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.

Spicy Aloo Naan Recipe

The Spicy Aloo Naan Recipe is a twist to a traditional naan where the addition of spiced potatoes and garlic gives a delicious taste.The Naan is super simple to make and you can even serve the Spicy Aloo Naan as an appetizer for your parties or along with Paneer Makhani for a weeknight dinner. If you like Indian Breads, then you must try some of our favorites -  Gujarati Methi Thepla Cabbage Paneer Paratha Recipe Phulka Recipe Whole Wheat Onion Kulcha Recipe

Saunf Wale Aloo Baingan Recipe - Fennel Spiced Potato And Eggplant

Saunf Wale Aloo Baingan Recipe is a tasty dish that is spiced with fennel seeds powder. Potatoes and brinjals are a classic combination and are preferred the most. The saunf has a strong flavor and aroma that is handled very carefully. Not all vegetables go well with the flavour of fennel seeds but this Saunf Wale Aloo Baingan Recipe is an exemption. Serve Saunf Wale Aloo Baingan Recipe for lunch and it can also be packed for lunch box. Saunf Wale Aloo Baingan Recipe can be served with ...

Vegetable Biryani Recipe With Chatpata Aloo

We Indians love biryani’s. Biryani originates originally in Persia and was introduced in India by the Arabs. Biryani is a rice dish with lots of flavours and textures, made with quite a few variants of rice. The key to a good biryani lies in good quality rice, fresh spices and ingredients and style of cooking. Vegetable Biryani Recipe With Chatpata Aloo is a way to spice up your biryani with shallow fried aloo. Serve Vegetable Biryani Recipe With Chatpata Aloo with Lauki Raita, Raw Mango ...

Cheesy Aloo Paratha Recipe

Aloo parathas are Indian Potato Flatbread made from whole wheat flour and stuffed with a spicy mixture of onions and potatoes. These Parathas are a bit different from the usual aloo parathas. They are stuffed with a combination of potatoes, onions and cheese. You will love this twist to the routine aloo parathas. Serve Cheesy Aloo Paratha along with Boondi Raita and Dhaniya Pudina Chutney for a filling breakfast or serve it for weekday dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Paratha ...

Matar Ki Tehri Recipe - Fragrant rice cooked with spices and fresh peas

Matar Ki Tehri Recipe is a traditional dish from Eastern UP, where rice is cooked with whole spices and fresh peas. Tehri is different from pulav as it is moist and a little sticky. There are two types of tehri, one with potato, cauliflower and carrot, and the other one with just peas. With the goodness of fresh peas, the aroma of desi ghee, luscious tomatoes and fresh coriander, this recipe has been handed down from generation to generation in UP. Serve the Matar Ki Tehri Recipe as a ...

Kaju Katli Recipe (Kaju Barfi)

Kaju Katli or Kaju Barfi is a traditional Indian sweet made with cashew nuts and is most often made for festivals, gifting and weddings. The subtle sweetness of the barfi together with its melt in the mouth quality from the cashew nuts, make it the most desired sweet for any occasion, religious or otherwise. Serve Kaju Katli Recipe (Kaju Barfi) as a party dessert or along with Crispy Masala Peanuts Recipe (Gujarati Sing Bhujia) or Baked Chevdo Recipe (Chivda Mixture -Tea Time ...

Kharbyaali Masale Khara Recipe - North Karnataka Sambar Powder

The Kharbyaali Masale Khara is a very traditional North Karnataka Spice Powder that is used in making the Kharbyaali Nuggekai Saaru and even certain vegetable dishes. It is made with a combination of the various spices and smoked dry coconut that brings out the special flavor of the North Karnataka Kharbyaali Masala. Here are a few few more spice powders that you must have in your kitchen Home Made Dhansak Masala Recipe Maharashtrian Achar Ka Masala (Pickle Mix Recipe) Instant Puliyodharai ...

Shakkarpara Recipe (Shankarpali)

Shankarpali is a traditional Maharashtrian version of the Shakarpara and is usually made during festivities. This crunchy, flaky deep-fried snack is also a great tea time snack. A pre-made stock of Shankarpali is also a very handy munching snack for the ever hungry kids! Shankarpali can be made savoury as well as sweet. For this sweet version, lightly sweetened wheat dough is rolled out and cut into diamonds or squares and then deep fried till crisp. For crisp Shankarpali roll out the dough as thin ...

Baked Amritsari Kulcha Recipe (Without Yeast)

Kulcha is a type of mildly leavened flatbread that originated in the Indian subcontinent. It is a variation of Naan. Kulcha is a essentially a Punjabi dish, invented as a local version of the naan which was brought into Punjab. Here I'm making baked kulcha without yeast and that turned out really delicious trust me! Serve it hot in your dinner with Punjabi Chole! Serve Baked Amritsari Kulcha along with Pindi Chole and Aam Ka Achaar for your weekend dinner. If you like this recipe, you can ...

Aloo Subz Dum Biryani Recipe

Aloo Subz Dum Biryani is a delicious one pot meal that makes a good lunch box recipe or a perfect week-night dinner. You can always include more vegetables other than potatoes in this recipe. Serve Aloo Sabz Dum Biryani with Lauki raita, Raw mango raita or any raita of your choice. If you like biryani recipes you must also try some of our favorites  Egg Biryani Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani  

Amritsari Chole Recipe

Amritsari Chole is a variation from the normal chole recipe. You can normally find them dhabas and restaurant. In this recipe, we are using chickpeas that are cooked in tomatoes and onion gravy with a whole lot of Indian Spices. It is a favourite of many and is enjoyed with roti. Bhaturas, Poori, and Kulcha are the best combinations for Amritsari Chole.  Here are other chickpea recipes which you will like.  Chickpea Sundal Recipe Chickpea Orange And Sundried Tomato Recipe Tofu ...

Moongphali Bhindi Recipe - Okra and Peanut Stir Fry

Moongphali Bhindi Recipe is a quick and easy to do okra recipe with the crunch of peanuts and spices. The addition of peanuts, coriander powder, dry mango powder, red chillies along with the okra works like a charm and creates one delicious dish out of the simple ingredients. Serve Moongphali Bhindi along with hot Phulkas or Tawa Paratha for lunch.  Did you know: Okra is a low-calorie vegetable and contains no saturated fat or cholesterol. They are rich sources of dietary fiber, minerals, ...

Bengali Style Chal Potol Recipe - Pointed Gourd /Parwal and Potato with Yogurt Gravy Recipe

Bengali Style Chal Potol Recipe (Pointed Gourd and Potato with Yogurt Gravy Recipe) along with mishti Pulao which is a Bengali style flavoured sweet rice makes it a main course for all the bengali households. It is prepared without garlic and onion. This is prepared mostly during Durga Puja or Durga Ashtami when bengalis mostly follow a ‘no onion no garlic’  diet.  Serve Bengali Style Chal Potol Recipe (Pointed Gourd and Potato with Yogurt Gravy Recipe) along with Bengali Holud Mishti ...

Homemade Soft Mysore Pak Recipe

Mysore Pak is a delectable Indian sweet made from roasted gram flour and pure homemade ghee. A very traditional south Indian sweet is rich and makes a perfect sweet to be made for special occasions and festivals like Diwali. History of Mysore Pak: Long Long time ago, in the Mysore Palace (in Karnataka, India), a petty little cook, made a dessert for the King. He made paagh (basically sugar syrup in the local language), then added gram flour and to make it rich and worthy for the king added loads ...

Maharashtrian Karanji Recipe (Gujiya) - A Delicious Diwali Sweet

Maharashtrian Karanji also known as Gujiya or Ghugra is a traditional sweet, commonly prepared by Maharashtrians during the festival of Diwali. The Karanji is a must have crunchy delicacy that is filled with oodles of delicious soft goodness of coconut, jaggery, semolina and spices.  Learn how to make Karanji the way it is prepared in most households of Maharashtra, by following the recipe below. Karanji or Gujiyas are typical dishes that are served during Holi.  Holi, the ...

Homemade Jalebi Recipe

The Homemade Jalebi Recipe is a delicious mithai dish that you can make right in your own kitchen. The Jalebi is a traditional sweet dish that is made on every festival, special occasions and monsoons. And so much so even homes make this dish to celebrate the occasion. This homemade Jalebi recipe is actually very easy to prepare and tastes absolutely delicious. Festivals like Holi and Diwali are incomplete without the preparation of this class Indian dessert - Jalebi. Serve the Homemade ...

South Indian One Pot Sambar Rice Recipe

Combine simple ingredients into one dish for a complete meal that doesn't require extra work. These quick and easy one dish recipes are simple enough for any meal of the day. Sambar Rice Recipe is a one dish recipe that South Indians love as a comforting soul food for lunch and dinner.  This recipe has vegetables and lentils, making it a perfect meal. Sambar rice recipe, comparatively is lighter and simpler than Bisibele bath, and a recipe that has intense ...

Makhane Ki Phirni Recipe - Lotus Seed Milk Pudding

Makhane Ki Phirni is beautiful combination of 2 classic dishes, Makhane Ki Kheer and Rice Phirni. The fusion of both these dishes is a delicious recipe that tastes divine and is perfect for a traditional festival like Navratri and Diwali. This dish is also suitable as a dessert option for those people who avoid rice, and fast during the 9 days of the festival. Incorporating lotus seeds, one of the most underrated ingredients into a traditional dish, also makes the dish more healthy and nutritious. ...

Kumbakonam Kadappa Recipe - South Indian Style Lentil and Potato Stew

Kumbakonam Kadappa Recipe is a very famous side dish for idlis and dosa from the Kumbakonam/Tanjore region of Tamil Nadu. It is a stew made using moong dal and potatoes with the addition of coconut in it. The simplicity of the dish makes it pretty flavourful and a brilliant side dish for any south indian breakfast recipes.  Serve the Kumbakonam Kadappa Recipe along with steaming hot idlis and crispy dosa's for the weekend breakfast. If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes ...

Kanda Kairichi Chutney Recipe - Onion & Raw Mango Chutney

Kanda Kairichi Chutney Recipe (Maharashtrian Onions & Raw Mango Chutney) is a quick side dish that can jazz up a meal. Tart unripe mangoes team up with sharp pungent onions to make this tangy,sweet & spicy condiment. Serve Kanda Kairichi Chutney Recipe (Maharashtrian Onions & Raw Mango Chutney) with Sabudana Thalipeeth Recipe (Tapioca Pearl Spicy Flat Bread) or Maharashtrian Vegetable Amboli Recipe for a delicious meal. If you like this recipe, try more recipes like Lahsun ...

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Indian Style Kala Chana Salad Recipe

Indian Style Black Chickpea Salad is the right salad for the days when you want to eat something healthy and tasty. It is very easy to make and can be eaten at anytime of the day. It also makes a good breakfast for the busy days when you want to eat healthy. Serve Indian Style Black Chickpea Salad along with Gujarati Dal, Roti, Bhindi Masala Recipe (Bhindi Tamatar Ki Sabzi) and Rice for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other salad recipes such as :  Lentil ...

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Mango Payasam Recipe-Mambazha Payasam - Onam Special

Mango Payasam also known as the Mambazha Payasam is a very festive recipe that is made during the Onam Festival in Kerala. The payasam recipe is healthy and nutritious made from ripe mangoes, jaggery, ginger, spices and of course the goodness of milk and dry fruits and nuts. Try the delicious Mango Payasam this Onam and you and your family are sure you love it. Serve the  Mango Payasam Recipe-Mambazha Payasam - Onam Special as an onam dessert and relish it along with your family members.  You ...

Gajar Amla Raita Recipe - Carrot Gooseberry Raita Recipe

Raitas are whipped curd/ yogurt with cooked or raw vegetables in them that are served as a side dish for Biryani or Pulao and even parathas. In this recipe of Gajar Nariyal Amla Raita Recipe, grated carrot, grated coconut and cut amla is added to a bowl of whipped curd/yogurt and tempered with mustard seeds and jeera.  Did you know : Gooseberry or Amla are a rich source of Vitamin C and found in plenty in the winter months. It is extremely tangy to taste when eaten raw. Along with high ...

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Mango Kesari Recipe | Mango Sooji Halwa | Mango Sheera

Mango Kesari or Mango Sheera is a halwa recipe inspired by the king of fruits - mango – that is not only luscious and decadent, but also packs a nutritious punch. Mango Kesari is an Indian sweet pudding prepared using semolina or broken wheat.  The addition of mango pulp spiced with cardamom and garnished with nuts, adds an interesting twist to this indulgent and popular halwa. It is fairly quick and simple to make and tastes delicious with the natural aroma of fresh mangoes.  Mangoes ...

     
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