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Indian Recipes For Beginners


Decided to take the plunge and try Indian cooking? Good for you! Here are some real simple recipes to get you started and feeling like a pro right from the get-go!

1. Peas Pulao

Peas Pulao
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Also known as Yellow Rice, this dish is a great alternative to plain boiled rice.

2. Kheema Paratha (spicy minced meat paratha)

Meat and bread all rolled into one!

3. Masala Kheema (spicy minced meat)

Kheema or mince can be made with any meat you prefer. It is extremely versatile and just changing the masala can result in a great new taste each time.

4. Murg Kata Masala (chicken in chopped masala)

A tasty chicken dish made with whole spices.

5. Beans Foogath

Made with coconut and curry leaves, the ingredients in this dish are few and the recipe is as simple as can be.

6. Aaloo Mutter (peas and potatoes)

In a rush but want something tasty and wholesome to eat? This is the dish for you.

7. Paneer Kabab (cottage cheese kabab)

Make these ahead of time and grill them just before you're ready to eat.

8. Lehsuni Daal (garlic flavored lentils)

A staple in most homes, this dish makes a great accompaniment for plain boiled rice and a vegetable or meat dish.

9. Sweet Lassi

The perfect cooler for a hot day.

10. Kheer (rice pudding)

This creamy rice pudding is delicately flavored with cardamom and is full of nuts.
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