Zucchini Curry is quick and easy to make. Serve it with plain rice, regular or basmati. Zucchini has a lot of water content; it is low in calories and as such a great weight-loss vegetable. Zucchini is rich in vitamin C, which has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Servings: 2-3 Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients […]
Category: Vegetable Recipes
We all know how important it is to include fresh vegetables and fruits in our diet. These vegetable recipes help us get the vital nutrients for maintaining good health.
Eating lots of vegetables and fruits reduces the risk of many diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories, and have no cholesterol, and as such are ideal for weight-loss diets.
Make your meals more healthy and nutritious with these delicious and easy Indian and fusion vegetable recipes. You will find health benefits and nutrient information for various vegetables on the main vegetable pages such as Sweet Potato Recipes, Eggplant Recipes, Okra Recipes, and so on.
Fresh vegetables work best for Indian cooking. Frozen or canned vegetables don’t retain the texture and freshness that contribute to the taste of Indian dishes. The exception are beans and peas. When using frozen or canned peas, add them towards the end of your cooking, to avoid overcooking.
Try Tindora with Sesame if you want something different and tasty. Tindora (tondli, dondakaya/ivy gourd) is a versatile vegetable and lends itself to different ways of cooking. This vegetarian/vegan curry is a healthy accompaniment for rice. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 4 cups tindora, cut into 1-inch long thin strips Turmeric powder, a […]
Tindora with Coconut is a South Indian curry and is a great accompaniment for rice. This vegetarian curry recipe is very easy, but it does take some time to cut the tindora. I make up for it by boiling the tindora in the microwave, instead of separately. This is a no-onion, no-garlic recipe. Servings: 4-6 […]
Tindora Fry is an easy dry curry that you can serve with rice or roti. This is a big favorite in my family. Tindora/Tondli/Dondakaya is an Indian vegetable that is available in Indian grocery stores. It looks like a mini cucumber. How you cut this vegetable makes a great difference to the taste. This is […]
This sweet potato curry is a South Indian yam recipe that adds a sweet and hot touch to your meal along with a lot of nutrition. This is a quick dish that tastes great with plain white rice and is frequently included in our healthy meal plans. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients 3 […]
This Stuffed Eggplant (Guthi Vankaya) is one of my favorite recipes. Stuffed with onions and chickpea flour, this is a South Indian curry that’s usually served with rice, although it tastes quite good with Indian phulkas. Another one of my mom’s wonderful recipes! Servings:3-4 Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 8 thin eggplants, about 2 1/2 […]
Spicy Tindora is a palate-tickling vegetarian/vegan curry with ivy gourd that makes a healthy accompaniment for plain rice. Leave out the onions if you want. Tindora is rich in beta carotene. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 30-40 minutes Ingredients 4 cups tindora (tondli, ivy gourd, dondakaya), each cut lengthwise into 4 pieces 2 tbsp onions, finely […]
This Spicy Tinda curry has a lot of flavor and is easy to make. Tinda or the Indian apple gourd (looks like the green apple) is bland, and absorbs the flavors of the spices you use very well. This is a North Indian vegetarian and vegan recipe. Try it the next time you pick up […]
Spicy Cabbage Curry is an everyday recipe for a vegetarian side. This spicy curry with a hint of sweetness is a great way to include cabbage in your meals. Cabbage is inexpensive as well as nutritious, as it’s rich in calcium and potassium. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 5 cups cabbage, finely chopped […]
Sooran Curry is a healthy vegetarian dish made with elephant yam or kanda, and South Indian seasonings. A simple but tasty side, this curry goes well with plain rice. In the US, fresh sooran is a rare sight, but frozen sooran is widely available in the Indian grocery stores through-out the year. Servings: 3-4 Cooking […]
Snakegourd Curry with Coconut is great as an accompaniment for plain rice. Easily available in Indian grocery stores in late summer, snakegourd is one of those deceptive vegetables which may not look very appetizing but tastes great with the right recipe. I like to use the smaller variety because it tastes sweeter. This is an […]
Snakebean Curry is a thick gravy curry that goes well with Indian flatbreads like phulka. Snakebeans (so called because of their length) or asparagus beans or Chinese long beans are available in Indian and Asian grocery stores, and quite popular in Indian cooking. Snakebeans are rich in protein and fiber. They also contain vitamins A […]