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.

Kongunadu Special Thakkali Kurma Recipe ( Tomato Kurma from Kongunadu)

The word ' Kurma/ Korma' make one's mouth, water. We instantly visualise a rich creamy gravy .There are so many interesting dishes from Kongunadu, in Tamilnadu. If you have been to Pollachi ,Coimbatore or even Madurai you will find the restaurants serving a tomato gravy along with Idlis/Dosas. It is popularly known as the 'Thakkali Kurma'. A rich, colourful and flavourful gravy and a must try recipe. Serve Kongunadu Special Thakkali Kurma along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha for a weekday ...

Masala Vadai Kuzhambu Recipe (Mudaliar Style Curried Fritters In Spicy Tamarind Gravy)

Masala Vadai Kuzhambu Recipe (Mudaliar Style Curried Fritters In Spicy Tamarind Gravy) is another curry form the Mudaliar cuisine of South India. A distinct combination of spices, unique style of cooking and the use of Vadagam (sun-dried fritters) is commonly found in this cuisine. A mixture of onion, garlic and spices are prepared, dried and stored for upto a year too. It lends an amazing taste to many Mudaliar dishes. In this speciality dish, Vadai/Curried Lentil Fritters are added to a tangy and ...

Safed Achari Baingan Recipe - White Aubergine in pickled spices

The Safed Achari Baingan Recipe is a delicious recipe that is made with the lighter whitish-green version if the eggplant/ brinjal. It's a thin and slender eggplant that when cooked along with achar (pickle) spices tastes absolutely delicious.  Serve the Safed Achari Baingan Recipe along with hot Phulkas smeared with ghee or along with hot steamed rice as a one dish dinner or a quick weeknight dinner. If you like Baingan/ Eggplant recipes then you must try some of your favorites ...

Chettinad Pattani Kurma Recipe (Chettinad Peas Curry)

Chettinad Pattani Kurma is the Chettinad style Peas Curry which is easy to prepare and filling when paired with rice and roti. Kurma or vegetable curry is a very significant dish in the Chettinad cuisine. It makes use of all the aromatic spices like fennel seeds, poppy seeds, whole garam masala ingredients and coconut making it very rich. Every household in the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu has their own kurma recipe. Serve this Chettinad Pattani Kurma recipe with ghee rice and Phulkas/Butter naan/Parathas ...

Cauliflower Kurma (Tamil Nadu Restaurant Style Cauliflower Chops) Recipe

When you visit a good veg restaurant in Chennai for dinner you will find it difficult to miss the sight and smell of a favourite dinner tiffin of the Chennai people, the 'Parotta-Chops' or in other words Paratha with yellow coloured kurma. This Kurma or Chops is typically made with Cauliflower as its key ingredient with almost a burji texture. Fresh cauliflower is chopped into smaller florets and cooked along with a rich creamy gravy made up of cashew nuts and poppy seeds. Tomatoes adds to the tanginess ...

Chettinad Style Pepper Mushroom Recipe

Chettinad Style Pepper Mushroom Recipe is a spicy dish having the prominent pepper flavor. Mushrooms are a storehouse of nutrients. It is a rich source of calcium and Vitamin D, making it beneficial for bone health and overall immune system in the body. Chettinad Style Pepper Mushroom is a semi gravy dish, making a great accompaniment for roti's and steamed rice for a healthy lunch or dinner. Have a look at our other popular Mushroom recipes Mushroom Strudel Recipe (Pie Dough & Filo Pastry) Mushroom ...

Samai Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai (Tamil Nadu Breakfast Recipe)

Samai Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai (Tamil Nadu Breakfast Recipe) is made with little millets. Millets are wonder grains, a storehouse of nutrients, fiber and minerals. These grains are healthy and gluten free and are ideal even for Navratri Vrat fasting. 'Pidi Kozhakattai' means dumplings shaped using the gentle pressure of the palm. The millets and lentils are cooked over the stove top and then shaped and steam cooked. Minimal use of oil makes this dish a low-calorie meal. Use of lentils along with grains ...

Easy Potato Kurma Recipe

Potatoes are universal favourite and one cannot hide or deny their desire for potatoes. Easy Potato Kurma is a perfect recipe for weeknight dinners which can be served with rice or roti. Potatoes are cooked with spices and grounded coconut paste. Potatoes are kids friendly and can be prepared in a jiffy. Prepare this easy potato kurma along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha and delight everyone in the family with this delicious curry. Look at the other interesting gravy recipes that we have: Chettinad ...

Kerala Style Eggplant Curry Recipe

Kerala Style Eggplant Curry is a dish that I learnt from my mum. A very simple dish which is just perfect for a cold rainy day. It warms you up with all the spices and the richness from the coconut milk. It is super easy to make, yet has all the flavours and warmth of a traditional Kerala dish. Did you know- Eggplant is a very good source of dietary fiber, vitamin B1, and copper. It is a good source of manganese, vitamin B6, niacin, potassium, folate, and vitamin K. Eggplant also contains phytonutrients ...

Tandoori Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe

The Tandoori Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe is a quintessential dish of the North Indian cuisine. In this recipe the Paneer, the Indian Cottage cheese is flavored with a variety of spices including chaat masala to give it the additional punch. I have also used the Coal Smoking Method  to give the Paneer Tikka Masala a tandoori flavor. Serve the Paneer Tikka Masala along with a favorite Raita to me a complete dinner for your family. Take a look at what more dishes can be whipped up ...

Beetroot Stew with Coconut Milk Recipe (With a South Indian Flavor)

The Beetroot Stew with Coconut Milk Recipe is a wholesome stew on its own that is quick and easy to make for a weeknight dinner or a summertime party at home. The beetroots are cooked separately along with the spices and then simmer along with a coconut milk curry. The seasoning of mustard and urad dal along with curry leaves, adds to the punch of this delicious curry. Give it a try and Serve the Beetroot Stew with Coconut Milk along with Indian Bread Did You Know: Beetroots ...

Chole Capsicum Masala Recipe

Chole Capsicum Masala is a north Indian style chickpea preparation with capsicum. This cuisine is popular all over India. The chole / kabuli-chana and capsicum (here I have used the green capsicum) are cooked deliciously in a cashew-based curry. The unique flavour of capsicum lends itself really well in this masala curry. Often I made this as a side dish for roti / paratha / any pulao. So why to wait? Let’s go by detailed instructions mentioned below in order to make this delicious chole capsicum ...

Sev Tamatar Ki Sabzi Recipe / Sev Tamta Nu Shaak

Sev Tamatar Ki Sabzi also known Sev Tameta Nu Shaak in Gujarati is a delicious recipe made from sev cooked in a tangy tomato gravy. This sabzi is made popularly during the festival of paryushan parva when roots and other vegetables are not included in the diet. Chunky tomatoes are stewed in turmeric and asafoetida which gives it a unique flavor and finally garnished with crispy Sev. Serve Sev Tamatar Ki Sabzi Recipe / Sev Tamta Nu Shaak with rotis or missi roti for lunch. If you like ...

Saag Tofu Recipe (Tofu Simmered in Spiced Mustard & Spinach Leaves)

The Saag Tofu Recipe is a twist to the traditional Saag Paneer. Saag, is a spiced North Indian dish that is made from fresh greens, like mustard leaves and spinach leaves. The addition of garlic, and ginger along with garam masala brings out the flavors of the delicious and classic recipe. The Saag Tofu is made vegan and can be relished along with pickle onions and Tawa Paratha or Makki Roti for lunch or dinner. If you like Recipes with Spinach and Paneer, then you might ...

Goan Style Black Chickpeas And Cucumber Masala Recipe (Taushem Tondak)

The Taushem Tondak is a delicious Goan style Black Chickpeas and Cucumber Masala Curry that is made in a tangy and spicy coconut base. Taushem means cucumber and tondak means masala gravy. The addition of Kabuli chana or black chickpeas to this tondak to make it a bit unique and a twist I have given to the recipe. You can add any type of gram to this tondak to make it a high protein and wholesome dish. Serve the Black Chickpeas And Cucumber Masala (Taushem Tondak) along with steamed rice for ...

Vegetable Malai Kofta Curry Recipe (Non Fried)

Vegetable Malai Kofta Curry Recipe (Non Fried) is a healthy version of the traditional dish that is a specialty of Northern India. The curry has small vegetable balls known as Kofta's that are usually fried before adding it to the spicy gravy.  In this recipe, I have shown you a method of how you can make your Kofta's healthy without deep frying them. Serve the delicious Vegetable Kofta Curry with Rice Dish of your choice. You can also serve these pan fried Vegetable Malai Kofta Curry Recipe ...

Pineapple Gojju Recipe (Karnataka Style Tangy And Spicy Pineapple Curry)

Pineapple Gojju Recipe is a sweet and spicy, tangy curry made using pineapples, typical to Karnataka. It is a festive dish and served during weddings and other celebrations when a traditional meal is served on a banana lead. It is rich in flavour, thanks to the pineapple and freshly ground spices that are used. It is best served with hot Steamed Rice, but can also be served with Chapatis. Have you tried some other regional specialities like Kerala Cheriya Ulli Sambar, Hyderabadi Khatti Dal and Parsi ...

Tawa Paneer Masala Recipe

Tawa Paneer Masala Recipe is a Punjabi dish which is usually cooked on Tawa or a frying pan! Cooking in a tawa gives a unique flavor and consistency to the dish. A semi dry gravy of paneer cooked in tomato gravy with spices and fresh cream, this masala features an aromatic array of flavors. They are great for chapatis/roti. Serve paneer Tawa masala with hot Rotis or Phulkas and raitha of your choice! Here are a few other interesting paneer recipes worth trying Smoked Tandoori Paneer Tikka Recipe Achari ...

Green Peas Nimona Recipe

Green Peas Nimona is a traditional side dish recipe of North India. It is generally made in winters because peas is easily available in the market. This dish is famous in Lucknow and Kanpur and is an amazing recipe if you want to try something different with peas. Serve Green Peas Nimona with Jeera Rice and Lauki Raita for a weekday lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also try Dry Methi Malai Matar, Lauki Bharta and Achari Aloo Parwal Sabzi.  

Garlic Chickpeas And Spinach Curry Recipe

Garlic Chickpeas And Spinach Curry Recipe is a Middle Eastern-inspired  curry with light flavours. It is perfect to serve with roti, rice, breads or just as it is, like soup from the bowl. I like to add a fried egg on top and have it for breakfast as well. Rich in proteins, iron and vitamin C, it is nutritious and perfect for vegans to consume as well. Serve this delicious Garlic Chickpeas And Spinach Curry Recipe with Saffron Pilaf and Pita Bread, or Jeera Rice. If you like this recipe, you ...

Goan Mushroom Xacuti Recipe

Goan Mushroom Xacuti is an authentic Goan traditional dish which tastes the best when cooked using wild or forest mushrooms, which are available during the rainy season. On the other hand Xacuti is a Goan Masala with certain blend of spices which is extremely popular across India and is used to prepare gravy based recipes.You can also cook this recipe with simple mushrooms, but for the real taste you should always go for the forest ones. Wild mushrooms are a bit more rubbery in taste and takes more ...

Kerala Kootu Curry Recipe (Pumpkin with Desi Channa or Black Eyed Beans in Spicy Coconut)

Kerala Kootu Curry Recipe is a very traditional north Kerala dish that is made from Yellow Pumpkin cooked along with Desi Channa or Black Eyed Beans and spiced with coconut. When I first had this dish in an ayurvedic restaurant I fell in love with it. The beans you wish to add is purely your choice and taste. I sometimes add whole toor dal (as shown in the image), desi chana (dark brown chickpea) or even black-eyed beans. Serve Kerala Kootu Curry along with Sambar of your choice. If you like ...

Pitor Ki Sabzi Recipe

Pitor Ki Sabzi is a traditional Rajasthani curry of shallow fried chickpea dumplings in spicy yogurt gravy. Pitor ki Sabzi, is very easy to cook but it needs a little technique to get the perfect pitor. It is usually served with hot steamed rice which is a flawless combo, do try it to believe it. Basically, the curry of the pitor is thin, but if you prefer you can adjust its consistency as per your need. Serve Pitor Ki Sabzi with steamed rice or Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha and Lauki raita for a complete ...

     
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