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
Papads in Tamarind Gravy is an easy curry which can be prepared when you run out of vegetables yet require some spicy curry for your white rice. This curry is prepared similarly to the regular vatha kuzhambhu with papads. Papads are roasted in oil and then cooked with tamarind based curry and spices. This simple curry tastes delicious with white rice and adds a spoonful of gingelly oil to make it better.
Prepare Appalam Vathal Kuzhambhu and serve it with Steamed Rice, Corn and Onion Raita ...
Chow Chow And Carrot Kootu is a classic kootu recipe which perfectly goes well with rotis as well as steamed rice. The mild sweetness from the carrots, spiciness from the green chillies balances out the whole dish.
Serve the Chow Chow And Carrot Kootu (Chayote Squash And Carrot Curry) Recipe with rotis or with Steamed Rice, Vengayam Thakali Kuzhambu, Beans Poriyal and Rice crackers to make an elaborate Tamil Saapad lunch menu on a weekend.
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Varutharacha Mutta Curry Recipe is a popular Kerala dish made with eggs. The eggs are hard boiled and is cooked further in spicy coconut based gravy. This flavourful and easy to prepare egg curry can be made on weekdays. Serve Varutharacha Mutta Curry Recipe as a side dish along with No Yeast Kerala Style Appam Recipe, as traditionally served for breakfast in Kerala, or pair it up with Kerala parotta for simple dinner.
If you like this recipe, here are more egg curry recipes to try
Potato Kaarakozhambu has been a part of some of the best culinary memories of my childhood. Passed on by my grandmother, my mother has become a pro at mastering it. To me it is a vital part of my comfort food list. It is easy to make and is a great dish to make during weekend.
Serve Chettinadu Style Potato Kaarakozhambu along with Steamed Rice, Beetroot Thoran and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other South Indian Potato recipes such as
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Karnataka Style Harive Soppu Bendi Recipe is basically Amaranth Leaves Cooked in Coconut Broth. Bendi means broth in Kannada. Harive Soppu Bendi is a simple yet flavourful. The freshly prepared coconut paste is added to the cooked spinach and finished with a simple south indian tempering. It is easy to make and is a wonderful dish to include in summers, as it is mildly spiced and lighter on the tummy. Serve the Harive Soppu Bendi Recipe (Karnataka Style Amaranth Leaves Cooked in Coconut Broth) ...
कराटे बटाते पूड़ी सांगले एक सरल कोंकणी सब्ज़ी है जिसे करेला और आलू के साथ बनाया जाता हैं। कोंकणी खाने में नारीयल का इस्तेमाल बहुत होता हैं। करेला काफी लोगो को नापसंद होता है, लेकिन मसालो और नारीयल की वजह से, करेला का कड़वा स्वाद थोड़ा कम हो जाता है।
कराटे बटाते पूड़ी सांगले को चावल और रसम या दही चावल के साथ परोसे।
कुछ और रेसिपीज जो आप बना सकते है:
पंजाबी मसाला लोबिया की सब्ज़ी
खट्टी कद्दू की सब्ज़ी
Karnataka Style Badanekai Yennegai Gojju Recipe (Stuffed Brinjal Recipe) being the signature dish of “North Karnataka” are stuffed with brinjal also called as eggplant and fried in oil. The dish has a whole lot of rich and ground masala flavor to the gravy itself. At Archana’s Kitchen we have made it by consuming less oil by sauteing well on the pan itself.
Serve the Karnataka Style Badanekai Yennegai Gojju Recipe (Stuffed Brinjal Recipe) along with Jolada Roti Recipe (Jowar Bhakri) and Nuggekai ...
Thekera Tenga is a Sour curry from Assamese cuisine. Thekera is a fruit that is dried and used as a souring agent in Assamese dishes. Few pieces of thekera are soaked in warm water and are used in the dishes. However, lemon and tomatoes are also used as souring agents. The tenga ( sour curry) is usually served at the end of a meal. Usually fish is fried and used in the dish, but in this vegetarian version, I have roasted potato slices and added it to the tenga. Simple, rustic and delicious Thekera ...
पोरीचा कोरमबु तमिल नाडु के तिरुनेलवेली से हैं। इसे बनाने के लिए अन्य सब्ज़ियों और दाल को नारियल में पकाया जाता हैं। यह बहुत स्वादिष्ट है और इसे चावल के साथ खाया जा सकता हैं। क्युकी इसमें बहुत ज़्यादा मसाले नहीं डलते, यह हल्का लगता है।
पोरीचा कोरमबु को आप चावल और पोरियल के साथ दिन के भोजन में परोस सकते है।
यदि आपको यह रेसिपी अछि लगी हो, तो आप कुछ और रेसिपी बना सकते है।
नादन टमाटर करी
पाल कट्टी चेट्टिनाड करी पनीर कुर्मा की रेसिपी है जो चेट्टिनाड मैं काफी मशहूर है। यह पारम्परिक चेट्टिनाड मसालो के पेस्ट से बनायी जाती है। इस मसाले को प्याज और टमाटर के साथ पकाया जाता है। पनीर को इस करी मैं आखिर मैं डाला जाता है।
पाल कट्टी चेट्टिनाड करी को आप तवा पराठा के साथ भोजन में परोस सकते है।
कुछ और रेसिपीज जो आप बना सकते है:
पंजाबी मसाल लोबिया की सब्ज़ी
खट्टी कद्दू की सब्ज़ी
Pudina Tambuli/Tambli is a very traditional Karnataka dish which our grannys have been making from many years. Its basically a uncooked yoghurt based dish served along with rice. One can make thambli using different herbs/seeds/peels/ingredients. Today we have Pudina Tambli / mint leaves thambli. The heavenly aroma that comes out of your kitchen when you are roasting these leaves along with some cumin and pepper seeds is so awesome.
Serve Pudina Tambli in room temperature with hot steaming rice ...
Iyengar Style Vendakkai Mor kuzhambu Recipe is a variant to the regular Pooshanikai More Kuzhambu .This type of preparation is something very commonly seen in many Iyengars (a sect of Tambrahms Community) households. In other words it is also called as a south Indian version of “Bhindi Kadhi”. In the south Indian version of mor kuzhambu, It does not require Garam masala or garlic. The specialty in our cuisine is without these ingredients we can prepare an equally flavorful dish. Vendakkai ...
केरल आलू थियल, चेट्टिनाड के थियल से प्रेरित हुआ हैं। यह रेसिपी छोटे आलू से बनायी गयी है, आलू को प्रेशर कुक किया जाता है और चेट्टिनाड मसालो की करी में पका लिया जाता है।
चेट्टिनाड तमिल नाडु में ...
Kerala Plantain Kootu Curry is a typical Kerala vegetable dish made with yam, plantain and loaded with the goodness of coconut. It also consists of brown chickpeas to add in the extra texture to the whole dish. The use of yam gives the dish a crunchy texture and the coconut gives it a grainy texture. This curry is a vital part of Onam Sadya. You can serve Kerala Plantain Kootu Curry hot, with phulka or Kerala parotta!
Other curry recipes that you can try are:
Vegetarian Thai Red Curry Recipe
Vendakkai Uppadan is a traditional spicy recipe from the state of Kerala. Unlike, other dishes from this region, this one does not use coconut in it. The simplest of the spices are freshly dry roasted, ground and added to the recipe making it very aromatic. It is spicy and tart making it a perfect accompaniment with Rice. Serve Vendakkai Uppadan Recipe (Kerala Style Okra Curry) with Steamed rice, Snake Gourd Thoran Recipe (Turai Thoran) and Paruppu Podi for a weeknight dinner.
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Thouthe Kodel Recipe is a very traditional Mangalorean recipe that is made from a special cucumber that is available in Karnataka. The Thouthe Kodel is supposed to have a rich red color that it gets from the dry byadgi red chillies, but you can use regular dry red chillies as well, like I did. By using the regular red chillies, the color of the curry will not be rich red. The curry also gets its full-bodied flavor from the roasted condiments like fenugreek, coriander, cumin that is ground ...
Beerakaya Tomato Koora Recipe is a delectable Andhra style ridge gourd cooked in a tomato based gravy. It is spicy and colourful. Ridge gourd is low in saturated fat, cholesterol and calories that aids in weight loss. Ridge gourd juice is used to heal jaundice and to strengthen the immune system against any infection.
Serve the Beerakaya Tomato Koora Recipe along with Phulkas or Steamed Rice with Elai Vadam for a light weekday lunch.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Andhra ...
Chettinad Beetroot Kurma Recipe is a delicious beetroot curry cooked using the aromatic spices. The use of freshly roasted and ground Chettinad masala makes it very delectable. Beetroot is known for having antioxidant properties making it beneficial for skin, hair and health over all.
Serve the delicious Chettinad Beetroot Kurma Recipe along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha and Boondi Raita for a weekday lunch or dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try Chettinad recipes such as
Mor Kuzhambu is a traditional south Indian Kadhi which is cooked using coconut in it. Bonda Mor Kuzhambu Recipe has small urad dal vada's in it and usually served during the Tamil Brahmin weddings. The addition of coriander seeds along with the coconut makes it pretty flavourful. Serve the Bonda Mor Kuzhambu Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Crispy Potato Fry for a delicious weeknight dinner or for the weekend brunch.
Serve the Bonda Mor Kuzhambu Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Crispy Potato ...
Vazhakkai Puli Kootu Recipe is a delicious way of cooking with plantains or raw banana. It is spicy, tangy and little sweet with the addition of jaggery in it. Plantains are known for its great source of resistance starch which helps in reducing the risk of diabetes by aiding in blood sugar control, also controlling the blood pressure. Serve the Vazhakkai Puli Kootu Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Beetroot Garlic Lemon Rasam and Papad for a simple yet delicious weeknight dinner.
If you ...
साउथ इंडियन पापड करी को तमिल नाडु में अपलम वठल कुरंबु कहते है। इसे उरद दाल के पापड के साथ बनाया जाता है, और चावल के साथ खाया जाता है। यह बनाना काफी आसान है और उन दिनों काम आता है जिन दिनों घर मैं कोई सब्ज़िया न हो। साउथ इंडियन पापड करी को चाउ चाउ कूटू और चावल के साथ डिनर मई परोस जा सकता है।
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी अच्छी लगी हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है
व्रत वाले आलू पनीर
खट्टी कद्दू की सब्ज़ी
Perum Payaru Theeyal Recipe is an aromatic Kerala style coconut based curry using cowpeas or black eyed beans. It is simple to prepare and makes use of few ingredients in hand. Black eyed beans are a wonderful source of soluble fiber, which helps in preventing type 2 diabetes by keeping blood sugar balanced. We will be using the red cow peas for this recipe.
Serve the Perum Payaru Theeyal Recipe along with steamed rice and beetroot thoran for a weekday lunch.
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केरला बहुत सारे मसालो के लिए जाना जाता है, और यहाँ का मलाबारी खाना बहुत फेमस है। नदान टमाटर करी बहुत स्वादिष्ट, आसान केरला रेसिपी है। ताज़ा टमाटरों को हरी मिर्च के साथ नारियल जीरा के पेस्ट मैं पकाया ...
शकरकंदी और करेला कुलंबु में शकरकंदी और करेले को प्याज के साथ इमली, सांबर पाउडर और दूसरे मसलो के साथ पकाया जाता है. इस सब्ज़ी का स्वाद खट्टा, मीठा और हल्का सा कड़वा होता है. अगर शकरकंदी और करेला कुलंबु ...