Vegetarian

Vegetarian Recipes from India that are authentic, healthy, and easy to make. Includes south indian, north indian and other traditional vegetarian recipes including modern veg recipes.

Dal Dhokli
Curries and Gravies, Dal

Dal Dhokli

Dal Dhokli is a popular Gujarati one pot meal. It is a very simple and healthy dish typically made for lunch or dinner where strips of thepla dough are cooked in a dal curry. It is also known as “Indian style Pasta in a Dal Curry”. The two popular variations […]

Aloo Paneer Chaat
Chaat, Paneer, Potato

Aloo Paneer Chaat

Aloo Paneer Chaat is a delicious, tangy and easy to make chaat dish. It is ideal as an appetizer or can also be served as an evening snack. This is bound to be a hit with the little ones at home. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Aloo Paneer Chaat […]

Aloo Nazakat
Paneer, Potato, Snacks

Aloo Nazakat

Aloo Nazakat is a Tandoori starter dish where crispy fried potato shells are filled with a paneer and potato mixture, marinated in a yogurt sauce and baked. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Aloo Nazakat A Tandoori starter that is quite popular in various restaurants. Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hr […]

Tomato Rasam
Rasam, Tomato

Tomato Rasam

Tomato Rasam or Thakkali Rasam is a most popular and traditional South Indian dish. A spicy and tangy comfort food, it is typically served with hot steamed rice and a poriyal (side dish) of choice, it is also served as a soup especially when you are suffering from cold. Tomato […]

Mushroom Dosa
Dosa, Kids, Mushroom

Mushroom Dosa

Mushroom Dosa is a healthy and delicious breakfast dish for kids and adults alike. They can be also be served for lunch or dinner. Stuffed with a mushroom masala, this is a must-try. You don’t need to serve this with any side dish as the masala would be quite sufficient. […]

Vegetable Cheese Dosa
Dosa

Vegetable Dosa

Vegetable Dosa with cheese is a simple and different variety of dosa that kids will enjoy. Some kids are very fussy eaters. By adding vegetables to everyday dishes that they love, we can get them to eat the daily share of veggies. This recipe is one such way to get […]

Lemon Rice
Rice

Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice or Chitranna is a popular South Indian rice dish made for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In most South Indian households, whenever there is any rice leftover, it is made into lemon rice for next day breakfast or packed into office/school lunch. It is very easy to make and […]

Ragi Roti
Roti

Ragi Roti

Ragi Roti is a healthy breakfast dish from Karnataka. Ragi (Finger Millet in English or Kezhvaragu in Tamil) is an excellent source of Calcium and Fibre. And therefore it is very good for diabetics and kids.   Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Ragi Roti How to make soft Ragi […]

Ragi Dosa (Ragi Dosai)
Diabetic, Dosa

Ragi Dosa (Ragi Dosai)

A quick, healthy and nutritious dosa variety made with ragi flour. Ragi is rich in protein and minerals when compared to other cereals. It is also rich in calcium and is known to reduce the risk of diabetes, reduce cholesterol levels and increases iron absorption. Serve this healthy dosa with […]

Bread Pakora
Fast Food, Snacks

Bread Pakora

Bread Pakora is a very popular North Indian street food. They are an ideal snack all through out the year, more so during the rainy season or during cold winter. Easy to make, they can be served as a breakfast dish or as an evening snack preferably with tea.   […]

Kodbale / Kodubale
Snacks

Kodbale

Kodubale or Kodbale is a popular Karnataka spicy snack.  Made during festival times, it is typically served during tea time with a cup of hot tea. A speciality from Mysore and surrounding regions, it is a crispy and delicious snack. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Kodbale (Kodubale) A crispy, […]

Kansar (Lapsi)
Sweets

Kansar

Kansar is a traditional Gujarati sweet made during special occasions or festivals. It is given by the bride’s mother to the groom during wedding ceremony. It is also known as Lapsi.   Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Kansar (Lapsi) A traditional Gujarati dessert made during weddings. Prep Time15 minsCook […]

Namak Para (Namak Pare)
Diwali, Snacks

Namak Para

Namak Para (also known as Namak Pare or Nimki) is a crispy, crunchy snack usually served with tea. It is also a perfect delight for Diwali, Holi and other festivals where snacks are made in plenty. Made with wheat flour, plain flour and spices, it is very simply and easy […]

Pineapple Kesari
Diwali, Kesari, Navratri, Pineapple

Pineapple Kesari

Pineapple Kesari is a popular dessert made in South India and often served in weddings and special occasions. It is very easy to make and is very very tasty. A cousin to the popular Rava Kesari, this is a simple recipe that anyone can try. Print Recipe 0 from 0 […]

Rava Kesari
Diwali, Janmashtami, Kesari

Rava Kesari

Rava Kesari is a popular South Indian sweet made during special occasions and festivals. Made using rava (semolina), ghee and cashewnuts, it is soft and very easy to make. Served as a breakfast item or as a dessert during festivals, it is a simple dish that can be made in […]

Sattu Maavu Laadu
Diwali, Laddu

Sattu Maavu | Multi Grain Health Mix Laddu

Sattu Maavu | Multi Grain Health Mix Laddu is a sweet made from mixed grains that is high in protein and fibre. Laadus are the simplest and go-to sweet for any occasion. No festival or happy occasion is complete without it. These days with excess of sweet and processed food […]

Millet Laddu
Diwali, Laddu

Millet Laddu

Millet Laddu is variation made with millet flour and is equally delicious as the regular laddus. Laddus are a popular sweet across India and is a common feature during all festivals or special occasions. Laddus are very commonly made from besan or Bengal gram flour. Apart from this there are […]

Ragi Sev (Ragi Ompodi)
Diwali, Snacks

Ragi Sev (Ragi Omapodi)

Sev (Omapodi / Ompodi) is a very popular savoury snack across India made with chickpea flour, spices and then deep fried until crispy. Served as a teatime/evening snack, they also make for a great savoury during festival times. This is a variation made with Ragi Flour (Finger Millet Flour) and […]

Nankhatai
Diwali, Kids, Snacks

Nankhatai

Nankhatai is an Indian eggless cookie/shortbread popularly served during teatime or as an evening snack. They are also made during special occasions and festivals like Diwali. Unlike many other cookies, these require very minimal ingredients that are already available in your pantry. This recipe is said to originate from Surat […]

Carrot Halwa
Baisakhi, Carrot, Diwali, Halwa, Navratri

Carrot Halwa (Gajar Halwa)

Carrot Halwa,  also known as Gajorer halua, Gajrela or Gajar Pak, is a slow cooked traditional dessert made on almost all occasions. In fact, it is so simple and delicious to make that one doesn’t require a celebration to make it. Unlike many other sweet delicacies that require an intricate recipe […]

Soan_Papdi
Diwali, Sweets

Soan Papdi

Soan Papdi is a very popular Indian sweet ideal for any occasion. Available in multiple variations, the most popular ones are made by Haldirams (often called as Haldiram Soan Papdi). Soan Papdi is a wonderful Indian dessert that can be easily found in sweet shops across the country. It is […]

Navadhanya Sundal Recipe
Navratri, Sundal

Navadhanya Sundal

Navadhanyam means nine pulses and grains. The Navadhanya Sundal is made during Navratri festival as an offering to the deities and distributed as a prasadam to guests. This sundal is packed with protein and hence can be made as a regular tea time snack or as an evening kids snack […]

Variety Payaru Sundal (Mixed Sprouts Sundal)
Navratri, Sundal

Variety Payaru (Mixed Sprouts) Sundal

Mixed Sprouts Sundal is a very nutritious sundal that can be served as a school snack or as an evening snack to kids. Sprouts are a good source of protein, vitamin C and several other nutrients. This sundal brings the goodness of the various sprouts in one cup and makes […]

Karamani Sundal (Black Eyed Peas Sundal)
Navratri, Sundal

Karamani Sundal

Karamani Sundal (Black Eyed Peas Sundal) is a South Indian snack rich in protein and served during evening time. Served as a prasadam during Navratri time, it is made using karamani (lobia) tossed with spices, seasonings and coconut. It is very easy to make and is also very healthy. Print […]

Pattani Sundal (White Dried Peas Sundal)
Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratri, Sundal

Pattani Sundal

Pattani Sundal is a typical South Indian snack dish. Made using dried white peas, this is an anytime snack and is often made during Navratri festival. Legumes are a healthy addition to our food and this can be served as an after-school snack for children. A very simple but nutritious […]

Rajma Masala Sundal
Kids, Navratri, Sundal

Rajma Masala Sundal

Rajma Masala Sundal (or Red Kidney Beans Masala Sundal) is a healthy and delicious North Indian evening snack. Sundal is one of the most popular dishes made during Navratri festival. This sundal can also be packed for kids school snack box. You can also serve this as a side dish […]

Peanut Sundal
Kids, Navratri, Sundal

Peanut Sundal

Peanut Sundal (or Groundnut Sundal or Verkadalai Sundal) is a popular and traditional South Indian sundal variety. Typically made as an evening snack for kids, it is also made during Navratri festival and over the years has become an integral part of the Navratri sundal menu. The verkadalai sundal is […]

Sprouted Green Gram Sundal (Pachai Payaru Sundal)
Navratri, Sundal

Sprouted Green Gram Sundal (Pachai Payaru Sundal)

Sprouted Green Grams (Mulaikattiya Pachai Payaru) is rich in proteins, fiber and vitamins. A traditional South Indian sundal variety, this is made during navratri festival and also as an evening snack for kids and adults alike. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Sprouted Green Gram Sundal (Pachai Payaru Sundal) A […]

Sweet Corn Sundal
Navratri, Sundal

Sweet Corn Sundal

Sweet Corn Sundal is a very easy and quick to make sundal snack for kids. Also called as stir fried sweet corn, this is a great snack during Navratri festival when guests come home to see the golus. These can be made any time – be it festivals or just […]

Green Gram Sweet Sundal (Pachai Payaru Vella Sundal)
Navratri, Sundal

Green Gram Sweet Sundal

Green Gram Sweet Sundal (Pachai Payaru Vella Sundal) is a traditional South Indian sundal variety made during Navratri festival. This sundal is made with only 4 ingredients, so it can be made easily. It is healthy and nutritious as Green Gram is a rich source of protein and other nutrients. […]