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.

Stuffed Bhindi Recipe With Peanuts

The Stuffed Bhindi Recipe With Peanuts, is a simple and yet quick recipe that you can make at home. The addition of tomatoes in the recipe, makes it perfect to have it along with phulkas or tawa parathas or even pack into your lunch boxes. Serve the Stuffed Bhindi With Peanuts along with Tawa Paratha and Kadhi for a wholesome lunch or dinner. You can also serve Khamang Kakdi along with this meal. Did you know: There are different varieties of olive oil. Extra Virgin Oil, Pure Olive ...

Goan Style French Beans Foogath Recipe

Today’s post 'French Beans Foogath Recipe' is one comforting dish made from steamed french beans and lentils, that is very popular in Goa. This mildly spiced french beans curry tastes perfect with roti/hot rice accompanied with some Dal. Do try this easy and healthy dish and we are sure you will like it. Serve Goan Style French Beans Foogath along with Tomato Onion Sambar and Steamed Rice with a dollop of ghee. If you like this recipe, you can also try other French Beans Recipes such as Carrot ...

Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe (Ayurvedic Recipe With No Onion No Garlic)

The Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe is a very simple and wholesome Ayurvedic recipe made from raw bananas. This recipe use less oil and has subtle flavors from the asafoetida, roasted urad dal and curry leaves. The addition of lemon is very important to bring out the flavors of the dish. Serve the Ayurvedic Style Vazhakai Podimas Recipe along with Tomato Rasam, Steamed Rice and Kosambari for a whole some Ayurvedic lunch. Did you know - Raw Banana is a good source of fiber, vitamins and minerals. ...

Pacha & Mocha Parappu Sundal Recipe - Green Sprouts & Flat Broad Bean Stir Fry

Pacha & Mocha Parappu Sundal Recipe (Green Sprouts & Flat Broad Bean Stir Fry), Sundals are one of the common side dish or a snack that is found in Tamil Nadu. These Sundals are also prepared during festivals for Navaratri by omitting onions and garlic. They consume these high protein rich food during the fasting season so that it will keep them full. Sundals are made less spicy with just mustard seeds, urad dal, dry red chilli and onions. Serve the Pacha & Mocha Parappu Sundal ...

Chow Chow Pasi Paruppu Poriyal Recipe - Chayote Squash And Moong Stir Fry

Chow Chow Pasi Paruppu Poriyal Recipe is a simple to cook stir fry with chayote squash and moong dal. The delicate flavours of the chayote squash amalgamates very well with the crunchy moong dal and freshly grated coconut. Chayote Squash is high in fibre and had negligible amount of calories making it diabetic friendly. It also a great source of trace minerals which is required to maintain a healthy metabolic rate in the human body, hence helps in weight loss. This is a quick and delicious stir ...

Eerulli Palya Recipe - Vengaya Poriyal Recipe

Eerulli Palya Recipe is a simple and quick south indian onion poriyal or a stir fry that is slow cooked to get a perfectly soft texture and spiced along with green chillies and flavoured with mint and curry leaves to get that perfect taste. When you are rushed for time or do not have any vegetables at home and need to make something to go along with phulkas or rotis then this you can give this Eerulli Palya Recipe a try at home. Serve Eerulli Palya Recipe with hot steamed rice, Jolada ...

Manipuri Style Sana Thongpa Recipe-Paneer and Green Beans in Milk Gravy Recipe

Manipuri Style Sana Thongpa Recipe (Paneer and Green Beans in Milk Gravy Recipe), this dish hails from Manipur which is one of the seven states of the north eastern part of India. Manipur is located near the eastern part India that shares the border with Burma. They mainly consume ingredients that are fresh and grown in their households. The actual dish consists of paneer and green peas which is simmered in milk with the basic spice available. But instead of peas we have substituted with green beans, ...

Karnataka Style Menthya Soppu Hesaru Kaalu Palya Recipe

Menthya Soppu Hesaru Kaalu Palya Recipe is a healthy stir fry made using fresh fenugreek leaves and Sprouted Green Gram. The hand pounded spice mix of garlic, shallots, cumin and red chillies adds a great flavour to the dish. The spiciness is balanced by adding a wee bit of jaggery. Serve Menthya Soppu Hesaru Kaalu Palya Recipe (Karnataka Style Fenugreek Leaves and Green Gram Stir Fry) along with Akki Rotti Recipe (Spicy Gluten Free Rice Flour Flat Breads), Karnataka Style Badanekai ...

Banana Stem Poriyal Recipe With Curry Powder

Banana Stem Sabzi Recipe With Curry Powder is a semi dry sabzi that is made by stir frying the banana stem. A touch of yogurt to add in a tinge of sourness, South Indian curry powder, cumin powder and chilli powder are added to make it flavourful. Make sure that you chop the banana stem when you are ready with other ingredients to prepare this dish, since the chopped banana stem starts turning brown sooner due to contact with air. Note that while you chop the inner rind of the banana stem, you will ...

Kongunadu Style Senai Kilangu Masala Recipe - Yam in Spicy Gravy

Kongunadu Style Senai Kilangu Masala Recipe (Yam in Spicy Gravy) is a recipe that is from Tamil Nadu. Kongunadu is a part of Tamil Nadu cuisine which is famous for its spicy flavor. In this recipe we have used different spice mixtures that are roasted well and ground into a spicy paste and cooked along with yam. Yam is a kind of root vegetable that has a meaty texture and flavor which goes really well with the ground spice mixture. The vegetables is rich in dietary fiber which is very essential ...

Bhindi Huli Recipe - South Indian Style Tangy Okra

Bhindi Huli Recipe (South Indian Style Tangy Okra) is a quick side dish of bhindi/okra flavored with red chilli powder, sambar powder, tamarind and onions; a healthy side dish with any meal. You can also pack this easy and tasty sabzi for your's and your kid's lunch box. You can serve Bhindi Huli Recipe (South Indian Style Tangy Okra) along with Mixed Vegetable Sambar and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bhindi Recipes such as Dahi Bhindi Recipe Aloo ...

Karwar Style Karatya Kismore Recipe - Sweet Tangy Bitter Gourd Sabzi

Karwar Style Karatya Kismore Recipe - Sweet and Tangy Bitter Gourd Sabzi is made from a crunchy sliced bitter gourd, tossed with a tangy and sweet sauce that forms the authentic flavors of Karwar Cuisines.  Bitter gourd is a vegetable with lot of bitterness, so therefore the bitterness can be reduced by adding jaggery and tamarind. In that way the bitter can be easily relished along with your other dishes.  The recipe is very simple and should be served as soon as it is made as the ...

Karwar Style Surana Bhaji Recipe - Hot and Sour Yam Dry Curry

Karwar Style Surana Bhaji Recipe - Hot and Sour Yam Dry Curry is a wonderful way to prepare yam in Karwar style. It has all the flavors like sweet, tangy and spicy that will tingle the taste buds of your tongue. The yam is pressure cooked so that it will be slow cooked with all the spices which will bring out more flavors. Serve the Karwar Style Surana Bhaji Recipe - Hot and Sour Yam Dry Curry as a side dish along with Karwar Style Varan Kadhi Recipe and Steamed Rice for your ...

Chenakayi Erissery Recipe - Yam Erissery

Erissery is one of the famous dish from Kerala cuisine and an integral part of any Onam Sadya. The base of the erissery is a blend with fresh coconut, cumin, pepper, and chillies. Among the veggies that are commonly used, Chenakayi or yam is one of the popular choices to make this yummy Erissery recipe. Taste of Chenakayi Erissery gets enhanced from roasted coconut and coconut oil tempering. Serve this traditional Chenakayi Erissery Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Malabari Parotta and Kerala ...

Chenai Kizhangu Poriyal Recipe-Yam Poriyal Recipe

Chenai Kizhangu Poriyal Recipe is a simple stir fry made South Indian style. A homemade curry powder made up of channa dal, split urad dal, coriander seeds, dry red chillies and tamarind is added to give this Yam Poriyal a delicious taste.  Did You know: Elephant-foot yam are prescribed as medicine in Ayurveda to treat piles, dysentery, asthma, swelling of lungs, vomiting and abdominal pain. It is used as a blood purifier. It is recommended for diabetic patients for its ...

Drumstick Leaves Sabzi With Crushed Peanuts Recipe

Sabzi is our everyday essential side dish for each and every meal, sometimes difficult to decide on which ingredient to choose from. Here is one South-Indian stir fry sabzi recipe with drumstick leaves. These greens are extensively used for cooking nowadays as healthy alternatives. Loaded with nutrients, good in taste and cooks in few minutes. The use of fresh coconut and roasted peanuts adds to that extra crunch in each bite. Did you know ? Drumstick leaves is known for its excellent source of ...

Urulai Kizhangu Roast Recipe - Spicy Potato Roast Recipe

The Spicy Potato Roast also known as Urulai Kizhangu Roast is a delicious preparation of the potatoes cooked South Indian style. Even the Bengalis have a similar preparation with a subtle variation and call it Aloo Bhaja.  Boiled potatoes are seasoned with mustard seeds and a few condiments, then slow roasted until the potatoes get coated with a crispy brown texture. The result is simply delicious. Serve Urulai Kizhangu Roast along with Keerai Sambar and Steamed Rice for a weekday lunch. You ...

Matki Chi Usal Recipe - Spicy Moth Sprouted Salad

Matki Chi Usal Recipe (Spicy Moth Sprouted Salad Recipe) is one staple food in most of the Maharashtrian households as it is very easy to make and very nutritious as well. All you need is to sprout the moth (matki) beans one day in advance and keep them. It is tossed with some basic Indian spice and then finished with some crushed dry red chilli and grated coconut. Serve the Matki Chi Usal Recipe (Spicy Moth Sprouted Salad Recipe) along with Maharashtrian Kadhi, Phulkas and Kachumber ...

Green Beans Paruppu Usili Recipe

Green Beans Paruppu Usili is a common accompaniment or karamadhu (poriyal) that is served in Tamil style weddings. Not once have I come across a wedding that did not serve this truly wonderful dish. The specialty of this dish is the grainy texture, it is soft to chew, yet it looks very granular and dry. In certain Iyengar (Tambrahm) households, Paruppu Usili is referred to as Paruppu Araichu, because the lentils are soaked and ground to a coarse paste, hence the name. In thamizh Araichi means "to ...

Pumpkin Thoran Recipe - South Indian Pumpkin Sabzi

Pumpkin Thoran is a very simple vegetable preparation of yellow pumpkin that is flavored with coconut , curry leaves adding to the delicious taste of this dish. This sabzi can be prepared for busy weeknight dinners. Made with only basic ingredients and cooks in under 15 minutes.  ServePumpkin Thoranalong withCherupayar Curry, Steamed Rice andMoru Kachiyathu for a lovely lunch. If you are looking for more Thoran Recipes, here are some that you can make along with your South Indian ...

Bharli Vangi Recipe - Maharashtrian Style Stuffed Brinjals

Bharli Vangi or Stuffed Brinjals is one of the Maharashtrian vegetarian delicacies where we stuff Brinjals (eggplants) with spicy stuffing and slow cook them. This can be prepared dry or with extra gravy and served with roti or chapati. Serve Bharli Vangi along with Panchmel Dal, Boondi Raita and Phulkas for a weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Brinjal Recipes that you can make for your everyday meals: Brinjal Curry Recipe Ringna No Olo Recipe Baingan ...

Menthia Keerai Paruppu Usili Recipe - Steamed Lentil Crumbled With Fenugreek Leaves

Menthia Keerai Paruppu Usili Recipe is a traditional South Indian dish which is a combination of steamed crumbled lentils combined with finely chopped steamed beans or sautéed fenugreek leaves or carrots or capsicum or vazhaipoo (banana flower). The steamed lentils are stirred in with vegetables and spiced with red chillies and asafoetida to get the burst of flavours. Serve the Menthia Keerai Paruppu Usili with Vathal Kuzhambu (a tamarind based curry/gravy) along with hot white ...

Andhra Style Dondakaya Menthi Karam Koora Recipe

Andhra Style Dondakaya Menthi Karam Koora Recipe has been in my family since generations. Packed with flavours, this recipe goes well with steamed rice for lunch or dinner. This is a side dish that you can make even when you have less hand at time, since this is just a stir fry with recommended spices. Make this dry sabzi with dondakaya or ivy gourds for weekday dinners. Serve Andhra Style Dondakaya Menthi Karam Koora Recipe along with Steamed Rice Recipe, and Andhra Style Vendakaya ...

Begun Basanti Recipe - Eggplant In Mustard Yogurt Curry

Begun Basanti Recipe (Eggplant in Mustard Yogurt Curry) is a delicacy among the Bengali Cuisine. As it contains the two very used ingredients in most of the Bong cooking. The “Posto Bata” which is the poppy seed paste and “Sorshe Bata: which is the mustard seed paste is a widely used in most of their curries and gravies. In this recipe the eggplant is pan seared well and then cooked along with both paste and yogurt is added to make it more rich and delicious to eat. Serve the Begun Basanti ...

     
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