Easy Indian Cookbook

Easy Indian Cookbook115 recipes

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

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Paneer Sabzi / Quick Paneer Sabji (15 minutes)

Paneer Sabzi / Quick Paneer Sabji (15 minutes)

Quick, easy, and delicious paneer sabzi is made using Indian cottage cheese, veggies, and a few basic ingredients. Soft chunks of paneer simmered in rich spicy gravy is a treat for the taste buds. It comes together in 15 minutes and pairs well with roti or jeera rice.

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.

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.

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.

Mung Bean Sprouts

Mung Bean Sprouts

Tags: Meal, Beans

Sprouting is the natural process by which seeds or legumes germinate and get shoots. It involves activating the seeds or legume initially in water and then letting it sit in a dark spot allowing the germination process.

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.

Indian Spiced Smashed Potatoes

Indian Spiced Smashed Potatoes

Crispy from the outside and soft from the inside, these masala smashed potatoes are perfect as a snack or appetiser. Read on for ingredients, different cooking methods, tips, and FAQs to make these delicious masala potatoes.

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.

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.

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.

Samosa Chaat

Samosa Chaat

Spicy and tangy samosa chaat is a popular street food made with samosas, white peas curry, and dressed with chutneys, yogurt, and spices. There are crunchy, crispy, and creamy textures with tangy, spicy, and sweet flavors in every morsel. Every component can be made and stored ahead of time, making this dish perfect for Diwali parties and gatherings.

Ragda Patties / Aloo Tikki Chaat

Ragda Patties / Aloo Tikki Chaat

Ragda pattice is a popular Indian street food where crispy potato patties topped with white pea curry, onion, tomatoes, chutneys, and sev. Every bite is bursting with flavors and textures. This simple dish is the perfect way to bring Indian street food home. This recipe also includes variations and tips on how to make it ahead of time.

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.

Mango Rice / Mavinakayi Chitranna

Mango Rice / Mavinakayi Chitranna

Mavinakayi chitranna is a delicious vegan rice dish made with raw/green mangos. Mavinakayi means raw/green mango in Kannada. It is full of flavors - tangy, spicy, and a mild sweetness from coconut that balances the whole dish beautifully. Great for lunch boxes, potlucks, or gatherings.

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