South Indian Cuisine is spread over Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana and the union territories of Lakshadweep, Pondicherry, and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Each region comes with its own flavors and you will be surprised that each regional cuisine in south india can be in turn subdivided into small cuisines.

Each of these cuisines have a variety of sabzi recipes, all of them have a unique taste and method of preparation. Coconut, Red Chillies, Urad Dal, Asafoetida, Turmeric Powder and Curry Leaves are some of the most popular ingredients used in the South Indian Sabzi Recipes. The crunch from the Urad dal, along with the addition of coconut makes these sabzi absolutely  delectable. 

In this page you will find a 100+ Collection of South Indian Dry Vegetable Sabzi from TamilNadu Poriyal Recipes, Andhra Curry Recipes, Kerala Thoran Recipes, Karnataka Palya Recipes & more.

Healthy Fulkopir Paturi Recipe (Bengali Style Cauliflower Dumplings)

This Fulkopir Paturi recipe is a vegetarian twist to the traditional Bengali ‘Paturi’, which is typically made with fish. Fish are marinated with spices dominated by mustard and then steam cooked in a banana leaf. In this vegetarian Paturi recipe, 'Fulkopir' or Cauliflower is grated and marinated in a spicy paste. Since this dish is steam cooked, there is very less use of oil. The flavours of the marinade remains intact after steaming. Fulkopir Paturi is a healthy and guilt free side dish that ...

Capsicum Usili Recipe (Tamil Nadu Style Capsicum cooked with lentils spice mix)

Usili is a traditional popular recipe from Tamil Nadu, which means lentils steamed and cooked with a little spice. It is mainly cooked with a variety of beans namely, french beans, broad beans etc. Capsicum Usili Recipe is an instant version of the traditional usili which gets done in no time. Capsicum renders a beautiful flavour and crunchiness to the whole dish. Serve the Capsicum Usili Recipe with Steamed Rice and Tomato Rasam or Thakkali Vengaya Kuzhambu recipe for a weeknight dinner. If you ...

Cauliflower And Red Bell Pepper Stir Fry Recipe

Cauliflower and Red Bell Pepper Stir Fry is a quick and easy to make recipe, filled with nutrients and pretty colourful at the same time. Red bell peppers have the highest amount of Vitamin C, which boosts up the immune system and gives you a youthful skin. This quick stir fry with minimal oil and spices makes for a wonderful dish to accompany with Phulkas or parathas for kids lunch box. Serve the Cauliflower and Red Bell Pepper Stir Fry Recipe with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney for a quick weeknight dinner ...

No Onion No Garlic Black Eyed Beans Curry Recipe

No Onion No Garlic Black Eyed Beans (Chawli/Lobia/Cow peas) Curry is a tasty side dish usually served with Roti or Rice. This simple, quick no-onion/garlic recipe is made by cooking the nutritious beans with some flavourful spices and hence can be served for religious festive fares too. Groundnut powder adds taste and helps to thicken the gravy. Serve No Onion No Garlic Black Eyed Beans Curry with Roti or Rice and a Kachumber salad on the side for a wholesome weekday meal. If you like this recipe, ...

Pepper Cauliflower Recipe

Pepper Cauliflower is a delicious and nutritious side dish which can be served for lunch along with jeera rice and dal. The dish is very simple and easy to cook and is ideal for packing in the lunch box too. This is a simple stir fry with the taste of salt and pepper. Did you know- Cauliflower in rich in vitamin C and is loaded with antioxidants and has cancer fighting capabilities. It is also high in fibre content and helps on weight loss. You should add this wonder vegetable in your daily diet ...

Goan Masoorchi Usali Recipe (Black Lentil Stir Fry)

Masoorchi Usali is a quick and simple stir fry that we make in Goa. In Goa we make different types of usali or usal. Moogachi usali (Black Lentil stir fry) and chanyachi usali (gram stir fry) is all time favorite. However, I thought of making this usali with masoor and it turned delicious. You can make it with sprouts too. On the days when we fast, we make this dish without onion. Masoor is a lentil and contains carbohydrates. They are a good source of dietary fiber. They are low in fat and calories ...

Baingan Methi Ka Bharta Recipe with Pomegranates

Baingan Methi Ka Bharta Recipe with Pomegranates is a twist to the classic Punjabi Recipe that is made from smoked and chargrilled brinjals then mish-mashed and cooked along with a combination of spices. Along with the main ingredients that flavor, this recipe also has methi leaves, that are sauteed and added to the Bharta to pack it with flavors. And to add color and subtle sweetness to this dish, when serving the Baingan Methi Ka Bharta, I sprinkled it with Pomegranate seeds and served ...

Gavar Ki Sabji Recipe (Cluster Beans Curry)

Guar (cluster beans) or Gavar ki Sabji is a simple side dish which goes well with Rice or Roti. The addition of spices compliments the distinct, slightly bitter flavour of these legumes. Tomato adds a nice tang to the dish. Making it in the pressure cooker or pressure pan, reduces the cooking time. You can alternatively make it in a pan/wok. Serve Gavar Ki Sabji along with Panchmel Dal, Boondi Raita and Phulkas for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other dry vegetable recipes ...

Green Chilli Vegetable Recipe

Green Chilli Vegetable is a quick and easy recipe which can be served with paratha or roti. It is best served as a side dish along with your Rajasthani or Gujarati meal. The spiciness and the sweetness of this dish makes the entire meal more tasty and flavourful. Serve Green Chilli Vegetable along with Panchmel Dal and Hot Phulkas for a simple and delicious weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry Vegetable recipes such as Aloo Gajar Ki Sabzi Recipe No Onion ...

Gavar Pumpkin Sabji Recipe

Gavar (Gaur or Cluster beans) and Pumpkin (Kaddu/Lal Bhopla) sabji is a simple and healthy accompaniment for rotis or rice. The sweetness of the Pumpkin balances the slight bitterness of the Gavar beans and both these vegetables pair up well in this humble sabji. There are various ways to prepare the sabji, this recipe uses basic spices, easily available in the pantry. Serve Gavar Pumpkin Sabji as a side dish with Panchmel Dal and hot Phulkas. If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar ...

Andhra Style Beetroot Vepudu Recipe (Stir Fried Beetroot)

Andhra Style Beetroot Vepudu is an extremely easy and healthy way of cooking beetroot so that the nutrients are not lost during the cooking process. Did You know- Although beets have the highest sugar content of all vegetables, most people can safely eat beetroots a few times a week. Beetroots are also known to be low in calories and contain no cholesterol. It is high in fibre, vitamins, minerals, and is high in plant derived anti-oxidants. Additionally, the green leaves of the beetroot are ...

Makai Wali Bhindi Recipe

Lady Finger or Okra or locally known as Bhindi is one of the most liked and cooked vegetable in the Indian cuisine. It is a great source of dietary fibre, minerals and vitamins making it a super food beneficial for blood sugar regulation, cholesterol, weight management, flawless skin and cancer protection to name a few. Makai Wali Bhindi, is a twisted recipe of the original Marwari Besan Wali Bhindi. Maize flour is used instead, for it is a rich source of Iron and antioxidants properties. The maize ...

Achari Baingan Bharta Recipe

Well, if the name itself wasn't enough to get you drooling, this version has some fragrant and inviting pickling spices to take the already amazing smoky eggplant dish many notches higher. Enjoy Achari Baingan Bharta with Phulkas and Panchmel Dal for a weekday meal. You can also try other Baingan recipes such as Baingan Masala Bihari Style Baingan Ka Chokha Palak Baingan Ki Sabzi  

Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Roasted Cauliflower is a very simple but delicious side dish. Cauliflower florets are tossed with some olive oil and spices and then roasted in the oven. The humble vegetable gets an appetising make over as it slightly caramelizes and is sure to please even those who are not fond of it. Roasted cauliflower can be served as a party snack or a side dish with some couscous or quinoa. Serve Roasted Cauliflower as a starter or as a side dish along with Panchmel Dal and Phulkas for a weekday lunch or ...

Kurkuri Bhindi And Onion Masala Recipe

Kurkuri Bhindi And Onion Masala is a go to recipe for your house parties. Simple yet something different, I am sure your guests will love it. Try this twist to your regular bhindi and you will make it again and again. Serve Kurkuri Bhindi And Onion Masala along with Panchmel dal and Phulka for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bhindi recipes such as Dahi Bhindi Recipe Bhindi Masala Recipe Ajwain Tamatar Bhindi Recipe

Amrood Ni Kari Recipe (Parsi Style Dry Guava Curry Recipe)

Amrood Ni kari ( Parsi Style Dry Guava Curry) is a twist to the normal Indian subzis that use vegetables. In this recipe, we have incorporated spice into the guava fruit by making it as a curry. The guavas are pressure cooked so that we get soft but still a firm texture. The recipe has been inspired from Parsi Cuisine, the cuisine has a lot of techniques used while cooking but one of the most famous methods is their pressure cooking techniques, which helps to build the flavour and ...

Chena Vazhakkai Erissery Recipe ( Yam Stir fry with Coconut & Spices)

Chena Vazhakkai Erissery is a healthy vegetable made from raw bananas and yam. The Erissery is a traditional dish from the Kerala that is flavored with coconut, black pepper, cumin, and turmeric. It is also served during the Onam Sadya, a meal that is made during the Onam festival of Kerala. Serve Chena Vazhakkai Erissery with steamed rice and Tomato Rasam for wholesome weekday lunch.  Did you know: Yams are one of carbohydrate rich, staple tuber vegetables of West African ...

Idichakka Thoran Recipe (Young Jack Fruit With Spiced Coconut)

The Idichakka Thoran Recipe is a super healthy and high in fiber vegetable that is a speciality dish of South India. The young fruit is called "Polos" in Sri Lanka, and ‘Idichakka” in Kerala and "Panasa Pottu Koora" in Andhra. The skin of unripe young jack fruit must be shaved off first, only after which the edible portion is chopped to be cooked and eaten. The young jackfruit has a mild flavour and distinctive texture and when combined with spices like green chillies and coconut, ...

Maharashtrian Bharleli Vaangi Recipe (Stuffed Roasted Aubergines)

Stuffed aubergines, bharwan baingan or as we call this dish in Marathi ‘bharleli vaangi’ are delicious whichever name you choose. My aubergine averse better half is now a convert, thanks to this recipe.  This recipe can be baked in an oven as well. Try use small, firm and gleaming aubergines for the recipe. The small rounds ones work just as well, but my personal favourites are the slim and tapered variety for best results in the sauté pan. Did you know: Eggplant is a very good source ...

     
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