The Indian cuisine has a wide variety of regional cuisines native to India. These cuisines use locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also heavily influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. North Indian like Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, South Indian are the most popular names of cuisines. But when you go deeper into these regions, you will find more interesting ones like Mughlai, Awadhi, Chettinad, Goan, Marathi, Pahadi and more. Find these and many more collections of quick and easy regional Indian Recipes and start cooking right away.

Rajasthani Kadhi Recipe

Rajasthani Kadhi is a very popular dish in the households of the state. It is usually made with a side dish to serve it along with phulka or rice. It is spicy and is specially made during the winter season. This kadhi has some delicious flavours which comes from the spicy masalas used in the dish. Serve Rajasthani Kadhi along with Bajre Ki Roti, Rajasthani Kaddu Aur Aloo Ki Sabzi and Masala Chaas for a weekday lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as Punjabi ...

Paneer Matar Pulao Recipe

Paneer Matar Pulao Recipe is a quick nutritious rice dish flavoured with spices and paneer .  Basmati rice, cooked in ghee, with whole spices, lend their lovely flavours to this pulao. The star ingredient of the pulao being paneer, makes it delectable, adding to the nutritive value of the pulao.  Serve Paneer Matar Pulao Recipe along with Shabnam Curry and Boondi Raita for a delicious weekday lunch.  If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rice recipes such ...

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe-Savory Tapioca Pearl Breakfast Pudding

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe is a simple to cook and delicious to eat recipe. It is healthy and widely used as fasting food in many Indian homes. The recipe is extremely low in fat and full of starch or carbohydrates and hence is a great food for a quick boost of energy. Although it is often served in India for breaking fasts during religious festivals, it is just as delicious for a non-fasting meal. There are different varieties of tapioca available in the market; some that are translucent and there ...

Broccoli Rava Idli Recipe

Broccoli Rava Idli Recipe is a super simple yet delicious and healthy recipe which you can make for a quick weekday breakfast. Grated broccoli is stir fried along with classic south Indian tempering and then added to the mixed rawa and curd mixture.  Broccoli Rava Idli are a good way of adding broccoli to your kids diet as the broccoli is grated and so the kids will not realize that they are eating it. Cashews are also added for taste and nutrition. These idlis remain soft for long and so can ...

Brown Rice Kozhukattai Recipe - Savory Brown Rice Dumplings

The Kerala Brown Rice Kozhukattai is a simple and quick recipe, that makes is a healthy and wholesome meal. There are many variations to this recipe, but I love to make it the way I have written it. Whole grains like brown rice are generally higher in fiber, containing certain other nutrients than their "white" counterparts making it healthy, and wholesome. Serve the Kerala Brown Rice Kozhukattai Recipe along with Puli Ingi or Coconut Chutney and Filter Coffee for your weekday breakfast. If ...

Moong Dal Idli With Thengai Milagai Podi Recipe

Moong Dal Idli With Thengai Milagai Podi Recipe is a quick,easy, healthy and tasty breakfast or an evening snack option. Soft spongy idlis made of moong dal and rice are tossed in a spicy, tangy and crunchy thengai milagai podi made up of dry coconut, red chillies, tamarind and channa and urad dal. One can not go wrong with this tried and tested recipe. The batter of the idli is made with equal portion of rice and moong dal and hence make these idilis rich in protein as well.You can make Moong ...

Chettinad Style Poondu Rasam Recipe - Garlic Rasam Recipe

The Chettinad Style Poondu Rasam Recipe is a lip smacking rasam recipe, that is packed with flavors from the chettinad masala and pounded garlic.  Rasam is a traditional South Indian soup that is made using the juice of particular vegetables or even fruits. They are good for health and can be included in your daily diet. Garlic is used in this rasam and it has innumerable health benefits and it is recommended to use at least a small amount of garlic in your daily diet. Serve Chettinad Poondu ...

Chettinad Dry Pepper Chicken Recipe

Chettinad Dry Pepper Chicken Recipe is very easy to make and tastes delicious. Chettinad chicken recipes are very popular in almost all the restaurants in South India. Chettinad cuisine originates in Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu state in South India. This cuisine is considered  as one of the spiciest and the most aromatic in India. The cuisine is famous for its use of a variety of spices used in preparing mainly non-vegetarian food.  Serve Chettinad Dry Pepper Chicken Recipe with Pickled ...

Punjabi Chana Masala Recipe-North Indian Chole Masala

The Punjabi Chana Masala recipe is a famous North Indian dish that is served along with Bhaturas or Puris. The Chola or Chickpeas are simmered in spiced ginger and tomato gravy. The combination of black salt, garam masala, and dry mango powder enhance the taste of the Chola masala. The Punjabi Chana Masala most often makes a complete meal, along with a Puri or Batura and some tomato, cucumber and onion sliced salad. Most homes make their own version of the chole masala. We can buy the ready ...

Paneer Kulcha Recipe-Cottage Cheese Stuffed Leavened Flatbread

Paneer Kulcha Recipe is a popular variety of leavened flat bread stuffed with cottage cheese and seasoned with spices. Popular in North India, especially during winters, it is usually made in a earthen oven or tandoor, over hot coals. But here's an easy recipe to teach you how to make it in your own kitchen over a stove top. The spicy paneer filling adds a perfect zing to these soft, fluffy kulchas which can be enjoyed for a weeknight dinner as well as a special Sunday lunch, Serve Paneer ...

Kopparai Thengai Milagai Podi Recipe - Dry Coconut Chutney Podi

Kopparai Thengai Milagai Podi Recipe is simple and healthy recipe made of dry coconut, chana dal, urad dal, sesame seeds, tamarind, red chillies and hing. all these ingredients when ground together gives a flavour of nuttiness,spiciness and tanginess to the chutney which makes its so mouthwatering and addictive. All the ingredients which go into a chutney podi are healthy and full of protein. Since the dals are dry roasted and no oil is used it makes this podi even more healthy. The natural oils ...

Elai Vadam Recipe-A Traditional South Indian Rice Papad

Elai Vadam is a delicious papad/ rice cracker that is very traditional to the south Indian homes. It is typically had as an accompaniment with the main course of the south Indian rice, sambar and pickle meal. It can even be had as a snack when topped with chopped onions and tomatoes. Serve Elai Vadam with Beetroot Sambar, Steamed Rice and Pisarna Manga for a wholesome lunch. Have a look at the other South Indian recipes here Khara Bhath Recipe (South Indian Rava ...

Matta Rice/ Chemba Rice Recipe-Pressure Cooker Method

Traditionally Matta Rice is soaked and cooked in lots of water and then the excess water is drained. Traditional method can take a long time to cook and hence I have given this Pressure Cooker method which is much quicker. Matta Rice or Red Rice is different from Brown Rice and is a healthier option than White Rice. White Rice contains no fiber but Matta Rice contains fiber and also has other nutrients like magnesium and one gram of calcium. It also contains vitamins like Vitamin A and Vitamin B. ...

Kerala Special Mambazha Puliserry Recipe

Mambazha Puliserry is an unique and special dish of Kerala. This dish is specially prepared on the auspicious day of Onam. However, the best time to prepare this dish is when mangoes are in season. Whole ripe mangoes are cooked in a coconut- sour curd spicy gravy. The pulissery has a burst of different flavours like sweet, sour, spicy and is a perfect accompaniment to hot rice, idiyappam and even dosa. Authentic pulissery uses small whole mangoes. You can however use sliced mangoes too. Try this ...

Egg Dosa Recipe

Egg Dosa is a delicious protein rich wholesome meal which is an ideal dish especially for breakfast. Egg Dosa is nothing but a regular rice and lentil crepe topped and cooked with seasoned eggs in an omelette form or bulls eye form. This dosa can either be served with a chutney of your choice but if you are seasoning eggs with a good amount of spiciness, it can be eaten as it is. A healthy and protein rich variation to the regular dosa, it also makes a great after school snack for your kids. You ...

Green Chutney Aloo Chaat Recipe

Green Chutney Aloo Chaat Recipe is a  popular street food from North India. The potatoes are boiled and then pan fried to get a nice colour and  crunch on the outside, mixed with spices like garam masala and cumin powder, and then tossed in a yummy fresh green chutney and garnished with crunchy sweet pomegranate and sev.  This is a no onion no garlic chaat recipe which can be had even when your fasting. Aloo is full of nutrition, it has Vitamin B & C, fiber and folate ...

Puli Inji Recipe - Tamarind and Ginger Chutney

Puli Inji is a delicious tangy spicy gingery accompaniment made from fresh ginger, jaggery and green chillies. It is very simple and quick to make and can be stored in the refrigerator for about a week or two. If you taste this once you will salivate for more every time you hear puli inji. Delicious and pleasing to the palate will all flavours of sweet, sour, bitter and tangy it is a perfect accompaniment to any meal. Puli Inji is quite popular across South India. You will find puli inji ...

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Mango Kheer Recipe

Mango Kheer is a quick and easy to make dessert. This Mango Kheer is prepared with mango pulp, full fat milk, and sweetened vermicelli. Mango Kheer is liked by adults and kids alike. This Mango Kheer garnished with almond flakes, saffron, and raisins. needs to be served chilled. This is a perfect summer recipe where the flavours if mango pulp goes well with vermicelli kheer. You can include mango chunks into the kheer as well if you like. Serve Mango Kheer after your delicious meal of Dal ...

Kothamalli Rava Upma Recipe - Coriander Semolina Pudding

Kothamalli Rava Upma Recipe is a twist to the usual upma recipes that South Indians prepare for breakfast. Fresh coriander leaves are ground to a smooth paste and then cooked along with sautéed onions to create a delicious and rich flavor. You can also add some roasted cashew nuts for the added texture. The recipe will give you a wonderful start when it is had with ground coconut chutney. Serve the Kothamalli Rava Upma Recipe along with South Indian Coconut Chutney and Banana Date Smoothie ...

Crispy Palak Pakora Recipe - Made In Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan

Palak Pakora Recipe is a delicious tea time snack recipe made of spinach, spices and gram flour. In this recipe, the pakoras are not deep fried but made in a kuzhi paniyaram pan using just enough oil to make the pakoras crisp and delicious. A generously sprinkle of of chaat masala once the pakoras are fried makes it absolutely delicious. Serve the Palak Pakora with Mint Chutney and Adrak chai for a tea time snack during monsoons. If you love Pakoras, you must try ...

Ragi Masala Twisters Recipe-Healthy Snack

Ragi Masala Twisters are baked savory healthy snacks recipe made with ragi and whole wheat flour and uses very less oil. These Masala Twisters are a healthy munch even for the weight watchers. It is also a nice recipe to include nutritious and beneficial ragi in daily food. Serve Ragi Masala Twisters recipe during tea time with Qahwa or Masala Chai. If you like this recipe, you can try to make more ragi recipes Ragi Ujju Rotti Recipe Ragi Santi (Ragi Rice Porridge) Recipe Ragi Halwa Recipe ...

Jowar and Vegetable Porridge Recipe

Jowar and Vegetable Porridge Recipe is a delicious and healthy breakfast recipe having the goodness of Jowar. Jowar or sorghum is a healthy millet variety, which contains the highest amount of soluble fiber and iron, making it pretty beneficial for women's health. It is healthy to include millets in our diet for it aids in overall health. This recipe is both gluten free and vegan, making it suitable for people following such diets. The addition of vegetable in this porridge makes it for a very filling ...

Boiled Peanut Raita Recipe

Boiled Peanut Raita Recipe is a refreshing raita made using boiled peanuts. The raita is flavoured with cumin powder and black pepper powder.  Smooth yogurt, crunchy peanuts, and an addition of fresh coriander and mint leaves, makes this a simple raita, that goes along with absolutely anything, be it with parathas or biryanis or just as a side to your meals.  Did you know:  Peanuts are actually legumes, although they possess qualities similar to other edible nuts such as pistachios ...

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Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha Recipe-Multilayered Layered Indian Flat Bread

The Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha Recipe is a classic Indian Layered Flat bread that is most often made with maida (all purpose flour). This recipe of Lachha Paratha is healthy and is made from pure whole wheat chakki atta (Vivatta). Different regions of Indian call it using different names, from lachha parantha to kerala porotha. The layers in the paratha, gives it a crisp touch and also makes it a great bread to serve the gravy dishes.  Serve the Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha along with Matar ...

     
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