Vegetable recipes are important for a vegetarian diet as vegetables provide the
required vitamins and minerals to your body. You need to eat the
vegetables any way, so prepare the vegetable side dishes in different ways and make them
more tasty and interesting by using different vegetable recipes.
Children are generally fussy about eating vegetables. By using different recipes, children and grown ups too, eat the same vegetables willingly. As You will be able to present the same vegetables in a different look and taste, they consider you a great cook too!
Fresh vegetables provide more vitamins and minerals as well as fiber. Leafy vegetables
provide calcium, iron, vitamin A and C. Carrots, Cabbage provide Vitamin A. Cabbage, peas, beans ,carrots,
cauliflower, potatoes, radishes have more alkaline content.
Vegetables are available in a large variety in India. Apart from the above mentioned, commonly used vegetables, cluster beans, knolkhol, aravi, tinda, tondali, brinjals, ridge gourd, white gourd are used. Among leafy vegetables spinach, fenugreek, cola cassia and also many other local varieties are there.
In the northern states, especially Punjab, 'Sarson ka Sag that is 'mustard leaves curry' is popular and a yummy, easy to make curry. It is served with 'Makki ki roti- flat bread made with maize flour'.
In southern states, vegetables are cooked by themselves to make subjis. They are also mixed with dals to make Sambar or Kootoo. Greens are also cooked with lentils such as toovar dal to make 'Soppina Saru or Mussup' in Karnataka.
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Vegetables are cooked in different ways in all regions using different masalas (spice mixes). So the same vegetable tastes different when cooked and looks different too. Wouldn't that be interesting to you and your family?
Vegetables are cooked by steaming, stir frying, sauteing and deep frying. You can choose the way you cook your vegetables. Deep frying once in a while is ok but otherwise it is better to use the other ways such as boiling, steaming, stir frying or sauteing.
Below you will find vegetables cooked in healthy way. Do try the recipes and give us feedback using the
Okra / ladies finger recipe - Bhindi ka bharta
Bottle gourd, known as laucki, opo squash, ghiya with chana dal
Ratalyacha kees is grated sweet potato stirfry recipe made for vrat / upvas or for breakfast or a quick snack.
Homemade tomato juice for breakfast or a snack or summer drink.
Bhogichi bhaji is made on Bhogi day - the day before Sankranti. It is a mixed vegetable stew, made with the sesonal vegetables.
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