Easy Indian Cookbook

Easy Indian Cookbook24 recipes

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

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Methi Thepla in Rotimatic

Methi Thepla in Rotimatic

Methi thelpa is a flavored flatbread made with whole wheat flour, fenugreek leaves, and spices. Making them in Rotimatic using kasuri methi is the easiest way to enjoy these soft and delicious unleavened bread.

EASY Chettinad Chicken in Instant Pot

EASY Chettinad Chicken in Instant Pot

Chettinad chicken is a unique and flavorful chicken curry made with spices, coconut, and poppy seeds. This EASY recipe simplifies the cooking process yet retains the authentic taste. This curry pairs well with both steamed rice and roti.

Bengali Fish Curry in Instant Pot (Macher Jhal)

Bengali Fish Curry in Instant Pot (Macher Jhal)

Easy and delicious Bengali-style fish curry made using minimal spices is perfect for a weeknight dinner. Popularly known as macher jhal, it pairs very well with plain steamed rice. Gluten-free and suitable for keto and paleo diets.

Indian Chicken Curry in Instant Pot

Indian Chicken Curry in Instant Pot

Home-style Indian chicken curry is an easy and delicious dish that is perfect for weeknights. Made using a handful of spices and basic pantry ingredients, it can be served with both steamed rice and roti.

Tandoori Gobi Tikka / Grilled Indian Cauliflower bites

Tandoori Gobi Tikka / Grilled Indian Cauliflower bites

Easy and delicious tandoori gobi made with cauliflower florets that are marinated in yogurt and aromatic spices and grilled to perfection. They are great as vegetarian snacks and are perfect for summer barbecues and parties.

Balti Chicken Curry in Instant Pot

Balti Chicken Curry in Instant Pot

Easy-to-make balti chicken is a mild, flavorful, and delicious curry served in a steel wok-like bowl called 'balti'. This hearty one-pot chicken curry is made with minimal spices and is unique and different from regular Indian curries.

Masala Roti in Rotimatic

Masala Roti in Rotimatic

Soft and spicy masala roti is a great variation from plain roti that is made by adding aromatic spices to the flour. Rotimatic is a kitchen appliance that makes

Instant Pot Aloo Baingan (Potato Eggplant Curry)

Instant Pot Aloo Baingan (Potato Eggplant Curry)

Aloo baingan is an easy Indian curry made with potatoes and eggplant (or brinjal) cooked in aromatic spices. This hearty vegan curry can be paired with roti or Basmati rice and is perfect for a weeknight dinner.

Nimbu Pani / Shikanji (Indian Limeade

Nimbu Pani / Shikanji (Indian Limeade

Nimbu pani (shikanji or shikanjvi) is an Indian-style limeade (or lemonade) made with lime (or lemon), water, salt, sugar, and a few optional spices. This refreshing Indian lemonade is super easy to make and perfect for summer.

Grilled Whole Cauliflower with Indian Spices

Grilled Whole Cauliflower with Indian Spices

Whole roasted cauliflower with Indian spices is a vegetarian centerpiece that is great for parties, gatherings, and family meals. Made using Tandoori masala as the main spice, this dish is

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.

Oats Paneer Cutlet

Oats Paneer Cutlet

Paneer oats cutlet is an easy-to-make snack that is packed with flavors. Also called oats tikki, they are basically patties made with cottage cheese, oats, potatoes, and spices. These oatmeal patties are great to build a delicious vegetarian burger.

Tomato Rice in Instant Pot

Tomato Rice in Instant Pot

Tomato rice or tomato bath is an easy and popular dish from Karnataka, made with loads of tomatoes and freshly ground spices. This spicy, tangy dish is a great weekday meal and perfect for lunch boxes too.

Paneer Sandwich

Paneer Sandwich

Paneer sandwich is a quick and easy protein-packed sandwich made with Indian cottage cheese. Made with paneer, veggies, spices, and herbs, this Indian-style sandwich can be served for breakfast, snacks, or lunch.

Karnataka style veg pulao

Karnataka style veg pulao

Vegetable pulao is rice and vegetables cooked together with flavorful and aromatic spices. This Karnataka style pulao is made using a masala base of spices, herbs, and coconut. Made this easy one-pot dish in an Instant Pot for a perfect weekday meal. Read on for useful tips and meal prep options.

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 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.

Instant Pot Coconut Rice

Instant Pot Coconut Rice

Coconut rice is a fragrant and aromatic South Indian rice dish made with fresh coconut and minimal spices. When made in an Instant Pot, it is ready in 15 minutes, with less than 5 minutes of hands-on time. Read on for ingredients, useful tips, and step-by-step instructions to make this dish that is not only a part of everyday meals but also made for festivals and celebrations.

Instant Pot Jeera Rice (Cumin flavored rice)

Instant Pot Jeera Rice (Cumin flavored rice)

Jeera rice is a one-pot rice dish made with Basmati rice and flavored with cumin seeds. When made in an Instant Pot, it is ready in 10 minutes, with less than a minute of hands-on time and no prep time. The only essential spice here is cumin seeds. This no-fuss recipe is the only thing you will need when you want perfectly cooked fluffy and flavorful rice.

Instant Pot Tomato Shorba | Indian-style Tomato Soup

Instant Pot Tomato Shorba | Indian-style Tomato Soup

Tomato shorba is a hearty, delicious, and easy-to-make Indian-style tomato soup. Also called tamatar ka shorba, this soup is made using coriander stems and tomatoes along with a few spices. Making it in an Instant Pot is a breeze and the soup is ready in 20 minutes. Serve it with bread croutons for a light meal or pair it with garlic bread.

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