Indian recipes costing less than $1.5 per serving

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Cabbage Pachadi (salad)

Cabbage Pachadi (salad)

This is a wonderful and refreshing salad from the book, Great Vegetarian Dishes, by Kurma Dasa. This my favorite and has never failed to please my…

Latha Samu
Dec 2008
Intermediate
9 votes
9153 views
Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

I have never been a really big fan of cauliflower, but I love potatoes and spices. This dish, known as 'Alu…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
8 votes
2494 views
"Tandoori" grilled chicken

"Tandoori" grilled chicken

While this dish isn't made in a traditional Indian clay oven, the yogurt marinade and spice blend can still yield a very authentic-tasting end…

Chris Patil
Feb 2008
Advanced
11 votes
10095 views
Dalca (Dhal Mutton Curry)

Dalca (Dhal Mutton Curry)

Tender mutton pieces submerged in a dhal gravy with potatoes, carrots and brinjals swimming aimlessly.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Aug 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
76 views
Rice with bell pepper and peanuts

Rice with bell pepper and peanuts

Very tasty and fast cooking

Mary Shaldibina
Jan 2008
Intermediate
8 votes
6684 views
Crispy Fried Bitter Gourd (Pavakkai) With Curry Leaves.

Crispy Fried Bitter Gourd (Pavakkai) With Curry Leaves.

Flavours were uplifted with garam masala and curry leaves for an incredible crunchy bite.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Jul 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
123 views
Curry Lentil Soup

Curry Lentil Soup

This is a surprisingly light and tangy lentil soup. If you are used to thick and heavy lentil soups, this one will surprise you. It's very tasty…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
11 votes
2024 views
Lemon Cashew Nut Rice

Lemon Cashew Nut Rice

Ghee and curry leaves scented rice with cashew nuts and coconut.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Jul 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
148 views
Smoke Your Yogurt!

Smoke Your Yogurt!

Ever since I was a kid, I've been a sucker for flamboyant table gestures. You know what I'm talking about. The Caesar salad made at the table, the…

kathy gori
May 2010
Advanced
2 votes
908 views
Orange Iced Tea with Mint and Lime

Orange Iced Tea with Mint and Lime

Last year a friend of mine from Hong Kong got a packet of Chinese tea leaves called "Poli", I am not a tea…

Hina Gujral
Apr 2014
Advanced
2 votes
723 views
Grilled Tandoori Turkey Tenderloin

Grilled Tandoori Turkey Tenderloin

This is a fun rendition of Tandoori. It is adapted from a recipe in Cuisine At Home seven years ago. Since…

Bob Vincent
Sep 2012
Intermediate
3 votes
1107 views
Stir Fried Vegetarian Mutton With Curry Leaves

Stir Fried Vegetarian Mutton With Curry Leaves

It’s a side dish for rice; magnificent aroma of spices and curry leaves.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Jul 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
179 views
Yellow Split Peas with Vegetables (Dal Takari)

Yellow Split Peas with Vegetables (Dal Takari)

Wow, this is such a wonderful dish and so easy to cook! The keys to this dish are the yellow lentils, fried…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2011
Advanced
7 votes
1861 views
Amazing Red Lentil and Tomato Soup

Amazing Red Lentil and Tomato Soup

I never thought I would have a red lentil soup that could match the Turkish red lentil soup that I have been…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2011
Advanced
5 votes
1668 views
Aloo Gobi

Aloo Gobi

Potatoes, cauliflower, green peas and spices.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Jul 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
137 views