Karela-Potato Gravy Curry is a South Indian recipe from Karnataka, India, and is called nalahari. The gravy is a sweet-sour mix of tamarind and jaggery which lessens the bitterness of karela (bitter gourd). Karela provides iron, calcium, potassium, and fiber, and studies show that it helps regulate blood sugar. If you want to add karela […]
Category: Vegetarian Gravy Curry Recipes
These vegetarian gravy curry recipes include some of the popular Indian recipes like Palak Paneer, Matar Paneer, and Chole. These dishes add a lot of pizzazz to your meals, and can turn everyday food into a festive lunch or dinner.
Vegetarian gravy curries are not very difficult to make, but they do take more time than the regular dry vegetable curries, as the masalas need to be freshly prepared.
These gravy curries go very well with all Indian breads, such as roti, poori, and naan. They are also a great accompaniment for plain basmati rice or fried rice, and other lightly flavored rice dishes.
Use these gravy curry recipes to make restaurant-style dishes for parties and festive occasions.
Kanda-Bachali Koora is one my favorite gravy curries, and this recipe of my mom’s is an easy pressure cooker recipe. Kanda (sooran, elephant yam) and bachali koora (ceylon spinach, pasalai keerai) combination is very popular in Andhra Pradesh, India. Ceylon spinach has an earthy flavor and a slightly sticky texture and works well with sooran. […]
Drumstick Gravy Curry is a delicious South Indian recipe. Though it takes some time to make, it’s worth it. This gravy is a wonderful accompaniment for any Indian roti, and adds a bit of spice to your meal. Drumstick has antibacterial properties and as such is very useful in preventing infections such as those of […]
Corn-Mushroom Curry is a tasty gravy curry that goes well with rice and roti. Simple and easy to make, this gravy curry is also very nutritious. Corn contains fiber and significant amounts of folate, thiamin (vitamin B1), phosphorus and other vitamins and minerals which contribute to heart health. Mushrooms provide several antioxidants that help reduce […]
Chayote Pear Gravy Curry is a quick and easy curry that goes well with rice or roti. You can also serve this curry with rice noodles. Spicy and a little sweet, chayote pear (aka, bangalore kathrikai) gravy curry is a delicious vegetarian/vegan dish. Servings: 3-4 Cooking: 20 minutes Ingredients 3 cups chayote pear, cut into […]
Chana-Palak Curry is probably the easiest among the vegetarian gravy curries. This is a delicious way to get your greens vitamins. The masala takes only a couple of minutes to grind, and if you’re using canned chickpeas, you can make it any time. Of course, you can use fresh garbanzo beans by soaking the […]
Chana-Methi Curry is a vegan/vegetarian gravy curry made with chickpeas (garbanzo beans) and fenugreek leaves. This curry is full of protein, fiber and vitamins. You can use canned beans or fresh garbanzo beans by soaking them the night before and boiling them. Or just boil the dry chana with lots of water and a pinch […]
Chana Kurma is a delicious restaurant-style dish that you’ll love. Made with chickpeas and mixed vegetables, this spicy gravy curry tickles your palate. Chickpeas are a wonderful addition to any meal as they provide a lot of protein and fiber along with calcium, iron, and potassium. Servings: 4-6 Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 can […]
Carrot Kurma is a delicious curry that is a great accompaniment for any Indian bread and rice. If you’re looking for something that’s delicately spiced and sweet, try this vegetarian carrot curry recipe. Carrots are low-fat and full of vitamins and minerals such as A, C, potassium, and calcium, and as such make a great […]
Broccoli-Cauliflower Gravy is a delicious gravy curry that goes very well with both rice and roti. Broccoli doesn’t lend itself to Indian-style of cooking, but it’s very good for your health, so here’s a recipe you might enjoy. Try it. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 25 minutes Ingredients 8 broccoli florets (medium) 10 cauliflower florets (medium) […]
Black-Eyed Peas-Methi Gravy is a healthy and flavorful dish that’s also very filling. If you’re wondering how to use fenugreek leaves (methi), try this recipe. The slightly bitter taste that these leaves have disappears completely in this gravy curry because of the black-eyed peas and amchur powder (dried mango powder). Serve with rice, roti, or use as a […]
Beans Gravy Curry is an easy dish that tastes great with rice or any Indian bread. This vegetarian curry with green beans adds some heat and spice to your meal. You could also serve this curry with pav (a burger bun) or in a sandwich. Make it a thick gravy curry or add more water […]