also have serve it as a soup.
If you like this, you can also try
Veppam Poo rasam
Paruppu Urundai rasam
Moong Dal rasam.
Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan is a delicious preparation that is made from roasted brinjal/eggplant/ baingan. The base curry of the Bagara Baingan recipe is made from tamarind, peanuts and sesame seeds.
If you are looking for a delicious vegetarian curry to serve along with your Biryani, then this spicy and tangy curry is your go to dish.
The gravy is a little thick in consistency and you can adjust the consistency according to your taste and preference. The golden and yellow hue of the gravy ...
Ajwaini Tamatar Bhindi is a delicious version of bhindi which is gravy cooked in tomato gravy with a twist of ajwain flavour and can be served in lunch or dinner for your special guests.
Serve Ajwaini Tamatar Bhindi with Butter Garlic Naan and Boondi Raita for a perfect weekday lunch.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bhindi recipes such as
Makai Wali Bhindi
Punjabi Bhindi Kadhi
Kumror/Kaddu Posto Recipe is a simple, quick twist to a traditional Bengali recipe of Aloo Posto. In my endeavour to experiment with vegetables and spices, this posto recipe came by chance and I must say we loved it, even my vegetable loving children ate it with delight. The subtle hint of garlic, along with lots of coriander and garam masala, makes this Kumror/Kaddu Posto a vegetarian delight.
Serve Kumror/Kaddu Posto along with Bengali luchi and Boondi raita for a weekday lunch or dinner.
Goan Moolyacho Ross is a traditional Goan preparation. Ross means Goan curry and moolo means radish. This curry is similar to Goan drumstick curry or sangacho ross, but to this curry mom does not add black pepper seeds. You can have this curry with steamed rice, rava fried vegetable, stir fry or bhaji, kokum kadi, papad and salad to have a simple Goan veg lunch. This curry may appear simple, but it is nutritious as radish is loaded with fibre, vitamin B6 and folic acid which are very good for health. ...
Sambar is a very versatile dish in the South Indian Cuisine. It pairs very well with the breakfast dishes like idli/dosa and one can also have it for lunch along with the steamed rice. Chow Chow Sambar (Chayote Squash Sambar), is one of the kinds of sambar usually had along with the steamed rice. Chow Chow, also known as chayote squash belongs to the gourd family and has a good amount of folates, making it a healthy choice for cooking.
Serve Chow-Chow Sambar with Homemade Soft Idli or Masala Dosa. ...
Maskasangi Magge Koddel Recipe-Drumstick and Mangalore Cucumber Curry, Koddel one of the traditional curry made by people in the Konkan region. Koddel is basically a coconut and dry red chilli gravy that seasoned with good amount of garlic. The vegetable that is being added into the curry may vary depending on the seasonal produce. It is usually the mangalore cucumber that are locally available and it is accompanied with lentils like horse gram or black eyed peas.
Did you know ? Drumstick pods helps ...
Burnt Garlic Veg Fried Rice Recipe has a very distinct, slightly bitter and nutty flavor. It blends itself very well with the Chinese sauces and Vegetables. This burnt garlic Vegetarian fried rice will become a favorite at home. So easy to put together and ready in under 30 minutes, this dish is perfect for weekday dinners in itself or served with a light Chinese gravy. You can add any assortment of vegetables into the rice to keep it healthy and nutritious.
Serve the Burnt Garlic Veg Fried Rice ...
Karwar Style Surana Bhaji Recipe - Hot and Sour Yam Dry Curry is a wonderful way to prepare yam in Karwar style. It has all the flavors like sweet, tangy and spicy that will tingle the taste buds of your tongue. The yam is pressure cooked so that it will be slow cooked with all the spices which will bring out more flavors.
Serve the Karwar Style Surana Bhaji Recipe - Hot and Sour Yam Dry Curry as a side dish along with Karwar Style Varan Kadhi Recipe and Steamed Rice for your ...
Mulakushyam is an easy recipe from the Palakkad Cuisine. It is a dish comprising of the combination of lentils, essentially Moong Dal cooked along with vegetables with a drizzle of coconut oil to add a Palakad touch to the recipe.
You can add any vegetable of your choice like pumpkins, gourds etc. Adding a variety of vegetables in a lentil curry ensures that you get more nutrition.
Serve the Mulakushyam along with Steamed Rice , Elai Vadam and Pisarna Manga Recipe for a quick and wholesome ...
Padpe Uppukari Harive Soppu Palya Recipe is a lovely South Indian Style Spinach stir fry. The flavours are simple and well balanced that is made Mangalorean style with added goodness of coconut.
You can add any kind of green leaves like amaranth leaves, fenugreek leaves or any other green leaves available locally.
Did you know: Spinach helps improving blood glucose control in diabetics, lowering the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, lowering the risk of ...
Jain Style Whole Green Moong Dal Sabzi Recipe is a dry moong dal dish which uses absolutely no onion and no garlic, making it a Jain dish as the name suggests.
Vagharela in Gujarati means tempered with seasonings like mustard, cumin, ginger and the like. Steamed mung beans when seasoned with green chillies and ginger along with a gentle squeeze of lemon makes this sabzi flavourful. With a little planning, making this dish for a hearty morning breakfast will become a breeze.
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Capsicum In Coconut And Peanut Gravy is a delicious gravy recipe which you can make for your everyday food. Flavours of Capsicum come out very well along with peanuts. Addition of coconut makes the gravy rich and nourishing. You can also pack this for your lunch box with parathas and your choice of raita.
Serve Capsicum In Coconut And Peanut Gravy Recipe along with Tawa Paratha and Palak Raita for your everyday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Capsicum Recipes which ...
Coorg Kumbala Curry Recipe (Pumpkin Sabzi) is an authentic dish from Coorg where in diced pumpkins are simmered in a coconut base resulting in a creamy, mildly spicy, tasty curry. The mild flavor of Cumin seeds and garlic enhances the flavor of the curry. Serve Coorg Kumbala Curry Recipe (Pumpkin Sabzi) with Akki Rotti Recipe (Spicy Gluten Free Rice Flour Flat Breads ) and steamed rice.
If you like this recipe, try more recipes like
Kerala Kootu Curry Recipe (Pumpkin with Desi ...
Mughlai Aloo Matar Gobi as the name suggests is a typical Indian side dish higher on spicy side with the flavors of Ghee, Curd and fried onion. If you are planning Indian menu for the party than this dish would fit in well and compliments almost all kinds of dals, curries. During winter cauliflower and green peas are abundantly available in market so this recipe could be tried during the season with the best of local produce.
Serve Mughlai Aloo Matar Gobi along with Phulka and Tadka raita ...
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.
Shahi Dal Recipe is a creamy and rich dal made from whole urad dal. The dal also has soaked almonds for the crunch and is then topped with sautéed onions, tomatoes, cumin seeds and red chili powder on top. The dal is so easy to make and can be served along with any Indian breads like phulka, thepla and tawa paratha to enjoy your lunch meals. It is so comforting as well and can had with a just a steamed rice topped with some ghee.
Serve the Shahi Dal Recipe along with phulka, Manipuri Style ...
Potato And Peas In Coconut Milk Curry Recipe is a delicious and mildly spiced curry cooked in coconut milk. Potatoes and Peas are perfect match and a crowd pleaser.
The coconut milk adds a mild sweetness to the curry and in this recipe we have used freshly made coconut milk using Preethi Zodiac Mixer Grinder, which makes it really easy to make the coconut milk.
Serve the Potato And Peas Curry Recipe In Coconut Milk Gravy along with Phulkas for a weeknight dinner along with Carrot Cucumber ...
Arbi Jhol Recipe is Uttar Pradesh Style Colocasia & Lotus Seeds Sabzi prepared without onion and garlic. But at the same time, this sabzi is so flavourful that you will make this recipe often. Everyday spices and kasuri methi makes this gravy recipe packed with flavours.
Makhane are usually used during fasting days in recipes where you don't use garlic and onion.
Serve Arbi Jhol Recipe - Uttar Pradesh Style Colocasia & Lotus Seeds Sabzi with Pudina Tawa Paratha, Baingan ...
Fansi Muthia Nu Shaak Recipe is a very famous Gujarati Recipe that has a stir fried green beans and muthia that are made from roasted gram flour. Muthias are nothing but dumplings that add a different texture to the dish when added.
These are most commonly used in Gujarati cuisine and are made instantly with just gram flour, chilli powder, salt and shaped into small medium sized cylinder by using your hand. The recipe has simple flavors and spice powders that you can prepare for your everyday cooking.
Chettinad cuisine is usually associated with its aromatic and spicy recipes. However, there are a few interesting recipes that are simple and flavourful, cooked in the Chettinad household's every day. Chettinad Keerai Mandi Recipe With Amaranth Greens is one of those simple dishes cooked on a regular basis. Mandi means the leftover water after washing the rice in Tamil. The recipe uses very basic ingredients found in the kitchen, yet turns out to be pretty flavourful. The use of coconut milk is optional ...