20 Indian Recipes That You Can Try At Home

For a joyful experience of Indian cuisine, try these delicious and simple recipes. When you visit your favourite Indian restaurant, there are times when you want to try the dish at home. But you don’t need to worry about it because in this article,we have collected your favourite recipes that you can try at home.

  • Home-made Naan: For a great start of your meal, try this naan made at home. It is made with the help of yogurt and whole wheat. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ngVpNaNaan

 

  • Vegetable Samosas: Try the vegetable samosa recipe. Your guests will love this appetiser. You can add chicken and shrimp in order to increase protein content. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mP7yWx

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  • Veg Aloo Tikki: Besides being vegan, these aloo tikki are gluten free. This recipe is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy vegan aloo tikki. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mPjmZ5

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  • Indian Mango Chutney: This chutney is perfect to be tried as a sauce. It goes well with grilled chicken. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mnGnpG

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  • Spinach and Onion pakora: You must try these onion and spinach pakoras. They are perfect for snack, for meal or a midday treat. They are very delicious and crispy. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nuXshl

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  • Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala: Slow cooker chicken tikka masala can be perfectly prepared with this recipe. You should serve this dish with rice to enjoy an Indian meal without much effort. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nZ5bk4

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  • Simple Coconut Chicken Curry: If you want to give a delicious taste to the curries, try the recipe of simple coconut chicken curry which is served with steamed rice. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2n2PUzo

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  • Grilled Tandoori Chicken: If you want to make grilled tandoori chicken, then spring is the best time. It is a delicious and spicy dish.

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  • Slow Cooker Butter Chicken: We love our slow cookers during summer and spring seasons. This recipe of slow cooker butter chicken is traditional and uses modern appliances. Here’s the recipe:http://bit.ly/2mP7iqr

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  • Red Lentil Dal: This is an excellent and colourful red lentil dal. It is perfect for cool spring. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nN90K8

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  • Indian Mango Lassi: This is a favourite drink for hot summer months. Mango season is the best time for preparing this drink. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nNejt5mango-lassi-recipe8
  • Kulfi: This is a delicious recipe of Kulfi. I have prepared it many times and it always gets great reviews. The kids love it. For adding extra flavor, add few drops of ground pistachios and rose water. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mnXzvaHow-to-make-Kulfi
  • Masala Stuffed Okra: Masala stuffed okra can be made with the help of spices and flavors that you want to add. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nYV0MGmasala-stuffed-okra-boats1
  • Khaman Dhokla: This dish can be taken as a side dish or snack in any meal throughout the day. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2n2UGgykhaman-dhokla-recipe31
  • Baingan Bharta Recipe: This baingan bharta can be taken as a side dish, appetiser or a dip. Eat it as you want. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2n2XMBgbaingan-bharta-recipe15
  • Bhelpuri: Bhelpuri is a very popular snack of Mumbai. You can prepare it from your home. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nvfzU3a61
  • Palak Paneer Curry: This palak paneer dish is a great appetiser for guests any time of day. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nYXxGBpalak-paneer-recipe25
  • Mango Kulfi: This mango kulfi is perfect for cooling down on a warm day. Take a break and have a mango kulfi. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nNomOF

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  • Vegetable Momos: Vegetable momos are popular dish of China. They are very popular in North India. Do try this street food with hot sauce. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mKNaoR

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10 Vegetarian Dishes You Must Try

Most people think that if you are vegetarian, than you only get to eat boring food. But this is not true because vegetarian menu has become unpredictable with a rich variety of menu. Vegans are trying new dishes and recipes to play with their palate. Vegetarian diet is always good for health as it reduces the risk of diseases like diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, coronary artery disease and certain cancers like colon, prostate, stomach, breast, lung and esophageal.

You may hate the veggies but you can’t let go of veggies. Once you give up the pre concieved notions about veggies, you may discover a lot of new things.

According to many studies, the risk of cancer, diabetes is lowered by veggie diet. Vegetables also make you optimistic and cheerful.

Scientists are working on formulating plant-based meat and egg. The next big thing is obviously vegetarianism. In this article, we have collected 10 vegetarian dishes that you must try:-

  • Masala Chana

    This is an evergreen dish of North Indians and is a good protein source. A bowlful of Chana Masala can be topped with aloo tadka. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mMfKrC

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  • Paneer Biryani

    This vegetarian form of biryani tastes great. Pieces of fried paneer are added to it to enhance the flavour. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mvVQPT

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  • Aamras Ki Kadhi

    Aamras ki Kadhi is a delicious recipe. It is a quick, tangy and easy mix of heeng, puree and buttermilk. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nIs9vL

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  • Dahi Kebab

    This is a healthy version of ultimate party snack. Kebabs are prepared with oats, cottage cheese, raisins, yoghurt and many good things. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mvOZpp

    Photo Courtesy: NishaMadhulika

    Photo Courtesy: NishaMadhulika

  • Stuffed Eggplant

    Eggplant stuffed with spices and nuts and tossed in delicious sauce prepared with masalas, tamarind pulp and lemon juice. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2m4p5Oc

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  • Khao Suey

    Try this Burmese dish which has unique flavours. This is a one pot meal with veggies and noodles prepared in coconut milk. It is garnished with fried garlic and peanut. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nqQ8DM

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  • Stuffed Masala Mushroom

    Get your vitamin D requirements with this recipe. Mixture of mushroom and corn are stuffed into mushroom caps and are topped with cheese and perfectly baked. It is a great party starter. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ndAoDi

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  • Carrot Salad with Almond Dressing

    This is a great salad with pieces of shredded carrot and topping of black grape. It is very easy and quick to prepare. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mMpVw0

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  • Matar Paneer Lababdar

    Pieces of fresh peas and cottage cheese mixed in a rich gravy. It is very delicious. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2m4ARbh

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  • Dum Paneer Kali Mirch

    This is a great variant of paneer gravy. Small pieces of cottage cheese are cooked with black pepper, fried onions, ginger, cinnamon, yogurt and garlic making it a delicious and aromatic dish. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mxj6h3

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Celebrate Holi 2017 With These Delicious Dishes

Colours connect the emotions of people. Colors are what make us happy and jovial. On the festival of Holi, people celebrate with foods, drinks and colors to spread happiness and celebrate the victory of good on evil. The festival of color is the most awaited and liked festival. We love this festival due to the colors we immerse ourself and the delicious dishes that are made on this occasion.

Most festivals of India have some ritual associated with them. Holi is celebrated with great fun and merrymaking and is filled with mouth-watering dishes. The food eaten on this day is appropriate for all occasions of the festival. People celebrate this festival by putting colors on each other. After this, they dine together to feast on special food of Holi. There are many traditional dishes that are prepared on Holi including sweets and snacks, Thandai and delicious snacks.

The recipes prepared for Holi are enjoyed with great enthusiasm by all the friends and family. We have collected some traditional recipes that are specially prepared for Holi festival.

  • Thandai

    Holi is incomplete without its traditional drink of Thandai. People enjoy this festival in the scorching sun and enjoy sweet sip of Thandai. This is a simple looking drink and is filled with milk, spices and dry fruits. Occasionally, bhaang is added to it for giving it an intoxicating effect. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mhVLRf

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  • Gujiya

    This is the most symbolic and special Holi recipe. It is prepared with the stuffing of nut stuffing and dried whole milk powder. It is mostly made in North India for the festival of Holi. In Lucknow, you will find around 10 varieties of Gujiya with different fillings. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mwh8QD

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  • Puran Poli

    Puran Poli is a sweet dish for special occasions like Holi. It is popular in states like Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Puran poli is a flattended bread which is sweet in taste and prepared with wheat flour and jaggery along with condiments and other spices. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2n9TkTQ

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  • Bhaang Ke Pakore

    Filled with bhang, these pakoras are a customary dish. It is an auspicious dish and is very tasty. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nprLSR

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  • Malpua

    This is another sweet dish prepared in the festival of Holi. It is prepared with the syrup of sugar and flour. It is served with rabri. This sweet can be prepared in advance as it has a longer shelf life. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2n55Y3A

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  • Bhaang

    Although, many people consume alcohol on Holi, the traditional drink of Lassi is ‘Bhaang Lassi’. Bhaang is associated with Lord Shiva. Bhaang’s local name is marijuana or cannabis. The delicious ‘Bhang Lassi’ is a nutritious drink. People also consume this dish in the form of golees. These are chewy balls of bhang mixed with sugar and ghee. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mT0eMO

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  • Sweet Rice

    This is a South Indian dish and is served with large number of fruit mixtures with cold beverages like Sherbets. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2kQ2EI9

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  • Dahi Vada

    Dahi Vada is a delicious dumpling made of lentils like moong dal andurad dal. This snack is eaten with mint chutney, curd or red chilli and is very popular. The taste of the dish is sweet, salty and sour. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/1Smfpnx

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  • Kanji ke Vade

    This delicious dish is made by soaking rai and urad dal and then grinding them into paste. Scoop of the mix is deep fried & drained before serving. Kanji ka vada is very popular Holi food of India. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mcNhd6

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  • Dhuska

    This dish has its origins in Jharkhand and Bihar. Dhuska is a simple snack prepared with chana dal and rice flour. It is served with green chutney and aloo curry. It is sweet and crunchy in taste. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2npxOXB

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10 Popular Holi Recipes Of India

Holi, which is also called festival of colors is a popular Hindu festival of India. It is a symbol of hope and new beginnings. Holi usually falls in the month of March on full moon and is a symbol of arrival of spring. Holika fire puja falls before the festival of colors.

Without doubt, Holi is a very enjoyable festival, but people also look forward to a lot of yummy food made for this special occasion. On this day, there is a lot of display of different colors. These include red, crimson, orange, purple, yellow, green and purple. On this festival, people put colored powder or gulal on each other and color their faces to denote the symbol of friendship. Holi also commemorates the love of Lord Krishna and Radha.

Here are some delicious recipes that will make your day an enjoyable one.

  • Gujiya: Holi has always been linked to gujiyas. These are sweet dumplings prepared with maida, suji, wheat flour and stuffed with khoya. Gujia looks like samosa and has a distinct shape. To enhance its taste, roasted dry fruits and coconut are added to it. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mhJLiD

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  • Thandai: This is one of the most delicious and traditional drink of Holi. Bhang lightens the atmosphere of Holi. It is prepared from flowers and leaves of female cannabis plant. Bhang is a cold drink prepared with a mix of rose petals, magaztari seeds, fennel seeds. Almonds, pepper, cardamom, vetiver seeds, milk, sugar and saffron. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mhVLRf

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  • Mathri: Mathri is a North Indian dish savoured by millions. A variety of spices can be added to it. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mhJLiD

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    Photo Courtesy: vegrecipesofindia

  • Malai Peda: No festival is complete without peda. Kesaru malai peda is so delicious that it is filled with kesar favour. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2m1qXmR

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    Photo Courtesy: milkmaid

  • Kanji Vada: This is a tasty drink that comes in handy when you have consumed many sweets. It helps in digestion. It is made from the extract of mustard and rice. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mEHzEr

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    Photo Courtesy: iFood.tv

  • Malpua: Malpua is an Indian version of pancake. It is crispy, soft and fluffy. It is best consumed with rabri. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2n55Y3A

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    Photo Courtesy: vegrecipesofindia

  • Moong Dal Kachori: Kachoris that are filled with moong dal are very crusty and have longer shelf life as compared to other kachoris. They are best stored in containers that are air-tight. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2n51B8k

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    Photo Courtesy: ladlesandspoon

  • Puran Poli: Puran Poli is a sweet flatbread that is prepared on the festival of Holi by the Maharashtrians. It is prepared in other parts of India too and has different variants like Obbattu, Holige and Vedmi. The sweet is prepared with yellow gram, jaggery and cardamom. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mX2nrg

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  • Dahi Bhalla: This is a snack that is prepared with peas, dahi, spices and chutneys. The vadas need to be deep fried. Dahi Bhalla is served cold and garnished with tamarind chutney, coriander, jeera and red chilli powder. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ndgLHY

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    Photo Courtesy: vegrecipesofindia

  • Shakkarpara: Shakkarpara is usually prepared on the festival of Holi. It is prepared with maida, dough, milk, sugar, salt and semolina. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mEP12u

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    Photo Courtesy: vegrecipesofindia