Are you looking for healthy Indian recipes for dinner? Forget about the boring, same Indian recipes you find on generic recipe sites. All those are loaded with sugar and fat.
I usually cook same dishes everyday because it saves time and I have to run to my kitchen to fix meal. This way I can spare more time to concentrate on other jobs such as answering emails, reading magazines or newspaper etc. But I get irritated with the same food over and over again! So this time I am going to cook new recipe for dinner at home.
Healthy Indian-Inspired Recipes for Weeknights
Creamy and fragrant with curry powder and coconut milk, this soup is one of the tastiest ways to use up that bunch of carrots that’s been languishing away in your produce bin. (via Give it Some Thyme)
The “slow and low” cooking time helps the spices (garam masala, turmeric, cumin, and chili powder) blossom. (via The Girl on Bloor)
Swap chicken for cauliflower to make a meatless version of this classic dish. (via Damn Delicious)
Moong dal (split mung beans) are simmered in green curry paste and coconut milk to make a one-pot vegan dinner you’ll want to scoop up using as many pieces of naan as you can.
Biryani is a rice dish that’s spiced with cloves, ginger, and star anise and usually filled with ingredients like cashews and raisins. Here it gets turned into a complete meal thanks to a topping of marinated baked tofu.
Coconut butter is a rich spread that’s made by puréeing coconut flesh until it forms a paste-like texture. Adding a dollop or two to your next vegetable dish thickens the sauce and makes it creamy without needing any dairy.
You’ll want to scoop up your curry, dal, and soup with a piece of buttery garlic naan. If you can keep yourself from eating it plain right off the skillet, that is.
Raita is an Indian condiment made of yogurt, chopped veggies, and herbs. It’s often served with spicy dishes, as the yogurt has cooling properties that can save your tastebuds from the fire of chilies.
Not authentic but inspired by classic tandoori chicken, these sandwiches are loaded with some of your favorite Indian food flavors.
Beef kofta (juicy spiced meatballs) are simmered in a creamy tandoori paste curry along with potatoes and spinach.
Mango curries are all about balance, and this recipe achieves it.