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Vegetarian Indian recipes

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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.

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  • Indian butternut squash curry

    Indian butternut squash curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.176 ratings

    Up your veg count and get three of your five-a-day with this fragrant, low fat vegetarian curry

  • Indian chickpeas with poached eggs

    Indian chickpeas with poached eggs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.88 ratings

    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 of 5.20 ratings

    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 out of 5.62 ratings

    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 5.0 ratings

    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 5.93 ratings

    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 5.18 ratings

    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 5.42 ratings

    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 of 5.53 ratings

    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 of 5.6 ratings

    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 of 5.50 ratings

    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 4.1 out of 5.48 ratings

    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

  • Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

    Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.141 ratings

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

  • A bowl serving cabbage koshimbir

    Cabbage koshimbir

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    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 of 5.15 ratings

    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 5.253 ratings

    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 5.339 ratings

    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 5.8 ratings

    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 5.28 ratings

    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 5.8 ratings

    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 5.36 ratings

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

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