Easy Indian Cookbook

Easy Indian Cookbook82 recipes

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

All recipes from "Instant pot"


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sona Masoori Rice (Instant Pot + Stovetop)

Sona Masoori Rice (Instant Pot + Stovetop)

Make perfectly cooked Sona masoori rice in the Instant Pot or stovetop with this detailed guide. Water is the only other ingredient you will need in this set-and-forget method to get soft and fluffy rice every time.

7+ Instant Pot Indian Chicken Recipes

7+ Instant Pot Indian Chicken Recipes

Instant pot Indian chicken recipes that are tried and tested. From restaurant-style curries to basic home-style curry, find them all here.

Chicken Vindaloo

Chicken Vindaloo

Vindaloo is a delicious, flavorful, and spicy Portuguese-influenced Goan dish that is made by cooking marinating chicken in the vindaloo masala paste. This is one of the most popular curries and is a part of restaurant menus but making it at home is easier than you think. My tried and tested recipe will give you perfectly balanced flavors - heat and flavors from spices that are balanced by a slight tang from vinegar and tamarind - but neither of them is overpowering. Instant Pot and stovetop instructions included.

7+ Instant Pot Paneer Recipes

7+ Instant Pot Paneer Recipes

Instant Pot paneer recipes collection including homemade paneer from scratch, curries, rice-based dishes, and fusion dishes like lasagna.

Butter Chicken / Murg Makhani

Butter Chicken / Murg Makhani

Butter chicken is a mild Indian curry made with chicken thigh pieces. Authentic tried and tested recipe with Instant Pot and stovetop method.

Spinach Soup / Palak Soup

Spinach Soup / Palak Soup

Hearty, wholesome, and nutritious spinach soup is perfect for chilly weather. Made with warm spices, this soup is ready in less than 20 minutes. It can be paired with grilled cheese, roasted vegetables, and salad. Instant Pot and stovetop instructions included.

Indian Spiced Popcorn / Masala Popcorn

Indian Spiced Popcorn / Masala Popcorn

Make the ultimate popcorn for your movie nights or serve it up as a snack! Learn how to make perfectly spiced and well-popped corns that are ready in less than 10 minutes. Instant Pot, stovetop, and microwave instructions included.

Curried Butternut Squash Soup in Instant Pot

Curried Butternut Squash Soup in Instant Pot

Hearty, flavorful, and delicious curried butternut squash soup is perfect for a cold fall night. Made with warm and healing spices, this soup is light on the stomach and it comes together in less than 30 minutes. Instant Pot and stovetop instructions included.

Paneer Peas Pulao in Instant Pot

Paneer Peas Pulao in Instant Pot

Easy and delicious paneer peas pulao is made with Indian cottage cheese, peas, and Basmati rice. This wholesome one-pot meal is a good source of vegetarian protein and is great for picnics, potlucks, and lunch boxes. It is ready in 20 minutes and uses minimal spices.

Meethi Seviyan / Sweet Vermicelli (Instant Pot)

Meethi Seviyan / Sweet Vermicelli (Instant Pot)

Rich, decadent, and easy-to-make meethi semiya is made with vermicelli, sugar, and ghee. This delicious dish is topped with nuts and flavored with cardamom and saffron. This popular Awadhi dessert is perfect for celebrations and festivals.

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.

Chayote Squash Curry (Seemebadnekai Palya)

Chayote Squash Curry (Seemebadnekai Palya)

Karnataka-style seemebadanekayi palya or chayote squash curry is an easy dish that is a part of everyday meals. It pairs very well with both rice/dal and roti. Making it in the Instant Pot saves time, giving you perfect taste and texture.

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