Easy Lunch Ideas Vegetarian Indian

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If you’re looking for some easy lunch ideas vegetarian Indian recipes, then this article is exactly what you need. Everybody should eat healthy food and thanks to our healthy term ‘vegetarian’ we get to eat some good food.

Here are some easy recipe for lunch ideas for vegetarian for your reference.

Easy Lunch Ideas Vegetarian Indian

Discover some of our greatest vegetarian Indian recipes for a homemade feast. From curries to samosas, bhajis and side dishes, every dish is full of flavour.

  • Indian chickpeas with poached eggs

    Indian chickpeas with poached eggs

    A star rating of 4.8 out

    This quick, fibre-rich veggie supper is filling and good for you too. Chickpeas are a great source of manganese, which is essential for healthy bone structure

  • Squash & cabbage sabzi served on a plate

    Squash & cabbage sabzi

    A star rating of 4.4 out o

    Serve this veggie Indian at a Indian feast. Made with pumpkin, cabbage and spices, it makes a good side dish with dhal and rice, or eat as a main with roti

  • Bombay potatoes served in a wok

    Bombay potatoes

    A star rating of 4.7 ou

    Enjoy Bombay potatoes as a brilliant side dish to an epic feast. These Indian-style potatoes made with nuggets of juicy tomato are super-easy to make, spicy and moreish

  • Puris with potato masala (alu puri)

    Puris with potato masala (alu puri)

    A star rating of 0 out of

    Try making this traditional Indian dish – a popular lunch during the Holi festivities in spring

  • Carrot biryani served in a frying pan

    Carrot biryani

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5

    Prepare and cook our low-calorie vegetarian biryani in just 25 minutes using carrot, cashew nuts and Indian spices. Serve with coriander and dollops of yogurt

  • Indian summer salad

    Indian summer salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 

    Packed with antioxidants, this superhealthy, colourful salad counts as 1 of your 5-a-day

  • Two bowls filled with matar paneer with some flatbreads alongside

    Matar paneer

    A star rating of 4.4 out of

    Serve this classic veggie Indian dish with cheese and peas in a spicy tomato sauce as an easy midweek meal. It takes just 25 minutes to make

  • Chapatis with sauce in dish with spoon

    Chapatis

    A star rating of 4.9 out o

    We can’t resist a warm chapati with our favourite curry. This traditional Indian side dish is easier than you think and only takes a handful of ingredients

  • Grilled flaky naans

    Grilled flaky naans

    A star rating of 5 out 

    This basic naan dough is filled with ajwain seeds, onion and coriander and quickly cooked on a griddle pan or barbecue to add a smoky finish

  • Samosas on board with raita

    Vegetable samosas

    A star rating of 4.7 out 

    Serve up these crisp vegan samosas as a tasty starter or side dish with your favourite curry. They also make great buffet food for your next party.

  • A dish serving saag paneer

    Saag paneer

    A star rating of 4.2 out 

    An Indian dish with plenty of flavour, saag paneer is a well-loved vegetarian side dish. It’s rich in calcium and folate from the spinach and is gluten-free, too

  • Red onion & chilli bhajis with mint & garlic raita

    Red onion & chilli bhajis with mint & garlic raita

    A star rating of 4.8 out o

    Serve these moreish morsels as a starter, light lunch or supper or as part of an Indian meal

  • Saffron flatbread filled with lentils and jaggery (puran poli)

    Saffron flatbread filled with lentils & jaggery (puran poli)

    A star rating of 0 ou

    Fill Indian flatbreads with sweetened, spiced lentils for a snack often served during India’s Holi festival

  • Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

    Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

    A star rating of 4.8 ou

    Ready in less than an hour, this easy, vegetarian curry recipe made with pan-fried Indian cheese and vegetables is also cheap to prepare

  • Onion & butternut bhajis with rotis, mango raita & mint salad

    Onion & butternut bhajis with rotis, mango raita & mint salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out

    Have a go at making your own Indian starter – these vegetarian flatbreads come with a fruity yogurt sauce

  • A bowl serving cabbage koshimbir

    Cabbage koshimbir

    A star rating of 4.8 out o

    Try a healthy accompaniment to tandoori dishes or barbecued meats. Koshimbir is an Indian slaw or crunchy cabbage salad where the chilli is optional

  • Spinach & sweet potato samosas

    Spinach & sweet potato samosas

    A star rating of 4.4 out 

    These vegetarian samosas are a great way to get 3 of the 5-day into your family. They’re also rich in fibre, folate, vitamin C, calcium and iron

  • Warm naan bread stacked in a pile

    Naan bread

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 

    Make your own Indian flatbreads at home and you’ll never go back to buying them. Delicious eaten warm, these naans are ideal served with your favourite curry

  • Chickpea curry in a round dish with spoon

    Chickpea curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of

    This easy chickpea curry, created by reader Jon Gregg, is a vegan recipe that’s three of your five-a-day. It works well as a main course or a simple side dish

  • Bean & dill pilaf with garlicky yogurt

    Bean & dill pilaf with garlicky yogurt

    A star rating of 4.7 out of

    Make the most of the contents of your storecupboard with this easy, throw-together rice dish

  • Spiced okra curry

    Spiced okra curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 

    This dish from reader Arjmand Sheikh, passed down from her Indian great-grandmother, proves just how delicious okra can be

  • Fresh tomato chutney

    Fresh tomato chutney

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 

    A fresh Indian accompaniment that goes well with naan bread dippers or poppadums – good for a New Year or Diwali buffet

  • Indian winter soup

    Indian winter soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of

    This warming winter soup is high in fibre, low in fat and can be frozen for ultimate convenience

    VEGETARIAN LUNCH IDEAS FOR WORK (INDIAN)

    Black Chana Salad – boiled black chana, onion, bell pepper, tomato, coriander leaves, finely chopped pickled jalapeno, lemon juice and salt.

    Making idli batter over the weekend really helps.

    idli chutney and black chana salad in steel containers

    2: Potato Sandwich, Blueberry, Grapes & Granola Bar

    potato sandwich, blue berry, grapes and granola bar in the pic

    3: Brown Rice Lemon Rice with green peas and Peach

    4 : Green Moong Dal WafflesPeanut Tomato Chutney & Sauteed Broccoli

    Sautéed Broccoli – Sautee the broccoli in little oil till soft add salt, soy sauce, sambal olek, rice vinegar and inch of brown sugar.

    green moong dal waffles, chutney and sauteed broccoli

    5 : Vegetable Pulao & Roasted Corn

    Roasted Corn – roast the corn on the stove top and add some butter, red chili powder, salt and lemon juice.

    vegetable pulao and roasted corn

    6: Black Bean Burger with sauteed onion & bell pepper

    I used a frozen Black Bean Burger ( Morning Star), you can microwave the burger for 1min 45 sec or heat it up on a pan in low flame. Saute some onion and bell pepper with apinch of salt. Toast the bun, place some lettuce or baby spinach, place the burger, add mayonnaise and maggi sweet and chili sauce, sauteed onion, bell pepper, pickled jalapeno (optional) and top with more lettuce and cover with the bun.

    Don’t skip the lettuce, it helps the bun in not getting soggy.

    2 black beans burgers packed in a rectangle school lunch box

    7: Pad Thai with veggies

    pad thai with veggies served in a steel lunch box

    8: Vermicelli Upma, Grapes & Ferro Rocher

    vermicelli pulao, ferro rocher and grapes

    9: Dhokla with chutney’s and salad with store bought hummus.

    I used a store bought dholka mix and followed the package instructions and steamed the dhokla for 15 minutes and did a tempering with mustard seeds and cumin and garnished with fresh coconut and coriander leaves.

    dhokla, hummus and veggies in the pic

    10: Indian Fried Rice with Sauteed Sweet and Spicy Tofu

    fried rice with tofu in a steel box

    11: Idli Upma and Fruits

    idli upma and fruit served in steel conatiners

    12: Bread Pizza, Watermelon and Pepper Cashew

    To make the bread pizza add some marinara sauce to the bread, add onion, bell pepper and pickled or fresh jalapeno. Top it with grated cheese and toast till the cheese melts. Finally add some Italian seasoning and chili flakes.

    bread pizza, water melon and nuts in the pic

    15 VEGETARIAN INDIAN LUNCH IDEAS

    North Indian Lunch generally consists of Roti/ chapati, Dal, green vegetable, curd, salad, etc. There are so many options available. It depends on our taste and availability of vegetables what combination we want. I have shared my regular lunch pics just to give you an idea.

     VEGETARIAN INDIAN LUNCH IDEAS

    15 Vegetarian Indian Lunch Ideas – It’s a big struggle in each household about what to make for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Axat has prepared a menu card just like one we get in hotels ;-)so that when we discuss what it is we want to eat we should not have trouble remembering the options;-).

    Today, I am sharing 15 Vegetarian Indian Lunch Ideas/ lunch pics. These were enjoyed by my family so thought about sharing them with you. when you are raking your brains about what to make for lunch, maybe this list will come in handy. This is a reference list only. Some recipes are on the blog some are not. I have added a link to the recipes I have on the blog.

    15 VEGETARIAN INDIAN LUNCH IDEAS

    Vegetarian Indian Lunch Ideas – It’s a big struggle in each household about what to make for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Axat has prepared a menu card just like one we get in hotels ;-)so that when we discuss what it is we want to eat we should not have trouble remembering the options;-).

    Today, I am sharing 15 Vegetarian Indian Lunch Ideas/ lunch pics. These were enjoyed by my family so thought about sharing them with you. when you are raking your brains about what to make for lunch, maybe this list will come in handy. This is a reference list only. Some recipes are on the blog some are not. I have added a link to the recipes I have on the blog.

    North Indian Lunch generally consists of Roti/ chapati, Dal, green vegetable, curd, salad, etc. There are so many options available. It depends on our taste and availability of vegetables what combination we want. I have shared my regular lunch pics just to give you an idea.

    Kadhi Pakodi, Rice, and Salad

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    Parathas, Bottle Gourd/Lauki Kofta Curry, Curd, Dal Fry, Steamed Rice, Green Salad, Karele, and pickled ginger

    Panchmel Dal, Parathas, Curd, Khatta Meetha Kaddu, Bhindi, and Fruits.

    Chole Masala, Parathas, Curd, Ridge gourd dry sabji, Sprouts salad, and lemon pickle.

    15 Vegetarian Indian Lunch Ideas - #vegetarian #lunchideas #indianfood

    Parathas, Chaach, Matar Paneer, Aloo french Beans, Green chutney, salad, and seasonal fruits.

    Paneer Bhurji and Parathas

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    Rajma Masala, Steamed rice, Pickled ginger, Cucumber onion, and tomato Kachumber salad, and mint chutney.

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    Aloo Tikki topped up with a generous quantity of chole, Green Chutney, Tamarind chutney, and chopped onions, tomatoes, and green chilies.

    15 Vegetarian Indian Lunch Ideas - #vegetarian #lunchideas #indianfood

    Steamed Rice, Panchmel Dal, Dry potato capsicum sabzi, Chaach, gobi Gajar Shalgam achaar, Onions, and Mango.

    15 Vegetarian Indian Lunch Ideas - #vegetarian #lunchideas #indianfood

    Paneer Makhani, Roti, curd, Masala Onion, and Mix veg Pulav.

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    Roti, Curd, panchmel dal, Jeera Aloo, salad, Rice and achaar.

    15 Vegetarian Indian Lunch Ideas - #vegetarian #lunchideas #indianfood

    Ridge Gourd Sabji, Paneer Jalfrezi, Roti, Karele ki sabji and curd.

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    Poori, Paneer Butter Masala, Boondi Raita, Khatta Meetha pumpkin, Rasedar aloo ki sabzi, and fruits.

    Bhindi Pyaz, Curd, Palak Paneer, fruit, salad, and Roti.

    15 Vegetarian Indian Lunch Ideas - #vegetarian #lunchideas #indianfood

    Roti, Masoor Dal, Paneer Makhani, Potato Stir fry, Boondi Raita, and cucumber.

    Hope this list helps you. Don’t forget to share in comments on what is the most frequently made dish for lunch at your house. Pin it for future reference

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