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.

Pineapple Rasam Recipe

The Pineapple Rasam Recipe is a twist to the traditional and a staple dish of the south Indians. The sourness from the pineapple and the subtle sweetness brings great flavors to the traditional rasam. I make this rasam as often as I make the tomato garlic rasam, as rasam's are an all time favorite dish in every household.  Serve the pineapple rasam with hot steamed rice, a dash of ghee and Cabbage And Carrot Poriyal Recipe - No Onion And Garlic for a comforting weekday meal.  If ...

Nawabi Kofta Curry Recipe

The Nawabi Kofta Curry Recipe is dish from the royal kitchens. Koftas made using potatoes that are stuffed with paneer and dry fruits and simmered in spicy tomato cream gravy. Serve it as a weekend meal or at your next dinner party.  Serve the Nawabi Kofta Curry Recipe along with Butter Naan and Vegetable Pulav for a delicious weeknight dinner.  Have a look at other interesting vegetarian gravy recipes that we have: South Indian Style Vegetable Kurma ...

Laal Maas Biryani Recipe

Laal Maas Biryani Recipe is a flavourful mutton biryani, made by combining the traditional Rajasthani laal maas along with basmati rice.  Basmati rice flavoured with caramelised onions, some earthy ginger garlic and a few whole spices is combined with the fiery mutton cooked in a red masala - essentially from where the mutton dish gets its name 'laal' meaning red and 'maas' meaning meat.  Serve this biryani at dinner parties, carry it to your potluck parties or make it for a weekend meal ...

Oreo Paneer Modak Recipe

Vinayaka Chaturthi is a much-celebrated festival in the southern and western parts of India. It’s a ten days celebration especially in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Beautifully painted and decorated idols of Lord Vinayaka is installed at homes and public place in pandals. During the puja times in the morning and evening Modak or Modakam, the beloved sweet of Lord Ganesha is offered to him and Oreo Paneer Modak Recipe is a delicious variety of Modak you can try. Modak is ...

Paneer Bhutuwa Recipe -Nepalese Paneer Curry

This a vegetarian version of famous Nepalese dish "Lamb Bhutuwa" which is often sold at roadside eateries. You can substitute lamb with paneer and it tastes equally delicious. You can make this delicious curry for your everyday food and serve it with rice, paratha or phulka. As it includes paneer, it is high in protein and thus helps you to fulfill daily intake of your day. Serve Paneer Bhutuwa along with Nepali Aloo Tareko  and Steamed Rice for your weekday meal. If you like this ...

Chana Dal Pulao Recipe

Chana Dal Pulao is a traditional Punjabi Cuisine recipe specially prepared on festive occasions like Lohri and Dusshera.  This recipe is a great one-pot meal idea for the weekend lunch or the light summer meal post indulgent weekend meal. A combinaion of carbohydrates and proteins all packed in this one meal, that can be packed in lunch boxes or just served as a simple weekday meal. Serve Chana Dal Pulao Recipe along with Tomato Onion Raita and Satvik Carrot Sprout Salad for the wholesome ...

Spiced Kumbh Pulao Recipe - Spicy Mushroom Rice

Spiced Kumbh Pulao Recipe is basically marinated rice with mushrooms. If you love mushrooms, you can't resist yourself adding this 'Tandoori' dish in your North-Indian menu. This makes for a great weekday dinner. It is a quick and easy recipe and does not take up too much time to prepare. Serve Spiced Kumbh Pulao Recipe along with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita, Palak Raita or any other Raita of your choice and a roasted papad. If you are looking for Mushroom recipes, do give these recipes also ...

Vagharelo Bhaat Recipe - Gujarati Masala Rice

Vagharela Bhaat most often made from leftover rice and cooked in spicy buttermilk is one of the most delicious comfort foods to savor on a cold winter night. Rustic and calming aromas get released when the rice gets cooked in buttermilk that is flavored with asafoetida, red chillies and ginger. Each family from Gujarat has a special way of making the Vagharelo Bhaat Recipe and I attribute this recipe to the way my mother in law and her past generations have been making it.  Gujarati grandmothers ...

Bengali Bhog Khichuri Recipe - Bengali Khichdi Using Electric Pressure Cooker

“Bengali Bhog Khichuri” is a traditional version of Khichdi which basically is a mixture of rice and pulses cooked together. This particular recipe is a popular Bengali cuisine which is often made during pooja or special occasions and offered as Prasadam to Maa Durga. The specialty of this Khichdi is the rice used in it. It’s special rice which is known as “Gobindo bhog” and is jam packed with fragrance. In case you don’t have this rice available with you, any choice of rice should be ...

Gajar Pulao Recipe - Spiced Carrot Rice

Carroty Flashed Rice as I like to call this Gajar Pulao is packed with nutrients, along with the Basmati Rice is pleasantly aromatic for your weekday lunch and dinner. Simple to make and delicious to eat, you should definitely give this recipe a try. Serve Gajar Pulao along with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita or any other raita of your choice and a roasted Papad for a delicious weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rice Recipes that you can pack in your Lunch Box or make ...

Steamed Rice Recipe - Pressure Cooker & Sauce Pan Methods

Rice can be cooked in a variety of ways. Personally I find the pressure cooker method quick and effective, that can produce rice grains of different textures - from soft to grainy. There are a number of different types of rice grains available and you might choose the variety that your family has been eating for generations or you might want to try another new variety.  Each type of grain, when cooked produces different texture of the rice. The older the rice, the longer it takes to cook. The ...

Green Moong Dal Pulao With Vegetables Recipe (Biryani Style)

The Green Moong Dal Biryani With Vegetables, is a combination that is wholesome and yet packed with spices, flavours, and taste. I came up with this Biryani Recipe when I was packing the kids lunch boxes and then I realised that I wanted to include more protein in their diet. Instead of rice with vegetables, I decided to add the green moong to it and spicing it up. Combining Whole Green Moong along with rice, spices and nuts was one of the best dishes I have savoured in my lifetime. Green Moong ...

Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetables

The Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetables Recipe, is a simple, nutritious and delicious rice recipe that is quick to make and is packed with spices. The addition of roasted vegetables, paneer, black pepper and spices, gives the additional punch and flavour to the Paneer Pulao. This Spicy Paneer Pulao With Vegetable makes a great weeknight dinner when you serve it along with a Boondi Raita and pickle or even pack it into a lunchbox for work or school. If you like this recipe, you can also ...

Layered Vegetable Tricolor Biryani Recipe

The Layered Tricolour Biryani recipe is a combination of colors of the made with natural vegetable ingredients. The top layer is made orange with the addition of carrots and whole spices, while the white layer is flavpured with caramelised onions and potatoes are added, to give the biryani that bite.  The bottom layer is a green one, made using spinach and mint leaves, a healthy combo of greens and rice, that add agreat dimension to this biryani, both in terms of flavours and colour.  Serve Layered ...

मटर बेसन और पनीर चीला रेसिपी - Matar Besan And Paneer Cheela Recipe

चीला एक डोसा जैसी रेसिपी है जिसमे बेसन का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसे हर उत्तर भारत के घर में सुबह के नाश्ते के लिए बनाया जाता है. इसे बनाने में बहुत कम समय लगता है और आप इसे अपनी पसंद की चटनी के साथ परोस सकते है. मटर बेसन और पनीर चीला रेसिपी को धनिया पुदीना चटनी और मसाला चाय के साथ सुबह के नाश्ते के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,  मूंग दाल चीला रेसिपी मटर का चीला रेसिपी बेसन और प्याज का चीला रेसिपी 

Moong Dal Karara Recipe

Moong Dal Karara Recipe is a yummy curd based gravy similar to kadi pakoda. Here moong dal pakoras are fried in a paniyaram pan till they are crunchy and golden on the outside and then simmered in a curd based gravy. Addition of ginger and chillies in the pakoras give them a yummy flavour. Everyday spices are added to the gravy to make this dish delicious.  The traditional recipe calls for frying the pakoras, but in this recipe, we have made them healthier by pan frying them using a Kuzhi ...

Saffron Pilaf Recipe - Kesar Flavoured Rice

Saffron Pilaf Recipe is a flavourful rice that is cooked along with strands of kesar. Saffron not only adds to the flavour of the rice, but also adds a great colour. It is extremely easy to prepare and delectable to eat.  This is a delectable rice recipe that you can make on festivals or during special occasions. Serve the Saffron Pilaf on a festival along with Shabnam Curry,  Ajwain Puri, Dal Tadka and Palak Raita for Lunch with your friends and family. If you are looking for Pulao ...

Beetroot Rice Recipe - Beetroot Pulao

The Beetroot Rice Recipe is a super simple, quick to cook and delicious recipe that can go into your lunch box or the kids. Beetroot is one for those few vegetables which give the rice a nutty flavour and subtle sweetness. I love to spice up the beetroot rice with some sambar powder, cardamom powder, some coarsely pounded peanuts, finely chopped coriander leaves and thus making a comforting and delectable one dish meal. The beetroot rice is also a great meal for children as young as 12 months. ...

Thakkali Sadam Recipe - Spicy Tomato Rice

Tomato Rice popularly called as Thakkali Sadam in South India is a very quick to make rice dish that is packed with flavours from tomatoes, cardamom, and the sambar powder. Most often I like to make it more nutritious by adding some grated carrots to it as well. The Thakkali Sadam tastes delicious when served along with a raita and some papad. This rice also makes a perfect lunch box for kids, as they find it easy to eat and tasty too. Serve Thakkali Sadam recipe along with Boondi Raita and ...

Spinach Rice Recipe - Palak Pulao

The Spinach Rice Recipe, is a simple, healthy preparation of cooked rice, mixed and spiced up with spinach and spices. I most often like to use sambar powder and cardamom powder as the main ingredients to make the spinach rice, but you can use a combination of spices and experiment to suit your taste. The Spinach Rice makes a great lunch box meal filled with nutrition of spinach and rice, when served along with Tomato Onion Raita, Tadka Raita or any other raita of your choice. If you like this ...

Raw Mango Coconut Chutney Recipe

Raw Mango & Coconut Chutney is a perfect blend of raw mangoes which is rich in Vitamin C and protein along with coconut and green chilies for a kick.  This chutney brings out the tangy flavour prominently and is flavoured with green chilli and mango. The tempering adds up an exotic aroma to the chutney and can be enjoyed as a perfect side option for your summer breakfast. Serve Raw Mango & Coconut Chutney with Homemade soft idlis, Soft Masala Dosa or Oats and Besan Cheela. You can ...

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Maharashtrian Style Patichya Kandyachi Zunka Recipe -Spring Onions and Besan Sabzi

Maharashtrian cuisine surprises us with many recipes that are prepared using the day to day kitchen ingredients, when we run out of fresh produce in the pantry. Maharashtrian Style Patichya Kandyachi Zunka Recipe -Spring Onions and Besan Sabzi is one of those, which is prepared using spring onions and chickpea flour (besan). Patichya Kanda means spring onions in Marathi. Patichya Kandyachi Zunka Recipe is a flavourful dish prepared using very less ingredients. Zunka is a traditional dry Maharashtrian ...

Rajasthani Methi Mangodi Sabzi Recipe

Mangodi are a dried lentil dumplings widely used in the Rajasthani cuisine. Moong dal is soaked and then ground into paste with salt and chilli and then dried in the sun in small round shapes. You can easily find dried mangodi available in the market. Rajasthani Methi Mangodi Sabzi Recipe is a traditional Rajasthani recipe made using moong dal mangodi along with fresh fenugreek leaves. It is simple and a quick recipe to make in no time. The addition of curd balances out the bitterness of the fenugreek ...

Punjabi Style Tinda Sabzi Recipe

Punjabi Style Tinda Sabzi is a flavourful sabzi, perfect for a quick weekday lunch. The humble tinda when flavoured with garam masala and other spices is sure to win over the most ardent Tinda skeptics. Quick and easy Tinda sabzi along with Chapati makes for a delicious lunch box meal. Serve Punjabi Style Tinda Sabji along with Dal Tadka, Palak Raita and Phulka for a weekday lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry Vegetable Recipes such as Mangalorean Style Sonay Sukhe ...

     
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