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.

Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakora Recipe - Moringa Kadhi Pakora

The Moringa Kadhi Pakora comforting spicy yogurt based curry cooked with pakora that is cooked  along with drumstick leaves and tempered with cumin seeds and green chilli.  Be it Punjabi or Rajasthani Cuisine, Kadhi Pakoda recipes are always too good to go with any meal. Add some Drumstick Leaves to make the pakoras today and feel the difference in taste.Simultaneously feel great for the ingredient that you have used is actually a powerhouse of nutrients that will contribute to the health ...

Pita Saga Bati Basa Recipe

Pita saga (glinus oppositifolius) bati basa - Pita saga (glinus oppositifolius) is cooked in a coarsely pounded mustard-garlic green chilli paste along with chopped eggplant, tomato and potato. The botanical name of the pita saga is Glinus oppositifolius. Glinus oppositifolius is an erect or almost prostrate, much-branched annual herb. This annual herb is bitter in taste and reputed to exhibit anti-diabetes and anti-microbial properties.  In Odisha state of Indian subcontinent, the bitter ...

South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe - Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils

South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe -Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe is a delicious combination of lentil and vegetables. The flavors used in this recipe are typically used in day to day cooking in the South Indian Style Kitchen. Coconut is one of the key ingredient present for all of their dry vegetable side dishes. Serve the South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe (Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe) along with Steamed Rice and Parappu Rasam to enjoy a comforting meal. If ...

Besan Methi Paratha Recipe

Besan Methi Paratha Recipe is a filling paratha, where the dough is stuffed with methi leaves combined with besan that is roasted along with spices, that gives the paratha a punch.  Serve it long with raita, pickle or even wit chutney for breakfast or dinner too.  Did you know: Fenugreek are known to have a storehouse of minerals and are also known to be a rich source of vitamin C and K as well. A certain study suggest that fenugreek seeds may be helpful to people with diabetes because ...

Mughlai Keema Paratha Recipe

Mughlai Keema Paratha is a classic recipe of street food found on the streets of Bengal of a stuffed paratha with a layer of egg and spicy mutton keema wrapped to make a lifafa-envelope style flaky parathas This paratha is then shallow fried and cooked until crisp. Although the traditional recipe calls for mutton keema you could also use chicken keema if you like.  Serve Mughlai Keema Paratha by cutting it into little squares along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and pickled onions  ...

Tamatar Wali Arbi Sabzi Recipe

Tamatar Wali Arbi Sabzi Recipe is a delicious dry sabzi recipe made with Colocasia. The par boiled colocasia is shallow fried and tossed in a garlic and tomatoes gravy flavoured with panch phoran masala. The panch phoran lends a beautiful flavour and texture to the dish. Colocasia is a healthy root vegetable having high amounts of dietary fibers, if taken in moderation it is beneficial for us. Make sure that you par boil the colocasia with a little tamarind and remove the skin to avoid itchy throat. Serve ...

Mooli Gobhi Aur Methi Sabzi Recipe

Mooli Gobhi Aur Methi Sabzi Recipe is a simple stir fry of winter vegetables. We have added very little spices to bring out the flavours of the winter produce. Fresh fenugreek leaves are a great source of iron and antioxidants, hence it is good to include in our diets regularly. Serve the Mooli Gobhi Aur Methi Sabzi Recipe along with Phulkas and Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for a simple weeknight dinner along with Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad. Here are a few more sabzi recipes that you might ...

Bengali Aloo Dum Recipe

The Bengali Aloo Dum Recipe is a delicious recipe of potatoes that are simmered in spicy tomato onion garlic and a yogurt gravy. The potato is simmered in the dum aloo masala for a good 30 minutes until all the flavors are absorbed. Aloo Dum also known as Dum Aloo is a delicious spicy and tangy recipe that is a favorite at home. Dum is a process of slow cooking on low heat where we cook the rice or vegetables in its gravy and spices in a sealed vessel simmered for a long period of time. Serve Bengali ...

Bengali Style Chicken Rezala Recipe - Chicken Korma Recipe

Bengali Style Chicken Rezala Recipe - Chicken Korma is an authentic white coloured gravy dish that has got its roots from Bengal. The chicken thighs and drumsticks are usually used in this curry to lift up the flavour well and make it quite rich. The chicken is first marinated with curd, onion paste, sesame and poppy seed paste. It is then slow cooked with whole spice like cinnamon, bay leaf, cloves, cardamom and dry red chillies. By simmering slowly with the curd mixture and whole spice, it keeps ...

Bihari Karela And Aloo Ki Sabzi Recipe

Bihari Karela And Aloo Ki Sabzi Recipe, a healthy side dish which can be relished by everyone. It is a popular Bihari side dish which is prepared on a daily basis in all the households. In this, the main spice used is panch phoran masala which makes the sabzi even more flavourful and delicious. Did you know - Karela or Bitter gourd has so many benefits on its own. Blood sugar levels are controlled if you consume bitter gourd on the regular basis. It also handles your cholesterol and keeps the kidney ...

Parshe Macher Jhal Recipe - Mullet In Mustard Sauce

In Parshe Macher Jhal, Mullet is cooked whole in a hot mustard sauce and flavoured with goodness of coriander leaves. It is easy to make and mustard sauce adds an extra flavour to it.  Serve Parshe Macher Jhal along with Steamed Rice and Bengali Style Cholar Dal for a weekday meal.  If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bengali Recipes such as Bengali Style Chal Potol Recipe Narkoler Chance Recipe Bengali Jhinge Narkol Chenchki 

Avarakkai Poricha Kootu Recipe - Broad Beans Kootu Recipe

Avarakkai Poricha Kootu Recipe is a comforting side dish from south India. Avarakkai in other words called as broad beans is a wonderful legume which is rich in proteins and fibre. It is also a good source of minerals like potassium, iron and zinc. Poricha kootu is a traditional recipe from Tamil Nadu, the vegetable is usually steamed separately and mixed along a cooked dal. A tempering of mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves is drizzled on top over the end to complete the dish. Serve the Avarakkai ...

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 ...

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe - Delicious Punjabi Kadhi

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora is Creamy Yogurt Kadhi that is simmered in Potato Pakora and given a delicious ghee tadka. Yogurt is very rich in potassium, calcium, protein, vitamins, it also strengthens and stabilizes our immune system. During the hot summer season yoghurt act as a natural coolant to keep our body cool.  Serve the Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe along with Phulka Recipe (Roti/Chapati), Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad and Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi. If you like ...

Pasi Paruppu Masiyal Recipe-Green Moong Dal Curry Recipe

Pasi Paruppu Masiyal Recipe is a simple one pot meal made by pressure cooking green gram along with tamarind water, green chillies and then tempered. So simple yet very comforting. It can be served along with hot steaming rice with a dollop of ghee or even with roti or jolada rotti.  Did you know: Green Moong or Whole Moong Dal is packed with protein and low in carbohydrates and is one of the best vegetarian superfoods out there. It has a low glycemic index and is high ...

Till Wale Aloo Recipe - Sesame Potato Sabzi

Till Wale Aloo Recipe is an easy recipe and gives our routine potato veggie a twist. It can be served in lunch or dinner. You can also stuff the leftover sabzi into paratha and give a twist to your aloo paratha. Pack this sabzi for you and your kids lunch box or serve it as a side dish along with your meal. Serve Till Wale Aloo along with Gujarati Dal, Roti and Kachumber Salad for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Potato Recipes such as Spicy Baby Potatoes Recipe Spicy ...

Chettinad Vegetable Biryani Recipe

Chettinad Vegetable Biryani Recipe is a spicy one pot Biryani that is simple to make and delicious to eat. My father used to love eating this biryani and every other Sunday we used to step outside just to eat this biryani. It took me years to make this exact recipe and now I would like to share this recipe with all of you. Most often biryani is cooked with biryani rice, but at home, I find it really easy to make biryani with Ponni rice or Sona Masuri rice, as it is always available at home and ...

Cheesy Paneer Masala Curry Recipe

I always prefer dhaba style cooking might be for their rustic charm or for their earthy flavors. Paneer butter masala is one of famous delicacies of North Indian cuisine. Cheesy Paneer Masala Curry Recipe definitely stands out in comparison to its regular counterpart.  The cheese spread added to the paneer curry brings a perfect blend of creaminess to the dish making it perfect for parties.All in all, it is a win-win side dish recipe for a get together or at lunch time for any occasion. Serve ...

Brahmin Style Vegetable Kurma Recipe

Brahmin Style Vegetable Kurma Recipe is a No Onion No Garlic curry which is made with loads of vegetables and cooked in a freshly ground coriander and coconut curry. The spice powders that are added into the curry are none as it is very simple and has all the flavors from the ground paste. The curry is also made in a Brahmin Style where they prefer to make curries without the usage of onion and garlic. It can also come under Satvik cooking which is a pure and natural way of consuming food. Serve ...

Kongunadu Style Arisi Paruppu Sadam Recipe

Kongunadu Style Arisi Paruppu Sadam Recipe, a good combination of toor dal and rice flavoured with curry leaves, mustard seeds and most importantly sambar powder that gives it the extra flavour to the whole dish. This dish is considered as one of the signature recipe from Kongunadu region. Kongunadu is a part of Tamil Nadu Cuisine that is majorly covers the western part of the state. The rice is a good way to add in protein into your diet by combining dal and rice together. Serve the Kongunadu ...

Beetroot, Aloo & Amaranth Leaves Sabzi Recipe

Beetroot, Aloo & Amaranth Leaves Sabzi Recipe, has all the good ingredients in one dish. The sabzi is simply tossed with hing, tempered cumin seeds and flavoured with red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder. Beetroot is  a rich source of magnesium, potassium and copper. Amaranth on the other hand is a powerhouse of Iron and Vitamins. Potatoes have a good amount starch. So therefore this dish will become a well-balanced dish for your everyday diet. Serve the Beetroot, ...

Broccoli Malai Kofta Recipe

The Broccoli Malai Kofta Recipe, is a wholesome and nutritious way to combine the broccoli and paneer into a Kofta. The Broccoli Malai Kofta is made pan frying the pakoras by using the Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan Method. You can alternatively use the oven to make the kofta's and it will turn out just as good. These Koftas are also made without the use of onion and garlic, making them sattvik. Serve the Broccoli Malai Kofta with a soft Phulka's and a Paneer Pulav for a ...

Patra Ni Machi Recipe - Fish Cooked In Banana Leaf

Anything wrapped in banana leaf and cooked to perfection is the most amazing food to eat in the whole world! I love food cooked in banana leaf. The flavour which the leaf imparts to the dish is just amazing. This kind of food is rustic, homely and lip smacking delicious! Patra Ni Machi is a very popular Parsi dish in which fish smeared with generous amount of green chutney and then wrapped in banana leaf and steam cooked. It’s light, comforting and satisfying. It’s also great for people who ...

Chilka Roti Recipe (Jharkhand Style Rice and Lentil Roti)

Chilka Roti Recipe is famous dish from the state of Jharkhand made using Rice and Chana dal. It is fairly a simple recipe which requires minimal preparation. The rice and chana dal is soaked overnight, and ground in the morning to make thin crepes. It is a nutritious breakfast recipe loaded with the right amount of carbs and proteins. Serve the Chilka Roti Recipe (Jharkhand Style Rice and Lentil Roti) along with Lahsun ki Chutney | A Spicy Garlic Chutney and Baingan Ka Chokha Recipe ...

     
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