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Last Updated : Jan 24,2021



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.

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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Kaju Barfi
Recipe# 1526
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
kaju barfi recipe | homemade kaju barfi | easy kaju ki barfi | cashew barfi | with 21 amazing images. kaju barfi recipe | homemade kaju barfi< ....
Pudine ki Roti, Punjabi Mint Roti
Recipe# 30919
Today

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
pudine ki roti recipe | Indian style mint roti | Punjabi breakfast - pudina roti | how to make pudina roti | with 16 amazing images. pudine ki roti recipe |
Vendhayam Godhumai Rava, Broken Wheat and Methi Meal
Recipe# 42525
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An exquisite and rare combination of broken wheat, green moong dal, fenugreek and garlic gives this South Indian dish a unique flavour and rustic mouth-feel. It also scores high in terms of nutrition as broken wheat is
Medu Vada,  South Indian Snack
Recipe# 40192
Today

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Most South Indians consider breakfast incomplete without Medu Vada. Whether they have idli , dosa , pongal or upma< ....
Pyaz ki Roti, Healthy Pyaz ka Paratha
Recipe# 5581
Yesterday

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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pyaz ki roti recipe | pyaz ka paratha | pyaaz ki roti | pyaj wali roti | healthy onion roti | with 21 amazing images. pyaz ki roti is a ....
Baingan Musallam, Mughlai Baingan Masala
Recipe# 30952
Yesterday

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 by Tarla Dalal
baingan musallam recipe | Mughlai baingan masala | shahi baingan sabzi | Indian style spicy baingan musallam | with 25 amazing images. baingan musallam recipe | < ....
Bajra Vadi
Recipe# 40519
Yesterday

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 by Tarla Dalal
bajra vadi recipe | bajre ka vada | bajra ni vadi traditional Gujarati farsan / snack | Gujarati bajri vada | with 22 amazing images. bajra vadi recipe |
Garlic Rotis, Green Garlic Multigrain Roti
Recipe# 22316
Yesterday

 
 by Tarla Dalal
green garlic roti recipe | green garlic multigrain roti | healthy green garlic roti | with 16 amazing images. green garlic roti recipe is a green garlic multigrain roti ....
Jowar, Bajra Spring Onion Roti
Recipe# 2979
Yesterday

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
jowar bajra spring onion roti recipe | mixed flour and spring onion roti | millet onion roti | bajra spring onion paratha | with 19 amazing images. jowar bajra spring on ....
Low- Fat Paneer Paratha
Recipe# 3497
Yesterday

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
low fat paneer paratha recipe | low calorie paneer paratha - protein rich breakfast | paneer paratha for weight loss and diabetes | low fat stuffed paneer paratha | with 25 amazing images. ....
Mooli Jowar ki Roti
Recipe# 4778
Yesterday

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 by Tarla Dalal
Jowar has a rustic and homely flavour, which you will start preferring over even wheat flour once you develop a taste for it. Here, we have reinforced the jowar flour with grated mooli, which gives a splendid flavour and aroma upon cooking. Not only that, the moisture from the mooli keeps the Mooli ....
Dal Kabila
Recipe# 37759
25 Jan 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
dal kabila recipe | Mughlai dal kabila | tadka urad dal | with 22 amazing images. dal kabila is a mouthwatering Mughlai dal kabila made with urad dal or split bl ....
Moong Sprouts and Bajra Pessaruttu
Recipe# 42538
25 Jan 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Pesarattu is a South Indian specialty, especially famous in Andhra Pradesh. While it is traditionally made of moong and rice, we have made an awesome version with two iron-rich ingredients –
Potato Sandwich, Aloo Sandwich On A Tava, Indian Snack
Recipe# 41930
25 Jan 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
potato sandwich | aloo sandwich | aloo sandwich made on tawa | aloo tawa sandwich | with amazing 21 images. potato sandwich is a aloo sandwich ....
Tamatar Dhania ka Shorba
Recipe# 30868
25 Jan 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The tamatar dhania ka shorba is a punjabi's version of the ever popular tomato soup. Shorbas were made popular by the princes and maharajas in india. Served piping hot, this shorba combines the goodness of tomatoes and coriander. Besan is used as a thickening agent for the shorba. The curry leaves, ....
Atte ka Sheera, Atte ka Halwa
Recipe# 2784
25 Jan 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
atte ka sheera recipe | quick Gujarati atta ka sheera | atta ka sheera in microwave | whole wheat flour sheera | with 8 amazing images. atte ka sheera is a popul ....
Date and Walnut Balls
Recipe# 5596
24 Jan 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
date walnut balls recipe | khajur akhrot balls | 3 ingredient vegan date nut balls | sugar free date nut balls | with 10 amazing images. Thanks to sweet and sticky dates, this sweet require ....
Chana Aloo Masala, Punjabi Style Chole Aloo Masala
Recipe# 2182
24 Jan 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
chana aloo masala | Punjabi style chole aloo masala | dry chole masala | quick chole recipe | with 25 amazing images. We have modified the tradition chole recipe to make
Kand Wafers
Recipe# 32541
24 Jan 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
kand wafers recipe | kand chips | purple yam chips for vrat upvas | salted kand wafer | with 11 amazing images. kand wafers is an upvas dry snack recipe relished ....
Appam, Appam Kerala Recipe
Recipe# 193
23 Jan 21

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by Tarla Dalal
Appam is a famous dish from the Keralite repertoire of South Indian cooking. This recipe is an easy-to-make, instant version of the otherwise tough-to-make dish. Since yeast is used, the batter need not be fermented for long unlike the traditional versio ....
Karachi Biscuit
Recipe# 41553
23 Jan 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
karachi biscuit recipe | eggless fruit cookies | hyderabadi karachi biscuits | tutti fruitti biscuit | with 13 amazing images. Karachi Biscuit is one of the mos ....
Rasgulla ( Quick Recipe)
Recipe# 38687
23 Jan 21

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by Tarla Dalal
rasgulla recipe | rasgulla with homemade chenna | quick rasgulla | soft spongy Bengali rasgulla | with step by step images. rasgulla is an Indian mithai which nee ....
Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche
Recipe# 8647
23 Jan 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A French meal is incomplete without a melt-in-the-mouth quiche. Bubbly cheese, crumbly paneer with spinach perked up with green chillies, this quiche combines all this and more in a pastry case, a delightful preparation that is sure to satiate your taste buds and ....
How To Make Indian Tea Recipe ( Perfect Homemade Chai Recipe)
Recipe# 42492
23 Jan 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Indian tea recipe | homemade chai | how to make cutting chai | easy chai recipe | with 9 amazing images. Indian tea recipe | homemade chai
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