If a single word describes Indian food, it's spice. Food from the land of spices is incredibly flavorful yet healthy because of its use of herbs and spice for flavor. If you're new to Indian cooking, youll want to start by experimenting with spice mixes.Wild Mushroom Biryani by Vineet Bhatia
1. Indian Wild Mushroom Biryani
This wonderful, aromatic wild mushroom biryani would make a wonderful dinner to impress your friends. Healthy, vegetarian and flavourful, let Vineet introduce you to his take on the classic Indian biriani. Watch Vineet Bhatia in this Grokker Premium video share some of his Indian cuisine secrets.
2. Indian Mustard Marinated Sea Bass in Banana Leaf
This stunning fish main course is marinated in Bengali mustard, turmeric and coriander. Its simple, quick and delicious. Marinate overnight and the fish cooks in less than 8 minutes. Join Vineet in this Grokker Premium video as he takes you on a journey to discover Progressive Indian Cuisine.
3. Indian Lentil, Barley & Spinach Soup
This wonderful lentil, barley and spinach soup, or Dahl, is quick, easy, and utterly delicious for those cold winter months. Watch Vineet Bhatia in this Grokker Premium video share some of his Indian cuisine secrets.
4. Indian Crispy Dosa
Dosa is on the menu today with this crispy restaurant style dosa recipe. Dosa, a delectable crepe made from rice and urad daal, can be had plain or as “Masala Dosa” with the addition of Potato Masala.
5. Channa (Chole) Masala - Indian Vegetarian
This Channa Masala recipe is sure to steal your heart! Lovingly known by a lot of different names, such as Chole, Punjabi Chole, Khatte Channe! The color and the flavors are just phenomenal.
6. Mirchi ka Salan (Pepper Curry) - Hyderabadi Indian Recipe
One curry recipe that stands out from the bunch is the famous Mirchi Ka Salan recipe from Hyderabad (capital city of Andhra). Whole green chilies are pan-fried and simmered in a flavorful sesame seed and peanut sauce. The dish is easy to prepare and has a refreshingly pleasing taste.
7. Papad Ki Subzi (Sabzi) - Rajasthani Vegetarian Cuisine
Another great Dish inspired from the colorful state of Rajasthan. Papad Ki Subzi needs very few ingredients and has a flavor that is distinct and fabulous. Easy to make and great for days when we have not a whole lot of vegetables in the fridge to work with. It tastes great not just with Bajra Roti but also with any other type of Chapatis, Parathas or Breads.
8. Indian Savory Tea Time Snack
There is something to be said about all the namkeens (savory snacks) that we can find at a sweet shop or just walk down the Indian store snack aisle. The number of options is mind blowing and enough to make your decision super hard. Every wonder what goes into making them, sounds hard, right? Think again, with the right tools, you can be churning these out like Haldiram’s! They make perfect tea-time snack and are great when you are in a munchy mood. Enjoy!
9. Indian Savory Bites
Namak (Salt) Pare are one of those wonderful snacks that are appropriate anytime of the day, any time of the year. Traditionally, it is important to serve a savory item when a sweet is served for balance, or choice and because “Salt” is such an essential part of life. They are easy to make and need very few ingredients, mostly stuff that we have in our pantry all the time. So this festival season, whip up some of this fried goodness and enjoy with family and friends.
10. Crispy Indian Spiral Snacks
Festival times are not complete without savory snacks to go along with the sweet ones. Chakli (aka Chakri or Murukku) is a crispy spiral snack made from riceflour. It is perfect with tea or coffee or just on its own. Try this super easy Chakli recipe for Diwali or any other time of year