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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Konkani Style Alasande Randayi Recipe-Black Eyed Beans and Yam Gravy is a perfect combination to make a coconut based gravy. The curry is made with freshly ground spice mixture that are usual in the Konkani cuisine. The curry is very tangy and sweet and yet rich and flavorsome because of the generous use of fresh coconut.
“Alsande” in konkan means black eyed beans and “Randayi” refers to any water gravy that is prepared in konkan cuisine.
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Lauki Badi Ki Sabzi is a perfect recipe for the days when you want to make something in jiffy but tasty. This is very popularly made in Rajasthani households and usually served with roti and parathas. It is easy and takes very few basic ingredients to prepare this recipe.
Serve Lauki Badi Ki Sabzi along with Panchmel Dal and Pudina Tawa Paratha for a weekday lunch or dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Lauki Recipes such as
Lauki Dum Banarasi Recipe
Sukhi Dahi Wali Lauki ...
Dondakkai Puli Curry is one of those traditional recipes that has been passed down to me through generations. This is a healthy recipe to prepare and also does not take too much time or effort. As it is very easy to make and requires very few ingredients, you can also pack it for your Lunch Box.
Serve Dondakkai Puli Curry Recipe along with Keerai Sambar, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for your everyday meals.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Tindora Recipes such as
Chickpeas Pulao is one of the common dishes that is often prepared in Pakistan. Pakistani Chickpeas Pulao Recipe is slightly saucy with the mixture of rice and chickpeas and is packed with spices. This is surely a warm and comforting food.
This pulao is sure a star in parties and a best lunch box recipe with needed proteins. Onion date chutney has dates with smoky sweetness and chillies with real hotness and tastes great with the Chickpeas Pulao.
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Goan Style Patol Bhaji Recipe is a popular dish available in most of the tea stalls. The bhaji is usually had with Pav for breakfast.
The dish is made with dried green peas and cooked along with ground masala that are roasted first. By roasting the spice you will able to develop a nice aroma in the curry as well. The patol bhaji is usually served side by side with sukhi bhaji.
Did you know:Green peas are good source of iron and potassium. As it is less in fiber, it helps in lowering the cholesterol ...
Palak Gobi Sabzi is a simple and healthy recipe that can be made for a quick weeknight meal. It is very similar to the Aloo Gobi Sabzi, the only addition is the spinach that adds more nutrition, colour and taste to the vegetable. Adding just a few spices into the vegetable brings out the best flavors from it. Serve Palak Gobi Sabzi with hot Phulkas or Tawa Paratha.
Did you know: Cauliflower is a member of the cancer-fighting cruciferous family of vegetables. Cauliflower is anti-inflammatory ...
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 ...
Parangikkai Keerai Kuzhambu is a yellow pumpkin curry combined with spinach to make a delicious weeknight dinner. This is a favorite preparation where the combination of green chillies and coconut along with coriander seeds and jaggery adds a touch of spice and sweetness. We love the pumpkin spinach curry (Parangikkai Keerai Kuzhambu) at home and typically savor it with steamed rice or broken wheat.
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Pumpkin Erissery Recipe (Kerala Style Pumpkin Sabzi with coconut)
Missi Roti is delectable flatbread from Rajasthan that is made from gram flour and spiced with green chilies and flavored with black salt and ginger. The Missi roti tends to get dry, so it good to serve it hot along with butter and jaggery, accompanied with Sev usal or Palak Makhana Recipe.
If you like this recipe, try more Indian flatbread recipes like
Awadhi Style Sheermal Recipe
Ragi Ujju Rotti Recipe
Mixed Flour & Spring Onion Crepes Recipe
Spicy Aloo Naan Recipe
Karwar NKGSB style Vataane Ananasaa Shaak Recipe- Pineapple & Whites Peas Sabzi is a delicious gravy from the NKGSB cuisine is the, Vataane Ananasaa Shaak Recipe, which is a Sweet And Sour White Peas And Pineapple Sabzi. Safed Vataane refer to dried white peas and ananas means pineapple.
Safed Vataane Ananasaa Shaak is another gem from the NKGSB cuisine of Karwar. This cuisine makes a lot of use of seasonal fruits like raw mangoes, ripe mangoes, ambade, pineapple, jackfruit, etc. in the daily ...
Chettinad Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu (Steamed Lentil Balls Cooked in a Tangy Curry) is a traditional curry from the chettinad region of the Tamil Nadu. Chettinad cuisine is believed to be one the spiciest cuisines in India. The preparation is fairly simple, but has a perfect mix of flavors. Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu, means steamed lentil balls dunked in a spicy, tangy curry in tamil.
Serve the Chettinad Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu (Steamed Lentil Balls Cooked in a Tangy Curry) with Steamed Rice, Kootu, ...
The Mangalorean Manoli Curry Recipe is a traditional curry from the Mangalorean Cusine in Karnataka. Manoli is a vegetable that belongs to the cucumber family, also popularly known as Indian Gherkins, Dondaikkai, Kovaikkai or even Ivy Gourd.
This Manoli is cooked and simmered in a tangy and spicy coconut curry base, that brings out the best flavors of this dish.
Serve the Mangalorean Manoli Curry along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha and Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for an everyday ...
Incorporating millets in our diet is very important and Foxtail Millet Pongal Recipe is an effort at this. I try to include different types of millets in my breakfast dishes. Also healthy, they make the dish tasty too. For all health conscious people, millets are a boon. This foxtail millet Pongal is one such recipe that includes health and taste. Soaked foxtail millet and yellow lentils are cooked and seasoned with cumin, whole peppercorns, ginger pieces, curry leaves and cashews fried in ghee to ...
Light & Healthy Methi Matar Ki Sabzi is a classic dish that is most often made with a lot of cream and cashew nuts, making it heavy. This recipe is light and nutritious and made with ingredients like hung curd and almonds to neutralize the bitterness of the fenugreek leaves. You can serve the Methi Matar Malai along with Tawa Paratha for a weeknight dinner.
If you are looking for methi recipes here are some :
Aloo Methi Masala Recipe | Potato & Fenugreek curry
Methi Muthiya ...
Kerala Style Taro Root Curry uses Arbi which is widely used across India in various ways. This Kerala style Taro Root curry is made using fresh coconut and is classically served with steamed rice. Malabar tamarind is traditionally used as a souring agent, which also helps in destroying the allergens, if any, from the starchy tuber. Though it has a distinct smoky flavor, you can substitute the Malabar tamarind with dried Kokum skin or the regular tamarind.
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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.
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Goan Kaju Curry is yet another delicious dish from the western coast of India or the Konkan region. Goan Kaju Curry is normally made using the best quality goan cashew nuts and served as a vegetarian delicacy in goan weddings and parties. The Goan Kaju curry is made by following the traditional style of goan cooking which consists of roasting grated coconut along with onion, garlic and spices and addition of tamarind. Tamarind is used as a souring agent in most of the Goan dishes.
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Konkani Style Southe Koddel Recipe is an authentic recipe from the coastal region of Karnataka. It is a creamy and tangy curry simmered with Mangalore cucumber. The curry is then seasoned well with some crispy curry leaves and Crackled mustard seeds.
Southe means Mangalore cucumber in Konkani and Koddel refers to coconut curry. This recipe is made preferably in the monsoon season as it is very comforting to be eaten along with some steamed rice.
Serve the Konkani Style Southe Koddel Recipe along ...
Karamani Poriyal is a very traditional South Indian style stir fry, that is very healthy, nutritious and quick to make. Karamani also known as Yard Long Beans, is a very nutritious vegetable having the lowest amount of calories and highest amount of soluble and insoluble fibers making it a perfect food for weight watchers. Addition of red chilli during making the tadka is completely optional.
Serve the Karamani Poriyal with Steamed Rice and Sambar/Rasam for the weeknight meal.
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Begun Doi Sorse Posto bata Jhol or Eggplant in Mustard Poppy Seed Yogurt Gravy is a Bengali vegetarian dish. The eggplant is its main ingredient which is first marinated in chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt. It is then shallow fried till golden and then simmer in a gravy of mustard-poppy seed paste and curd. Panch Phoran masala adds a signature Bengali flavor to the Eggplant gravy.
Serve Eggplant In Mustard Poppy Seed Yogurt Gravy Recipe with Steamed Rice Recipe or Phulka ...
Parsi Cuisine is one of the traditional cuisine of the Parsis of India. Parsis are known for their love for good food, good music. Parsi cuisine has a West Indian cuisine influence. They also retain their food flavors and techniques from ancient Persian cuisine. One of the most popular Parsi foods is Dhansak. It’s traditionally meat and vegetables cooked in lentils. A very flavorful special masala called the dhansak masala makes this dish special and unique. Though Parsis are enthusiastic non-vegetarians, ...
Vetrilai Sadam or Betel Leaves Sadam is a traditional Kongunadu special variety of rice. It is healthy, flavorful, and tasty that gets a peppery flavor from the betel nut leaves. Preparing this rice requires grounded masala that adds flavor to it. Betel leaves have many health benefits, it is rich in calcium and aids in digestion. This rice has unique flavors of betel leaves and garlic.
Did you know: Betel leaves are full of vitamins like vitamin C, B Vitamins and a very good source of calcium. ...
Sesame Peanut Potato Mix is a delicious combination of potatoes and peanut. It is spicy and tangy in taste and can be served as a side dish with your meals.
Serve Sesame Peanut Potato Mix with Phulkas or Whole Wheat Lachha Parathas. You can also have it on its own with a cup of hot tea as a tea time snack.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry vegetables recipes such as
Vendaikkai Podi Curry
Vankaya Ulli Karam Recipe (Eggplants In Spicy Onion Gravy) is a delicious version of eggplants that is made in Andhra households. This recipe is traditionally made from small eggplants that are locally available in Andhra and tastes so different from Gutti Vankaya Recipe of Andhra, which is a slightly trickier recipe than this. You can create same recipe with pointed gourd and ivy gourd too, instead of brinjals.
Serve Vankaya Ulli Karam Recipe along with Steamed Rice, and Moong Dal Rasam/Pesara ...