10 Must Have Indian Traditional Dishes

It is a feast for your taste buds to try Indian food. Indian food is very diverse. In India, food is of two types, South Indian and North Indian. It can further be categorised into sub-groups like Rajasthani, Punjabi, Gujarati, Sindhi, Chettinad, Mughali, Kashmiri, Bengali and Hyderabadi.

If you happen to visit any place in India, there are some dishes that you must try. In this article, we have collected most ordered dishes with their recipes:-

  • Butter ChickenButter Chicken is best served with Kaali Daal and Naans. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2gQiIaO

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  • Tandoori ChickenTandoori Chicken is an easy to prepare dish. You can prepare it anytime you feel like eating it. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2qNgRv7

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  • Chicken Tikka MasalaThis delicious dish is prepared by marinating chicken pieces and then grilling them. Then they are added to thick and creamy gravy. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2qHuDPb

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  • Rogan JoshThis dish from Kashmir literally translates to ‘red lamb’. The colour of the dish is due to The red chillies that are used in the dish. Although, the name of the dish is fiery but the spiciness of the dish is reduced due to the cream added to it. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2qN6nvN

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  • Malai KoftaA vegetarian alternative of meatball, Malai Kofta goes well with Jeera Rice or Naans(tandoor-baked flatbreads). Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2k7Wh2T

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  • Chole(Chickpea Curry)This delicious dish is best served hot with pooris or bhatooras. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ijgL7d

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  • Palak PaneerThis delicious dish is mildly flavoured and very healthy. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2hXqMLk

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  • Kaali DaalKaali Daal, which is also known as Ma Ki Daal is very nutritious and delicious. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2rtJQVo

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  • ChaatThis is one of the most popular snack of North India. Different kinds of variations can be found. A popular alternative to regular dinner is a chaat party. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2rtq50o

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  • NaanThis is a popular Indian bread that is best served with popular dishes like Tandoori Chicken and Kebabs. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2rLrQ5y

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12 Delicious Variants of Upma

Upma is a popular recipe of South India. It can be prepared fast and easily. No cooking experiences needed to cook this recipe. People who are new to cooking can easily prepare this dish. Different kinds of upma recipes are available. The most popular one is the one made with rava(sooji/wheat cream). But upma can be prepared with many ingredients like oats, bread, idli, oats, millets, broken rice, poha and tender jowar(hurda).

To make poha more nutritious, people add a number of vegetables like green peas, capsicum and carrots. Besides veggies, cashews and roasted peanuts can be added to it.

In this blog post, you will find many upma recipes.

  • Rava Upmaupma-recipe27This is a traditional breakfast dish of south india. It is prepared from rava, which is also known as sooji(in hindi). Upma is best served with coconut chutney, lemon pickle or lemon slices. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2qdFVe9
  • Tomato Upmatomato-upma-recipe28This is a tasty and tangy recipe prepared with tomatoes and spices. The tangy tomatoes adds to the flavor of the recipes. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2puUECw
  • Idli Upmaidli-upma-recipe12This recipe can be made with leftover idlis. Using this recipe, you can make quick breakfast using leftover idlis. Some of the recipes that can be prepared are idli chaat, masala idli, idli fry and chilli idli. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2pIAws1
  • Oats Upmaoats-upma-recipe18This is an easy, delicious and healthy recipe of oats upma prepared with mixed veg and oats. Other oats recipes that you can try are oats uttapam, oats idli, oats chilla, oats dosa and oats khichdi. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2pIJQfW
  • Bread Upmabread-upma-recipe21This is a quick, tasty and easy upma prepared with bread. Fresh bread slices or old bread can be used to prepare this upma. You can use any bread including brown, white, multigrain or whole wheat bread. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2pIxvIT
  • Mtr Style Khara Bhathmtr-style-khara-bath-recipe21This is a delicious, soft and smooth dish. It is made of mixed vegetables. It is best served with coconut chutney and lemon wedges. It can also be a great recipe for your tiffin.
  • Seviyan Upma Recipeveg-seviyan-upma36Seviyan(Vermicelli) upma is a popular south indian recipe of upma. Seviyan are prepared from maida or wheat flour or rice flour. The seviyan made from rice flour or wheat flour are better than that of maida. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2pIhkeE
  • Rice Sevai Upma Reciperice-sevai-upma-recipe17This is an easy to prepare upma recipe. It can be prepared with rice sevai or rice vermicelli. No need to add vegetables when short of time. To make the dish more healthy, you can add beans, cabbage, peas and carrot.
  • Rice Rava UpmamaxresdefaultThis recipe of upma is prepared with broken raw rice. Akki tari uppittu is another name for this dish. The meaning of akki-tari is broken rice. This dish is traditional, authentic, delicious and easy to prepare.
  • Quinoa Upma Recipequinoa-upma-recipe15This is a very easy and quick recipe of veg quinoa upma. Quinoa is also known as a super food and is a good protein source. It is good for vegans and vegetarians alike. It is also rich in Phosphorus, Manganese and iron. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2pIJ1nJ
  • Veg Seviyan Upma Recipeveg-seviyan-upma35This is a healthy breakfast dish prepared with rice seviyan(vermicelli), spice herbs and mix veggies. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2pIRGq4
  • Microwave Upma Recipeidli-upma-recipe-4This upma can be prepared fast as compared to other traditional ways of cooking. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2pvhvxG

10 Delicious Cottage Cheese(Paneer) Recipes

Paneer, which is also known as cottage cheese is regularly used in the Indian cuisine. It is a very good source of calcium and protein, especially for those who are vegetarians. It is best served in a spinach or butter gravy. It is also used in the preparation of bakes, snacks, curries and desserts. Besides this, it can also be used in combination with green peas, bell pepper, mushrooms, potatoes and green peas. In this article, we have collected 10 paneer recipes that you will love to have.

  • Chilli Paneer: This is an Indo-Chinese dish that is very popular in the restaurants. This is a sweet, sour and hot tasting batter of fried Indian cottage cheese that is sauteed in a chilli garlic sauce. This dish can be prepared dry as well as in the form of gravy. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2pI8kqz

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  • Kadai Paneer: This is a delicious and easy to prepare dish made of ground spices known as kadai masala. It is best served with rice, naan or roti. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2pzWvo0

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  • Matar Paneer: This sis a simple curry made of paneer and green peas. Peas are usually available in the winter season and that is usually when this dish is made. Frozen peas can also be used to prepare this dish. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2p8495u

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  • Paneer Sandwich: This dish can be prepared with fresh vegetables and Indian cottage cheese that is put inside bread sandwich. It goes well with lunch or snack. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2p89oSX

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  • Paneer Bread Rolls: This is a perfect snack and is loved by kids. It can also be prepared as starter or snack in parties. They can be pan fried, shallow fried or baked. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2pA7sGf

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  • Paneer Cutlet: Paneer cutlets are nothing but tikkis prepared with crumpled cottage cheese. These are best served as snacks or in burgers. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2qurseo

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  • Paneer Makhani: This is a very popular dish of Punjab. Indian cottage cheese is mixed with cashew tomato gravy and cream is added on top. It is best served with naan, roti or rice. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2q0TFKe

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  • Paneer Butter Masala: This is a little different from Paneer Makhani. It is a very popular recipe. The cottage cheese is simmered in a gravy of tomato and onion. It is a very popular recipe. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2qHdO47

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  • Palak Paneer: In this recipe, the cottage cheese is added to spinach gravy. This dish can be prepared in a number of ways. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2hXqMLk

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  • Paneer Pulao: If you want to add protein to your regular pulao, then paneer pulao is a great combination. The cottage cheese added to this dish is rich, marinated and fried. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2q0Ycw0

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10 Indian Food Youtube Channels You Must Follow

In this article, we have collected 10 best Youtube channels that you must follow. The list is well researched. We hope you like them.

  • Rak’s Anand: This channel, which is run by Rajeshwari Vijayanand is full of South Indian and North Indian recipes, egg less baked recipes and much more. You will find recipes in this channel with pictures of each step. Here is the link: http://bit.ly/2pPcrDM
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Rajeswari Vijayanand

  • Tarla Dalal Kitchen: This channel is full of easy Indian vegetarian recipes by Tarla Dalal, which is India’s much trusted brand. Here is the link: http://bit.ly/2pPkxwf

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  • Vegetarian Recipes: Nisha Madhulika is a trusted name. She makes easy vegetarian Indian recipes that are good to eat and easy to cook. To discover delicious and interesting recipes, watch the videos. Here’s the link: http://bit.ly/2p5R68g

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    Nisha Madhulika

  • Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana: The most celebrated face of Indian Cuisine is Chef Sanjeev Kapoor. He is an extraordinary chef who runs a TV Channel FoodFood. He was the host of a cookery show named Khana Khazana for almost 17 years. This channel is perfect for recipes from India and around the world. Here’s the link: http://bit.ly/2pnGwus

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    Sanjeev Kapoor

  • Vahchef-VahRehVah: This channel will help you amaze yourself, friends and family with your Indian cooking skills and knowledge. Indian food is very popular around the world. The secret to good cooking is good use of Indian spices. Vahrevah will make it easy for you to cook from variety of Indian dishes. Here’s the link: http://bit.ly/2oTcgWR
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Sanjay Thumma

  • Bhavna’s Kitchen: Bhavna loves cooking. She is passionate about cooking good food. She loves to cook exotic vegetarian recipes throughout the world with a touch of Indian taste. Here’s the link: http://bit.ly/2oTg7Dd
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Bhavna

  • Archana’s Kitchen: Archana’s Kitchen is one of the leading food and recipe website of India. It gives the world, confident and reliable ‘DIY’ solutions for cooking everyday. Here’s the link: http://bit.ly/2ovWXR7
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Archana Doshi

  • Manjula’s Kitchen: Manjula’s Kitchen is a perfect destination for Indian Vegetarian Recipes and yummy cooking videos. Manjula teaches us mouthwatering appetizers, desserts, curries and many other dishes. Here’s the link: http://bit.ly/1l2LOFA
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Manjula Jain

  • Jeyshri’s Kitchen: The recipes of Jeyashri’s Kitchen have been taken from her mom. Besides this few have been taken from cookbooks and other food websites. The recipes have been depicted with step-wise pictorial instructions. Here’s the link: http://bit.ly/2oeBcth

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    Jeyashri Suresh

  • Lata’s Kitchen: Lata’s Kitchen is a perfect corner for vegetarian, delicious and authentic recipes of India. These are easy recipes and taste great. Here’s the link: http://bit.ly/2ow1Ppm

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10 Indian Must Have Recipes for Summers

In this article, you will find many summer recipes that include healthy smoothies.

  • Grape Juice: This post will help you in making homemade grape juice that has many health benefits. It is prepared fresh and immediately consumed. It is very rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals etc. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2pFk4sG

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  • Dahi Vada: Dahi Vada are deep fried balls of lentil immersed in yogurt. They are topped with different chutneys and garnished with spicy powder. Dahi vada is sold as street food throughout India. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/1Smfpnx

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  • Tomato Cucumber Sandwich: This is a quick sandwich that is prepared in 10 minutes. They are a filling breakfast for those days when cooking is not possible. What we need is tomatoes, cucumber, onion, mayonnaise and hung curd. You can also use your favorite herbs and spices. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2oAFtUI

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  • Rabri: Rabri is a traditional North Indian Sweet dish. It is made by condensing of sugar and full fat milk until the milk forms into 1/3rd of its original quantity. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2oN33zI

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  • Basundi: Basundi is an Indian sweet made by thickening of full fat milk, sugar and garnished with nuts. It is very popular in the state of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat. Rabri, made in North India is a dish similar to this. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ppUV65

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  • Mint Ice cream: This is an egg less ice cream with fresh mint flavor and chocolate. It can be prepared with or without an ice cream maker. Here is the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ppOvUF

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  • Pista Ice Cream: This Pista ice cream can be made without ice cream maker. This is an easy egg less recipe made with pistachios. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2oDrj6U

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  • Chocolate Ice Cream: This is a very easy recipe to make chocolate ice cream. There are many ways ice cream can be made. This recipe does not has a custard base and does not need eggs. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nRzv4H

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  • Apple Milkshake: This is one of the easiest milkshake recipe that can be made easily. Milkshakes are more favored at home.Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ppYVDr

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  • Watermelon Juice: This is one of the best thirst quenchers and can be instant remedy to sunstroke or heat. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2og4xz9

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8 Delicious Indian Recipes

Indian food is something one can keep on exploring. In this article, we have collected 8 recipes that will be a treat for your taste buds.

  • Brinjal Curry Recipe

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A traditional south Indian curry. This veg curry is prepared with eggplants. It is commonly known as ‘vankaya koora’. It is basic curry consumed with rice. This brinjal curry is also known as aubergine. There are different kinds of brinjals available in the market. But you can use any type of brinjal for this curry. This curry is prepared with different variations and I have kept the recipe simple which makes it perfect for everyone. This is an Indian veg curry that is prepared with onion tomato masala gravy. Eggplant is added to it making the gravy thick and perfect for consumption with steamed rice. Here is the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nVSREz

  • Cauliflower Curry

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The cauliflower curry goes well with rotis, parathas and rice. This gobi curry tastes well as it is in the form of curry. Gobi can be tried in different ways. Gobi can be used to prepare many recipes, all of which taste great. Gobi can be prepared in different ways like gobi fry, gobi 65, gobi sabzi, gobi curry etc. These are great combinations with roti and rice. Gobi 65 can be consumed as a starter or snack and tastes delicious.Cauliflower curry is made with the help of chopped onions and tomatoes, giving a delicious gravy to the curry. This gobi masala is commonly prepared in North India and South India. While preparing a curry dish, curry leaves are added into the curry to give it a good taste. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mYpLoF

  • Pudina Chutney Recipe

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Pudina chutney is a traditional chutney of south India prepared with mint leaves. The mint chutney is consumed with rice. In Andhra Telangana region, rice recipes are usually consumed with chutney and ghee. A chutney and ghee are enough when there is nothing else in the menu. Ghee and chutney go well with rice. The chutney and mint can be used as a sandwich spread. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nqjQEm

  • Vegetable Kurma Recipe

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Vegetable Kurma is a traditional recipe of South India. This curry is made using a mix of vegetables like peas, carrots, beans and potatoes. Korma is a very common dish of South India. It is best consumed with parathas, rotis and rice. They have a different versions and each version uses different masalas. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2omI7jv

  • Gobi 65

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Gobi 65 serves as a great snack/starter. It is made using maida and corn coated florets of gobi, deep fried in oil. The dish can be tempered with leaves of curry and chillies. This snack is liked by most of the children. It is also liked by every vegetarian and can be made on special occasions. This is a very popular street food and can be found throughout India. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mYfJnr

  • Kaddu Ki Kheer/Lauki Ki Kheer

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This is a special dessert of Hyderabad. This special dessert is made using kaddu and milk. It is also known as lauki ki kheer as kaddu is a term for lauki in Hyderabadi language. It is a rich and creamy dessert filled with heavy ingredients. The process of preparing this dish is very time consuming. It is prepared with full fat milk, milkmaid, basmati rice flour, cashew-nut paste and khoya. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2oKos9z

  • Chicken Fried Rice

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An Indo Chinese version of fried rice, in which fried rice is mixed with boneless chicken strips. Rice is fried and sautéed well and this is a perfect recipe that is served in restaurants and fast food centers. This recipe is easy with instructions followed properly. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ntQ6Yb

  • Egg Fried Rice

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Egg fried rice is made with rice and scrambled eggs. The rice is fried nicely with eggs and veggies like carrots, spring onions and capsicum. This Indo-Chinese dish perfect for all occasions. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2olMPxE

8 Navratri Recipes That You Must Try

It is that part of the year in which goddess Durga idols are decorated with bangles, flowers, kumkum and jewelled attires. Prayers are offered in the morning along with temple bells. Pure butter delicacies fill the space with aroma. One of the biggest Hindu festival, Navratri is celebrated with great enthusiasm throughout the country.

Different avatars of Goddess Durga are worshipped during these days.Goddess Durga is believed to have 9 incarnations and each female diety has different power. “Navratri” signifies nine auspicious nights in which we worship Goddess Durga and fast is observed by most of the people. Navratri falls twice in a year, at the beginning of spring and at start of autumn. Most people don’t consume non-veg during Navratri and most people remove garlic and onion.

The fast is observed by most of the people of north, west and central India. Some may fast only in first and last day of festival.

By fasting, people show gratitude to Goddess. In Hinduism, traditionally alcohol and non-veg food are considered unholy but there are scientific reasons behind this as well. People avoid meat, alcohol, onion, garlic, grains etc. From the perspective of Ayurveda, these foods attract negative enrgies. They should be avoided during seasonal change as there is low immunity in the body.

The festival of Navratri, help you in maintaining a healthy diet. Ingredients like singhara, fresh vegetable, yogurt, milk and makhane are consumed during Navratris as tey are light on stomach and can be easily digested. Instead of using regular salt, sendha namak(rock salt) is used as it is unprocessed.

In this article, we have collected some of our favorite recipes of Navratri. Enjoy the recipes:-

  • Sabudana Khichdi

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    Sabudana is filled with carbohydrates which boosts the energy in your body. This is a light dish prepared with spices, peanuts and sabudana.

  • Kuttu Ka Dosa

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    Make something different this Navratri. This is a crisp dosa recipe that is made with kuttu ka atta and filling of potato.

 

  • Singhare ke Atte ka Samosa

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Photo Courtesy: WelcomeNRI

 

This is a favourite snack for tea-time. It is made with ingredients like sendha namak, chestnut flour and                         spiced chironji filling. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2otF6tA

  • Aloo ki Kadhi

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This is a light and lovely curry made with versatile potatoes. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2o0RDIp

  • Makhana Kheer

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    This is a low fat kheer made using nuts and makhana. You can indulge in it without worrying about your weight. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2obZnF2

  • Arbi Kofta

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    Koftas are perfect for tea-time during Navratris. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2otnaiO

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    aSm3pvpjU1Make your fasting interesting by following the recipe of kebabs. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mLpe9t

  • Sonth Ki Chutney

     

    tamarind-chutney-saunth-chutney4This is perfect companion to bhajjis or pakoras. Enjoy with snacks that are vrat friendly. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nbNuNl

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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15 Exotic Rajasthani Recipes

Rajasthan is famous for its culture. The state is popular and distinct because of its cuisine. Rajasthanis love for food is evident in their recipes. Some of the most famous dishes of Rajasthan include Laal Maas and Dal Bati Churma. If you are a food lover, you may have tasted them at least once. If you haven’t tasted these delicious dishes, your trip to Rajasthan is not complete.

In this article, you will find a collection of dishes that you must try:-

  • Dal Bati Churma
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    Photo Courtesy: Youtube

    Dal Baati Churma is one of the most famous dish of the state. Dal Bati Churma completes Rajasthani food. The Batis, which are round are dipped in ghee and served with Dal and Churma making it a great combination.

  • Laal Maas
    Photo Courtesy: Kunal Kapur

    Photo Courtesy: Kunal Kapur

    Laal Maas is a delicious dish and is a crowd pleaser. The fiery red colour of this spicy dish is due to fiery red chillies. This dish is best served with bajra rotis.

  • Ker Sangri
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    Photo Courtesy: SAAGMart

    Ker Sangri is a pickle that is typically found in deserts. This is a tangy side dish that is best served with roti.

  • Boondi Raita
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    Photo Courtesy: Veg Recipes Of India

    This is a favourite dish of North India and is enjoyed by all. It enhances the flavour of food by balancing taste of spices. When boondi is mixed with sweet and sour yogurt, it makes a mouthwatering combination.

  • Rajasthani Kadi
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    Photo Courtesy: Snapguide

    Although Kadhi is made in different states like Punjab, Maharashtra & Uttarakhand, the Rajasthani version of this dish is great for your taste buds. This is an important dish of the state and is best consumed with rice.

  • Gatte Ka Pulao
    Photo Courtesy: Times Of India

    Photo Courtesy: Times Of India

    The dish, which is also known as Ram Pulao, is a rich combination of spicy gatte and fresh steamed rice. The tender gattas are boiled first and then spices are added to them to increase the taste of pulao.

  • Churma Ladoo
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    Photo Courtesy: WeRecipes

    Churma Ladoos are necessary to complete a Rajasthani feast. Best served after dal baati, these desi ghee ladoos are very delicious. You must try these mouthwatering ladoos once.

  • Badam Ka Halwa
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    If you want to revisit your childhood, then this halwa is perfect for you. This halwa is perfect for winters. It is prepared using suji, dry fruits, ghee and sugar. It melts in your mouth and tastes delicious.

  • Mawa Kachori
Photo Courtesy: Rajasthan Patrika

Photo Courtesy: Rajasthan Patrika

            Mawa Kachori is a sweet version of kachori. It is filled with khoya and dry fruits. It is deep fried and dipped in             sugar. You must try this dessert after dinner or lunch.

  • Pyaaz Kachori
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    Pyaaz kachori is prepared with the filling of potatoes, spices and onions. This pastry can be found in every namkeen shop. This snack is best served with tamarind chutney.

  • Shahi Gatte
    Photo Courtesy: NishaMadhulika

    Photo Courtesy: NishaMadhulika

    Shahi Gatte, which is also known as Govind Gatte, is a very popular dish. Besan dumplings are filled with generous amounts of nuts and deep fried. The thick gravy tastes great with roti or rice.

  • Gujia
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    Photo Courtesy: Milkmaid

    Gujia is the best sweet for festival of Holi. The sugar syrup that comes out of khoya and dry fruits will be a great treat for your taste buds.

  • Kalmi Vada
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    Photo Courtesy: monishgujral

    This is a perfect snack for tea-time. These garam dal crispies are deep fried and are best enjoyed with chutney.

  • Ghevar
    Photo Courtesy: Rajasthan Association of North America

    Photo Courtesy: Rajasthan Association of North America

    This sweet is prepared with flour, paneer, ghee and sugar syrup. It has many flavors including Mava Ghevar, Malai Ghevar & Plain Ghevar.

  • Balushahi

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    An Indian version of doughnut, Balushahi is a Rajasthani traditional sweet dish. Sugary inside and flaky outside, this is a great sweet dish.