Easy Indian Cookbook

Easy Indian Cookbook23 recipes

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

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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!

Pumpkin Chickpea Curry

Pumpkin Chickpea Curry

Creamy and delicious pumpkin chickpea curry is an easy one-pot curry that is perfect for the fall. Naturally gluten-free and vegan, this curry is a good source of plant-based protein. It takes less than 20 minutes to put it together and is very healthy and comforting.

Bhindi Kadhi in Instant Pot (Okra in Yogurt Sauce)

Bhindi Kadhi in Instant Pot (Okra in Yogurt Sauce)

Bhindi kadhi is a healthy, easy, and delicious dish made with okra cooked in a yogurt sauce. Make this authentic dish in Instant Pot without any monitoring. It can be paired with steamed rice or khichdi.

South Indian Cabbage Rice in Instant Pot

South Indian Cabbage Rice in Instant Pot

Cabbage rice or pulao is a healthy one-pot dish made with minimal spices. Naturally gluten-free and vegan, this cabbage pilaf is very easy to make and is ready in less than 30 minutes, with less than 10 minutes of hands-on time.

Mango Rasayana (Sweet Mango Pulp)

Mango Rasayana (Sweet Mango Pulp)

Mango rasayana or seekarane is an easy dessert made with mangos. This popular dish from the South Indian state Karnataka is one of the most common sweet dishes made when mangos are in season. Serve it as a healthy dessert or pair it with poori for a scrumptious meal.

Coconut Milk Pulao (Instant Pot)

Coconut Milk Pulao (Instant Pot)

Coconut pulao is a healthy, wholesome, and delicious rice-based dish. This vegetable and rice casserole is naturally gluten-free and vegan. Made without onion and garlic, this easy coconut pulao can be customized to add vegetables of your choice.

Golden Turmeric Milk | Haldi Doodh

Golden Turmeric Milk | Haldi Doodh

Golden turmeric milk is a traditional Indian drink that has numerous health benefits. This age-old Ayurvedic drink is very easy to make and is ready in just 5 minutes.

Instant Pot Beetroot Palya

Instant Pot Beetroot Palya

Beetroot palya is a simple yet delicious dish where beets are cooked in a seasoning made with spices and lentils. This healthy dish uses minimal spices and can be paired with roti or rice and dal. Making it in an Instant Pot is really easy and this vegan dish gets done in 10 minutes without any need for monitoring.

Instant Pot Sweet Corn Soup

Instant Pot Sweet Corn Soup

Sweet corn soup is a popular Indo-Chinese soup made with corn kernels and vegetables. This corn soup has a burst of flavor - sweet, spicy, tangy. Read on for more on Indo-Chinese cuisine, ingredients, useful tips, and step-by-step instruction to make this delicious and healthy soup.

Instant Pot Cabbage Dal

Instant Pot Cabbage Dal

Cabbage dal is a wholesome and healthy dal made with green cabbage. This yellow dal is made using toor dal (arhar dal or pigeon pea). When made in an Instant Pot, this dal is ready in 20 minutes (with less than 5 minutes of hands-on time).

Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas Curry

Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas Curry

Black-eyed peas curry is a delicious and healthy vegan curry made with black-eyed beans or cowpeas. When made in an Instant Pot, it is ready in 30 minutes with less than 15 minutes of hands-on time. The recipe I am sharing here is the South Indian version of the curry and is from the Mangalore region in Karnataka. This popular Mangalore-style gassi has a unique masala paste made with spices, onion, tomato, and coconut.

Ragi Pancakes / Finger Millet Pancakes

Ragi Pancakes / Finger Millet Pancakes

Ragi pancakes are fluffy, light, and delicious pancakes made with finger millet flour. These eggless millet pancakes are very easy to put together and are ready in less than 20 minutes. Read on for ingredients, their substitutes, and useful tips to make these healthy and nutritious finger millet pancakes.

Beetroot Carrot Halwa in Instant Pot

Beetroot Carrot Halwa in Instant Pot

Beetroot carrot halwa is a delicious and healthy Indian dessert made with grated beetroot and carrots. This is a combination of carrot halwa and beetroot halwa which are very popular halwa varieties. Adding both these vegetables to the halwa not only makes it healthier but also more delicious. This easy Instant Pot version is ready in 30 minutes and gives great results.

Instant Pot Chickpea Pulao

Instant Pot Chickpea Pulao

Chickpea pulao or chana pulao is a one-pot rice and chickpea casserole. When made in an Instant Pot, this gluten-free and vegan dish is ready in 20 minutes (with 10 minutes of hands-on time). Read on for ingredients, useful tips, step-by-step instructions, and recipe video to make this healthy chana pulao.

Makhana Chivda | Phool Makhana Namkeen

Makhana Chivda | Phool Makhana Namkeen

Makhana chivda is a healthy and delicious snack made with roasted makhana or fox nuts as the main ingredient. Also called phool makhana namkeen, it is very easy to make and a perfect tea-time or after-school snack. Makhana chiwda is also made during Navratri fasting and for Diwali snacks. It is a great make-ahead snack and can be stored for up to two weeks.

Instant Pot Millet Soup

Instant Pot Millet Soup

Millet soup is a healthy, nutritious, and delicious soup made with foxtail millet. Made in an Instant Pot, this soup is ready in 30 minutes (with only 10 minutes of hands-on time). This gluten-free one-pot meal can be served as a wholesome dinner and are perfect for cold nights. It also makes a great savory breakfast the next morning, keeping you full longer.

Ragi Ambali

Ragi Ambali

Ragi ambali is a healthy and nutritious savory drink made with ragi flour (finger millet flour). It is considered very cooling and is consumed during summer. It is perfect to be served as a side with lunch.

Instant Pot Methi Dal (Fenugreek Leaves Dhal)

Instant Pot Methi Dal (Fenugreek Leaves Dhal)

Methi dal is a hearty, wholesome, and healthy dal made with methi leaves (fenugreek leaves). This yellow dal is made using toor dal (arhar dal or pigeon pea). Made in an Instant Pot, this one-pot dal is a perfect way to eat greens. This vegan dhal can be paired with either steamed rice or roti/chapati.

Ragi Malt

Ragi Malt

Ragi malt is a delicious and healthy sweet drink made with ragi flour (finger millet flour) as the main ingredient. This popular drink from Karnataka can be enjoyed for breakfast or as a healthy snack. You can also make it in a porridge-like consistency and serve it for breakfast.

Instant Pot Vegetable Korma

Instant Pot Vegetable Korma

Vegetable korma is a mildly spiced medley of vegetables in a creamy masala base. Flavorful, hearty, and deliciously healthy, this veg korma has a silky and luscious sauce made with cashew and coconut milk. Made in an Instant Pot, this vegan curry is ready in less than 30 minutes and pairs perfectly with roti, naan, or rice.

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