Vegetarian recipes

avial recipe / kerala avial recipe

Avial

Avial is a mixture of different vegetables cooked together with coconut and tamarind or curd. It's an essential part of Keralite feast called sadya.

beetrootandbeetgreencurry
Beet root and beet greens curry

Beet root and beet green curry is a healthy recipe with Beet's roots and greens cooked together with onion, ginger, chilies, tomatoes, and yogurt.

bharwa bhindi recipe

Bharwa bhindi

Shallow fried bhindi /okra stuffed with a spicy mixture of peanuts, sesame, and few Indian spices. This mouth watering side dish can make any simple meal a special one.

Broccoli mushroom stirfry
Broccoli and mushroom stir fry

Broccoli and mushroom stir fry is an easy, peasy side dish in which red onion, garlic, mushroom and broccoli are stir fried with soy sauce and red pepper flakes.

Methi dal / dal with methi

Methi dal / dal with methi

Methi dal is a simple yet delicious lentil or dal recipe in which sauteed fenugreek leaves ( methi ) are added to the cooked dal.

Butternut squash and chickpea curry

Butternut squash and chickpea curry

Butternut squash and chickpea curry is spicy, creamy and yummy vegan entree that will warm you up in the winter season.

beetroot-sabji-curry-recipe

Beetroot-sabji-curry
Beetroots have exceptionally high nutrient value, rich in folic acid, potassium, manganese, and fiber. But eating it is another different story. The best thing about this dish is that beetroot doesn't taste sweet after cooking. 

Braised collard greens and radishes / Collard greens Indian recipe

Braised collard greens and radishes

Braised collard greens and radishes is a healthy side dish prepared by braising collard greens and radishes in a tomato gravy with few Indian spices

potatointomatogravyrecipe

Aloo tamatar sabji

Potatoes and tomatoes are one of the most loved vegetables around the world. In this recipe, boiled potatoes are cooked in thick, tangy and spicy tomato gravy.

broccoli thoran

Broccoli thoran

This dish combines grated broccoli with coconut and onion, steamed together. It is very easy to make and very healthy too.

bhindi kadhi recipe

Bhindi kadhi

Bhindi(okra) kadhi is a gujrati style yogurt based dish in which roasted bhindi is added to a whipped yogurt and besan mixture and seasoned with few Indian touches.

baingan bharta recipe

Baingan bharta

Fire roasted eggplant mashed and cooked with sauteed onion and tomato mixture. The smokiness of this side dish is what makes it special.

Bagara baingan recipe
Bagara baingan

Baingan bagara is one of the most loved culinary delicacy of Hyderabad in which sauteed/fried baby eggplants are drenched in a thick and rich gravy of peanuts, coconut and sesame seeds.

besanbhindi

Besan bhindi

Bhindi and onions roasted to crispy perfection with little chickpea flour and flavoured with fennel, coriander and mango powder.

Cauliflower and mixed sprouts stew

Cauliflower and mixed sprouts stew

Cauliflower and mixed sprouts stew is a vegetable stew in which cauliflower, carrots, potato and mixed sprouts are cooked together in a coconut sauce with a warm flavor of garam masala.

Paneer butter masala/paneer makhani recipe

Paneer-butter-masala/paneer-makhani
Paneer butter masala is a party pleaser recipe in which paneer is simmered in a thick gravy made with tomatoes, butter, milk and Indian spices.

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Black eyed peas curry

A simple but tasty curry in which black eyed peas is cooked with onion and tomato mixture and spiced up with sambhar powder.

Dahi chana / dahi chana masala

Dahi chana / Dahi chana masala

Dahi chana is a tangy twist on a regular chana masala recipe. Here in dahi chana , boiled chickpea is cooked in spiced yogurt sauce and kasoori methi ( dry fenugreek leaves ).

malai kofta recipe
Malai kofta

This is a light version of general malai kofta in which soft balls of paneer(cheese) is baked to perfection and then sunk into thick, creamy and rich gravy of cashews and yogurt.

Bharwan bhindi / stuffed okra recipe

Bharwan bhindi / Stuffed okra with tomato and potato

Bharwan bhindi is a okra dish in which bhindi is filled with a special spice blend and then shallow fried.In this recipe, we have added potato and tomato which makes this bharwan bhindi even more tempting, colorful and beautiful.

Parippu-curry-Kerala-recipe
Kerala-parippu curry

Parippu curry(lentils(moong dal)with coconut) is a must have dish for any kind of Keralite feast whether it's Onam or any wedding celebration. Parippu means lentils in South India. 

cholemasalawithpreservedlemonrecipe

Chole masala with preserved lemon

A very popular north Indian curry with a little tangy, Morrocan twist. Chickpea prepared in traditional gravy, then preserved lemon is added which gives it a slightly distinct flavour.

Bhindi do pyaza recipe

Bhindi do pyaza

Bhindi do pyaza is one of the very popular okra dish in any Indian restaurants. It is super delicious and special side dish for any bhindi and onion lover. 

Onion sambar / ulli sambar recipe

Onion sambar / ulli sambar

Onion sambar is a simple Kerala sambar recipe in which pearl onions or small onions are the star. It is also called cheru ulli sambar in Kerala and vengaya sambar in Tamil nadu .

Katachi amti recipe

Katachi amti

Katachi amti is an authentic Maharashtrian dis which is prepared from the left over cooking liquid of chana dal, mixed with red chilly powder, coconut, sesame seeds and tamarind.

Gobhi capsicum dry

Gobhi capsicum dry

Cauliflower and green bell pepper really compliment each other in this recipe. It's a dry recipes with cauliflower and bell pepper seasoned with mustard and cumin seeds and stir fried until golden perfection .

chena theeyal recipe

Chena-theeyal

Chena theeyal is a dish from Kerala in which suran(chena) and drumsticks are cooked together with roasted coconut paste and tamarind. A rich dark color gravy with a fabulous toasty aroma is what this dish totally special.

 ulli-or-shallots-theeyal-recipe

Ulli/onion theeyal

Theeyal is another traditional coconut based kerala delight in which shallots are sauteed and cooked with dry roasted and ground coconut and spices mixture. It's smoky, hot and tangy dish.

kadai paneer recipe
Kadai paneer

Kadai paneer is one of the most popular Indian dish. Paneer(Indian cheese)cooked in tomato gravy with freshly roasted,ground coriander seeds and dry red chilly.

Kerala vegetable stew
Kerala vegetable stew

Kerala vegetable stew is a vegan, coconut milk-based mixed-vegetable curry flavored with ginger and whole spices and served with appams.

Kung pao tofu recipe
Kung pao tofu

Kung pao tofu is derived from kung pao chicken in which tofu is browned and coated with sauce and added with the stir fried vegetables and roasted peanuts.

Laal bhaji/laal math/saag recipe
Laal bhaji / Laal math sabji

Red spinach is commonly known as "laal bhaji / laal math / laal saag" in different parts of India. Like green spinach, laal bhaji is also a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, calcium and various other nutrients. In this recipe, laal bhaji is cooked together with tomatoes and garlic.

Green moong dal with cauliflower / gobi mung dal recipe
Green moong dal with cauliflower

Green moong dal with cauliflower is a light and healthy recipe in which cauliflower is cooked in moong dal sauce with some regular Indian spices.  Gobi moong dal is a no fuss recipe and pretty easy to make.

sauteed kale recipe
Sauteed kale

Now a days, kale is like the queen of greens as it is considered a superfood and also versatile when it comes to cooking. so, this is a very simple and healthy side dish in which kale is sauteed

kala chana recipe
Kala chana masala

This recipe combines black chana which is full of proteins and cooked with onions and few basic Indian spices. It is a traditional and comfort breakfast food of kerala which is served with puttu(rice based dish).

chickpea spinach
Spinach chickpeas

Yet another simple and nutritious dish. Chickpea cooked up with onion and spinach with zested lemon in it .

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Mathanga erissery/pumpkin and black eyed peas erissery

Pumpkin eriserry is a super healthy Kerala dish with pumpkin, black eyed peas and coconut together. Pumpkin is a rich source of anti-oxidants, vitamin A, fiber and many other nutrients.

matar paneer recipe
Matar paneer

A very popular North Indian recipe in which panner and green peas are cooked together in onion-tomato gravy. It's a perfect healthy entree, especially for vegetarians.

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Palak nutrela/spinach soya bean recipe

Nutrela is a soya bean chunk or granules which are very popular and prominent protein in India. Palak nutrela or spinach soya is a vegan or vegetarian entree in which nutrela is cooked in tomato and spinach gravy. 

Roasted broccoli recipe
Roasted broccoli Indian style

Oven roasted broccoli with a hint of garlic,lemon zest and cayenne pepper. Roasting enhances the flavour of broccoli by making it little nutty .

Roasted cauliflower and chickpeas
Roasted cauliflower and chickpeas

Roasted cauliflower and chickpeas is an easy and yummy recipe in which cauliflower and chickpea are coated with Indian spices and roasted until golden brown.

lauki-aloo-sabji-recipe/bottle guard recipe

lauki-aloo-sabji

Lauki aloo sabji is a day to day, regular curry in which lauki(bottle guard) and potato is cooked with onion-tomato gravy with few Indian spices. Lauki(Bottle guard) is considered as one of the best weight loss food, as it is 96% water.

masala green beans recipe
Masala green beans

Green beans stir fried with turmeric, chilly and coriander powder . This nice and crunchy green beans is perfect for any side dish.

plantain erissery recipe
Ethakka erissery/Plantain with moong dal

Erissery ia an authentic Kerala delight in which green moongdal and plantain cubes are cooked together with ground coconut and cumin.

rajma masala
Rajma masala

Another vegetaran and vegan entree in which cooked kidney beans(rajma) are sauteed in traditional spicy tomato gravy with lots of Indian spices. It's a perfect entree which goes really well with rice.

Dal with coconut milk/ parippu curry recipe

Dal with coconut milk/parippu curry

A kerala lentil dish in which dal(lentils) is cooked with pearl onion, ginger and coconut milk. Though the ingredient list may be small but the preparation time is whole another story.

green beans thoran
Green beans thoran

Finely chopped green beans and onions with crushed coconut and garlic cooked together to crunchy perfection.

zucchini in peanut masala
Zucchini peanut masala

Cubed zucchini in creamy peanut butter with little jaggery, tamarind and few Indian spices. This dish is creamy, tangy and sweet at the same time.

black beans
Mexican black beans

Black beans are packed with protein and fiber. This Mexican dish combines black bean with onion and lots of garlic and spiced up with cumin and chilly powder.

springonionthoranrecipe
Green onion thoran

Again a delicious side dish recipe from Kerala. Finely chopped spring onions cooked up with coconut and seasoned with urad dal and chana dal.

aloo gobi matar
Aloo gobi matar

Cauliflower, potato and peas makes a great combination together. This recipe is very popular and almost cooked in every Indian kitchen.

palak chole
Palak chole / chickpea and spinach curry

Palak chole is a healthy Indian style chickpea and spinach curry in which freshly cooked chickpeas is added to onion-spinach-almond gravy with the usual Indian spices.

roastedplantainrecipe
Plantain stir fry

Plantain diced and perfectly roasted to golden brown in a pan with turmeric and red chilly powder. Plantain gets sweet and crispy, when it cooks down and with addition of little spice it gets balance well.

Pumpkin with black chickpea/Kumror chokka recipe

Pumpkin-black chickpea/Kumror-chokka recipe

Kumror chokka is a Bengali delight in which pumpkin is cooked with black chickpeas (kala chana) and seasoned with very fragrant and popular Eastern Indian five spice mix called "Panch phoran". A very simple, colorful and healthy side dish.

Nutrela curry / soya bean chunks curry
Nutrela curry

Nutrela is a soya bean chunks which are very rich source of protein. In this recipe, soyabean chunks cooked with little masala in onion-tomato gravy.

palak dal
Palak dal

Yet another very simple, tasty and healthy dish . This dish is full of protein ,vitamins and minerals as it combines lentils with spinach and tomatoes .

Plantain bhurji
Plantain bhurji

Plantains are high in fiber, potassium and vitamins A and C. In this dish, boiled and mashed plantain is tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves and urad dal.

pav bhaji recipe
Pav bhaji 

Pav bhaji is a very popular street food of Mumbai which is devoured by foodies. Wide variety of vegetables cooked together with onion-tomato masala and fully flavoured with butter and a special blend of spices.

Paneer bhurji / scrambled paneer recipe

Paneer bhurji

Paneer bhurji is an easy and simple vegetarian side dish in which crumbled paneer is cooked with sauteed onion and tomato .

Sambhar recipe / Kerala sambhar 

Sambar recipe / Kerala sambhar

Lentils cooked with mixed vegetables and then flavoured with Indian spices and tamarind . A true south Indian gem both in the terms of taste and health.

Usal konkani style/sprouted beans and coconut curry
Usal konkani style

A Konkani style usal in which sprouted mixed beans are cooked with roasted coconut gravy. A healthy protein dish which is very flavourful. Thanks to fennel and coriander seeds.

Udupi sambar / hotel sambar
Udupi sambar / Hotel sambar

Udupi sambar often called hotel sambar is a slightly different version of sambar which we usually make at home.

tomatomorrucurry
Tomato moru curry  /  Thakkali moru curry

It is a yoghurt based dish which incorporates sauteed tomatoes and garlic, seasoned with mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves.

Spring onion paratha Til/sesame ladoo Whole wheat pav Thai shrimp green curry Roasted tomato pasta Plantain erissery
spring onion paratha recipe sesame ladoo recipe healthy pav recipe Thai veggie and shrimp green curry recipe pasta withr oasted tomato and asparagus recipe plantain errisery recipe
Garlic chutney Tomato raita Usal Konkani style Tuscan veg soup Rajma chawal Chickpea avocado salad
lasun-garlic-chutney-recipe tomato raita recipe usal Konkani style recipe tuscan vegetable and bean soup recipe rajma masala recipe chickpea avocado salsa recipe

 

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