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10 Vegetarian Indian Recipes

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
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, you€ll want to start by experimenting with spice mixes.Garam Masala Spice Blend by Vicky Bhogal
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1. Homemade Garam Masala Spice Blend
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Garam Masala is one of the most important Indian spice blends and is absolutely indispensable. It is vital to have a good quality one rather than shop bought varieties which often contain turmeric as a filler ingredients. It is much better to make your own so you know exactly what has gone into it and you can tailor it to suit. Warming, packed with flavor, and absolutely delicious in so many different recipes including Vicky's garam masala scrambled eggs.
2. Aloo Tikki: Spicy Bite-Sized Potato Snacks
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These wonderful little potato aloo tikki are packed full of punchy flavors of cumin, garam masala, and red chili flakes. Quick and easy to make, and absolutely perfect for a dinner party or summer time BBQ. Why not serve them with Vicky's delicious tamarind chutney for a really special treat. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favorite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
3. Gobi Sabji - Spicy Steamed Cauliflower
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This vegetarian gobi sabji flavors delicious, soft steamed cauliflower with ginger, chili, garam masala, and turmeric making this dish truly special. The delicate and sweet flavor of the cauliflower makes this the perfect side dish for any meal, or as a main for light summer lunch. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favourite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
4. Tamarind Chutney
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This wonderful fresh chutney is packed with the delicious flavor of tamarind, fresh cilantro, and Vicky's secret ingredient tomato ketchup. Quick and easy to make, this tamarind chutney makes the perfect accompaniment to other Indian classics such as aloo tikkia and crispy cumin chicken wings. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favorite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
5. Quick Indian Yogurt Dip, Dessert, and Smoothie
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6. Easy Pan Pickle
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Instant achaar (pickle) is great for when you don’t have several days to make a traditional achaar. These Indian pickles add just the right amount of sweet and zesty flavors to any dish. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favourite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
7. Indian Smoky Charred Stuffed Peppers
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These whole juicy peppers are gently charred on the outside and filled with a tangy silky mash that is just bursting with flavor. They’re the perfect addition to an outdoor barbecue! Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favorite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
8. Comforting and Rustic Dhal
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This dhal or lentil dish is earthy and wholesome. Even when your cooking on a budget, Indian food allows you to eat nutritiously without compromising on flavor, and this dhal is no exception. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favourite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
9. Paneer Bites
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Paneer is a firm Indian cream cheese that is a great blank canvas for spices. These pan-fried chunks are golden and crispy on the outside, with a crust of mouth-watering spices and pure, silky innards. They are a fast snack or starter dish and are the perfect way to use the myriad of spices in your cupboard. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favourite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
10. Indian Wild Mushroom Biryani
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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.
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