Easy Indian Cookbook

Easy Indian Cookbook78 recipes

Easy Indian recipes that can be made under 30 minutes. Healthy and wholesome meals loved by the entire family.

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Air Fryer Chickpeas / Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Air Fryer Chickpeas / Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Crispy and crunch roasted are so easy to make and so irresistibly more-ish.

Quinoa Soup in Instant Pot

Quinoa Soup in Instant Pot

This vegetable quinoa soup is hearty, delicious, and so easy to make. It is loaded with vegetables and warming spices. Perfect for the soup season, it is vegan and gluten-free.

Paneer Tikka Masala

Paneer Tikka Masala

Soft and moist grilled paneer simmered in a spicy masala base, this paneer tikka masala is so flavorful, delicious, and super easy to make. Pairs well with naan or jeera rice. Learn how to make restaurant-style tikka masala at home with this easy recipe.

Shahi Paneer in Instant Pot

Shahi Paneer in Instant Pot

Shahi paneer is a rich, creamy, and exotic curry made with Indian cottage cheese. This royal and exotic dish is very easy to make when made in the Instant Pot. Cubes of cottage cheese simmered in a mildly spiced, luscious, and silky curry is perfect for parties and celebrations. Pairs so well with naan and jeera rice.

Naan Recipe (Easy No-knead)

Naan Recipe (Easy No-knead)

Make soft and pillowy naan at home with this easy recipe. This no-knead recipe gives you perfectly elastic and chewy naan bread without a stand mixer or any other gadgets. Pair it with your favorite curries for a perfect curry night.

Lamb Curry in Instant Pot

Lamb Curry in Instant Pot

Moist and fork-tender lamb in a flavorful and aromatic masala base is perfect for cold winter nights. Pair it with rice and kachumber salad for the perfect curry night. Learn how to make authentic home-style Indian lamb curry using the most common spices with this easy recipe.

Sweet Pongal / Temple-style Sakkarai Pongal (Instant Pot)

Sweet Pongal / Temple-style Sakkarai Pongal (Instant Pot)

Sweet Pongal is a refined-sugar-free dessert made using rice, moong dal, and jaggery as the main ingredients. This South Indian dish is an integral part of festivals like Makara Sankranti and Navratri. Make authentic temple-style sakkarai Pongal in the Instant Pot with this easy recipe.

Paneer Tikka (Air fryer, Stovetop, Oven)

Paneer Tikka (Air fryer, Stovetop, Oven)

Cubes of paneer and vegetables, crunchy & crumbly on the outside, soft & juicy inside is so so good. Paneer tikka is a vegetarian alternative to the very popular chicken tikka. It is very easy to make and can be served as an appetizer at parties and gatherings. I am including the air fryer, stovetop, and oven instructions in this recipe.

Paneer Pakora

Paneer Pakora

Crispy and crunchy from the outside, soft and moist inside, these paneer pakoras are so delicious and easy to make. They are perfect with a cup of masala chai and also make great party appetizers. Gluten-free, freezer-friendly, and ready in 10 minutes.

Lamb Rogan Josh

Lamb Rogan Josh

Rogan josh is a Kashmiri dish made with lamb (or goat), yogurt, and spices. It uses simple ingredients and can be served with Basmati rice. Unlike typical North Indian curries, this dish does not use onion or garlic and is mildly spiced. Learn how to make authentic rogan josh with this easy recipe.

Lamb Palak / Saag Gosht (Lamb Spinach Curry)

Lamb Palak / Saag Gosht (Lamb Spinach Curry)

Soft and succulent pieces of lamb in the mildly spiced spinach gravy, this saag gosht is so hearty and comforting. This popular curry can be served with naan, roti, or rice. Follow this easy recipe and make the BEST tasting lamb spinach curry.

Chana Chaat / Indian Chickpea Salad

Chana Chaat / Indian Chickpea Salad

Chana aloo chaat is a tangy, spicy, and refreshing chickpea salad made with canned chickpeas, veggies, spices, and lip-smacking chutneys. This popular street food is very easy to make and has bold and bursting flavors. Serve it as a snack or enjoy it for a quick and healthy lunch. Vegan and gluten-free.

Gujarati Kadhi

Gujarati Kadhi

Easy and delicious Gujarati kadhi made with dahi (yogurt), besan (chickpea flour), and spices that can be served with rice, roti, or khichdi. It is made with a few simple ingredients and is very flavorful. So comforting and also tastes great as a soup.

Curd Rice

Curd Rice

Hearty and delicious curd rice is made by mixing cooked rice with yogurt, salt, and seasoning. This naturally gluten-free dish is very healthy and easy to make. This traditional dish is a South Indian staple and is a part of almost every meal.

Kadai Paneer

Kadai Paneer

Kadai or kadhai panner is made using Indian cottage cheese, onion, bell peppers, and spices. It is very easy to make and is ready in under 30 minutes. Pair it with roti and jeera rice, or use it to make a delicious vegetarian wrap.

Rava Idli / Suji Idli

Rava Idli / Suji Idli

Easy and delicious rava idlis are a great variation of the classic idli. The batter to make these instant suji idlis do not need fermentation and are great for breakfast or lunch boxes. Keep the suji mixture handy and make idlis in no time.

Bombay Potatoes

Bombay Potatoes

Crispy from the outside, and soft inside, these Bombay potatoes are so delicious and bursting with flavors. They are so easy to make and are ready in under 30 minutes. Serve Bombay aloo with rice and dal for a comforting meal (or read inside for more ideas). Vegan and gluten-free.

Uttapam

Uttapam

Uttapams are South Indian savory pancakes that are made using fermented rice and lentils batter (called dosa batter) and are topped with vegetables. These gluten-free savory pancakes are very easy to make, healthy, and are ready in less than 15 minutes if you have the batter ready.

Peanut Chutney

Peanut Chutney

Creamy, mildly sweet, spicy, garlicky peanut chutney is a great alternative to the regular coconut coriander chutney. Easy to make and ready in minutes, this versatile accompaniment tastes great with idli, dosa and vada. It is also a delicious spread and can be used in sandwiches and wraps.

Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney

Hot, spicy, tangy tomato chutney is a perfect accompaniment to any South Indian breakfast. This vegan chutney is very easy to make and uses some basic ingredients. It can also be used as a spread in wraps and sandwiches or as a dip with finger foods.

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