Looking for some great vegetarian Indian recipes for dinner or lunch? There are so many great options! From Indian Butter Chickpeas, to Dal, Potato Vindaloo and more! Here are 30+ delicious vegetarian Indian dishes to try at home!
Below are some classic vegetarian Indian recipes that you may or may not have tried.
Some of these, like Saag Paneer are traditional Indian recipes, while others, like this Butternut Squash Curry, are more new-school with an Indian flavor twist. But the one thing they all have in common is that they’re super delicious and easy to prepare!
Find something everyone will love with these 30+ healthy vegetarian Indian dishes!
The BEST Vegetarian Indian Recipes to Try Out!
Indian Butter Chickpeas feature tender chickpeas simmered in an intensely flavorful and aromatic Indian-inspired butter sauce. Either serve it as the main course with rice or as a delicious vegetarian and vegan-friendly side dish.
This Instant Pot Dal comes together with minimal effort with the help of your electric pressure cooker. These delicious bowls of dal are topped with quick-pickled red onion and tangy yogurt for an unforgettable, vegetarian meal that’s perfect for Meatless Monday or any day of the week.
Naan – The big round piece of thin bread that greets you at your favorite Indian restaurant isn’t just for eating out anymore. I’ve discovered that it’s really easy to make at home – And a bit fun too!
This Coconut Lime Rice is fragrant, fluffy, and easy to make. The mild coconut flavor is delectable, making this simple side dish perfect for curries, stir fry, stew, and more. Rice cooker, Instant Pot, and stovetop directions included.
Easy and the best South Indian coconut chutney recipe with step by step photos and video. Serve this delicious chutney with idli, dosa, vada, uttapam, pongal and many more south indian breakfast dishes.
A delicately spiced aloo gobi recipe that gets its flavors from an onion and tomato base with just a sprinkling of the big three spices of Indian cooking – turmeric, coriander and red chilli powders. It’s vegan, it’s easy and it’s tasty!
Many of these vegetarian Indian recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead.
🍷 Wine Pairings for Indian Food
Indian dishes are heavily spiced and rich with complex flavors and aromas. The key is pairing the complexity with a fruity, cold wine like a sweet Rieslingor a floral Rosé.
A crisp Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc also pair well with the spicy, savory flavors.
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Looking for some great vegetarian Indian recipes for dinner or lunch? There are so many great options! Here are 30+ delicious vegetarian Indian dishes to try at home! Try these Indian Butter Chickpeas. Featuring tender chickpeas simmered in an intensely flavorful and aromatic Indian-inspired butter sauce.