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Last Updated : Jan 07,2021



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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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 !

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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Recipe# 10016
05 Oct 11

 
 by Hpatel7
No reviews
The methi baked muthia is a healthy baked dough roll (muthia)recipe prepared with methi or fenugreek leaves which has been chopped finely. Methi baked muthia is a popular delicacy in gujarati cuisine. Low in calories and rich in fiber and nutrients, methi baked muthia is simple and quite delicious.
Recipe# 10025
03 Sep 11

 
 
by reena_sachdev
No reviews
Healthy mushroom matar makes for a tasty flavorsome vegetable dish in a spicy and creamy gravy. Mushroom muttar is a tempting quick mushroom recipe with mushrooms, peas, cream (malai) ,indian spice powders and green coriander leaves. A perfect dish to entice your guests in formal gatherings.
Recipe# 10053
29 Aug 11

 
 by Hpatel7
No reviews
An excellent and simple falooda recipe with dried falooda or subza seeds which can be relished with ice creams like kulfi or milk shakes.
Recipe# 10077
11 Aug 11

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
Aloo chapati, potatoes combine with green chillies, coriander and flour, rolled and cooked on tava. Serve hot with curry or dal of your choice. Remember use old potatoes for this recipe.
Recipe# 10079
04 Oct 11

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
Crispy, flaky and superbly flavoured deep-fried 'mathris' or 'mathis' snack can be stored for several days. These are eaten with a spicy mango or lemon pickle and are often served with tea.
Recipe# 10080
11 Oct 11

 
 
by sumagandlur
No reviews
They are eaten with a sweet and spicy tamarind chutney. You can prepare these kachoris ahead of time and re-heat them in a slow oven just before serving.
Sooji & Veg Dhokla
Recipe# 10088
27 Dec 03

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
Variation:
quick vegetable idlis. you can also steam the batter to make idlis.
* it is important to add the fruit salt just before you put the
dhoklas to steam and to ensure the water is boiling when you put the dhoklas
to steam.
Recipe# 10096
03 Oct 11

 
 
by tiwari_anuja
No reviews
An unique main course recipe, masala bhat(rice) is basically rice cooked with masaledaar spices,onion and tomato puree. The whole spices like cinnamon and cloves add aroma to the chawal dish and adds color on your dinner table.
Recipe# 10105
27 Dec 03

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
An unique main course recipe, Masala bhat(rice) is basically rice cooked with masaledaar spices, onion and tomato puree. The whole spices like cinnamon and cloves add aroma to the chawal dish and adds color on your dinner table.
Recipe# 10109
27 Dec 03

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
Find a simple way of making mysore pak, a very popular South Indian sweet dish. Delicious mysore pak is a delicacy dessert available in the sweet shops but now can be easily prepared at home with this quick mysore pak recipe. Loaded with ghee, sugar and crushed dried fruits, elaichi, the mysore pak ....
Recipe# 10115
27 Dec 03

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
Strawberry phirni is a Kashmiri cuisine inspired phirni recipe with fresh strawberry pulp added. An awesome dessert recipe with a typical strawberry flavor, strawberry phirni is simply irrestible!
Amritsari Paneer Fingers
Recipe# 10117
27 Dec 10

 
 by rachel1
No reviews
Amritsari paneer fingers is a tempting paneer or cottage cheese recipe with a typical punjabi touch. The paneer fingers dipped in a spicy batter, and deep fried to get a crispy crunchy texture. Share your favorite paneer recipe online.
Recipe# 10124
16 Aug 11

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
Badushah is a sweet dish recipe or mithai item prepared by blending together wheat flour balls which are flattened and fried. The badushah are soaked in a sugar syrup and served warm garnished with crushed pistachios.
Recipe# 10127
28 Sep 18

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
Aloo anardaana kulcha is a north indian stuffed kulcha recipe. The leavened maida or refined flour flat breads called kulchas are stuffed with potatoes (aloo)and anardana(pomegranate seeds) and served with channa or pickle
Recipe# 10142
17 Aug 11

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
A spicy bitter gourd or karela vegetable preparation. . . . Bittergourd pitlai is a typical south indian recipe. The pitlai is easy to prepare and quite healthy!
Recipe# 10144
18 Jun 11

 
 
by Hpatel7
No reviews
Methi paneer paratha is an innovative recipe of stuffing crumbled paneer and chopped methi or fenugreek leaves in parathas. The paneer and methi filled rotis or parathas have been seasoned aptly to suit every palate.
Recipe# 10148
16 Aug 11

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
A healthy variation to the typical avial with vegetables, the novel recipe of avial with tofu has a mix of vegetables along with tofu or soya paneer. The tofu is cooked ina gravy comprising of coconut and beaten curd and is best relished with rice.
Recipe# 9832
18 Oct 00

 
 by kvinita
No reviews
Chaat shares a special place on our food list and also in our hearts. The katori chaat recreates the magic of sweet and tangy chatpata taste with an easy recipe where the maida flour pastries are deep fried and filled with sev, imli chutney , green chutney, chopped onion, tomatoes and spices.
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