If you’re looking to add some spice to your dinner routine, these Indian vegetarian recipes will definitely do the trick! Here are 10 delicious and flavorful dishes that are perfect for a cozy night in or a romantic dinner at home.

Spice Up Your Romance: 10 Indian Vegetarian Dinner Recipes


  • Basmati rice
  • Oil
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Tomatoes
  • Potatoes
  • Cauliflower
  • Green beans
    …and more!


  1. Begin by cooking the basmati rice according to package instructions.
  2. Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  3. Add diced onion and cook until softened.
  4. Add garlic and ginger; cook for another minute.
  5. Stir in chopped tomatoes, potatoes, cauliflower, green beans, and other vegetables of your choice.
  6. Season with spices like cumin, coriander powder turmeric powder etc., stirring occasionally until veggies become soft but still have some bite (around 15 minutes).
  7. Serve over rice.

Cooking Time & Temperature Guidelines:

Cooking time may vary depending on your stove settings but should take around 30 minutes from start to finish.

My Pro-tips:

  1. Chop all of your vegetables beforehand so they’re ready when you need them.
  2. Add salt after you’ve added the water as it will reduce splattering oil while cooking.

Seasoning Options:

There are many traditional Indian spices used in these recipes such as cumin seeds, mustard seeds and coriander seeds which provide depth of flavor and aroma.Paprika can also be used if you prefer a spicy taste.

Recommended Tools To Make this Recipe:

  • Large pan or wok for stir-frying veggies,
  • Rice cooker or pot for cooking basmati rice,

To Sum Up: These easy-to-follow Indian vegetarian dinner recipes offer bold flavors that will spice up your dinner routine and leave you feeling satisfied.


FAQ 1: Are these recipes difficult to make?
Answer: Not necessarily. While some of the recipes may require more time and preparation than others, most of them use simple techniques and basic ingredients found in any well-stocked kitchen. Additionally, the step-by-step instructions provided in each recipe should help even novice cooks achieve delicious results.

FAQ 2: What if I can’t find certain spices or ingredients mentioned in the recipe?
Answer: Many of the spices used in Indian cooking are now widely available at most supermarkets or online retailers. However, if you can’t find a particular ingredient, you could try substituting with something similar or omitting it altogether without having too much impact on overall flavors. The author also provides suggestions for ingredient substitutions where applicable.

FAQ 3: Do these recipes cater to specific dietary preferences or restrictions?
Answer: Most of these recipes are vegetarian and many are vegan-friendly as well. They also include gluten-free options for those who avoid wheat-based products. However, since everyone’s dietary needs and preferences differ, it’s always a good idea to read through the ingredient list carefully before attempting any recipe to ensure that it meets your individual requirements.