Indian Vegetarian Recipes

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Indian food is a great choice for the vegetarian because Indian food is largely made from vegetables, rice, and noodles, so finding great Indian vegetarian recipes is not difficult at all.  Vegetarian recipes for Indian food can be complicated or they can be easy, but you should really consider implementing some Indian food into your vegetarian diet.  Here are a couple of Indian vegetarian recipes to get you started:

Mixed Vegetable Patties
 
Grind the following ingredients into a paste:
2 tbsp. grated coconut
4 finely chopped green chili peppers
1 small chopped onion
4 cloves chopped garlic
1 tsp. chopped ginger
2 cloves
1 stick fresh cinnamon
2 tbsp. chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste

Other Ingredients:
2  tbsp. oil
4  onions finely chopped
2  cups mixed vegetables (cauliflower, beans, carrots) chopped fine
½  cups green peas parboiled
2  big potatoes boiled and chopped fine
2  small beetroot boiled and chopped fine
Salt to taste
1  tbsp. lemon juice
2  tbsp. chopped fresh coriander leaves
Oil for shallow frying

Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onions on medium heat for about 3 minutes or till they become transparent. Add the ground paste and fry for about 2 minutes or till aromatic and the raw smell has gone.
 
Mix in the chopped mixed vegetables and green peas. Stir-fry on high heat briefly till the vegetables are well coated with the paste. Cover and cook on low heat whilst stirring at intervals for about 4 minutes or till they are half cooked.
 
Add the boiled potato and beetroot. Sprinkle salt to taste and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat whilst stirring for about 4 minutes. Let cool. Stir in the lemon juice and chopped fresh coriander leaves. Shape the mixture into patties.
 
Heat a griddle and grease it with oil. Place 4-5 patties on the griddle and fry on each side (drizzle some oil while flipping the patties) till both the sides are golden brown. Fry the remaining patties in the same way.
 
Cauliflower and Potatoes (Aloo Gobi)
1 large head cauliflower cut into florets 
4  big potatoes unpeeled and cubed
1  tsp. cumin seeds
2  tbsp. ginger finely chopped
4  green chilies finely chopped
1  tsp. turmeric powder
2  tsp. red chili powder
2  tbsp. butter or oil
2  tbsp. finely chopped fresh coriander
 
Salt to taste
Heat the butter or oil in a heavy-bottomed pan on medium level and crackle the cumin seeds. Add the ginger and sauté for about a minute.
 
Add the potato cubes and cauliflower. Mix well. Add the rest of the spices and salt to taste. Mix well and cook covered on low level for about 15 minutes or till the potatoes and cauliflower are cooked. Mix in the chopped fresh coriander leaves.
 
Take a really good look at adding some Indian recipes to your vegetarian meal plans.  They are not only good for you, but they are amazingly delicious as well and easy to make.  Look for great Indian vegetarian recipes on the Internet or in an Indian cookbook.

Indian Vegetarian Recipes

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