Non Vegetarian Recipes

Non-Vegetarian dishes are popular in India and different Indian cuisines have different methods to cook and serve them. Apart from meat gravies, fries and other types of appetizers, meat pickles are also made in some parts of India.

Fish, chicken and other poultry products, goat mutton, lamb mutton, duck, pork, and seafood are among the most common non-vegetarian items of India. Beef is also eaten in some parts of India but the percentage of beef consumption is quite less if we compare it with other forms of meats mentioned above.

Biryani is one of the most relished and popular non-vegetarian dishes in India and it can be made with eggs, mutton, chicken or any other type of meat. The perfect combination of aromatic rice, spicy flavors and rich taste of meat make it a favorite recipe of the entire nation.

Seafood such as crabs, oysters, lobsters, prawns, shrimps, etc. are a part of the coastal cuisines of India where they are available in abundance. Steamed mussels, crab gravy, mussel curry, grilled oysters, etc. are the most preferred dishes among the seafood lovers.

Kebabs, kheema, burgers, etc. made from chicken and mutton have become a part of the Indian food culture since centuries and you will easily find them on the menus of restaurants and hotels. However, homemade recipes are far better as you can control the hygiene and nutritional aspect by yourself.

Here, we are presenting the recipes of all types of meat, poultry, and seafood which will enable you to cook delicious treats for your loved ones and family. These recipes are not only mouthwatering but also provide you with proteins, zinc, iron, vitamins and many other nutrients which are ideal for the overall maintenance and growth of your body.

The spices used in the Indian non-vegetarian dishes make them special and unique from the non-vegetarian items of the western cuisines. We have also provided some western recipes here which you would like to try in your leisure time.

Simple Non Vegetarian Recipes

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