Blog Posts - Indian Vegetarian Recipes



The Raw And The Cooked. Zucchini, The "Unpasta" With a Spiced Indian Tomato Sauce.

     I grew up eating Italian food. I'm Italian on both sides of the family. My mom is of old California pioneer stock (her family came from Louisiana for the Gold Rush.) They were French but soon hooked up with a bunch of Italian...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Oct 24, 2015

Mince with Bitter Gourd (Qeema Karelay)

Ingredients:Bitter Gourd - Karelay                     1/4 kgMinced Meat                                    1/...
by Haffa's kitchen adventures on Sep 16, 2014

Creamy Cauliflower (Gobi)

Ingredients:Cauliflower                                         1 medium sized (Chopped into medium size n washed)Butter         &...
by Haffa's kitchen adventures on Aug 13, 2014

Lemon Rice Quick Recipe

This is a very easy and quick recipe to use up the left over boiled rice and make something so delicious. Vidyut loves this recipe and ir gets ready in 5 minutes. Take some oil in the pan and add Rye (or mustard seeds), jeera, some asafoetida (hing p...
by Indian Culinary Guide on Aug 17, 2013

Bharwa Karela (Stuffed Bitter Melon) – Yummy despite it’s bitterness!!

I make this dish often - my family really likes it! Besides being flavourful, stuffed Bitter Gourd makes these bitter tasting melons desirable again. Infact it makes a zesty addition to any dinner. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by chackos kitchen on Jun 21, 2013

Quick 10 min Sponge Gourd Dish

Sponge Gourd Dish (Gilki ki Sabji) This is a quick recipe for green veggie lovers and an amazing dish for those who are trying to maintain a diet and lose weight. Peel the gourd and cut it into medium sized pieces. To a pan, add small amount of white...
by Indian Culinary Guide on Aug 4, 2012

Quick 10 min recipe for Sponge gourd lovers (Gilki ki Sabji)

This is a quick recipe for green veggie lovers and an amazing dish for those who are trying to maintain a diet and lose weight. Peel the gourd and cut it into medium sized pieces. To a pan, add small amount of white oil, add some jeera, turmeric powd...
by Indian Culinary Guide on Aug 4, 2012

Healthy Masala Peanuts (Microwave)

This recipe is adapted from Mallika Badrinath's microwave recipes book. My husband and my mil both love this. As it is low fat and rich in protein, i make it often as evening snack. Roasted unsalted peanuts - 1 cup Besan / Chickpea flour - 4 sp...

Peanut Chutney

This recipe is adapted from here with minor changes and is delicious. Ingredients : Peanuts - 1 cup Onion - 1 small  (chopped into small pieces) grated coconut - 2 spoons ginger - 1 inch (cut into small pieces) green chillies - 2 red chillies -...
by Delectable Vegetarian Recipes on Dec 10, 2010

Karthigai Vadai

My mil makes this vada for Karthigai (Festival of lights) every year. I was at my inlaws during the first Karthigai and i saw my mil and her sisters make this vada. It is a delicious combination of Medhu vada and Daal vada :-) When she was here last...
by Delectable Vegetarian Recipes on Nov 25, 2010

Back after a long break with a recipe : Black eyed peas gravy

Hi everyone! Sorry for disappearing for a long time. Things got very hectic and i could not find time to update the blog or check other blogs. Inspite of this, it was nice to stay in touch with most of you all through mails and FB :-) It is going to...
by Delectable Vegetarian Recipes on Jul 29, 2010

Idli made healthier!

I read somewhere that idli is one of the top ten healthy breakfasts in the world. I decided to make it healthier by replacing a part of the rice with oats and after few experiments i found out that 1/3rd of rice replaced with oats produces almost t...
by Delectable Vegetarian Recipes on Mar 20, 2010

Ajwain ki puri(Fried bread with Carom seeds) and Matar Paneer (without Onion and Garlic)

Lets face it, we all have days when we do not feel like eating non veg/onions/garlic etc or cant eat due to religious restrictions. We for instance, do not eat non veg and onion on certain Tuesdays when we have a fast ( Hanuman ji ka vrat, i am a big...
by Indian Culinary Guide on Mar 17, 2010

Oatmeal Paniyaram - a healthy and yummy snack

I made these from leftover oatmeal rava idli batter and it was totally yum. You can add grated carrots to it too.Here is the recipe recap :Ingredients :Toasted Oats - 1 cupRava (Sooji) - 1 cupYogurt - 1 cupWater - as requiredSalt - as requiredMustar...
by Delectable Vegetarian Recipes on Mar 14, 2010

Onion Methi Pakora

I saw this in t.v. The chef said it was chennai style pakoras, so i had to try that immediately :) I modified the original recipe with whatever ingredients i had with me at that time. It was good and i never tried the original recipe after that. The...
by Delectable Vegetarian Recipes on Mar 10, 2010

Crispy Cornmeal Dosa

First of all, i want to thank all the readers for your comments and i apologize for not stopping by your blogs. It is little hectic now and will continue to be hectic till april end and i'm hoping i'll get more time after that. I don't miss your rec...

Moongdaal sambar

Moongdal is easy to digest and my first son likes it better than toor dal. Lemon rasam is his favorite. I tried this sambar once and he kept asking for more. It tasted great with idlis and tastes equally good with rice too. Since it is quite easy it...
by Delectable Vegetarian Recipes on Jan 31, 2010

Kunukku - Fritters with Adai batter

I made this when i had some guests for dinner. It was very good and fairly easy. Frying part was time consuming and boring as with any other deep fried stuff :))Ingredients :Rice - 1 cupChanna daal - 1/2 cupToor Daal - 1/2 cupRed chillies - 10Hing -...

Jangri / Imarti

Hello all! I am back after a nice vacation. We went to Orlando for a week and it was a good break for me. This was my little one's first trip to orlando and he has been chanting shamu and mickey's names even in his sleep :)Anyways, i am back with my...


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