Veg Subzis, Veg Indian Sabzi, Curries
Popular all over India, subzis/curries can be enjoyed for lunch or dinner along with Indian breads or rice. They are quite filling and ignite the meal with an exciting spark. Subzi can be dry, semi-dry or with some sort of gravy, especially some like curries are enjoyed with rice. They are generally made using vegetables and dals/pulses/beans or a combination of both, perked up with spices and tempered with aromatic ingredients. They provide our body with the necessary nutrients. Different regions have different traditional subzis like the aloo gobi from punjab, baingan bhaja from west bengal, gatte ki subzi from rajasthan, oondhiya from gujarat, Maharashtrian bharleli vaangi, cashew curry from the malvan region, etc.
For people who are health conscious, we have a collection of Low Cal Subzis made using less oil or no oil , not adding carb-rich vegetables like potatoes, steaming koftas instead of frying etc. Veg Methi Kofta Curry made with flours of multiple grains, perked up with lemon juice and ginger-green chilli paste and steamed to perfection is a delectable treat.
International Curries are a blend of vegetables with different sauces to create innovative curries like the brinjal and bok choy in black bean sauce, cauliflower in schezuan sauce, kung pao vegetables that can be had along with rice, noodles.
Quick and Easy Veg Subzis
We have a wide range of subzis that can be cooked in a microwave like the authentic Kadai Paneer, pleasantly sweet Makai Korma with coconut gravy, Darbari Aloo Mutter Sabzi and the list goes on. These subzis hardly require any preparation and can be whipped up in few minutes. Looking for a quick paneer subzi? This Baby Corn and Paneer Jalfrazie is a vibrant gravy made using tomato puree and ketchup, capsicums and spring onions with a myriad of spice powders, is a delight to behold and devour. Quick Paneer Subzi is another delightful subzi that requires only a handful of ingredients and not more than 20 minutes to cook. If you wish to eat a chunky subzi with contrasting flavours then Pineapple, Capsicum and Tomato Sabzi is what you are looking for.
Dry and Semi-Dry Subzis
Sukhi subzis are subzi with hardly any water content present. They are best eaten with roti, puri or paratha and taste amazing when served along with a bowl of dal/kadhi. Dry subzis are generally combined with batata (potato) to make delights like Kobi Batata Nu Shaak, Tendli Batata nu Shaak, Karela Bateta Nu Shaak. Subzis with beans and sprouts are something on which vegetarians rely for nutrients apart from paneer/soya chunks/ tofu. They are high in protein and fiber and stomach filling. Rajma-Chawal is a popular comfort food in the Northern region. Rajma is red kidney beans cooked in a wide array of ingredients ranging from ginger and green chillies to tomatoes and onions, spices and masala powders too. Apart from kathol (pulses), one can even include green leafy vegetables in their diet to get the necessary fibres, vitamins. Spinach, dill leaves, fenugreek leaves, amaranth leaves are widely used to make different subzis like Aloo Gobi Methi Tuk, Suva Palak Methi Subzi, Suva Moong Dal Subzi.
Semi-dry subzi are subzis with slight gravy, they can be vegetable based or dal/pulses/bean. The irresistible Pindi Chole is a classic dish from the Punjabi repertoire, flavoured with an assortment of spices and other ingredients like ginger, garlic, tomatoes and onions. Another classic recipe is Sev Tameta Nu Shaak from the Gujarati cuisine, a delectable combination of tomatoes tempered with aromatic ingredients and sev. You can eat them with chapatti or rice.
Subzi with gravy
A subzi with gravy makes the meal a little fuller. You can skip cooking dal/kadhi if you add one such subzi in your menu. Indian gravies are made of ingredients like tomatoes, onions, cashews, khus khus and milk. The flavour varies from slightly sweet to moderately spicy and very spicy. The choice of gravy and vegetables vary from season to season and also on locally available ingredients. Instead of adding water, you can make curd, milk-cream based gravies. Red gravy made using tomatoes and an array of spices, Green gravy made with spinach puree, white gravy made with ingredients like cashews, coconut and/or cream together with onions are three popular basic Indian gravies that are further enhanced with the addition of various vegetables, koftas, wadis or paneer to improve their texture and flavours and create endless varieties of subzis. Vegetable Kadai, Lehsuni Paneer Palak Subzi, Quick Vegetable Korma are some popular subzis with gravy. Do check our wide section of subzis with gravies and try these delights and become a master of the main course.