Here is the collection of 30+ Veg recipes without onion and garlic. It includes snacks, sabzi, curry and drinks.
As Navratri is around the corner and it is one of the sacred festival of Hindus. During Navratri people keep fast for nine days, worship goddess Durga and eat food without onion and garlic.
Wishing my Hindus readers a very happy Navratri!
What religion doesn’t eat onion and garlic?
Jains, Marwari and Hindus during fast (vrat) don’t eat onion and garlic. I know many families who don’t eat onion and garlic on regular basis, that’s not any big deal for them.
How can I flavour food without onion and garlic?
It’s not necessary to add onion and garlic in each and every food to make it flavourful or delicious. Even though I am not jain or Hindu I make many recipes without onion and garlic, it tastes delicious just like normal recipes.
Spice balance is very important when cooking food without onion and garlic. their are lot of aromatic spices which we can use in our recipes and make it delicious.
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30+ Veg recipes without onion and garlic
Paneer tikka: a very popular Indian appetizer which is packed with flavour and taste just like restaurants style. Let me tell you one thing in advance, there is no compromise in flavour it tastes the same as normal paneer tikka but without onion and garlic.
Moong dal: this dal is healthy, flavourful, easy and quick to make, also it requires no pre-soaking. you can make this recipe whenever you want to eat something light.
Cheese corns nugget: crispy from outside and creamy from inside. It is the perfect fried snack that is cheesy, creamy, crispy with the flavour of sweet corns.
Peanut bhindi fry: toasted peanuts stuffed in bhindi with spices and then cooked until crisp. It is packed with toasted peanut flavour. If you love peanuts then you’re going to love it.
Aloo curry: simplest and quickest potato curry recipe requires only 10 minutes and few basic ingredients. It is tangy, spicy and delicious.
Other potatoes recipes you might like
Mix dal bhajiya: perfect crispy snacks for monsoon, it has 5 varieties of dal in it but what matters here is using the same ratio of each dal. It has two versions which is one with onion and garlic and one without onion and garlic.
Aloo methi sabzi: perfect comfort food for winter with strong flavour of methi (fenugreek leaves) paired with diced potatoes. this recipe is very easy to make that even a beginner can make it.
Potato chips: everyone’s favourite! Stomach is never satisfied and yearn more and more of it. the main effort in making potato chips is peeling and slicing especially when making in bulk. if you have a helping hand then it makes the work easier.
Coriander chutney: it is must with every Indian meal or appetizer. It is very easy to make and only require 4 ingredients.
Other chutney recipes you might like
Dry kala chana: no onions, no tomatoes, no garlic and no ginger! You just need some spices for seasoning and boiled black gram/chane. This recipe hardly requires 10 minutes and few basic ingredients.
Sand-baked potatoes: ever tried baking/cooking potatoes in sand? If you’ve never tried then what are you waiting for? Give this recipe a try! It has very unique taste and flavour.
Mirchi vada: spiced potato stuffed in green chilli and then deep fried in the besan batter. potato stuffing take this chilli fritters to another level and it is perfect snacks for monsoon.
Carrot pickle: this gajar ka achar is effortless and very easy to make. It need to be sun dried for 3 days after adding spices to the carrot. It makes the Indian meals extra flavourful.
Roti chips: Yes! You can make flavorful and delightful roti chips recipe of leftover roti or chapati. it hardly takes 10 minutes to make it.
Dry chole masala: it is very easy to make, If you have boiled chickpea then you need only 10 minutes to prepare this recipe.
Crispy corns: fried corn kernels tossed in spices. It is perfect for Diwali, get together, evening snacks or for birthdays.
Chana dal khichdi: this recipe is light, gluten free, healthy and delicious. It is very easy to digest as it is minimally spiced and has 2 main ingredients that is dal and rice.
Stuffed methi paratha: fenugreek whole wheat flatbread loaded with nutrients and flavours. A very healthy option for breakfast and lunch with minimal ingredients.
Veg mayo sandwich: love quick snacks? make mayonnaise sandwich! use your choice of vegetables make your own variation and you know what! It can be made in less than 5 minutes.
Other recipes your might like
Sugar paratha: sugar stuffed paratha, it is sweet, soft, crispy and delicious. It is loved by all age group and no one can refuse to this paratha.
Tamarind chutney: it is very easy to make you just need 15 to 20 minutes to cook it. It can be store for more than 5 months, but it will be finished before 5 months.😅
Dry aloo sabzi: quickest and easiest recipe, this recipe only need boiled potatoes and some spices for flavouring. That’s it. Try this delicious easy to make recipe without onion and garlic.
Aam ka panna: also known as aam jhora this raw mango drink is ultra refreshing, super delicious and a must try.
Dry muskmelon seeds: preserve homemade dried melon seeds rather than buying. It is cheap, homemade and nutritious.
Semolina namakpare: namakpara also known as nimki or namkeen. it is very popular tea time snacks in India. It is also prepared on holi and Diwali.
Masala chaas: also known as buttermilk is healthy and refreshing desi drink. it is the blend of yogurt and flavoured with spices.
Mix fruit raita: healthy, refreshing, smooth and delicious recipe. It is the perfect side dish and very popular during summers.
Other recipes you might like
Semolina pasta: prepare 2 ingredients homemade pasta without machine.you don’t require any special equipment or eggs for this recipe
Sweet mango pickle: this recipe is very special because it’s my grandma sweet pickle recipe, it is super delicious, oil-free and let me tell you the best thing about it that you can enjoy it whole year.😉
Kadha: it is very popular and old Ayurvedic remedy and is very effective. It not only revive throat but has many health benefits you should definitely give it a try to boost your immune system.
Kala chana chaat: black chickpea chaat is combined with the crunch of veggies, flavourful spices and tanginess of lemon juice. this salad is packed with protein and is very healthy.
- 2/3 cup kala chana (black chickpea)
- 2 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 medium tomato (chopped)
- 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
- 1 teaspoon chopped mint leaves
- 1 lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon kala namak (rock salt)
- 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
- 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala
- 1 green chilli
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder
- 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
Pressure-cook black chickpea
Soak 2/3 cup kala chana in water overnight then drain the water and rinse the chana nicely.
Add chana, 2 cup water and 1/2 teaspoon salt in the pressure cooker, close it with a lid and pressure cook it at high flame until it get 2-3 whistles then lower the flame to simmer for 15 minutes and turn off the flame.
Let the pressure release naturally and chana is boiled, use it for salad or chaat.
Kala chana chaat
In a bowl add boiled black chickpea, 1 chopped tomato, 1 chopped green chilli, 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro, 1 teaspoon mint leaves, 1 lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon rock salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder, 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder, 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala and 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder.
Combine it nicely and it is ready to serve.
- Make sure that kala chana is cooked nicely and don’t discard the water which is left after boiling as it is very nutritious. you can little pepper in it and drink it as a dal soup.
- You can add veggies of your choice and quantity of spices can be increased or decreased as per your taste.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 76Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 290mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 2g
All information presented are intended for informational purposes only.
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