Here are delicious 30+ no onion no garlic recipes for your everyday Indian meal. These pure vegetarian recipes are made without onion and garlic.
The Sattvic Diet
Many communities in India follow a no onion, no garlic diet regime. The reason for following this particular diet is mainly religious.
The other reasons for avoiding onion and garlic could be food allergies or if you are following a sattvic lifestyle.
On certain Hindu festivals such as Navratri, Janmashtmi, Diwali, Sankranti, and many more, the followers eat a sattvic style meal without onion and garlic. Hence, there is a whole section of Indian food recipes without onion and garlic.
Here are a few of my favorite Indian main-course and side-dish recipes without onion and garlic.
These no onion, no garlic recipes are perfect for every special occasion and day-to-day meal.
This paneer butter masala recipe is a restaurant style paneer curry.
Phool Makhana Curry is a simple and tasty Indian curry made with foxnuts.
This is a Delhi Style Chana Masala Recipe made without onion and garlic.
Arbi Ki Sabji is a spicy Indian curry made with taro root (arbi).
Delhi Style Matar Kulcha is a pure vegetarian dish with no onion or garlic.
Mathura Style Aloo Ki Sabzi does not require onion or garlic.
Panchmel Dal is a healthy, wholesome dal cooked without onion or garlic.
This dahi potato curry is a pure vegetarian Indian curry.
Moong Dal Pakodi Sabzi is a simple, tasty, unique no onion no garlic recipe.
Pahadi Aloo Paani is a delicious potato curry without onion and garlic.
Moradabadi Dal is a delicious moong dal recipe.
Kurkuri Bhindi is a delicious, gluten-free Indian-style crispy okra/ladyfinger fry.
Dahi Wali Lauki is a bottle gourd curry with curd made without using onion or garlic.
Aloo Ke Gutke is a Pahadi-style jeera aloo or masala potato fry.
A simple and tasty Brown Chana Masala without onion and garlic.
This Kaddu Ki Sabzi is also known as khatta meetha kaddu.
Kacche Kele Ki Sabji is a South Indian stir fry made with green bananas.
Potato Roast is a spicy, delicious masala potato fry.
Ready in 20 minutes, lemon rice, is a fabulous vegetarian, one-pot meal
Coconut Rice is perfect for accompanying spicy curries.
This Matar Ka Paratha is made without onion and garlic.
This is a failproof whole wheat naan recipe without yeast.
This fresh methi paratha has no onion no garlic.
This is a tried and tested failproof whole wheat (atta) puri recipe.
Kumaoni Bada is a crispy, vegetarian urad dal fritter.
Coconut Chutney is a perfect side dish for no onion no garlic menu.
Cucumber Raita is an excellent pure vegetarian Indian side dish.
Curd Rice is full of probiotic goodness and has no onion or garlic.
Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Raita with tadka. Get Recipe
You can store Chunda (sweet mango chutney) for months.