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.

Thouthe Kodel Recipe (Mangalore Southekayi Curry)

Thouthe Kodel Recipe is a very traditional Mangalorean recipe that is made from a special cucumber that is available in Karnataka. The Thouthe Kodel is supposed to have a rich red color that it gets from the dry byadgi red chillies, but you can use regular dry red chillies as well, like I did. By using the regular red chillies, the color of the curry will not be rich red. The curry also gets its full-bodied flavor from the roasted condiments like fenugreek, coriander, cumin that is ground ...

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Urulai Kizhangu Roast Recipe - Spicy Potato Roast Recipe

The Spicy Potato Roast also known as Urulai Kizhangu Roast is a delicious preparation of the potatoes cooked South Indian style. Even the Bengalis have a similar preparation with a subtle variation and call it Aloo Bhaja.  Boiled potatoes are seasoned with mustard seeds and a few condiments, then slow roasted until the potatoes get coated with a crispy brown texture. The result is simply delicious. Serve Urulai Kizhangu Roast along with Keerai Sambar and Steamed Rice for a weekday lunch. You ...

Southekayi Palya Recipe - Mangalore Cucumber Palya/ Sabzi Recipe

Southekayi Palya Recipe (Mangalore Cucumber Palya/ Sabzi) is an integral part in most of the coastal region of Karnataka as they use a lot of Mangalore cucumber in their cooking. The dry dish are mainly referred to as Palya in their local language. “Southekayi” refers to any cucumber family. In this recipe, the mangalore cucumber is simply tossed with some ground masala and then stir fried in onion, garlic and most importantly coconut oil. Serve the Southekayi Palya Recipe along with Phulka, ...

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Bajri Ki Roti Recipe

Bajri Ki Roti Recipe is traditional Indian flatbread prepared with black millet flour. Bajra millet is grown certain parts of Northern India. Thickly rolled these rotis are cooked over charcoal in villages, smeared with plenty of freshly churned white butter and served with Lashun Ki Chutney and onions as a staple for farmers in the area. Extremely nutritious and very high on fibre, millets are a wholesome alternative to carbohydrates. You can serve Bajri Ki Roti with Bharva Baingan, Panchmel Dal and ...

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Chettinad Kathirikai Chops Recipe - Brinjal Curry for Biryani

A lip smacking robust spicy dish, the Chettinad Kathirikai Chops gets its aroma from the freshly roasted and ground spices. Although it can be served with Chapatis or Jeera Rice, the brinjal chops served with biryani is a match made in heaven.  Serve Chettinad Kathirikai Chops along with Hyderabadi Biryani With Basmati Rice (Mutton & Chicken) or Ambur Star Chicken Biryani Recipe and Sweet & Spicy Coriander Tadka Raita for a complete Biryani meal.  If ...

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Bihari Karela Aloo Sabzi Recipe

Bihari Karela Aloo Sabzi Recipe is a popular  side dish which is packed with flavour and taste with simple spices used in the kitchen. Serve Bihari Karela Aloo Sabzi along with Palak Dal, Phulkas and Jeera Rice for an everyday meal. Did you know - Karela or Bitter gourd has so many benefits on its own. Blood sugar levels are controlled if you consume bitter gourd on the regular basis. It also handles your cholesterol and keeps the kidney clean. If you like this recipe, ...

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Besan Cheela Recipe Stuffed With Chatapa Paneer

The Besan Cheela is a super simple recipe that you can make for breakfast. This recipe also has a chatpata paneer stuffing which makes it high in protein and filling as well. It is also a super simple breakfast which takes only 15 minutes to make. I have many food stories and most of them happen when I travel around India and around the world. One of my favorites is Kolkata, where I have many stories to tell. It was the first time I had ever tasted cheela’s that were served with lip smacking garlic ...

Bhaat Na Rasawala Muthia Dhokla Recipe | Gujarati Rasiya Dhokla

If you love Kadhi Chawal, then you will absolutely love this one dish meal bowl which is a classic and traditional kathiyawadi dish called Bhaat Na Rasawala Muthia Dhokla made from rice dumplings simmered in a delicious kadhi. Serve the Bhaat Na Rasawala Muthia Dhokla as a one dish meal for any weeknight dinner when you are looking for a comforting meal. If you are looking for more gujarati recipes, below are a few favorites Bhaat Ka Thepla Recipe - Spiced Rice Paratha Vaghareli Rotli ...

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Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani Recipe | Vegetable Dum Biryani

Hyderabadi Biryani is a traditional celebration meal made using meat and rice and is a staple of Hyderabadi cuisine. This recipe was shared to me by a Muslim friend who makes the most awesome Biryani that I have tasted. The recipe of Hyderabadi Biryani has a few stages to making it. I make it in many different ways and the one mentioned below is one of the methods to make it super delicious. Serve Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani Recipe along with Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan, Onion Tomato Cucumber ...

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Udupi Tomato Rasam Recipe

Udupi Tomato Rasam Recipe is traditional and very famous recipe from Udupi which belongs to Karnataka. Udupi cuisine is purely “Satvik Cuisine” where they don’t prefer onion and garlic in their dishes. This rasam consists of ripped tomatoes that is cooked in tangy tamarind water which is again boiled with cooked toor dal. The rasam’s secret ingredient is addition of the rasam powder which is blend of various roasted spices. Serve the Udupi Tomato Rasam Recipe along with steamed rice and ...

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Doddapatre Tambuli Recipe (Karpooravalli Thayir Pachadi)

Doddapatre Tambuli Recipe is a popular healing, nourishing cold yoghurt curry from Karnataka. Doddapatre, also known as Big Thyme in English, Ajwain leaves in Hindi, Karpooravalli in Tamil, Owa in Marathi and Pani Koorka in Malayalam - is known to have a lot of medicinal values. It has a very distinct smell and flavour to it, which resembles camphor and is known to improve digestion, relieve chest congestion and have overall good health benefits. It also reduces skin related issues when crushed and ...

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Ridge Gourd Tambli Recipe - Spicy Ridge Gourd in Coconut Curry

Ridge Gourd Tambli combines the traditional preparation of tambli, a cold curry made with curd (or buttermilk) with ground spices and coconut, with the humble ridge gourd. Many mistake this to be a tasteless, fibrous vegetable, but it has innumerable health benefits. By combining it with a cold curry, best had with hot rice and a dollop of ghee, it makes a comforting and wholesome main component of any South Indian meal. Serve the Ridge Gourd Tambli along with hot steamed rice for ...

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Paplet Hooman Recipe - Goan Pomfret Curry

We call Pomfret as Paplet in Goa and If you love Goan food, then Paplet Hooman/Pomfret Curry is a must to try out. This curry is coconut based curry where you prepare coconut paste by grinding together freshly grated coconut along with spices. It goes well with hot and steamy rice. Serve Paplet Hooman Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Rava Fried Prawns for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Fish Curry Recipes such as Shorshe Maach Recipe Moroccan Baked Fish ...

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Sweet Potato Sabzi Recipe

Sweet Potato Sabzi is a very easy sabzi to cook, also it is healthy given the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes. It can be cooked in a jiff when you do not have much time to spare.  Serve this Sweet Potato Sabzi with phulka and buttermilk for a light afternoon lunch. Other similar recipes that you can try are: Jeera Aloo Sabzi Recipe Rajma Saagwala Recipe Sookhi Moong Palak Dal Recipe  

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Egg Butter Masala Recipe

Egg Butter Masala (Egg Makhani) is similar to Paneer butter masala. The butter masala is a delicious creamy curry which is mildly spiced. To the same gravy you can either add paneer or boiled eggs. Since it is mildly spiced, it can even be given to kids along with plain rice or rotis. The creaminess to this gravy is due to the addition of cashew-nuts. You can even add fresh cream instead of cashew nut paste. This dish is ideal to serve for dinner parties along with jeera rice or butter garlic naan. ...

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Cauliflower Curry With Bell Peppers And Carrots In Spiced Milk Gravy

Cauliflower Curry with Bell Peppers and Carrots is simmered in a in spiced milk gravy is simple and quick to make for those busy weeknight dinners. Spices like saffron (optional) and cardamom along with cumin with the crunchy florets make it delicious. Serve itCauliflower Curry with Bell Peppers and Carrots in spiced milk gravy along with plain parathas or phulkas or even a pita bread toasted with butter. If you like this recipe, take a look at more gravy recipes which might interest you Palak ...

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Buckwheat Vegetable Khichdi Recipe

Eating whole grain and ancient grains is helping me keep fit and healthy. There was a time when I kept away from the grains not knowing it’s benefits. But once I learnt about the benefits of whole grains I started including it in my diet. Initially, I have been experimenting with the grain by making dishes out of it and ate it all by my own. Now, I started giving it to my family and kids too. Buckwheat is actually not a grain; it’s a grain like fruit seeds, a super food. Buckwheat may be one ...

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Sarson Ka Saag Recipe - Classic North Indian Saag Recipe

Sarson Ka Saag Recipe is a very traditional winter recipe from North India made from a mix of greens like mustard leaves, spinach leaves and bathua. The most important greens for this recipe is the sarson, also known as mustard. I sometimes combine it along with spinach and methi as well or sometimes just spinach, based on the availability of the greens.  Did You Know: The Mustard are loaded with vitamins and nutrients along with phytochemical properties, that are ready to help you combat free ...

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Goan Style Mushroom Shagoti Recipe

A medley of freshly roasted whole spices combined with coconut, this Mushroom Shagoti is an authentic Goan curry that is bursting with flavours. With a hint of sourness from the tamarind and richness from the poppy seeds and mushroom as a star ingredient, this Indian recipe is something different from the usual and worth a try.  Serve this Mushroom Shagoti Recipe with Goan Style Sana Recipe (Soft Steamed Rice Cakes) or Steamed Rice or pav for a weeknight dinner with ...

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Raw Jackfruit Kofta Curry Recipe - Kathal Kofta Curry Recipe

Raw Jackfruit Kofta Curry recipe will surely satisfy your taste buds with its taste and flavour. This is a Bengali Curry where Koftas are made from jackfruit and then added to a delicious tomato and coconut gravy.  Though the vegetable is little complicated to cut and clean but it is so easily available in market with approaching summer time. The rustic texture and the taste when blended with the right ingredient, it creates an exotic side dish which can be prepared for house parties. You ...

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Kadai Mushroom Recipe

The Kadai Mushroom recipe is a simple, healthy and delicious recipe that is packed with flavours from the spices like badi elaichi. The roasting the the vegetables along with onions, capsicum and mushrooms brings out the flavours of the dish. Serve the Kadai Mushroom recipe along with Phulka and Raita for a quick and simple dinner. If you like mushrooms, give these delicious mushroom recipes a try.   Mushroom Strudel Recipe (Pie Dough & Filo Pastry) Creamy Cheese Mushroom Bruschetta ...

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Gawar Phali Methi Ki Sabzi Recipe -Cluster Beans Methi Sabzi

Gawar Phali Methi Ki Sabzi Recipe is a delicious combination of fresh fenugreek leaves that is sauteed along with crunchy and soft gawar phali in other words called as cluster beans. We have kept it simple by adding gawar phali and methi with sautéed onions, garlic and tomatoes till it is soft and mushy. Simple Indian masalas like red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala are added to lift up the flavour of the dish. Fresh fenugreek leaves are rich in vitamins and minerals that get easily ...

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Dahi Walla Tinda Recipe (Indian Round gourd or Apple Gourd Curry)

Dahi Walla Tinda Recipe is a great way to use the seasonal vegetable that is tinda. Tinda also known as Indian round gourd or apple gourd, is a versatile vegetable that is popularly cooked in a couple of ways -- the small round ones are usually stuffed with masala or the larger ones made as a simple onion-tomato curry. Dahi Walla Tinda here, is easy and quick to make but is a hearty dish that will life the mood of any meal it graces. Serve the Dahi Walla Tinda warm along with Dal for a ...

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Goan Style Sangacho Ross Recipe-Drumstick Curry

Sangacho Ross Recipe is a traditional Goan Drumstick Curry that is delicious, nutritious and one of the typical preparations during vegetarian days in a Goan household. This is a complex curry, made with simple ingredients. It gets its texture thanks to the coconut, extra depth and silkiness from the dal and a whole load of nutrition from the drumsticks. Kokum is usually used as the souring agent, but like in this recipe you can use tamarind which is easily available in every home.  Did ...

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