Easy Indian Cookbook

Easy Indian Cookbook39 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.

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.

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.

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.

Bhindi Pakora / Indian Okra Fritters

Bhindi Pakora / Indian Okra Fritters

Crispy and crunchy savory fritters made with okra, chickpea flour, and spices are so delicious and more-ish. Bhindi pakora is perfect with a cup of masala chai on a rainy day! Gluten-free, vegan, and ready in 20 minutes.

Aloo Tikki / Indian Potato Patties

Aloo Tikki / Indian Potato Patties

Crispy from the outside, soft and fluffy from the inside, these Indian potato patties are a treat to your tastebuds. Aloo tikki has a burst of flavors and is perfect with masala chai. They can also be used to build a burger or as a filling in wraps. Made without onion and garlic, they can be made ahead of time and are great for parties and gatherings. Vegan and ready in less than 30 minutes.

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.

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.

Sweet Tamarind Chutney

Sweet Tamarind Chutney

Sweet tamarind chutney is a lip-smacking condiment that is an integral part of Indian street foods and chaat. Also called imli chutney, meethi chutney, or saunth ki chutney, it is made using tamarind and jaggery. The perfectly balanced sweet and sour taste is so good, that you can't get enough of it. Serve it with samosa, patties, chaat, or with your favorite finger foods. Vegan, gluten-free, and ready in 15 minutes.

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.

Bharwa Bhindi / Stuffed Okra Recipe

Bharwa Bhindi / Stuffed Okra Recipe

Bharwa bhindi is a delicious okra dish where okra is stuffed with a spicy filling and shallow-fried. Naturally vegan and gluten-free, this dish can be paired with roti or rice.

Green Chutney

Green Chutney

Indian green chutney is a versatile condiment that is an integral part of 'chaat' and snacks. It can be put together in 5 minutes and can be used in so many ways. Use this pudina chutney in chaats, as a dip with your finger foods, or as a spread in sandwiches and wraps. Vegan and gluten-free.

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.

Bombay Potatoes

Bombay Potatoes

Crispy from the outside, and soft inside, these Bombay potatoes are so delicious and bursting with flavors. They are so easy to make and are ready in under 30 minutes. Serve Bombay aloo with rice and dal for a comforting meal (or read inside for more ideas). Vegan and gluten-free.

Baingan Bharta

Baingan Bharta

Smoky mashed eggplant simmered in an onion-tomato masala base, this baingan ka bharta is a popular Punjabi dish that is made with minimal spices. Vegan and gluten-free, it pairs well with roti/paratha.

Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney

Hot, spicy, tangy tomato chutney is a perfect accompaniment to any South Indian breakfast. This vegan chutney is very easy to make and uses some basic ingredients. It can also be used as a spread in wraps and sandwiches or as a dip with finger foods.

Aloo Gobi / Potato Cauliflower Curry

Aloo Gobi / Potato Cauliflower Curry

Aloo gobi is an easy vegan curry made with potatoes and cauliflower as the main ingredients. This Punjabi curry is easy to make, hearty, and packed with flavors. Made with simple ingredients, this comforting dish is perfect for a weekday meal.

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.

Ridge Gourd Moong Dal (Instant Pot)

Ridge Gourd Moong Dal (Instant Pot)

Easy, healthful, and delicious dal made with ridge gourd and moong dal (petite yellow lentils). When made in an Instant Pot, this vegan and gluten-free dahl is ready in less than 20 minutes, with just 5 minutes of hands-on time. Pairs well with steamed rice and any curry of your choice.

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