In this recipe, as with many Indian dishes, moderately high heat is utilized to hasten caramelization and deepen flavors.
This dish can be made with whatever greens are in season.
This smooth-textured, luscious side dish is excellent served with rice on naan.
In this classic Punjabi dish, peas and chunks of the fresh Indian cheese known as paneer are bathed in a spiced tomato-based gravy.
This rice and dal porridge is the inspiration for the Anglo-Indian breakfast dish called kedgeree.
This spicy South Indian dish calls for the shallots to simmer until soft and sweet.
It's not hard to love North Indian saag paneer—meltingly soft spinach strewn with chunks of mild paneer, or fresh cheese—especially when scooped up with hot flatbread.
These fragrant vegetables are a classic Kerala Hindu dish.
Legumes, known collectively as dhal, are—along with rice—the staff of life in south India, providing protein in a vegetarian diet.
This vegetable dish from South India is a dry curry made with a single type of vegetable.
This flavorful dish from South India uses its beloved coconut three ways.
This spicy dish from cookbook writer Madhur Jaffrey uses seasonings typical of Punjab in northwest India.
Flavorful and simple to prepare, this is a typical vegetable dish found in Indian households at lunchtime.
Spicy, spicy, spicy—this Indian snack from Madras will awaken all your senses.
The cuisine of southern India uses aromatic spices to perk up even simple dishes like this one.