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.

Mangalorean Manoli Curry Recipe - Indian Gherkins Curry

The Mangalorean Manoli Curry Recipe is a traditional curry from the Mangalorean Cusine in Karnataka. Manoli is a vegetable that belongs to the cucumber family, also popularly known as Indian Gherkins, Dondaikkai, Kovaikkai or even Ivy Gourd. This Manoli is cooked and simmered in a tangy and spicy coconut curry base, that brings out the best flavors of this dish.  Serve the Mangalorean Manoli Curry along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha and Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for an everyday ...

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Olya Kaju Chi Amti Recipe - Malvani Cashew Nut Curry

Olya Kaju Chi Amti Recipe is a simple dish packed with flavours. A recipe from the Malvani cuisine, a combination of toor dal and masoor dal are cooked together, and given a tadka of freshly ground masala and not to forget the star of the dish the cashew nuts.  Although the authentic recipe, calls for the fresh cashew fruit, before it turns into a nut, the cashew nuts can be boiled and  used as well.  The reason these cashews are used in the region's cooking is that it is freshly ...

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Kashmiri Style Chokh Vangun Recipe - Baingan Masala

Chokh Vangun Recipe is a very popular eggplants dish from the Kashmiri Cuisine. The baby eggplants are first fried in mustard oil and then cooked in a spicy tart tamarind based gravy. The dry ginger and fennel seeds powder adds a very rustic flavour to the dish. It is a little time consuming, however the delicious eggplant dish at the end makes up for the amount of time spent making it. Serve Chokh Vangun Recipe along with Lahsuni Dal, Phulkas and Kachumber Salad for a delightful weeknight dinner. If ...

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Stuffed Makai Paratha Recipe (Corn & Coriander Stuffed Flat Bread)

The Stuffed Makai Paratha Recipe is made from a stuffing made from sweet corn, fresh coriander leaves and green chilies. This paratha is packed with fiber and nutrition that comes from corn and whole wheat flour (Chakki Atta - Raita. Here are more recipes that you can prepare with Vivatta Chakki Atta- Vivatta Whole Wheat Flour Puttu Recipe Whole Wheat Flour Murukku Recipe Chocolate Coconut Gujiya Recipe Whole Wheat Espresso Chocolate Streusel Cake Recipe

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Menthi Aaku Badeela Koora Recipe - Besan Muthia Cooked With Methi Leaves

Badeela Koora is a traditional dry curry recipe of Telangana household made using just a handful ingredients where Fenugreek leaves and Chickpea flour are the main ingredients. In this recipe, the Badeela or the Chickpea Flour balls are prepared and cooked along with methi leaves and tempered with mustard seeds and jeera added it a great flavor and making it a healthy indian diabetic friendly recipe. Did you know: Fenugreek/Methi is very good for people with diabetes because it contains fibre ...

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Kolambi Bhaath Recipe (Maharashtrian Prawn Rice)

Kolambi Bhaath is a marathi style rice preparation with Prawns. To my mind it closely resembles tomato rice with added prawns. Cooked rice is mixed with prawns stir fried with onion and tomatoes along with some dry spices to make a delightful and yet easy lunch/dinner. Serve Kolambi Bhaath with Burani Raita, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita or any other Raita of your choice for a perfect weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Prawn recipes such as Goan Prawns Balchao Prawns ...

Mulakushyam Recipe - A Mixed Vegetable Lentil Curry

Mulakushyam is an easy recipe from the Palakkad Cuisine. It is a dish comprising of the combination of lentils, essentially Moong Dal cooked along with vegetables with a drizzle of coconut oil to add a Palakad touch to the recipe. You can add any vegetable of your choice like pumpkins, gourds etc. Adding a variety of vegetables in a lentil curry ensures that you get more nutrition.  Serve the Mulakushyam along with Steamed Rice , Elai Vadam and Pisarna Manga Recipe for a quick and wholesome ...

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Gujarati Undhiyu Recipe - Mixed Vegetable With Fenugreek Dumplings

Gujarati Undhiyu is a very popular and important vegetable that is made during auspicious family occasions, festivals and more importantly during the kite festival in Gujarat known as Uttarayan. The name of the dish Undhiyu means upside down in Gujarati and it is originally cooked in an earthen pot that is sealed and buried upside down in the ground and fired from above. However, with modern cooking techniques, we cook this dish using saucepans and pressure cookers. Undhiyu on a festive occasion ...

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Paka Kela Ki Sabzi Recipe | Paka Kela nu Shaak | Gujarati Jain Recipe

Paka Kela Ki Sabzi Recipe is a Gujarati Jain dish that is made from ripe bananas, that are sautéed with turmeric, asafoetida, curry leaves and chillies. The sweet and spicy combination that arises from the bananas and chillies makes it a delectable dish.  Serve Paka Kela Ki Sabzi along with of Phulka, Gujarati Dal and a bowl of dahi.  If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable recipes such as Lauki Badi Ki Sabzi Recipe Malvani Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe Senai Kizhangu ...

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Healthy Lauki Kofta Curry Recipe | Non Fried Bottle Gourd Kofta Curry | Dhoodi Kofta

The Lauki/ Doodhi Kofta is a simple, healthy recipe where the koftas are not fried. Traditionally Kofta's are fried and loose it nutritive value. But in this Lauki Kofta I have pan fried them in a Non-Stick Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan and simmer the kofta's in a quick and simple spiced tomato gravy. The Lauki/Doodhi kofta’s are big favourite in my family, and considering they are non-fried gives me the satisfaction that my family is eating healthy. Serve the Lauki Kofta Curry along ...

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Turai Moong Dal Recipe - Turia Mag Ni Dal

Turai Moong Dal, also known as Turiya Mag Ni Dal, has a subtle sweetness that it gets from the ridge gourd (turai) itself. When combined with some spices and cooked along with the lentils it imparts a soft and tender texture to the palate.   Serve this Turai Mag Ni Dal/ Turai Moong Dal along with Sukhi Aloo Sabzi and Thepla that are almost necessity to be made along with this dish. Another favorite combination that we love is to pour a ladle full of Turai Moong Dal ...

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Gujarati Methi Thepla- Spiced Indian Flat Bread with Fenugreek Leaves

Gujarati Methi Thepla recipe is one of the many comfort foods to Gujarati’s. If you are on a long distance train or even on a trekking trip and you spot a Gujarati, you will definitely find them with Theplas. Just as said, it’s a great travel food, like a baguette is to the French. You can eat it just about anywhere without any accompaniment and it gives you the satisfaction that you have actually had something substantial to eat. You could serve it for breakfast, in a lunch box with vegetables ...

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Batata nu Shaak Recipe - Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi

Batata Nu Shaak or Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi is a simple and delicious recipe made with potatoes that are simmered in a tangy tomato gravy spiced with cinnamon and coriander. Potatoes are a staple food in every Gujarati home and many other regional homes of India and this Batata Nu Shaak is an absolute favorite in every gujarati home. Not only do the Gujaratis love potatoes as a vegetable but you will notice that they use it along with other vegetables to make the dish look attractive and tasty.  Serve ...

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Kasuri Methi Chole Recipe

Kasuri Methi Chole Recipe is a delicious chickpeas cooked in kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves) curry. It has no onion-garlic or dairy products added into it, making it suitable for vegans. Chickpeas are a high in proteins and insulin making it a perfect food to be included in the diets of diabetics and high blood pressure. It also aids in bone health. The addition of kasuri methi adds a strong aroma and makes the dish even more delicious. Serve the Kasuri Methi Chole Recipe, along with Phulkas ...

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Mushroom Ghee Roast Recipe

Mushroom Ghee Roast Recipe is a finger licking good recipe made of mushrooms made the South Indian way. Cooked in ghee made similar to that of a Mangalorean ghee roast.  The mushrooms are marinated with yogurt and spice powders and then pan roasted with ghee and curry leaves that lend a lovely flavour to the dish. The freshly ground spice masala is what makes it that lip smacking dish that it is.  Serve it as an appetizer or along with some neer dosas.  Serve Mushroom ...

Brown Rice In Pressure Cooker Method

Whole Rice grains with only hull removed is called brown rice. The brown rice is unpolished and hence has all the nutrition of the bran and germ intact. Whole rice has a mild nutty flavor and this rice is particularly rich in thiamine, a B vitamin and iron. Brown Rice needs double the cooking time than the white rice. All the recipes that include any variety of white rice can be prepared with brown rice. Note that the brown rice is marginally beneficial than white rice and makes very slight difference ...

Tomato Gotsu Recipe - Spicy & Tangy Tomato Gravy

Tomato Gotsu Recipe is a quick and easy to make, spicy and tangy tomato gravy you can prepare for a change as a breakfast accompaniment. If you do not have coconut and you need to make an accompaniment for idli dosa or pongal then this is tomato gotsu recipe will come to your rescue.  The tomato gotsu is flavoured with sambar powder and coriander powder. Green chillies added to the gotsu adds the heat. The key to making a tasty tomato gotsu is using ripe and juicy tomatoes. Also the ration ...

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Chicken Chops Recipe

Chicken Chops belong to cutlet family. This chicken chops recipe is the simplest chicken recipe. These chops are perfect finger food for parties. Chops actually mean cooked meat or vegetables that are deep fried. Chops are actually British food, and we adapted it to our very own taste buds. So chops is a fusion of British and Indian food styles. Serve these delicious crunchy outside, soft inside Chicken Chops Recipe immediately with Raw Mango and Spring Onion dip as a party appetizers ...

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Aloo Paratha Recipe - Healthy North Indian Breakfast

Aloo Paratha Recipe is a classic Spiced Indian Potato paratha made from boiled potatoes flavored with onions, green chillies, coriander. Traditionally these parathas are cooked in ghee and had with a dollop of butter. The addition of Ghee makes these parathas crispy and delicious. It is a staple breakfast recipe for most North Indians and the filling of these aloo parathas vary from region to region. It is simple and easy to make and you can also make it for your dinner as well or pack in your ...

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Andhra Pepper Chicken Recipe

Andhra Pepper Chicken Recipe is a delicious chicken recipe that you can serve either as a starter or as a side dish along with your meal.  This recipe is very famous in most of the Andhra Non Veg restaurants and is loved by everyone. So if you are craving this chicken, you can always make it in your kitchen.  In this Andhra Pepper Chicken Recipe, pepper plays a major role in providing the hot taste needed and tastes yummy and leave you wanting for more. You will get the sharp taste ...

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Vankaya Gasagasala Kura | Andhra Style Eggplant Poppy Seeds Curry Recipe

This unique flavoured Andhra Style Eggplant Poppy Seeds Curry is a must try recipe. The main difference between this curry and others is that there is no coconut at all in it. The masala base is mainly prepared with poppy seeds, which gives a nutty flavour and texture to the curry. For all curry lovers, this fantastic dish is a must try dish. Serve Andhra Style Eggplant Poppy Seeds Curry along with Andhra Style Palakaru Vepadu and Tawa Paratha for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can ...

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Puran Poli Recipe | Gujarati & Maharastrian | Sweet Spiced Stuffed Paratha With Jaggery

Puran Poli is also called as Vedhmi in Gujarat; Puran Poli is one of the favorites with my family. Come every special occasion or a festival Puran Poli features in the menu along another family favorite Undhiyu. Though puran poli is sweet dish; many Gujarati families have them along with the vegetables as an alternative to other flat breads. Puran poli is also popularly made in other parts of the country. Similar in concept but with a regional twist it is known as Obbattu in ...

Tisrayanche Suke Recipe (Goan Clams Dry)

If you are a Goan, and love shellfish, then you will definitely like this seafood recipe. Tisreo or tisrya means clams. The recipe is very simple and it just tastes amazing. You can make this as a side dish with your meal.  For cleaning the clams, you have to open the clams using sharp knife, remove the flesh from one shell and placing it in the other and discarding the other shell and then rinse them well. This is called tisreachi ekshipi (clams in one shell). Serve Tisrayanche Suke along ...

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Sorakkai Kozhukattai Paal Kuzhambu Recipe - Bottle Gourd Curry

Sorakkai Kozhukattai Paal Kuzhambu is an authentic recipe from Tamil Nadu. It is a mildly spiced curry with coconut and tiny rice dumplings (kozhukattai) that are cooked along with bottle gourd. Sugar is added to give a little sweet taste .Tiny rice dumplings and chopped bottle gourd gives nice texture to the curry. As it is mildly spiced we can pair it up with any tangy and spicy gravies like puli kuzhambu for lunch. Serve Sorakkai Kozhukattai Paal Kuzhambu along with Steamed Rice or ...

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