Vegetarian Recipes

Vegetarian Recipes from India that are authentic, healthy, and easy to make. Includes South Indian, North Indian and other traditional vegetarian recipes from all parts of the Indian subcontinent.

The collection of recipes also includes modern veg recipes and fusion vegetarian recipes.

Simple Vegetarian Recipes

  • Pongal is a famous rice dish which belongs to the traditional cuisine of Tamil Nadu. In Tamil, the meaning of Pongal is ‘boil over’ or ‘spillover’. Pongal has two varieties, …

  • Methi Thepla is the most popular Gujarati breakfast dish. Made with fenugreek leaves (methi leaves), it is rich in proteins, fibre, iron and vitamin B6. Methi leaves are mixed with …

  • Paneer Cutlet is a easy to make snack that can be served as an appetizer or as an evening snack.  Combining the goodness of paneer and the taste appeal of …

  • Amritsari Chole is a popular Punjabi curry that is often served as a side dish with Chole Bhature. A mix of chick peas cooked in various ingredients and tangy spices …

  • Mini Idli Sambar or Ghee Idli Sambar is a popular breakfast dish across South India, especially in Chennai and other cities of Tamil Nadu. The regular fluffy idlis are a …

  • Mangalore Idli, is a delicacy from the rich food land of Udupi, Mangalore. Udupi, famous for its Krishna Temple, has for long been notable for its lip smacking cuisine. This region …

  • Coconut Chutney is one of the most common and most popular chutney varieties in South India. A classic side dish to idli, dosa and pongal, coconut chutney or thengai chutney …

  • Rajma Sundal is a healthy South Indian evening snack. Rajma or Red Kidney Beans is a popular bean variety rich in protein, fiber, iron and other essential nutrients. Sundals are …

  • 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 …

  • Mochai Sundal is one of the sundal varieties made during Navratri. Unlike other sundal varieties, this is not a regular sundal that is made often. Rich in protein, it is …

  • 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 …

  • White Chickpeas Sundal or Vella Kondakadalai Sundal is a very popular sundal variety in Tamil Nadu. The festival of Navratri is not complete without sundals and if you are short …

  • Vegetable Adai is a close cousin to Dosa and is very popular in South India. This is a delicious & nutritious dish made with mixed vegetables. Serve with coconut chutney …

  • Chow Chow Kootu (or Chayote Squash Kootu) is a popular South Indian kootu variety served with hot rice and pickle. This kootu is a simple and delicious dish and can …

  • Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usili is a traditional South Indian side dish made with banana flower, toor dal and spiced with some red and green chillies. Commonly used in the Tamil Brahmin …

  • Tomato Pickle is a simple and tangy pickle that can be made easily at home. Tomato Pickle or Tamatar ka Aachar is a perfect accompaniment to curd rice, roti, naan …

  • Mathanga Erissery is one of the popular and traditional recipes of Kerala. It is an important dish on the Onam Sadhya menu. Mathanga Erissery or Pumpkin Erissery is a mild …

  • Ladies Finger Pachadi  is a very simple and tasty dish usually served alongside rice dishes. Also known as Vendakkai Pachadi in the South and Bhindi Pachadi in the North, it …

  • Avial (or Aviyal) is a very popular South Indian dish made with mixed vegetables, curd and coconut. Popular in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, it is a must have during festivals, …

  • Paneer Jamun is a delicious modern twist to the popular Indian dessert – Gulab Jamun. Traditionally jamuns are made with khoya, but this recipe is made with paneer. Paneer Jamun …

  • Thattai is a popular South Indian savoury snack, native to Tamil cuisine. Crispy and deep fried, it is a versatile snack – be it tea-time, appetizer, evening snack or serving …

  • Pesarattu or Green Gram Dosa is a popular dish from the state of Andhra Pradesh / Telangana. Similar to a dosa but made with green gram instead of urad dal, …