Easy Indian Cookbook

Easy Indian Cookbook42 recipes

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

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Kala Chana Chaat / Black Chickpea Salad

Kala Chana Chaat / Black Chickpea Salad

Kala chana chaat is a healthy, filling, and nutritious salad made using black chickpeas, veggies, herbs, and spices. This protein-rich salad is made without any oil and can be enjoyed as a light lunch. Vegan and gluten-free.

Kosambari / Moong Dal and Carrot Salad

Kosambari / Moong Dal and Carrot Salad

Kosambari is a South Indian style salad made using moong dal (yellow lentils) and carrots as the main ingredients. This protein-rich salad is easy to make, healthy, and so delicious.

Dry Fruits Laddu

Dry Fruits Laddu

Dry fruits laddu is healthy and wholesome Indian-style energy balls made using assorted nuts, raisins, and dates. They are very easy to make and are refined sugar-free.

Quinoa Dosa

Quinoa Dosa

Crispy quinoa dosa is a delicious alternative to regular dosas and is made using quinoa, lentils, and oats. This healthy recipe does not use rice (or poha) and the batter can be used with or without fermentation.

Beans Palya / Beans Poriyal

Beans Palya / Beans Poriyal

Beans palya (or poriyal) is a simple, quick dish where green beans are sauteed with minimal spices and finished off with coconut, coriander leaves, and lemon juice. This healthy dish is ready in less than 20 minutes and goes very well with roti, chapati, and rice, and tastes great just by itself.

Aloo Palak / Potato and Spinach Curry

Aloo Palak / Potato and Spinach Curry

Healthy and delicious aloo palak is made with spinach, potatoes, and flavorful spices. This quick and easy version of spinach potato curry is made using frozen spinach in an Instant Pot and is ready in 20 minutes. Vegan, gluten-free, and one of the easiest Indian recipes you will cook.

How to store ginger

How to store ginger

Ginger is an essential ingredient in many savory and sweet dishes. It not only adds taste and flavor, but is also associated with many health benefits. Learn how to store ginger correctly with this detailed guide so that it is readily available throughout the year.

Dal Palak / Spinach Dal

Dal Palak / Spinach Dal

Spinach dal is a hearty, wholesome, and healthy dal made with spinach and toor dal (arhar dal or pigeon pea). This comforting lentil soup is one of the easiest Indian dal recipes you will make. Made in an Instant Pot, this one-pot dal is a perfect way to eat greens. Vegan and gluten-free.

10+ Indian Soup Recipes Collection

10+ Indian Soup Recipes Collection

Indian soup recipes collection including vegan and vegetarian soups. Healthy soups that can be served as appetizer or light meal.

Vegetable Barley Soup (Instant Pot)

Vegetable Barley Soup (Instant Pot)

This Indian-style vegetable pearl barley soup is so healthy, nourishing, and flavorful. This vegan soup is perfect for cold winter nights. Made in an Instant Pot, it is ready in less than 30 minutes, with less than 10 minutes of hands-on time.

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.

Plantain Chips / Banana Chips

Plantain Chips / Banana Chips

Crunchy, crispy, and delicious, plantain chips made with just 4 ingredients (including salt) are your go-to snack when you crave something salty and healthy. They are naturally gluten-free and vegan; are suitable for paleo and Whole30 diets. Air fryer and oven instructions included.

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.

Adai Dosa

Adai Dosa

Adai or adey dosey are healthy and nutritious savory crepes made with lentils and rice. This popular breakfast dish is a great source of plant-based protein. The batter does not need fermentation and the dosas can be made instantly. The batter can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week and it can be very handy for breakfast, lunch boxes, or quick lunch. 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.

Chana Dal Payasam (Instant Pot)

Chana Dal Payasam (Instant Pot)

Easy, delicious, and healthy chana dal payasam is made using Bengal gram, rice, and jaggery. This refined sugar-free sweet is perfect for festivals and celebrations. Making it in the Instant Pot saves time and gives perfect taste and texture.

Bottle Gourd Dal / Bengali Lau Dal (Instant Pot)

Bottle Gourd Dal / Bengali Lau Dal (Instant Pot)

Bengali-style lau dal made with bottle gourd is so full of flavors and easy to make. Made with petite yellow lentils or moong dal, this lauki dal is absolute comfort food. Some basic spices and the Instant Pot are all you need to make this healthy dhal in less than 20 minutes (with just 5 minutes of active cooking).

Methi Chicken in Instant Pot

Methi Chicken in Instant Pot

Easy and delicious methi chicken or methi murg is made using fenugreek leaves. This unique and delectable curry is very healthy and delicious. It can be made using fresh, frozen or dried fenugreek leaves.

Bottle Gourd Curry / Lauki Chana Dal Sabzi

Bottle Gourd Curry / Lauki Chana Dal Sabzi

Easy and delicious vegan curry made with bottle gourd (lauki) and chana dal (split Bengal gram). This simple and healthy Instant Pot curry is a good source of plant-based protein. Perfect for meal prep and freezer-friendly.

Palak Paneer in Instant Pot (using frozen spinach)

Palak Paneer in Instant Pot (using frozen spinach)

Delicious palak paneer made using frozen spinach in the Instant Pot is the easiest way to enjoy this nutritious and healthy vegetarian dish. Silky mildly spiced spinach curry minus all the hassles of cleaning, chopping, and blanching the spinach is a sure winner!

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