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.
The Baingan Ka Chokha Recipe is a delicious Smoked & Spiced Eggplant dish that is a very popular recipe from Bihari cuisine.It is often made during winters in bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand region and served along with Litti, which is a spiced crisp spread made from wheat flour and sattu atta. The combination of the dish is called Litti Choka.
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Goan Pumpkin Sabzi is yet another delicious and healthy dish that we make in Goa especially on the vegetarian days. Try this recipe to give a twist to your regular pumpkin sabji. It is even enjoyed by the kids because of the sweet taste of pumpkin.
Did you know- Pumpkins are considered to be a super food and since they are rich in vitamin A, they also boost eye health. They also lower the blood pressure and protects the heart.
Serve Goan Pumpkin Sabzi with Goan Mushroom Xacuti, Steamed rice and ...
The Amaranth Sooji & Oats Dhokla Recipe is a delicious steamed cake made with a blend of greens, semolina and oats. It makes a very wholesome and nutritious variation from the traditional Sooji Dhokla that is often made. The addition of sauteed Amaranth along with oats makes it not only nutritious but a perfect lunch box snack for adults and children. Serve the Amaranth Sooji & Oats Dhokla along with Green Chutney for breakfast or dinner.
Did You Know: The Amaranth leaves ...
The Chawli (Beans) Ajwain Ki Sabzi Recipe get whole new meaning due to the addition of ajwain and a little bit of jaggery along with chili powder. The addition of mustard oil gives this sabzi a great zing and flavor. The chawli beans handles the sweet sour and spicy taste really well and goes well with Phulkas or even Gujarati Dal and Chawal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry Vegetable recipes such as
Sweet Corn Poriyal Recipe
Awadhi Style Karela Ka Dulma Recipe
Methi Turai Ki Sabzi is a dry vegetable preparation of fenugreek leaves and ridge gourd stir fried together with some spices. This healthy combination makes a delicious quick comforting addition to a homely lunch or dinner. Enjoy the combined goodness of both these vegetables packed into one delicious dish. Serve Methi Turai Ki Sabzi along with hot salad.
Did you know: Ridge gourd has several nutritional benefits, is loaded with fibers, vitamins, and minerals and is low in saturated fat and cholesterol. ...
Sookhi Moong Palak Dal is a dry spinach sabji made with whole green moong and is a great healthy accompaniment for almost any Indian meal. It uses few ingredients but is flavourful and packs quite a nutrient punch. Usually, it is made with Raita. It is best made in an iron kadhai/skillet, for the look and for the taste/nutrition.
Did you know: Whole moong dal is a great source of protein for vegetarians and is high on dietary fibre and relatively lower on carbs so it’s great for those trying to ...
Arbi (Colocasia) is one of the finest source of fiber, iron, vitamin B-complex, zinc, magnesium, copper, iron and manganese. The flavors from the tomato and onions, make this dish truly delicious and tasty.
Serve Arbi Tomato Onion Sabzi with phulkas and Rajasthani Kadhi for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Arbi recipes such as
Besan Arbi Roast
Arbi Ke Kebab
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
Bharwa Bhindi and Pyaaz Ki Sabzi is a popular Rajasthani dish which is spicy and delicious. It is mostly served as a side six along dal, rice and phulkas. In this dish, spicy garlic and onion paste is filled in the bhindi and is fried along with pearl onions.
Serve Bharwa Bhindi and Pyaaz Ki Sabzi with Panchmel Dal, Steamed Rice and Phulkas for a delicious meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rajasthani recipes such as
Pitor Ki Sabzi
Rabodi Ki Sabzi
Gavarfali Ki Sukhi Sabzi is a Rajasthani delicacy prepared by cooking cluster beans with the essential spices which are available in our kitchen like cumin seeds, coriander powder, chili powder, and garlic. Unlike normal beans, cluster beans have a pinch of bitterness and usually grated coconut, jaggery and tomatoes are used to reduce bitterness. This dish is a simple recipe which can be prepared easily with the available ingredients in the kitchen and is a great way to add such a healthy vegetable ...
Kaigari Pirattal in Tamil means stir fried vegetables. This unique mixed vegetable stir fry uses aromatic Chettinad spices. Chettinad cuisine makes use of fennel in various forms in its recipes. The Kaigari Pirattal Recipe is mildly flavored with fennel seeds and is a great accompaniment with steamed rice and Manathakkali Kai Vathal Kuzhambu.
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This Cauliflower Pepper Fry is a quick and healthy Chettinad style recipe that uses very few ingredients and has loads of flavors. It is spiced with the right amount of cumin and pepper powder making it a yummy side dish to be had with Steamed rice and Beetroot Garlic Lemon Rasam to make an easy and wholesome lunch or dinner.
See some of the other cauliflower recipes that we have
Gobi Musallam Recipe (Spicy Cauliflower Creamy Gravy)
Cauliflower Coconut Milk Stew Recipe
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Zunka Recipe is a very popular Maharashtrian recipe which is made using the chickpea or besan flour. It is one of those quick dishes to be prepared if you run out of fresh vegetables at home. It needs only a few ingredients and gets ready in no time. A traditional dish that is spicy and is enjoyed many.
Serve Zunka for lunch or dinner and it can be packed for lunch as well.
Serve Zunka with Jowar Bhakri with some smoked dal makhani.
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Thoran is a simple Kerala style side dish, usually served along with steamed rice. This Cauliflower Thoran uses a flavoured combination of coconut and curry leaves, quintessential to Kerala cuisine. It is quick, easy and needs few basic ingredients. You can substitute the cauliflower with other fresh vegetables like cabbage, beans, carrots, leafy vegetables etc. Also if you like, you can add more flavour by adding some ginger and garlic to this basic recipe.
Serve Cauliflower Thoran with Mixed Vegetable ...
Cabbage and Carrot Thoran Recipe is a simple Kerala cuisine preparation commonly done in all houses and served as an accompaniment for rice. Cabbage and carrot are grated finely, mixed with spices, cooked in medium flame without the addition of water and grated coconut is generously added to the thoran. The recipe can be prepared easily in a few minutes and can also be packed as part of lunch. Prepare this simple thoran than usual poriyal, and serve with hot boiled rice, Cheriya ulli sambar and ...
Chena Mezhukuparrati Recipe (Eggplant Foot Yam Stir Fry) is a traditional vegetarian dishes prepared in Kerala. The vegetables are stir fried with spices and onions. Few prefer to use big onions where some use shallots. It is otherwise known as upperi recipe. Chena Mezhukuparrati Recipe ( Eggplant Foot Yam Stir Fry) can be prepared with the various type of vegetables like beans, raw banana, Elephant foot Yam, Ivy gourd, Bitter Gourd etc.
Chena Mezhukuparrati Recipe ( Eggplant Foot Yam Stir ...
Thoran is a stir fry made with any type of vegetable and coconut in Kerala. Mushroom thoran Recipe or mushroom stir fry in Kerala style is a vegetable dry sabzi made with finely chopped mushrooms. These mushrooms are mixed with a paste made of coconut and shallots to make this recipe. It is then tempered with mustard and cumin seeds and curry leaves. This dish has a mild flavor and is not spicy. We loved having Mushroom Thoran Recipe-Kerala Style Mushroom Sabzi with steamed rice and Cheriya Ulli ...
Green Beans fry is a simple, nutritious and delicious recipe filled with the goodness of beans which can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. It makes a perfect side dish along with Indian meals of boiled rice and Mixed Vegetable Sambar to make a wholesome meal.
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Green Beans in Pomegranate Cream Sauce Recipe
Thai Stir Fried Green Beans Recipe
Carrot and Beans Poriyal Recipe (Mixed Vegetable South Indian Stir Fry)
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The Kuthiraivali Upma Kozhukattai Recipe is a twist to the traditional Kozhukattai recipe. It is traditionally made from broken rice, but here I used Barnyard Millet also known as the Kuthiraivali in tamil. This millet is very popularly used in southern India and made by most south Indian families. The Upma Kozhukattai is usually made for breakfast, evening tiffin or even served for dinner and served along with Puli Ingi.
Did You know: The protein content in millet is very close to that of wheat; ...
Togarikaayi Usli Recipe (Green Pigeon Peas) is a Karnataka Cusine dish. 'Usli' in Kannada means stir fried lentils. Usli is usually made during festivals and distributed amongst friends and family. But there are some uslis which is specially made during certain seasons and produce. Like Avarekaayi ( broad beans) and Togarikaayi ( green pigeon peas) are beans that taste divine when made into Usli.
Togarikaayi Usli Recipe can be served for lunch.
Serve the Togarikaayi with hot rice and chow chow ...
Kaya Tholi Thoran Recipe is prepared using Plantain peel and grounded coconut with chili, garlic, and cumin seeds. Thoran is a Kerala delicacy and can be prepared with a variety of vegetables. This can be served as an accompaniment for rice. Some used to prepare the dish without garlic whereas some used to prepare with onion and garlic. If you have tried kaya thoran, then you will be amazed at the taste of plantain peel too and you will not waste the peel of banana next time.
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Kelyachi Bhaji also known as the Kacche Kele Ki Subzi or Raw Banana Stir Fry is a simple yet healthy and delicious recipe that you can make for a quick dinner or even pack into your lunch box. The addition of coconut and onions gives this recipe a twist to the regular raw banana recipes we eat. Serve the Kelyachi Bhaji (Raw Banana Stir Fry) as a side dish for your lunches and dinners. Serve it along with your favorite Sambar along with rice and ghee to make the meal complete.
Batatyacha Kees Recipe (Pan fried shredded potatoes) is usually made during religious fasts in Maharashtra, but it’s a great breakfast or tea time snack too. Shredded Potatoes (Kees) are tossed with green chilies, cumin and crushed roasted peanuts to make this quick but very filling snack. The crushed peanuts add a nice crunch to the soft potatoes, while cooking them in ghee adds a rich earthy flavor.
Serve the Batatyacha Kees Recipe as a tea time snack or during fasts or even as a side dish ...