Besan cheela or chilla recipe, the Indian savoury ‘pancake’ also known as veg omelette, usually served in a bread roll and drizzled with chutneys, this delicious and healthy dish made of besan or gram flour flavoured with spices and topped with onion, coriander and tomato […]
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Vegetarian Indian Recipes
From healthy savoury breakfast options and snacks to delicious and comforting curries and dals, learn how to make vegetarian Indian food from scratch. All recipes have been optimized to be nutritionally balanced, the result is amazing vegetarian Indian food, quick and easy to make on a daily basis.
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Chana Dal or Bengal gram is the name of the lentil on this North Indian Chana dal Recipe. A healthy and delicious everyday dish perfect served with roti or steamed basmati rice. Slightly heavier than the simple yellow dal recipe where I use different types […]
Karela or bitter gourd is a vegetable with a very strong bitter flavour. There are important steps in order to make this a very tasty vegetable dish. Karela is an acquired taste and nowadays karele ki Sabzi Recipe is one of my favourites to have […]
Aloo Methi Recipe, an Indian vegetable everyday dish with potatoes, fresh fenugreek leaves and spices. A quick and easy recipe full of flavour and packed with iron naturally present in the fresh fenugreek. ALOO METHI RECIPE WITH STEP BY STEP PHOTOS: LOOKING FOR OTHER RECIPES USING […]
This Methi Matar Malai Recipe uses fresh fenugreek, peas and cream. It has a smooth texture and a very aromatic and delicate flavour due to the use of cashews and cream in the gravy in addition to the use of whole spices such as cardamom, cinnamon […]
Dum Aloo is a very rich and particular Indian curry. A hot and tangy dish as the result of the number of spices used along with the addition of yoghurt. In this dum aloo recipe, boiled and shallow fried potatoes, simmer in a spiced tomato […]
Simple and easy Gobi Paratha Recipe for a quick and healthy breakfast or lunch. This spiced cauliflower Indian stuffed flatbread is traditionally eaten for breakfast or lunch and served with yoghurt and pickle. In some occasions, I serve them with fried green chillies in addition to the […]
Biryani is one of the most fragrant Indian dishes, due to its ingredients that include cardamom, mint and saffron. This vegetable biryani recipe list of ingredients is extensive but it is all worth it at the moment of tasting this dish. Tips to make […]
This Aloo Gobi Recipe is an Indian spiced dry vegetable stew with cauliflower, potato and tomato. Its yellow colour is due to the use of turmeric along with other spices. A very easy and quick preparation makes this a perfect quick lunch idea, it’s usually […]
This is one of my favourite vegetable dishes to have with dal and roti. Bhindi ki sabzi recipe is a dry vegetable curry recipe that uses okra and a few spices that enhance its flavour. I love the bhindi or okra flavour and I prefer the dry […]
Chilli Paneer has to be one of my most favourite Indian food starters – it tastes absolutely delicious and is super easy to make. It is also one of the quickest starters you can whip up if you need to make something in a hurry. It […]
Bombay (or Mumbai as it is now called) is home to authentic Pav Bhaji and I was lucky enough to have this pav bhaji recipe handed to me by an authentic Mumbaikar, and it is absolutely delicious! Pav is the bread that accompanies the bhaji. […]
Malai paneer recipe, soft paneer cubes simmered in a lightly spiced tomato and cream gravy. This curry is very quick and easy to make and the taste is smooth and creamy. In tomato based curries it is very important that you use fresh ripe tomatoes, […]
Paneer is a staple for vegetarians in India not only because it’s so tasty but also because it’s a great source of protein. I find the many many variations of paneer absolutely fascinating and this richy variation of paneer in a creamy sauce is my […]
Mattar Masala Paneer, Indian curry with soft paneer cubes and peas simmered in a rich tomato and onion gravy. This Punjabi dish is quick and easy to make and requires simple ingredients and spices. I make it very often in the winter because it […]
Dhokla recipe, a delicious vegan Indian snack from the state of Gujarat in India and a staple in most houses in western India. It is a steamed chickpea flour vegan savoury cake, tempered with green chillies and curry leaves. It is perfect at almost any […]
Chole or spicy chickpeas are one of the most iconic Indian curries that you would find in almost every Indian restaurant. It is a favourite in Northern India and has become popular not just in that part of India but throughout the country. Spices make […]
Poha is a popular breakfast/snack dish made of flattened rice flakes, served in various parts of India. Variations of this simple recipe include batata poha (with boiled potatoes) and kanda poha (with onions). Then there are regional variations and other forms of garnishes for the […]
Savoury snacks are my favourite indulgence and the Indian versions which are generically fritters like these ones called pakoras are the perfect balance of a comforting snack with delicate spice flavours. Onion pakoras (or bhajji’s as they are called in the UK) are delicious as a […]
Malai Kofta, a vegetarian Indian curry with spiced potato, grated paneer and cashew fritters in a tomato and cream gravy. It is a delicately spiced dish that uses aromatic spices such as cardamom and garam masala. This Punjabi curry is a special occasions dish due to its richness […]
Palak paneer recipe, an Indian curry with soft cubes of cheese simmered in a mildly spiced spinach gravy. All of the spinach benefits in an easy to make and absolutely delicious Indian curry. It is one of my favourite Indian dishes and this is my favourite recipe. […]