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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# 15701
30 Jun 03

 
 by Foodie #142648
No reviews
A popular snack typically enjoyed with chutney or sauce, the crispy veg pakoda is prepared by mixing the vegetables with gram flour or besan and spice powders. Drop this mixture in the hot oil and enjoy the crispy crunchy pakodas or fritters with tea or coffee.
Recipe# 15717
21 Aug 11

 
 by ishaji
No reviews
Carrot kheer or gajar ka kheer is a lovely sweet dish recipe with the grated carrots cooked in milk along with sugar and elaichi powder.
Recipe# 15718
17 Aug 11

 
 by sejjal
No reviews
Black chole is a nice variation to the typical chole or kabuli chana recipe cooked in traditional punjabi style. Here the boiled kabuli chana is cooked with onion, tomato, hole masala and tempered with curry leaves and ginger juliennes.
Recipe# 15719
07 Oct 11

 
 by ul69
No reviews
A south indian vegetable curry recipe, the methi paruppu usilli has chopped methi leaves stir fried in oil and then cooked with the crumbled steamed lentil cakes. An awesome vegetable and lentil combination with authentic south indian cuisine flavours.
Recipe# 15721
04 Aug 11

 
 by ankitawai
No reviews
Liven up your evening tea times with this crispy deep fried paneer pakoda. The gram flour coated spicy paneer or cottage cheese cubes are deep fried and enjoyed crunchy hot with mint chutney ad snack to starter.
Recipe# 15723
27 Aug 11

 
 by nithyagopal
No reviews
Curry leaves sambhar is not only a great tasting sambhar recipe with authentic south indian flavours, it also helps to work wonders for soar throat and common cold. The fried curry leaves are added to the sambhar towards the end and renders a delectable flavour to the sambhar.
Recipe# 15725
30 Nov 04

 
 by nithyagopal
No reviews
Sarkarapuratty is a sweet recipe, commonly made in Kerala on festival days like Oman. The ripe bananas are chopped , fried in hot oil and then tossed with sugar syrup and ginger powder.
Recipe# 15732
13 Oct 11

 
 by ul69
No reviews
Finely chopped pineapple pieces cooked in a tangy spicy rasam in the pineapple rasam makes it a superb recipe. Enjoy this sweet and sour rasam with rice or plain as soup.
Recipe# 15778
27 Dec 03

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
Rajma Kebabs are made in traditional Lucknowi galouti kebab style by mashing the boiled beans with ginger, garlic, salt and select spice powders and paste. Enjoy these kebabs shallow fried with fresh mint sprigs as garnish and onion rings as topping.
Recipe# 15782
29 Nov 01

 
 by tiwari_anuja
No reviews
Enjoy the melt in mouth Rajma Kebab as starter or cocktail snacks with mint chutney. The kababs are made from boiled and mashed beans or rajmah and a selection of herbs and seasonings.
Recipe# 15784
29 Nov 01

 
 by tiwari_anuja
No reviews
Vegetable Seekh is a vegetarian version of the popular mutton seekh kebab recipe. Here the vegetables are boiled, mixed together with spice powders and ginger garlic paste among other ingredients and then rolled on a skewers in such a way that it sticks to the rod. The vegetable seekh is then grill ....
Recipe# 15796
03 Oct 11

 
 by rmonty
No reviews
Masala bhaath is a traditional bhaath or rice recipe which is quite common in maharashtrian households. The rice is cooked with spice powders, roasted onion, tomatoes and red chilli powder and relished hot with chopped coriander as garnish.
Recipe# 15821
19 Aug 11

 
 by anithajagadeesh
No reviews
Brocolli paratha is prepared by adding chopped broccoli into the flour mix and then shallow frying these healthy parathas with ghee or butter. Enjoy the lovely stuffed broccoli parathas with raita or pickle.
Recipe# 15827
27 Feb 04

 
 by pallavi_sri
No reviews
Vegetable Paratha are prepared by mixing chopped vegetables with wheat flour while kneading and then shallow frying these rolled out vegetable parathas in hot oil or ghee. Relish as breakfast or healthy snack with curd.
Recipe# 15830
04 Aug 11

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
Bengali paneer laddo is a traditional bengali sweet dish recipe with crumbled freshly made chenna or paneer, flour, sugar and milk. The maida and paneer based sweet batter is deep fried and then dropped in a sugar syrup.
Recipe# 15854
04 Oct 11

 
 by balwinderbindu
No reviews
Mattar paneer, fried cottage cheese and green peas mixed with onion tomato gravy. Enjoy this preparation with parathas or rotis.
Recipe# 15862
11 Aug 11

 
 by siriani
No reviews
A divine vegetable recipe which can be put on the table within minutes is aloo gol matol. The potatoes are stir fried in hot oil and then cooked with a ground paste comprising of zeera, dhania, lavang and chillies.
Recipe# 15870
17 Aug 11

 
 by nainibhuva
No reviews
Enjoy the eye catching and nutritious beetroot raita, prepared by adding the grated beetroots to the beaten curd mixture and flavouring the raita with roasted cumin seed powder and red chilli powder.
Recipe# 15873
03 Dec 02

 
 
by binal142001
No reviews
Stuffed Baingan with Gravy is a popular Indian vegetable recipe with the brinjals or egg plants slit and stuffed with spices and then simmered in a rich and spicy curry.
Recipe# 15874
07 Oct 11

 
 
by brindhasuresh
No reviews
Mixed vegetable kootu is a south indian mixed vegetable recipe with chopped veggies like pumpkin, squash etc cooked with a sesame seeds based paste.
Recipe# 15876
21 Aug 11

 
 by kitty100369
No reviews
Bharva kakdi ki subzi is a novel recipe with the kakdis slit and then stuffed with a masala mix comprising of saunf powder, hing, garam masala and amchoor. Stir fry these delectable stuffed kakdis and relish a side dish with rice or roti.
Recipe# 15881
23 Aug 11

 
 by dipsy73
No reviews
Chidambaram kotsu is a south indian vegetable dish with brinjals and gourds cooked together with sambhar powder, tamarind pulp and grated coconut. Relish with hot steamed rice.
Recipe# 15893
01 Apr 04

 
 by siriani
No reviews
Here is a simple Rava Idli recipe with a soft spongy texture and a delicious taste. Enjoy the rava idlis made from a semolina or rava based batter and steam it in idli maker till done.
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