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Last Updated : Jul 29,2020



બપોરના અલ્પાહાર - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Indian Lunch recipes in Gujarati)

Indian lunch recipes | lunch suggestion ideas | lunch recipe collection

Indian lunch recipes | lunch suggestion ideas | lunch recipe collection. See our suggestion of Indian Pulses recipes for lunch, quick mithai for lunch, Indian sabzi for lunch, Kids lunch box ideas and rotis and parathas for lunch.

 Chawli and Kabuli Chana PulaoChawli and Kabuli Chana Pulao

Indian Pulses recipes for lunch |  Best Indian Pulse Dishes |  Pulses one of the most important part on Indian cuisine.

Cabbage and Onion Roti, Low Salt Recipe
Cabbage and Onion Roti, Low Salt Recipe

Any kind of pulse needs to be there for lunch, whether used in curries, rice or sabzis.

It has lot of health benefits. 

 Aloo MethiAloo Methi

Masala Masoor Dal with Mixed Vegetables masoor dal is combined with a traditional tempering, an assortment of spice powders, a horde of flavour enhancers like ginger and green chillies, and finally a cupful of mixed veggies.

Masala Masoor Dal with Mixed VegetablesMasala Masoor Dal with Mixed Vegetables

 Vegetable Panchmel Khichdi 4 dals and rice pressure cooked with a generous helping of crunchy vegetables, tomatoes and spice powders. 

Panchamel KhichdiPanchamel Khichdi

Quick Mithai for lunch

Kesar Peda dominant flavours of saffron and cardamom lacing the intense richness of mava. 

 Kesar Peda
 Kesar Peda

Gajar ka Halwa acquire a rich taste and melt-in-the-mouth texture, which are intensified by the addition of mava.

Gajar ka HalwaGajar ka Halwa

Indian Pulao for Lunch  

These pulao can be enjoyed whenever, there is left over rice and create something quick by stir frying, here are few recipes to follow 

1. Paneer Pulao

Paneer Pulao, Quick Paneer Pulao RecipePaneer Pulao, Quick Paneer Pulao Recipe

2. Tawa Pulao

Tava Pulao, Tawa Pulao Recipe

Tava Pulao, Tawa Pulao Recipe

Sabzi for Lunch | Indain vegetabels for lunch | 

We have dry sabzis and sabzis with gravies for lunch. Depends on what your mood is. Then you can choose sabzis for lunch cuisine wise which we will suggest.

1. Aloo Fry Recipe a chatpata dry potato preparation, made with a large assortment of spice powders including tongue-tickling ones like garam masala and amchur. 
 
 Aloo Fry Recipe, How To Make Potato Fry
Aloo Fry Recipe, How To Make Potato Fry
 
2. Raw Banana Methi Subzi this unique recipe transforms raw bananas into a tongue-tickling delicacy!
 
Raw Banana Methi Subzi
Raw Banana Methi Subzi

3. French Beans and Carrot thoran popular in Kerala a dry sabzi that can also be prepared with many different veggies. 

 French Beans and Carrot Thoran, Kerala Dry Sabzi
 French Beans and Carrot Thoran, Kerala Dry Sabzi

4. Cabbage Stir Fry cabbage and the flakiness of coconut makes this an awesome recipe, which is easy to make but sure to please.

 Cabbage Stir Fry
 Cabbage Stir Fry

Kids Indian lunch box ideas

Here is a sample week of Lunch Box ideas. Start your week with a sumptuous lunch of

1.  Stuffed Spinach Paratha

Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Recipe)

Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Recipe)

2.  Masala Corn. The peppy flavour of this meal will perk up your mood and prep you up for the week ahead.

Masala Corn ( Tiffin Treats)Masala Corn ( Tiffin Treats)

3. Quick Rava Idli and Coconut Chutney. It is really easy to prepare and will not be a hassle to prepare in the morning. At the same time, it tastes awesome!

 Quick Rava Idli

 Quick Rava Idli

Dals for lunch 

Punjabi dals are now had all over India. Let's look at them.

1. Dal Makhani or maa di dal, as it is popularly known in the Punjab, with its smooth velvety texture and lovely flavour is a delicacy that is very much a dish of the Punjab.

Dal Makhani
Dal Makhani

2. The Dal Tadka is one of the most popular dals while eating out at Indian restaurants and even roadside dhabas.

Dal Tadka
Dal Tadka

Stuffed parathas for lunch 

Some stuffed parathas clearly classify as all-time classics! They have withstood the test of time and continue to be hot favourites with people of all age groups.

If you are looking for some such options, look no further than the 

1. Aloo Paratha

Aloo Paratha
Aloo Paratha

2.  Paneer Paratha

Paneer ParathasPaneer Parathas

3. Stuffed Cauliflower Paratha.

Stuffed Cauliflower ParathaStuffed Cauliflower Paratha

Happy Cooking!

Enjoy our and Indian lunch recipes | lunch suggestion ideas | lunch recipe collection and try uur other Lunch Recipe articles below.

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24 Rotis for Lunch Recipes
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Mor Kuzhambu, South Indian Curd Curry
Recipe# 42447
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite South Indian curd curry, the Mor kuzhambu, South Indian Curd Curry is marked by its mild tang, creamy mouth feel and rich taste. Nevertheless it is quite easy to make and uses common ingredients. It is basically whisked curd flavou ....
Dal Baati Churma
Recipe# 3645
04 Aug 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
dal baati churma recipe | Rajasthani dal baati churma | authentic dal baati churma | with 50 amazing images. This three-in-one treat dal baati churma is a typical
Rasmalai, Bengali Rasmalai Recipe
Recipe# 2011
Today

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by Tarla Dalal
Get set to prepare the all-time favourite Bengali delight right in your own kitchen! We show you the whole process, right from curdling the milk to make fresh and succulent paneer, to making super-soft rasgullas from it, and soaking them in aromatic and spi ....
Achari Chana Pulao, Pickled Kabuli Chana Pulao
Recipe# 30922
01 Aug 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
achari chana pulao | achari pulao | chickpea pulao | pickled kabuli chana pulao | with amazing 29 images achari chana pulao also known as pic ....
Gujarati Kadhi
Recipe# 106
31 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
gujarati kadhi | traditional gujarati kadhi | how to make gujarati kadhi | with 12 amazing images Kadhi is a traditional Gujarati preparation of a wonderful sweet and spicy curd mixture thi ....
Vegetable Biryani, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 35107
29 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Vegetable Biryani is an all-time favourite rice delicacy, now famous all round the world. It is there on almost every Indian restaurant’s menu, and is also a part of the spread at weddings, parties and other festive occasions. Why, it is one of the first dishes that comes to mind when somebody decid ....
Ghanto Tarkari ( Odisha Style Mixed Vegetable Recipe)
Recipe# 42768
29 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
ghanta tarkari recipe | Oriya style ghanto tarkari | Odisha style mixed vegetable | with 28 amazing images. Mixed veg curries are popular all over the world, and every cuisine has innumerable such recipes. However, i ....
Kopra Pak
Recipe# 2035
Today

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 by Tarla Dalal
With its rich flavour and irresistible texture, this traditional sweet tends to be a bit addictive because our taste buds are sure to yearn for more of the magical experience. Full-fat milk and coconut cooked together give this sweet an intense flavour and amazing, coarse texture, while cardamom cas ....
Biryani, Veg Hyderabadi Biryani
Recipe# 2226
19 Jul 20

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by Tarla Dalal
Biryani is an everlasting relic of the Moghul era that continues to live and breathe in innumerable restaurants and kitchens across the globe. Not only that, this traditional recipe has stood the test of time by being constantly adapted to suit the tastes of each generation. While many modern ve ....
Sprouts, Spring Onion and Tomato Salad
Recipe# 2957
26 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Quick, easy and tasty too – what a combination! The best part is that this Sprouts, Spring Onion and Tomato Salad has as much nutritional appeal too, making it a must-have in the preconception period and first trimester. Tangy and crunchy, it is an excellent source of folic acid, iron and protein. T ....
Doodhi Pachadi / Spicy Doodhi Raita
Recipe# 32869
23 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
doodhi pachadi recipe | healthy bottle gourd pachadi | South Indian style doodhi pachadi | with 16 amazing images. doodhi pachadi recipe is made with cooling bottle gourd and curds, perked ....
Curd Rice, South Indian Curd Rice Recipe
Recipe# 32893
20 Jul 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
curd rice recipe | South Indian curd rice | dahi chawal | thayir sadam | with 20 amazing images. Just like khichdi is to Gujarati, rajma chawal is to Punjabi, the curd rice is to South-Indi ....
Dosa (  South Indian Recipe)
Recipe# 32927
19 Jul 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
dosa recipe | with dosa batter recipe | South Indian dosa | how to make dosa | with 22 amazing images. Dosa has put South India on every culinary hot spot of the ....
Multigrain Roti, Healthy Multigrain Chapati
Recipe# 38746
16 Jul 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
multigrain roti |mix 5 flour roti | healthy multigrain chapati | with 25 amazing images. Multigrain roti is made with 5 nutritious flours that provide iron, protein, fiber and vitamin b. We ....
Jowar and Vegetable Paratha ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40361
11 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Generally, people are wary of packing millet based Rotis for lunch because they think it would harden. However, when prepared with the right mix of wheat flour and other ingredients like vegetables and spices, they remain soft and tasty f ....
Egg Masala, Egg Masala Dry
Recipe# 40663
25 Jul 20

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by Tarla Dalal
egg masala recipe | egg masala dry | anda masala recipe | Indian style egg masala | with 19 amazing images. egg masala recipe is a dry egg masala which is called ....
Brown Rice ( Pressure Cooker Method)
Recipe# 39929
11 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
how to cook brown rice in pressure cooker | how to cook brown rice Indian style | cooker brown rice | with 5 amazing images. how to cook brown rice in pressure cooker is a quicker method th ....
Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
Recipe# 32683
08 Jul 20

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by Tarla Dalal
medu vada | south indian medu vada | urad dal vada | garelu vada | uzhunnu vada | with 20 amazing images. To make medu vada, urad dal i ....
Nylon Khaman Dhokla ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 547
20 May 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
nylon khamman dhokla | Gujarati nylon khamman dhokla | instant nylon khamman dhokla | with 18 amazing images nylon khamman dhokla
Masala Bhaat, Maharashtrian Masala Bhaat Health Recipe
Recipe# 3581
07 Jul 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Maharashtrian masala bhaat recipe | healthy masala brown rice | healthy masala vegetable pulao | with 26 amazing images. Maharashtrian masala bhaat recipe is a famous delicacy from west of ....
Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi
Recipe# 39569
07 Jul 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Khichdi is a wonderful, versatile Indian food. It is satiating and easy to prepare, and fits perfectly into any meal, be it lunch or dinner. It also lends itself to a lot of innovation, and you can come up with varied versions with unique combinations of dals, veggies and spices. Masoor Dal and Pala ....
Nutritious Vegetable Salad, Low Salt and High Fiber Veg Salad
Recipe# 22314
25 Apr 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
What’s new about tossing together veggies like capsicum, cabbage and tomatoes into a salad? Well, it’s the dressing that makes this salad the latest blockbuster in town! A medley of colourful veggies is tossed together with a zesty dressing that features grated apple, lemon juice and herbs. The d ....
Vegetable Makhanwala, Jain Recipe
Recipe# 7540
06 Jul 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The buttery taste and luscious mouth-feel of the gravy makes Vegetable Makhanwala an ever-popular favourite. It is an item that features on the menu of most restaurants and in wedding spreads as well – and has earned a good share of fame across the world. Here we present Vegetable Makhanwala wit ....
Dudhi and Chana Dal Sabzi
Recipe# 39678
11 Jul 20

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by Tarla Dalal
dudhi and chana dal sabzi | lauki chana dal sabzi | bottle gourd chana dal curry | with 22 amazing images. Everyday fare, the dudhi and chana dal sabzi is a wealth of good health. Rich ....
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