Easy Indian Cookbook

Easy Indian Cookbook25 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.

Papaya Potato Curry in Instant Pot

Papaya Potato Curry in Instant Pot

Easy and delicious Bengali-style curry made with chunks of green papaya and potatoes that are cooked in a spicy masala base is perfect for weeknights. Making this papaya curry in an Instant Pot is a breeze and you can pair it with Basmati rice or 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.

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.

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

Cabbage Potato Curry in Instant Pot

Cabbage Potato Curry in Instant Pot

Easy and delicious cabbage potato curry made in the Instant Pot. It can be paired with rice and dal, or roti. This Bengali-style sabzi is called bandhkopir torkari and is made without onion and garlic.

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.

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.

Bagara Baingan / Indian Eggplant Curry

Bagara Baingan / Indian Eggplant Curry

An easy version of the authentic Hyderabadi bagara baingan or baingan ka salan made in an Instant Pot. This rich and luscious South Indian is made using small purple eggplants, which are also popular as Indian eggplant or brinjal.

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.

Palak Paneer Stir Fry

Palak Paneer Stir Fry

Palak paneer stir fry is an easy and simple dish made with spinach and Indian cottage cheese (paneer). This wholesome paneer palak sabzi is very versatile and can be served in many ways. It pairs well with rice or roti. It can also be used as a sandwich filling or in wraps. You can also use it to make quesadillas.

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.

Vegetable Raita | Mixed Veg Raita

Vegetable Raita | Mixed Veg Raita

Raita is a yogurt-based side dish very popular in India. Veg raita has a burst of flavors - a slight tang from yogurt that is balanced with a mild sweetness from the vegetables, freshness from herbs, and slight heat from chili powder. This simple classic dish is fuss-free, oil-free, and a great way to include raw vegetables in your diet.

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 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.

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 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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