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.

The Curry recipes and gravy recipes in south india vary from region to region. 

Kootu Recipes - Kootu is a form of gravy which is a combination of ground spices with coconut and combined with dal and vegetables. Kootu recipes are very nutritious makes a very wholesome and high protein meal. It can be eaten along with phuklas or along with rice and rasam.

Kuzhambu Recipes - Kuzhambu is a form of a tangy and spicy gravy that has no dal in it. Kuzhambu recipes are made with a variety of vegetables cooked in a spicy tamarind curry. The spices for the kuzhambu are either ground fresh or sambar powder is also popularly used to make this dish.  

Pulusu, Pappu, Koora - These are dishes from the Andhra Cuisine, which are made with dal's and combined along with chillies, coconut or even tamarind. Vegetables are also added to these to make it more nutritious and wholesome.

In this page you will find 100+ traditional collection of South Indian Curry Recipes from Panasa Pottu Pappu Koora Recipe, Poosanikai Rasavangi, Chettinad Kathirikai Chops Recipe, Kondai Kadalai Puli Kuzhambu, Chow Chow Kootu and much more

Konkani Style Sol Kadhi Recipe - Kokum Flavored Coconut Curry

Konkani Style Sol Kadhi Recipe is an authentic delicacy in Goa. As many of the local people relish this as a refreshing drink. It can also be served as a curry with your everyday meals. Kokum is the essential ingredient used in this dish, which is an Indian Fruit. The fruit is dried in the sun till it loses it moisture and then used in many of their local dishes. This is what yields the slight pinkish color because of its dark purple tinge. Serve the Konkani Style Sol Kadhi Recipe along ...

Murungai Keerai Kollu Kuzhambu - Drumstick Leaves Horse Gram Curry

The Murungai Keerai Kollu Kuzhambu Recipe is a wholesome tangy curry that is made from horse gram dal and drumstick leaves - both of which being super foods for a healthy diet. Serve this curry along with a bowl of hot rice for a comforting weeknight dinner. Chettinad cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines of Southern India, that is packed with a few essential ingredients and that is the baby onion and the black peppercorns. And this Kuzhambu is packed with flavors of just that. Did you know: Did ...

Chettinad Thakkali Vengaya Kuzhambu Recipe

The Chettinad Thakkali Vengaya Kuzhambu Recipe is a tandy curry that is made from simmering baby onions also known as the sambar onion or Chinna Vengayam in tamil. Chettinad cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines of Southern India, that is packed with a few essential ingredients and that is the baby onion and the black peppercorns.  The Chettinad Thakkali Vengaya Kuzhambu is a perfect dish to go along with some steaming hot rice, Cabbage Poriyal and Appalam. Serve it for lunch ...

Cabbage Poricha Kootu Recipe - South Indian Cabbage Dal

The Cabbage Poricha Kootu Recipe is a wholesome and delicious recipe where the moong dal is cooked and mixed along with steamed cabbage and a fresh coconut masala, finished off with a crunchy tadka.  The addition of cumin seeds and black peppercorns ground along with freshly grated coconut adds to the taste of the dish. Serve the Cabbage Poricha Kootu Recipe along with Phulkas/Steamed Rice, Beetroot Thoran and Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad for a delicious and simple weeknight ...

Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan Recipe- Brinjal in Spicy Peanut Curry

Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan is a delicious preparation of the popular Hyderabadi recipe made from roasted brinjal/ eggplant/ baingan. The Curry of the Bagara Baingan recipe is made from a tangy tamarind, peanut and sesame seeds. The Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan is a very popularly accompanied along with Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani and Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita to make a delicious meal for your festival.  Look at other possibilities with the versatile Baingan/ ...

Roasted Eggplant And Chickpea Curry Flavored With Curry Leaves And Mustard Seeds

Roasted Eggplant and Chickpea Curry Recipe is a flavorful dish made in a coconut milk curry. The distinct flavors of curry leaf, turmeric, coriander along with garam masala leave a delectable taste to the palate. Serve Roasted Eggplant And Chickpea Curry Flavored With Curry Leaves And Mustard Seeds along with Indian Breads and rice for lunch/dinner. Here are a few more curry recipes that might interest you Sweet Potato And Bitter Gourd Kulambu Recipe Paneer Bhurji Gravy Recipe Baale ...

Kondakadalai Puli Vengaya Kuzhambu Recipe (South Indian Style Spicy And Tangy Kala Chana)

The Kondakadalai Puli Vengaya Kuzhambu Recipe is a delicious spicy and tangy recipe from south india, where black chana also known as kala chana is cooked and simmered in a tamarind tomato curry that is spiced with sambar powder as a core ingredient. Kuzhambu are classic dishes from south india, that are most often served along with steamed rice, dosa, idli or even parotha. Serve the Kondakadalai Puli Vengaya Kuzhambu along with Beetroot Poriyal and hot steamed rice for lunch ...

Pacha Manga Pachadi Recipe - Raw Mango Pachadi

The Pacha Manga Pachadi Recipe is a tangy and sweet pachadi made by simmering the raw mango in tamarind, jaggery and sambar powder masala. This recipe is a must on the day of Tamil New Year Festival. The day is not complete without serving this dish on a big banana leaf accompanied by various other dishes. The raw mango is slowly cooked in tamarind water, jaggery and flavoured with spicy and aromatic sambar powder. Serve the Tamil Nadu Style Pacha Manga Pachadi Recipe along with steamed rice, Mixed ...

Kuvale Sasam Recipe - Konkani Ash Gourd Curry

Kuvale Sasam Recipe is essentially a Konkani style Ash Gourd Curry made with a curry of coconut and red chillies and mustard seeds that adds sharpness to the dish.  The ash gourd is pressure cooked and then combined along with this freshly ground masala and finished off with a lovely tadka of mustard seeds, red chillies and crispy curry leaves that add character to the dish.  Did you know: Ash Gourd is a highly nutritive vegetable packed with vitamin B and C along with minerals like ...

Kerala Style Avial Recipe - Onam Sadya Recipe

The Avial Recipe is a traditional dish of the Kerala Cuisine that is made with a combination of root vegetables along with ash gourd and coconut. The flavors of the Avial comes from the use of coconut oil and curry leaves that make an important addition to this dish. The recipe is healthy and quick to make and at home. Serve the Kerala Avial Recipe along with Vathal Kuzhambu  and steamed rice for a delicious sunday lunch. Read more of our Kerala recipes: Kerala Style ...

Murungakkai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe -Spicy Drumstick Curry

The Murungakkai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe is a traditional South Indian recipe that is essentially a tamarind curry that is cooked with spices like sambar powder and combined with vegetables like drumsticks and baby onions (shallots). Different regions of South India make a Kuzhambu with a set of spices that a family uses and many also add coconut milk to make the Kuzhambu richer. Did you know ?  Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. ...

Sorakkai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe - Tangy Bottle Gourd Curry

Sorakkai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe is a South Indian preparation of the bottle gourd, made tangy with tamarind and homemade spices like sambar powder. Bottle Gourd is a very succulent vegetable, that absorbs the spices that are added to it, giving the curry base a very juicy texture. The addition of small onions and ginger and optionally garlic cloves enhances the taste of this dish.  Did you know: The Bottle Gourd is also known as Lauki or Giya is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B, sodium, iron ...

Goan Style Sangacho Ross Recipe-Drumstick Curry

Sangacho Ross Recipe is a traditional Goan Drumstick Curry that is delicious, nutritious and one of the typical preparations during vegetarian days in a Goan household. This is a complex curry, made with simple ingredients. It gets its texture thanks to the coconut, extra depth and silkiness from the dal and a whole load of nutrition from the drumsticks. Kokum is usually used as the souring agent, but like in this recipe you can use tamarind which is easily available in every home.  Did ...

Mangalore Style Nurge Gashie Recipe-Spicy Drumstick Curry

Mangalore Nurge Gashie is a spicy drumstick curry which is filled with coastal flavours. In this recipe, drumstick is cooked in thick tamarind gravy that is flavoured with coconut and whole spices. The coconut-tamarind spice paste gives a creamy texture and tangy taste to this dish. Weekend lunch can be made more exciting with the Nurge Gashie when served with steaming hot rice, rotis or parathas. Did you know? Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. ...

मैंगलोर नुरगे गाशी रेसिपी - Mangalore Nurge Gashie Recipe

मैंगलोर नुरगे गाशी एक तीखी ड्रमस्टिक करी है जो की कोस्टल फ्लेवर से भरपूर है. इसमें इमली के साथ साथ नारियल और दूसरे मसलो का प्रयोग किया जाता है. आप इस ड्रमस्टिक ग्रेवी को पराठे या चावल के साथ परोस ...

Tamil Nadu Style Ulundhu Kuzhambu Recipe - Black Lentil Curry

Ulundhu Kuzhambu Recipe is one of the best curries that my mother makes so dearly. It is protein and fibre-rich recipe. The nutritious black gram dal and urad dal has high levels of protein and minerals. They also help reduce cholesterol levels to improve cardiovascular health.My mother uses sesame oil for cooking because of the believed cooling effect that it provides us. Did you know? Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. Drumstick pods which are ...

Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam - Mango & Drumstick Kootu Curry

Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam is a traditional Kerala recipe made up of Mangoes and drumstick cooked in toor dal and coconut paste. It is also called Moloshyam in Malayalam and Kootu in Tamil Nadu. Mulakushyam can also be prepared with pumpkin, raw green plantain, yam, cucumber, snake gourd and raw jackfruit. Did you know ? Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. Drumstick pods which are known as moringa in local language is rich in calcium, Iron and ...

मेंथे तम्ब्ली रेसिपी - Menthe Tambli Recipe

यह रही आपके लिए एक स्वादिष्ट डिश, मेंथे तम्ब्ली जिसे कर्नाटक के घरो में बनाया जाता है. इसमें दही का भी प्रयोग किया जाता है जो इसे और भी सेहतमंद और स्वादिष्ट बनाता है. इसे बनाने में बहुत कम समय लगता ...

Karwar Style Dali Ambat Ani Maska Sang Recipe-Toor Dal & Drumsticks Pod Curry

Karwar Style Dali Ambat Ani Maska Sang Recipe-Toor Dal and Drumsticks Pod Curry  is a staple dish made with drumstick pods cooked in a creamy dal curry. The dal is pressure cooked and then simmered with spices and the drumstick pods. Drumstick is extremely popular in the southern region of India. It is rich in Vitamin C and Calcium which is vital to the human body. Did you know ? Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. Drumstick pods which are known ...

Murungakkai Mor Kuzhambu Recipe-Drumstick Buttermilk Curry

Murungakkai Mor Kuzhambu Recipe-Drumstick Buttermilk Curry is an easy way to make a curry by using curd as a base. The drumstick are dunked into the spicy and light buttermilk gravy. Did you know ? Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. Drumstick pods which are known as moringa in local language is rich in calcium, Iron and vitamins. They are also have properties such purifying the blood, improves digestion and protects against infection.Drumsticks are ...

Tamil Nadu Style Karamani Murungakkai Kuzhambu Recipe-Black eyed Beans & Drumstick Curry

Tamil Nadu Style Karamani Murungakkai Kuzhambu Recipe-Black eyed Beans and Drumstick Curry is recipe made without coconut as the base. The onions and fennel seeds are roasted well till it becomes golden brown and then ground into a smooth creamy paste which is then simmered with black eyed beans and drumstick.The black eyed beans is a rich source of vitamin A and dietary fibers.  Did you know ? Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. Drumstick ...

Konkani Style Maskasangi Magge Koddel Recipe-Drumstick and Mangalore Cucumber Curry

Maskasangi Magge Koddel Recipe-Drumstick and Mangalore Cucumber Curry, Koddel one of the traditional curry made by people in the Konkan region. Koddel is basically a coconut and dry red chilli gravy that seasoned with good amount of garlic. The vegetable that is being added into the curry may vary depending on the seasonal produce. It is usually the mangalore cucumber that are locally available and it is accompanied with lentils like horse gram or black eyed peas. Did you know ? Drumstick pods helps ...

Kadalai Puli Kuzhambu With Mangalore Cucumber & Drumstick Recipe

The Kadalai Puli Kuzhambu is delicious tangy curry that is packed with a perfect blend of spices and simmered in a coconut gravy. When combined along with Mangalore cucumber and drumstick it adds a variety to the curry making it rich and delicious. Did you know? Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. Drumstick pods which are known as moringa in local language is rich in calcium, Iron and vitamins. They are also have properties such purifying the blood, ...

Andhra Style Urlugadda Munagakaya Charu Recipe-Potato And Drumstick Gravy

Andhra Style Urlugadda Munagakaya Charu Recipe-Potato And Drumstick Gravy, is a quick easy to make spicy recipe using potatoes and drumsticks. The vegetables are cooked in a onion and tomatoes gravy, making for an amazing accompaniment with steamed rice or with Pulka's. The drumsticks add a wonderful flavour to the gravy. Did you know ? Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. Drumstick pods which are known as moringa in local language is rich in calcium, ...

     
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