Indian khana – fresh sabzis everyday

Indian vegetarian recipes boast of hundreds of Indian sabzis or dry preparations that are made fresh in many many homes. Had with roti, and or dal chawal, sabzis are a must have.

Sharing with you some lesser made Indian veg recipes, which should be brought out in the open and made with more fervour.
Aaluchi Patal Bhaji : Heat 3 tbsp oil, add ½ tsp rai, a pinch of hing, ¼ tsp methidana, 5 chopped chillies, ¼ tsp haldi, 6 curry leaves. Add 8 shredded arbi leaves; cook for 4 mins. Add ¼ cup soaked chana dal, ¼ cup crushed peanuts, salt, ¾ tbsp jaggery. Add little warm water, mash when cooked. Make a thick batter by adding water to ¼ cup besan, add to mixture. Cook till it thickens. Serve hot garnished with ½ cup fresh coconut.
Baby Tindas And Pearl Onion Sabzi : Mix 1½ tbsps dhania jeera powder, ½ tsp amchur, ½ tsp haldi and 1 tsp chilli powder, salt. Stuff the powder into 400 gms scraped and slit baby tindas, 200 gms peeled, slit pearl onions. Heat 3 tbsp oil, add 1 tsp jeera, 2 slit chillies, tindas. Toss till they turn brown. Lower heat, cover, cook. Add onions, cook till soft. Sprinkle 1 tsp lemon juice, garnish with 1 tbsp coriander leaves. Serve.
Kaddu Ka Saag: In 2 tbsps oil, add ½ tsp jeera, ¼ tsp methidana. As they change colour, add 500 gm thinly sliced pumpkin (kaddu) with salt. Stir, lower heat, cover, cook till kaddu is soft. Lightly crush with back of a spoon. Add 2 tsps coriander powder, ½ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp chilli power, ¼ tsp haldi, 1 tsp amchur, 1 tsp sugar. Stir. Cover, cook for 5 mins or till kaddu is completely soft and mushy. Serve hot.
Tilwale Palak Aloo: In 2 tbsps oil, sauté 1 tsp jeera, ¼ tsp hing, 4 whole green chillies and 10 baby potatoes quartered without peeling. Stir, add salt. Cover, cook for 2 mins. Add ½ tsp haldi, 2 bunches roughly chopped spinach. Cover, cook till done. Add 2 tsps coriander powder, 1 tsp cumin powder, 2 tbsps yogurt. Take off heat, add 1 tbsp roasted sesame seeds. Mix, serve hot.
As your search continues for more Indian vegetarian recipes, do try these restaurant style favourites: Methi Matar Malai, Matar Mushroom, Vegetable and Paneer Jalfrazie.

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