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Traditional Indian Sabzis recipes


Last Updated : Jan 19,2021



पारंपरिक भारतीय सब्जी़ - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Traditional Indian Sabzis recipes in Hindi)
પારંપારીક ભારતીય શાક - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Traditional Indian Sabzis recipes in Gujarati)

Traditional Indian Sabzi Recipes | Authentic Indian Sabzis | Traditional India Gravies | Famous Indian Sabzis |

Traditional Indian Sabzi Recipes | Authentic Indian Sabzis | Traditional India Gravies | Famous Indian Sabzis |

Sabzis form an integral part of Indian cuisines. In a diverse country like India, with varied geographical conditions and the existence of many religions and culture, there is a lot to explore in terms of different cuisines too.

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It is amazing to see how each of them exclusivity in their food habits. While the Gujaratis love their sabzis with a hint of sugar, the Maharashtrians love their sabzis to be zesty and spicy. If you go towards the North of India, you will find that green veggies and pulses form an integral part of their sabzis majorily in the form of curries and gravies. And the South Indians have a totally different style of cooking sabzis which predominantly has coconut as its main ingredient.

Let us explore these sabzis across different states of India.

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Traditional Gujarati Sabzis

Gujaratis term sabzis as ‘shaak’. Potato features in most of the daily sabzis they cook. Kobi Batata nu Shaak and Tendli Batata nu Shaak unquestionably features on their weekly menu.

Kobi Batata Nu ShaakKobi Batata Nu Shaak

However, one of the most authentic sabzi using aloo is Batata na Chips nu Shaak. Crispy fried potato strips are tossed with sautéed cashews, aromatic seeds and spice powders to make a wonderful shaak that combines beautifully with rotis, puris or steaming hot rice.

Batata Chips Nu ShaakBatata Chips Nu Shaak

For a taste of authentic Gujarati cuisine, have a go at the Stuffed Bhindi Sambhariya. Ladies finger, cooked with a stuffing of roasted besan and spice powders, the Stuffed Bhindi Sambhariya has a very different taste, which leaves a lingering warmth on your palate.

Stuffed Bhindi SambhariyaStuffed Bhindi Sambhariya

Sev tameta recipe also known as Gujarati sev tameta nu shaak is the very popular Gujarati sabzi which can be made in a jiffy and requires not more than 15 minutes.

Sev TametaSev Tameta

Oondhiya is a classic Gujarati vegetable from the city of Surat and hence also called Surti undhiyu. Oondhiya is a preparation of vegetables and fenugreek muthias cooked in an aromatic blend of spices. A traditional undhiyu recipe requires hours on end to make. But we have presented a faster version using a pressure cooker that also uses less oil.

Oondhiya, Undhiyu, Gujarati Undhiyu RecipeOondhiya, Undhiyu, Gujarati Undhiyu Recipe

Traditional Punjabi Sabzis

Punjabi sabzis are the most favourite of many and the most frequently ordered at restaurants. While its procedure involves a lot of preparations, they are the most tongue-tickling delights with a rich flavour and luscious texture. They involve use of loads of ghee, cream, butter and even dairy products like milk and paneer.

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Dum Aloo is one such Punjabi Sabzi. Chilli-coated potatoes in dum aloo curry are cooked with cream, tomatoes and a flavourful paste of whole spices and onions. Coriander leaves are the ultimate addition to this tasty Punjabi dum aloo which gives it a really rich flavour. Serve them with Naan and Lachha Onions.

Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo RecipeDum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe

Rajma is another popular dish from the Northern part of India. Kidney beans cooked in onion-tomato based gravy along wish spices and masalas. Rajma needs to be soaked for at leats 8 hours, and thus has planning as it is prerequisite. Every Indian household has its own version of Rajma and this is our version of it.

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RajmaRajma

One Punjabi sabzi that is legendary in the winter months is Sarson ka Saag. Made with a combination of mustard leaves and spinach, leaves, it is very lightly flavoured with garlic, green chillies, turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander cumin seeds powder. The sharp and unique taste of this sabzi is often enjoyed with Makki ki Roti.

Sarson ka Saag, Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag RecipeSarson ka Saag, Punjabi Sarson Ka Saag Recipe

Malai Kofta is a super popular Punjabi curry. Deep fried koftas (made from paneer, potatoes and carrots) are cooked in a rich malai kofta gravy. The term malai means cream and that’s what makes this sabzi a shahi treat in terms of flavours, aroma and texture.

Malai KoftaMalai Kofta

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Traditional Maharashtrian Sabzis

We have the entire range of Maharashtrian vegetables often termed as ‘bhaji’ in the state of Maharashtra. These bhajis have a unique flavour and texture, due to the use of special ingredients like peanuts, sesame seeds, several spices and freshly-prepared masalas like Malvani Masala, Goda Masala etc.

Malvani Masala, Homemade Maharashtrian Malvani MasalaMalvani Masala, Homemade Maharashtrian Malvani Masala

Malvani Chana Masala is the most classic example of this. The use of malvani masala, is aromatic and flavourful because all the ingredients are toasted before grinding. Hara chana simmered in gravy made with Malvani masala paste is served with chapatis as a meal.

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Malvani Chana Masala, Maharashtrian Chana GravyMalvani Chana Masala, Maharashtrian Chana Gravy

One of the traditional spicy Maharashtrian sabzi, the Zunka is considered by many as a dry version of the famous pitla. Made with a tempering of mustard seeds and cumin seeds in oil, with freshly chopped ginger, green chillies, garlic and onions and finally besan sautéed in it. It is really worth a try with bhakri.

ZunkaZunka

When we talk of Maharashtrian cuisine we cannot forgot the most famous restaurant style Vegetable Kolhapuri. The basic Kolhapuri gravy is a host of ingredients in a perfectly balanced proportion for you to enjoy the true flavours of the Kolhapur region of Maharashtra.

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Vegetable KolhapuriVegetable Kolhapuri

Bharleli Vangi is an all-time favourite Maharashtrian bhaji that tastes great. It is a semi-dry sabzi that is very popular in Maharashtra and quite easy to make and is served as a daily fare in Maharashtrian household. This version is a quick version made in a pressure cooker.

Bharli Vangi Made in Pressure CookerBharli Vangi Made in Pressure Cooker

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Traditional South Indian Sabzis

The Malabari Curry is traditional fare along the Kerala coast, which use coconut generously in the masala paste. The traditional curry is made with fish and is a famous dish from Kerala but we have an alternative for vegetarians where we have used assorted vegetables in cooking the malabari curry.

Malabari Curry, South Indian Vegetable CurryMalabari Curry, South Indian Vegetable Curry

Spicy and tongue-tickling, this Kadala Curry is a traditional South Indian favourite that has now become well-known throughout the world as the best combination for soft, fluffy Appam! This sumptuous curry features cooked kala chana pepped up with a coconut-based masala that has a strong flavour of coriander seeds and fennel.

Kadala Curry, Kerala Curry for Appam, Puttu and DosaKadala Curry, Kerala Curry for Appam, Puttu and Dosa

A traditional Hyderabadi Mirchi ka Salan is made in a shallow wide flat bottomed handi. The salan is a sealed in this handi and kept on low fire to cook with all the flavours trapped inside to give that authentic rich taste. In this sabzi all the ingredients blend very well and the taste is heavenly. If you are a spicy food lover, this mirchi ka salan is definitely for you!!

Mirchi Ka SalanMirchi Ka Salan

Sagu or Mixed Vegetable Sagu, almost always pronounced in a rush as ‘sagg’ is one of the most ubiquitous accompaniments in Karnataka. This richly-flavoured vegetable dish is part of their daily menu. It is relished with dosas, rava idlis, puris and chapatis too!

Sagu Recipe, Mixed Vegetable Sagu by Tarla DalalSagu Recipe, Mixed Vegetable Sagu by Tarla Dalal

 

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Recipe# 9290
16 Jun 15

 
 
by gpisupati
No reviews
Vegetable and Sprouts Kootu, a delicious sync of vegetables and sprouts subtly flavoured with a delectable blend of South Indian spices. Tastes great with hot rice or chapattis.
Recipe# 9311
21 Jun 06

 
 by rishimaharaj
No reviews
The innovative and quick rajma recipe of cooking rajma or beans in a spicy thick onion-tomato based gravy. Enjoy and learn many vegetable recipe, rice recipe, lentil or dal recipe at tarladalal.com
Recipe# 9317
29 Aug 11

 
 by wink
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Recipe# 9340
17 Aug 11

 
 by rakesh_m
No reviews
Tip: you can add fresh coconut also. In that case make a paste of grated fresh coconut with peanuts, sesame and red chilies.
Recipe# 9352
03 Aug 06

 
 by chinminz
No reviews
The innovative rajma koftas or bean( rajma) stuffed dumplings are cooked in a spicy thick onion-tomato based gravy. The gram flour or besan blended rajma koftas are fried and simmered in the curry for this delicious recipe.
Recipe# 9038
22 Feb 01

 
 by minnie
No reviews
Add dhanajeera power immediately after you add lady's , so that they will not stick to each other.
do not cover the pan
if wish to add onion and garlic add after mustard seed crackle.
can use green chillies instead of chilli powder
use a shallow pan or less quantity of lady's finger a ....
Recipe# 40671
25 Feb 16

 
 by Siri1974
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A tasty green peas chawal ki roti and bhindi ki curry would serve a tasty breakfast for all ages.
Recipe# 40596
23 May 16

 
 by Jeena Suraj
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Surti Undhiyu is a authentic / traditional dish of Gujarat, basically traditionally cooked on earthen pots. Undhiyu is basically a mix of vegetables, specially winter vegetables, and I what I am sharing is the one of the South Gujarat - Surat side known as Surti Undhiyu. Undhiyu is one of the main ....
Recipe# 40551
07 Dec 15

 
 by sush neyveli
No reviews
Grilled Brinjal Gravy, a different way of cooking brinjal. Grill the brinjal and prepare the gravy from it. Serve it with hot chapathi, roti or puri.
Recipe# 40907
30 May 16

 
 by sanchari_jayanta
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Paneer is a fresh cheese and very famous across the globe to prepare a lot of great delicacies. Paneer is rich in carbohydrates, vitamin and protein and helps to create some great mouth-watering dishes. On the other hand, Mango is a tropical fruit, popularly known as ‘King of Fruits’, mainly avail ....
Recipe# 40912
30 May 16

 
 by SamKooking
No reviews
A beautiful medley of sweet, savory, and heat. Mangos give the dish a gentle reprieve from the heat generally given by Samuel's interpretation of the classic curry. Garnished with fresh cilantro, this dish can be served hot or cold and is a favorite of the household!
Recipe# 40633
08 Feb 16

 
 
by Simple cooking
No reviews
I bet you will love this recipe,its for people who have got bored of putting onions in every dish and want to tickle their taste buds for something new and refreshing. My mother is an amazing cook and whatever I have learnt so far ,I owe to her.I learnt this recipe from her.
Recipe# 35225
27 Jun 11

 
 
by Amarendra Mulye
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A delicious recipe comprising of roated tomatoes and corn. This can be served as main course with naan or plain roti.
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Recipe# 36373
04 Apr 12

 
 by Amarendra Mulye
No reviews
Paneer makhanwala is a popular punjabi gravy-based dish made from butter and fresh cream. Traditionally, onions are not used in this recipe. However, i have used onions, cashews and dahi (curd) to give the gravy a velvety texture. You can serve this dish with roti, kulcha, naan or paratha and enjoy ....
Recipe# 36389
04 Apr 12

 
 
by jassiasa
No reviews
This is a very simple yet tasty recipe. Best part is that it hardly takes any time to prepare this dish and is loved by all....be it kids, elders or youngsters..
Recipe# 36682
14 Aug 15

 
 by Foodie #569216
No reviews
In summer when raw mango is available in abundance and are bored of vegetables try this delicious tangy mango curry. The addition of jaggery imparts a slight sweetness and reduces the sourness of the raw mangoes making it more pleasing to the palate and a perfect combination to go with rotis and pur ....
Recipe# 38693
15 Aug 13

 
 
by Renu's Kitchen
No reviews
Its tasty and flavourful recipe. Very papular and so tasty. Enjoy with bhatura, non and pulav try it. Mix curd in it give a very chatpata flavor so enjoy.
Shahi Navratna Korma
Recipe# 38738
26 Aug 13

 
 by Foodie 1994
No reviews
A mouthwatering, rich, creamy indian vegetable. . Straight from the royal palaces of jaipur. A hit in parties and full of vegetables. . . Taste, looks and nutrition. . All in one!
Paneer Mutter Mushroom
Recipe# 38742
28 Aug 13

 
 by Sandipan
No reviews
A very tasty and healthy dish with he goodness of paneer, green peas and mushroom. Mushroom can be completely opional but in case you are a mushroom lover do try this recipe. I am sure you will enjoy it.
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