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Last Updated : Jan 13,2023



भारतीय व्यंजन - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Indian Veg Recipes recipes in Hindi)
ભારતીય વ્યંજન - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Indian Veg Recipes recipes in Gujarati)

Indian Veg Recipes, 4000 Indian Vegetarian Recipes

Indian cuisine is a vast and varied one. It is reflective of the myriad cultures and traditions that make up this vibrant country of ours. Every region has its own way of cooking and serving food, as well as customs and practices concerning food. The food of each region is greatly influenced by not just the local availability of vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices, but also by the historical and cultural background of that community. Indians are so fond of the traditional food that they take along the knowledge and practices even when they go abroad.

Pav Bhaji
Pav Bhaji

With the advent of cookbooks and online portals, recipes do get passed on from region to region, but still, you can find distinct differences in the way the food tastes, because of the availability of ingredients and common cooking practices in each region. Pav Bhaji made in South India, for example, is quite different from how it tastes in the North; and likewise, Idli and Sada Dosa made by North Indians might be quite different from how the South Indians make it!

Bajra Roti
Bajra Roti

Indian Veg recipes are categorized mainly based on the region – Punjabi, Gujarati, Rajasthani, Maharashtrian, South Indian, Bengali, Hyderabadi, Mughlai and so on. Depending on the region, the main course might focus on Roti or rice, with accompaniments like Subzis, Dal, Sambhar, etc. Bajra Roti and Green Pea Pulao together with Pyazwali Bhindi and Dum Aloo could make an interesting meal, just as Cabbage Poriyal, Sambhar, Rasam and Rice would too.

North Indian Veg Recipes

Chole BhatureChole Bhature

The cuisine of North India includes not only Punjabi food but also, Amritsari, Kashmiri cuisine. Each state has something different to offer. While Punjabi’s use lot of ghee and dairy products, Kashmiri cuisine is majorly non-vegetarian with use of saffron and other spices.

People from Punjab, Amritsar and Delhi believe in having heavy breakfast of parathas smeared with white butter along with a tall glass of sweet lassi and accompaniments like fresh curd and mango pickle, Chole Bhature or Chole Kulcha. They also indulge in delectable street food like Momos, Samosa, Aloo Tikki chaat, Ram laddoo, Golgappe.

Paneer TikkaPaneer Tikka

Apart from that Tandoor is an essential cooking method in North Indian Cuisine. From tongue-tickling appetizers like Paneer Tikka & Mushroom and capsicum tikka to flatbreads ranging from Tandoori Naan, Roti and Kulcha, they love everything baked and grilled in clay pot ovens. Rich gravies, spicy vegetable, sizzling appetizers, delectable desserts sum up North Indian food!
 

Mughlai Veg Indian Recipes

Mughlai Vegetable Biryani RecipeMughlai Vegetable Biryani Recipe

Descending from the Mughal empire, Mughlai cuisine is known for heavy use of aromatic and rich ingredients resulting in spicy, fragrant, lip-smacking delights. It has been one of the much admired and popular cuisines among food lovers across India.

The preparation of Mughlai food is time-tested and involves slow cooking and vast preparation. Dishes like kebabs, kofta, pulao, sabzis and biryani typically include Mughlai blend and flavours. Some of the popular dishes are Mughlai Vegetable Biryani, Shahi Pulao, Baingan Musasalam, Nawabi Curry, Mughlai Makhani Paneer, Mughlai Roti.

Western Indian Veg Recipe

Fansi DhokliFansi Dhokli

When you come to Western India, you will come across Gujarati cuisine which is an amalgam of flavor. They are mostly vegetarian and use many native vegetables and an array of spices to season them. Dals and shaak (subzis) have a sweet flavor because of the addition of jaggery. The farsaans (snacks) and mishthans (dessert) are much-loved aspects of Gujarati cuisine. The Gujarati thali is a grand feast consisting of dal, bhaat, rotli, shaak, farsaan and mishtan with accompaniments like kachumber, athanu and papad. Curd and buttermilk are a quintessential part of their meals.


Rajasthani Indian Veg Recipes

Pyaaz ki KachoriPyaaz ki Kachori

Rajasthan being dearth of water uses curd and buttermilk widely in cooking and vegetables being limited in supply, they eat lots of pulses and dal.

It is known for its endless varieties of Kachori. Pyaaz ki kachori, Shahi raj kachori, Khasta kachori are some popular local breakfast dish in Rajasthan and sold at most 'namkeen' shops.

Maharashtrian Indian Veg Recipes

Misal PavMisal Pav

Maharashtrian cuisine is a zingy and spicy one, which makes abundant use of aromatic and flavourful ingredients like peanuts, sesame seeds , chillies, kokum, cashew nuts , coconut, and so on. Mumbai , the city of dreams has some out of the box street food delights to offer like Schezuan Chopsuey Dosa, Mysore masala dosa, Tawa Pizza, Toasted Samosa sandwich and how can you forget the famous Vada Pav, Misal Pav, Bhajji Pav !

South Indian Veg Recipes

Idli
Idli

Going down South, people are very fond of rice which is also their staple food. South Indian cuisine relies on extensive use of traditional spices like mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chillies, broken urad dal and chana dal that impart flavor when added as a tempering to the food . Breakfast delights like Idli, Dosa and uttapams are much loved all over India.



Kadubu, Benne dosa, Neer dosa, Bisi bele bhath are some classic Karnataka dishes. Mangalorean cuisine is different from Udupi, which is different from Mysore, and a food connoisseur can easily tell the difference! So, every corner of Karnataka has a culinary anecdote to tell with distinct flavours, native ingredients and exclusive cooking techniques.

There is a lot of similarity between the food cooked in Kerala, and that of coastal Tamil Nadu. Tamil cuisine is a balance of spices and dals along with a combination of different masalas.

Kitchen shelves are stocked with sambhar powder, milagai podi , rasam powder and popular tempering ingredients like coriander seeds, red chillies, chana dal, ginger, green chillies, garlic and curry leaves. Coconut is abundantly found in Kerala and hence widely used in food preparation. Even curries make use of coconut milk instead of water. Native fruits and vegetables like jackfruit, yam, raw banana, yellow banana, ash gourd and pumpkin are used to cook an array of dishes.

 

Moong Dal Dosa
Moong Dal Dosa

The region spanning Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have their own cooking style which is a spicy one.

Unlike other cuisines where pickle is merely an accompaniment, here it is the best part of the meal! Pesarattu dosa or Moong dal dosa is a classic dish from the Andhra cuisine. Gongura leaf is a quintessential Telugu ingredient, used to make delicious pachadis and peppy rice preparations.
 

Hyderabadi Veg Indian Recipes

Bidari ParathaBidari Paratha

What comes to your mind when you think of Hyderabadi food? Biryani ! Hyderabadi food has much more to offer than the famous Biryani with Mirch Ka Salan. It is highly influenced by Mughlai, Persian and Arabic cuisine.

Rich and flavorful sabzi, desserts loaded with dry fruits, delectable side dishes and unique flatbreads. Haleem, Double ka Meetha, Bidari Paratha, Osmania biscuit, Hyderabadi Tutti Fruti biscuit and endless varieties of Biryani are some famous food from the city.

East Indian Veg Recipes

RasgullaRasgulla

Bengali sweets like Sandesh, chum chum, rasgulla are popular not only in India but also, around the globe. Bengalis love fish and all things fish but, when it comes to vegetarian food they are big fans of chaat like Puchka, Jhalmuri, Ghugni, Doi Bora, Batata Puri. Also, Kolkata is known for street food like kathi roll, egg rolls, momos, Chowmein. They make extensive use of Panch phoran masala in their cooking. It is a spice blend made using fennel seed, mustard seeds, nigella seeds, fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds.



Indian cuisine is also famous for its mithai, which includes an unending list of delightful
recipes like ladoos, halwas, rabdis, jamuns, malai sweets, etc. The deeper one ventures into Indian cuisine, the more they can appreciate the diversity and limitless variety it offers.

We hope you enjoy our collection of Indian Veg recipes. 


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Bajra Khichdi (  Rajasthani)
Recipe# 3894
Yesterday

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
bajra khichdi recipe | Rajasthani bajra khichdi | healthy black millet Indian khichdi | with 20 amazing images. When one thinks of homely food, khichdi is the first option that comes to mind. A wholesome khichdi c ....
Thandai
Recipe# 3635
Yesterday

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thandai recipe | Rajasthani thandai drink | Homemade thandai Holi and Diwali recipe | how to make thandai powder at home | with 18 amazing images. thandai recipe ....
Dal Makhani
Recipe# 30900
01 Feb 23

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 by Tarla Dalal
dal makhani | how to make dal makhani | dhaba-style dal makhani | punjabi dal makhani | with 30 amazing photos. Dal Makhani or maa di dal
Misal Pav Or How To Make Misal Pav
Recipe# 37212
11 Jan 23

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by Tarla Dalal
misal pav | maharashtrian misal pav | homemade misal pav | with 25 amazing photos. One of the most famous of Maharashtrian recipes, Misal is a scr ....
Bajra Dhebra Recipe, Gujarati Tea-time Snack
Recipe# 42272
01 Aug 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
bajra dhebra recipe | bajra methi dhebra | methi na dhebra | Gujarati tea time snack recipe | with 26 amazing images. bajra dhebra recipe | ba ....
Pudina Paratha, Mint Paratha
Recipe# 39149
11 Jan 23

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
pudina paratha recipe | healthy mint paratha | Punjabi pudina paratha | with amazing 24 pictures. Pudina Paratha also known as Mint Paratha is made from healthy ....
Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
Recipe# 32683
11 Jan 23

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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 ....
Coconut Barfi, Layered Rose Coconut Barfi Recipe
Recipe# 35096
11 Jan 23

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 by Tarla Dalal
coconut barfi recipe | nariyal barfi | layered coconut barfi | rose coconut barfi | with 33 amazing images. coconut burfi is an exciting fare to perk your Indian ....
Healthy Lemon Rice
Recipe# 3584
11 Jan 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
healthy lemon rice recipe | quick and easy healthy lemon rice | South Indian style healthy lemon rice | healthy lemon rice side dish | with 15 amazing images. healthy l ....
Toovar Dal Sweet and Spicy, Gujarati Toovar Dal for Marriage
Recipe# 40697
13 Dec 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
Gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy recipe | Gujarati toovar dal for marriage | Indian tuvar dal | Gujarati toor dal | with 38 amazing images. Gujarati toovar dal sweet ....
Dahi Puri
Recipe# 2807
03 Jan 23

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 by Tarla Dalal
dahi puri recipe | dahi batata puri | how to make dahi puri | dahi batata puri street food | with 20 amazing images. dahi puri recipe is a popular
Ponk Bhel, Hurda Bhel
Recipe# 42422
04 Jan 23

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 by Tarla Dalal
ponk bhel recipe | hurda bhel | tender jowar bhel | sorghum bhel | with 12 amazing images. ponk bhel is a tender jowar bhel and called ....
Chole Bhature
Recipe# 2810
03 Jan 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
chole bhature | Punjabi chole bhature | with 29 amazing images My earliest memories of Chole Bhature is of the one I ate at a popular eatery in Mumbai Known as "Cream Centre". On enquiring, I was told that the chick ....
Nimbu ka Achar, Instant Lemon Pickle
Recipe# 32881
28 Dec 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
instant lemon pickle recipe | nimbu ka achar | easy lime pickle | traditional South Indian lemon pickle | instant lemon pickle is a spicy pickle made with most au ....
Rajma Dhokla
Recipe# 33277
28 Dec 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This awesome recipe brings together a healthy ingredient with a healthy cooking method, and all in an extremely tasty way! A true tempter, the Rajma Dhokla looks appealing and tastes great. It is als ....
How To Make Rajgira Flour, Amaranth Flour At Home
Recipe# 42738
29 Dec 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
how to make rajgira flour | how to make amaranth flour at home | with 6 amazing images We show you how to make rajgira flour | how to make amaranth flour at home in 6 simple steps. All you ....
Makki ki Roti, Punjabi Makki Di Roti Recipe
Recipe# 30908
30 Dec 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
makki ki roti recipe | Punjabi makki di roti | makki ki roti on tawa | healthy makki ki roti | 14 amazing images. makki ki roti are popular cornmeal flatbreads ( ....
Veg Cheese Omelette, Breakfast Recipe
Recipe# 42144
26 Dec 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
veg cheese omelette recipe | Indian style veggie cheese omelette | healthy cheesy omelette | with 15 amazing images. The Veg Cheese Omelette is an Indian style veggie c ....
Pav Bhaji
Recipe# 2813
01 Aug 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
homemade pav bhaji | how to make pav bhaji at home | mumbai pav bhaji made at home | with 25 amazing images. There is nothing healthier than making your homemade pav bhaji versus opting fo ....
Sooji Idli ( Suji Idli)
Recipe# 1384
24 Dec 22

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by Tarla Dalal
sooji idli | instant rava idli | suji idli | instant suji ki idli | with 16 amazing images. sooji idli requires no fermenting or grinding and hence called
Halim Ladoo,  Halim Laddu
Recipe# 39650
28 Dec 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
halim ladoo recipe | alive laddu | alive che ladoo | Maharashtrian halim ladoo | with amazing 17 images. halim ladoo is a traditional
Cabbage Jowar Paratha  (  Gluten Free Recipe)
Recipe# 38606
24 Dec 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Jowar flour replaces wheat flour in this garlic infused traditional north indian breakfast delicacy. Make a filling mini meal by accompanying the parathas with fresh curds.
Coffee, Indian Style Instant Coffee
Recipe# 40749
24 Dec 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
coffee recipe | Indian style instant coffee | easy homemade coffee | how to make milk coffee | Indian style instant coffee is a daily morning cuppa in many India ....
Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe
Recipe# 33534
28 Dec 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
dum aloo recipe | restaurant style dum aloo | Punjabi dum aloo | dum aloo curry | with 43 amazing images. Our dum aloo recipe is also called P ....
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Indian Veg Recipes
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 on 31 Dec 22 07:18 PM


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Indian Veg Recipes
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 on 02 Jun 21 02:35 PM


yes i tried many receipes n all came out nice
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Gujrati And Maharashtra recipe like to cook
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