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.
Mildly spiced Indian style scrambled tofu makes a perfect side dish for roti and rice or as a filling for sandwiches and wraps. It is a simple dish to make and is kid friendly as well.
You can add some vegetables of your choice as well to make the Tofu Scramble more healthy. The texture of the Tofu Scramble is similar to the texture of the egg scramble.
Serve the Tofu Scramble Recipe along with a toasted bread and Muskmelon Juice to kick start your day with a high protein breakfast.
Arbi Ke Meethe Chande Recipe is a truly a lip smacking sweet chips prepared from Arbi (Colocasia root). This recipe is especially prepared during festivals like Navami, Janmashtami etc and is used as Prasad in my family since ages. I learnt this heirloom recipe through my grandma.
Arbi is usually consumed as a fasting food during Navratri and Janmashtami. Arbi is full minerals, dietary fiber, carbohydrates, vitamin A and C and is good to have during fasting.
These arbi chips are easy ...
Garlic Chutney also known as Lehsun Ki Chutney is popularly used in Chaats, like Vada Pav, Chillas etc. Lehsun Ki Chutney recipe is also a staple among the villages of Rajasthan and Gujarat where they have it along with bajra ka rotla. The pungent aroma along with the lemon and red chillies brings out the flavor of this chutney.
Did you know: Garlic has bioactive sulfur which control blood pressure, and eating garlic also keep cardiovascular disease at bay. Garlic is rich in Vitamin C and helps ...
Mushroom Corn Masala Dosa Recipe Using Ragi Idli Dosa Batter is a fusion recipe, where a crispy South Indian Ragi dosa is stuffed with chatpata pav bhaji Corn & Mushroom masala.
Your stuffing can be made according to your choice of ingredients, from baby corn to capsicum, paneer to pav bhaji, your stuffing in the dosa can be absolutely anything you love.
Serve Mushroom Corn Masala Dosa Recipe Using Ragi Idli Dosa Batter along with High-Protein Peanut Chutney Recipe or Green ...
The Paneer Pav Bhaji is a delectable one pot dish that you can have for a quick weeknight dinner. The addition of paneer in the Pav Bhaji along with lots of vegetables all cooked into a pressure cooker, makes this Pav bhaji one pot, easy to cook and wholesome.
You can add any vegetables of your choice to make the bhajji. Kids love this recipe and it is a good way to feed them vegetables of your choice to them. The flavour of the pav bhaji comes from pav bhaji masala powder which is readily available ...
Peanut Chutney Podi recipe is a perfect blend of roasted peanuts, garlic cloves, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, tamarind, curry leaves and chillies. It is a very easy recipe to prepare and can be stored for days without getting spoilt. Given its longevity, it makes for a great travel food without the fear of leakage like with pickles that we normally take along when travelling.
This Peanut Chutney Powder recipe can be served as an accompaniment along with any indian bread, parathas, dosas or ...
Kanchipuram Masala Dosa is a breakfast recipe that is stuffed with beetroot, carrot, onion and regular potato masala. This is available in many local restaurants in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Dosa is a favorite breakfast recipe, try to make variations by adding some vegetables which ends up making it a healthy start for your day. Kanchipuram Masala Dosa is a healthy way to treat your kids with some vegetables along with the dosa.
Serve the Kanchipuram Masala Dosa along with onion sambar and coconut ...
The Vatanyacha Phadna Recipe is a simple stir fry of the Sugar Snap Peas. Spring brings fresh sugar snap peas into the season and Vatanyacha Phadna is a simple and delicate dish that makes the most of these jade beauties.
Black pepper adds a punch to this recipe, while the caramelised pods sprinkled with grated coconut yield a sweeter taste. You can also make the dish from petit pois or any other variety of tender, sweet peas.
Serve Vatanyacha Phadna with Khandeshi Dal and Phulkas ...
Vegetable Dal Pakora Recipe is a delicious appetizer or a tea time snack that is made with a combination moong dal and chana dal. The dals are soaked and ground into a coarse batter, then grated carrots, crushed roasted fennel seeds, coriander leaves, green chilli, ginger along with other spices are mixed into the batter to add more flavour to the dal pakoras.
Adding vegetables to the dal pakoras gives it an added texture and flavor. We have added only carrots but you can add other vegetables ...
Avocado Raita Recipe is a simple yogurt based salad made with pureed avocado, roasted peanuts and chillies. The Avocado raita is quick to make and is wholesome and nutritious too. Serve the Avocado raita along with Parathas for breakfast to make a wholesome meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other raita recipes such as
Boondi Raita Recipe
Bhindi Raita Recipe
Palak Raita Recipe
Kuruku Kaalan Recipe is a delicious dish made from ripe bananas and cooked in a yogurt and coconut curry. It is a delectable traditional dish in Kerala cuisine, that is eaten almost every other day and is also a part of the famous Onam sadya.
Did You Know: Bananas are good for the heart, digestive system and vision. They are packed with potassium, a mineral electrolyte that keeps electricity flowing throughout your body, which is required to keep your heart beating. Bananas' high potassium ...
Baale Dindu Kadale Kaalina Palya is South Indian Style Banana Stem Curry With Chick Peas Recipe. Select a banana stem which has a thin rind. Usually, the thinner the rind of the stem, tender is the banana stem. This banana stem curry is a healthy recipe since banana stem prevents the formation of kidney stones and is naturally fibrous to promote digestion. Banana stem pairs well with Kadale Kaalu or chickpeas and the flavors are subtle in this curry with fewer spices. Pair Baale ...
Kashmiri Spice Mix or Kashmiri Masala is a special spice powder used in many recipes that originate from Kashmiri Cuisine. This is a variation to garam masala recipe. This recipe yields close to a cup of spice mix. Make this spice powder and store in advance to cook Kashmiri recipes and to add Kashmiri twist to the regular home cooked recipes. Store away in an airtight container.
Here are more spice powder recipes to make
Maharashtrian Achar Ka Masala (Pickle Mix Recipe)
Instant Puliyodharai/ ...
On cold winter days and in wet monsoons, a hot steaming cup of Masala tea is what you need to give that instant energy and warmth. Addition of spices make the tea healthier.The secret behind a perfect cup of Masala tea is the Chai ka Masala or Masala Tea Powder.You can store it for 4-6 months in an air-tight container.
Aromatic spices roasted and ground together make a perfect Masala Tea Powder. Spice up your regular tea with the Masala Tea Powder and pep up your tea parties. Let your loved ones ...
Oats Mor Kali or Oats Buttermilk Porridge is a traditional South Indian dish that originates from Tamil Nadu, which is generally prepared using buttermilk, with rice flour as the base. Tasty, nutritious and easy to digest, the dish resembles sooji and makes for a very healthy breakfast option. In this recipe, instead of the rice flour, oats has been used as the base which takes the nutrient quotient up a notch. Learn how to make tangy and tasty Oats Mor Kali by following the recipe below.
The Kerala Bhindi Curry also known as the Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambu is a tangy and spicy curry made from okras also known as lady's fingers. The curry is cooked in a tamarind and tomato curry base and flavored with baby onions, fenugreek seeds, coriander powder and curry leaves.
Serve the Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambu along with steamed rice for a delicious Sunday lunch meal.
If you are looking for more Tamil Nadu Recipe here are some:
Capsicum Usili Recipe (Tamil Nadu Style ...
Pomfret Shorshe (Pomfret in mustard gravy) is an authentic Bengali recipe which is made with pomfret fish. This is one of easiest recipe with minimal ingredients. Mustard sauce gravy can be used to cook other fishes like hilsa, rohu, catla, catfish and various other river fishes.
The usage of mustard oil and mustard paste is what makes Pomfret Shorshe heavenly when had with hot white rice.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bengali recipes such as
Bengali Bhog Khichuri
Andhra Style Chama Dumpa Pulusu Recipe (Arbi With Sesame Tamarind Sauce Recipe) is a traditional dish that we have inherited from our ancestors, made using boiled arbi that is simmered in sesame tamarind sauce. It is a perfect to make during weekdays lunch or dinner.
Serve the Andhra Style Chama Dumpa Pulusu Recipe (Arbi With Sesame Tamarind Sauce Recipe) along with Phulkas and Kachumber Salad for a weekday lunch or dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other vegetable recipes ...
Kobbari chaaru is an authentic sambar/rasam that is made in Telangana region using coconut milk and roasted chana dal. This Coconut Milk & Dal Sambar is silky smooth in texture with subtle sweetness of coconut milk and mildly spicy with ground green chillies, overall making this a perfect lunch combo with hot steamed rice and fryum (Akki Peni sandige) or just with Phulka Recipe (Roti/Chapati) - Puffed Indian Bread.
Did you know: Coconuts are highly nutritious and rich in fibre, ...
Parippu or Lentil Curry is a very simple dish that is also a part of the Onam sadyaa. Served with piping hot rice, the dish is a delicate and simple balance of flavours that prepares the palate to the explosion of flavours in the dishes that follow thereafter. The parippu can be prepared in a variety of ways using different kinds of lentils. Using Green Gram lentils (Moong Dal) or Split Pigeon Dal, one can prepare a nutritious and beautiful dish that is delectable in its simplicity.
Serve Sadya ...
The Mixed Vegetable Noodle Cutlet Recipe is a twist to the regular cutlet, as it as noodles to it. The addition of noodles along with the vegetables, gives the cutlet some body and great taste. In my house breakfast is the most debated meal apart from eggs we always wonder what to cook. So I brought the two favorites of the family together in this quick breakfast delicacy which can easily transform into an evening snack too if needed.
Serve the Mixed Vegetable Noodle Cutlet Recipe ...
Papad er Dalna is a Bengali recipe that is prepared specially during Durga Puja. It provides the "pujo pujo aroma " (the essence of Durga Puja). This recipe is quick and easy for the days you are too lazy to cook up an extravagant meal.
Papad er Dalna can be served with phulka, paratha or steamed rice.
Other papad recipes that you might like
Roasted Papad Chaat Recipe
Crispy Paneer Bars Recipe
Papad Parathas Recipe
Papad Nachos With Salsa Recipe
Papad Ki Sabzi Recipe
Pori Urundai or Puffed Rice Balls is a traditional sweet preparation made using puffed rice mixed with jaggery. The crunchiness of the rice and the sweetness of it, makes this dish tasty and one that is easy to prepare.
Here are more snack recipes to try
Kobbari Kudumulu Recipe (Indian Spiced Steamed Rice Balls)
Vellai Seedai or Cheedai (A Gokulashtami Recipe)
Malida Recipe (Healthy Whole Wheat Afghan Sweet)
Mangalore Buns Recipe (Mangalore Style Puffed Banana Puris)