My top 10 Indian vegetarian recipes
India perhaps has the most variety when it comes to vegetarian food. While people who are vegetarian love these the non vegetarian lovers also can not keep away from these yummy dishes. So check these out and let me know which ones of these are your favourites. Click on the name of the dish, or the picture for the complete recipe.
Bread Rolls made in Airfryer – Low oil breakfast
Crunchy from outside and oh so soft and delicious potato filling with every bite, this is an ideal dish to make for your child for his school lunch or eat them yourself for breakfast.
Matar ki Kachori – an irresistible snack
Fresh, hot fragrant Matar ki Kachori, flaky and crisp is one of the best snacks to have with masala chai as brunch on weekends
Bhaji Wada – A North Indian delicacy
Bhaji Vada is a common snack in northern India but every family makes it a little different. Made from Chana dal and chaulai bhaji it is extremely tasty, and quick snack. Though this dish tastes best with chauliai bhaji, you can substitute the greens with any green of your choice or make with coriander if you have no other greens readily available.
Dahi ke Aloo – For days when you are short on time
Potatoes are not an Indian vegetable but today, it’s impossible to imaging Indian cuisine without the goodness of this starchy carbohydrate tuberous vegetable. Dahi ke aloo is a potato gravy with fresh herbs and mild spices has the goodness of potatoes and is one of the easiest to prepare.
Punjabi Chhole – Everyone’s go-to dish
There are several recipes for making chhole, this one originates from the land of five rivers, Punjab. Also called as chana masala, this recipe uses dried amla (or a tea bag) in the recipe, dried anardana, and fresh herbs and spices that give it a delightfully fresh flavour, and texture.
Katahal ka dopiaza – A popular party main course
The meaty texture of jackfruit infused with the masalas makes it a perfect dish for parties, special occasions, and weekend meals.
Nawabi Vegetable Pulao Quick to cook and full of flavours
The vegetable pulao is a flavourful medley of assorted vegetables, aromatic herbs, mild spices and rice cooked together. Legend has it that some nawabs of Awadh preferred the dry fruits laden version of pulao with melt in mouth mutton pieces to Biryani simply because the layers of flavors that this dish has.
Besan Laddoo– Sweet childhood memories
The melt in mouth besan (gram flour) softened with pure ghee with a crunch of kaju in one off bite. Made lovingly by mothers and grandmothers during the days leading to Diwali this laddoo make the school going children’s vacation even more fun.
Shahi Tukda – Sinfully rich and mildly sweet, this dish is irresistible.
Mildly sweet golden fried bread served with thickened milk (rabri) or cream garnished with crunchy dry fruits- the description itself sounds delicious. This uncomplicated sweet called Shahi Tukda is a kind of Indian bread pudding that no child or adult can resist.
Chawal ki kheer– A Sweet to end all your meals with
One of the healthiest desert to make, chawal ki kheer or rice pudding can be made with minimal efforts whenever you have a bit of extra milk at home. . The slow cooked rice in milk makes the kheer creamy and the crunch of dry fruit adds a rich flavour.
I run my own software company, SANIsoft as it’s CEO. After long hours at work, I find cooking incredibly therapeutic. After all, there is nothing more relaxing than cooking up a meal to soothe the body, mind and Soul.
The idea for Swati’s Kitchen came about one day as I was chronicling one of my recipes for a dear friend. So here you will see my recipes and tips and tricks for making easy, rewarding and mouthwatering delights.