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

Mullangi Mor Pachadi Recipe (Radish in spicy tempered Yogurt Gravy Recipe)

Mullangi Mor Pachadi Recipe (Radish in spicy tempered Curd Gravy Recipe) is a wonderful way to add radish in curd to make a spicy curry. The sourness from the curd complements well with the flavor of the radish. Radish is a diabetic friendly vegetable as it is considered as one of the nutritional root vegetable. It is rich in Vitamin C and minerals such as iron and magnesium. Serve the Mullangi Mor Pachadi Recipe (Radish in spicy tempered Curd Gravy Recipe) with just hot steam rice or can be had ...

Mangalorean Style Kuvalyacho Pollav Recipe (Yellow Pumpkin Curry Recipe)

Mangalorean Style Kuvalyacho Pollav Recipe (Yellow Pumpkin Curry Recipe) is a simple traditional Mangalore curry which uses coconut as its base to make the gravy. Usually the onions and coconut used in this recipe are sun dried and then ground along with other spices into a course paste.  But as the lifestyle changed people starting making it on the pan itself. But whatever it is the true flavor of the old traditional flavors will always remain divine. Serve the Mangalorean Style Kuvalyacho ...

Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Yam Curry Recipe)

Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Yam Curry Recipe) is a comforting recipe made with chopped yam that is pressure cooked with tangy and spicy curry. Yam is a wonderful root vegetable that will help as a cooling agent. It is the best vegetable to fight against any cold or flu. Serve the Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Yam Curry Recipe) along with Ven Pongal for a wholesome dinner or a Sunday lunch. If you are looking for more Yam recipes here are some :  Chena ...

Traditional Whole Gobhi Musallam Recipe

Traditional Whole Gobhi Musallam Recipe is a roasted whole cauliflower dish and much popular dish in northern part of India. Gobi musallam is easy to prepare and eye appealing too. Mainly the whole cauliflower / gobi is first parboiled, a creamy sauce is whipped up, then parboiled gobi is well coated by sauce and roasted in oven. Finally the delicious dish is served in an exotic way. This is a very presentable dish and can make a centerpiece on serving table in any party. ...

Sadya Parippu Recipe (Kerala Style Lentils)

Parippu or Lentil Curry is a very simple dish that is also a part of the Onam sadyaa. Served with piping hot rice, the dish is a delicate and simple balance of flavours that prepares the palate to the explosion of flavours in the dishes that follow thereafter. The parippu can be prepared in a variety of ways using different kinds of lentils. Using Green Gram lentils (Moong Dal) or Split Pigeon Dal, one can prepare a nutritious and beautiful dish that is delectable in its simplicity. Serve Sadya ...

Yeruvalli Kuzhambu Recipe (Tangy Coconut Curry with Vegetables)

The Yeruvalli Kuzhambu Recipe is a very popular dish among the Tamil Brahmin and Kerala community. This Kuzhambu recipe is made from freshly grated coconut, roasted fenugreek seeds, dried red chillies and cooked along with tamarind to make it a spicy curry. A variety of vegetables can be used for the Yeruvalli Kuzhambu Recipe. The most popular combinations are the drumsticks, carrots and green bell peppers or cut okra’s or eggplants. Experiment and add vegetables to suit your ...

Andhra Style Chilakada Dumpa Pulusu Recipe (Sweet Potato in Tangy, Sweet & Spicy Curry Recipe)

Andhra Style Chilakada Dumpa Pulusu Recipe (Sweet Potato in Tangy, Sweet & Spicy Curry Recipe) is recipe originated from the region of Andhra. The sweet potato is cooked in a pressure cooker along with luscious sweet, spicy and tangy gravy. By adding small onions or shallots give it an extra crunch and taste to the whole dish. Sweet potato is usually consumed as a snack in south part of India but adding them to a curry just lifts the whole dish and helps to add more benefits to our diet. Serve ...

Andhra Style Davva Aava koora Recipe (Sweet and Spicy Banana Stem Peanut Curry Recipe)

Andhra Style Davva Aava koora Recipe (Sweet and Spicy Banana Stem Peanut Curry Recipe) is an Indian curry made from Banana stem and crunchy peanuts tossed in sweet and spicy Andhra style gravy. Banana Stem Banana Stem is a local ingredient in Tamil Nadu which is prepared in most of their house hold. Banana Stem is very fibrous and diabetic friendly ingredient. It helps to solve any gastric problems in the body. Serve the Andhra Style Davva Aava koora Recipe (Sweet and Spicy Banana Stem Peanut Curry ...

Kondakadalai Vazhathandu Puli Thengai Kuzhambu Recipe (Banana Stem Curry with Black Chickpeas Recipe)

Kondakadalai Vazhathandu Puli Thengai Kuzhambu Recipe (Banana Stem Curry with Black Chickpeas Recipe) is a healthy, whole hearted Tamil Nadu style curry made with ground coconut and other spices and tossed in a tangy gravy. Banana Stem is a good ingredient to be added to our day to day diet as it is diabetic friendly and also helps solve any gastric related problem. Serve the Kondakadalai Vazhathandu Puli Thengai Kuzhambu Recipe (Banana Stem Curry with Black Chickpeas Recipe) along with steam rice ...

Andhra Style Chama Dumpa Pulusu Recipe (Arbi With Sesame Tamarind Sauce Recipe)

Andhra Style Chama Dumpa Pulusu Recipe (Arbi With Sesame Tamarind Sauce Recipe) is a traditional dish that we have inherited from our ancestors, made using boiled arbi that is simmered in sesame tamarind sauce. It is a perfect to make during weekdays lunch or dinner. Serve the Andhra Style Chama Dumpa Pulusu Recipe (Arbi With Sesame Tamarind Sauce Recipe)  along with Phulkas and Kachumber Salad for a weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other vegetable recipes ...

Pachai Mor Kuzhambu Recipe

Pachai Mor Kuzhambu or Raw Buttermilk Kuzhambu is a dish which is prepared using thick buttermilk. Unlike regular Mor Kuzhambu , in this dish the buttermilk is not cooked and can be used at room temperature. Thick buttermilk is mixed with cooked vegetables & a spice mix which consists of pepper, cumin seeds, chili and urad dhal. The flavor of the dish is further enhanced when we temper it. Use it with steamed rice and vegetable sambar or as a raita to main dish. Serve Pachai Mor Kuzhambu with Senai ...

Chinna Vengaya Puli Kuzhambu Recipe (Spicy Tangy Baby Onion Curry)

Chinna Vengaya Puli Kuzhambu Recipe is a very traditional South Indian dish, made from freshly squeezed tamarind and flavored with roasted baby onions and sambar powder.The ingredients could be new to many of the non-South Indians and if you are adventurous enough to try an authentic south Indian home cooked recipe, go ahead and give this tasty tangy spicy dish a try. It's a palate teaser that goes well, with plain rice, rava dosa's, ragi idli's and even sometimes a slice of bread ...

Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe

Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe is a comforting side dish made with medley of moong dal and beetroot which is pressure cooked and tossed with ground masala and tempered. The dish is so quick and easy to make and can be made during anytime of the week. Beetroot is a root vegetable that has anti-cancer properties and also helps detoxify the body. It also boosts up your stamina level and lowers your blood pressure level. Serve the Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe along with steam rice ...

Chettinad Sura Meen Kuzhambu Recipe (Shark Fish Curry)

Chettinad Sura Meen Kuzhambu aka Shark Fish Curry is a quintessential curry dish from the South Indian Cuisine that goes with Chettinad spices hence it's hot and spicy with the flavours. Typically eaten with plain steamed rice, Shark fish curry is a popular curry dish in entire South India specially Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Shark fish is great in taste and it's believed to be good for breastfeeding mothers as it increases milk supply for the new born. But shark fish also increase body heat, so its ...

Karuveppilai Kuzhambu Recipe (Tangy & Spicy Curry Leaves Curry)

The Karuveppilai Kuzhambu Recipe is a classic and a traditional south indian curry recipe, that is made from fresh curry leaves also known as Karuveppilai. The curry leaves are ground with roasted spiced and added to a spicy and tangy tamarind water. The flavors from roasted methi seeds and coriander seeds brings out delicious flavors and taste. Serve the Karuveppilai Kuzhambu along with steamed rice and Potato Roast along a weekend lunch with family. If you like this recipe, you ...

Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambi (Kerala Bhindi Curry) by Saransh Goila

The Kerala Bhindi Curry also known as the Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambu is a tangy and spicy curry made from okras also known as lady's fingers. The curry is cooked in a tamarind and tomato curry base and flavored with baby onions, fenugreek seeds, coriander powder and curry leaves. This recipe is adapted from Saransh Goila best selling book - India on My Platter Serve the Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambi (Kerala Bhindi Curry) by Saransh Goila along with steamed rice for a delicious Sunday lunch meal.  If ...

Andhra Style Pappu Charu Recipe (Lentil Soup Style Curry)

Andhra Style Pappu Charu Recipe is an aromatic and spicy Lentil Soup like side from Andhra Pradesh. Pappu means Lentils and Chaaru means Curry and this dish is always a part of a Andhra thali meal. A very simple preparation there are many variants to make this with every home having their own method. A perfect combination of spicy, tangy dal, it tastes heavenly when served with Steamed Rice, and ghee fried curd chillies on the side. You can also try these other lentil-based Indian curries for a ...

Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Ki Dal (Hyderabadi Style Lentil Curry)

Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Ki Dal is yet another comforting dal variety in India's immense repertoire of lentil preparations. Dal, roti, chawal aur achar is my ultimate comfort food and I can survive on this menu for days. Khadi Masoor Ki Dal is one of my most favourite recipes because it is easy to make, yet has intense flavours and is delicious when served with a simple meal of Rice and Papad with Pickle. Have you also tried these other regional varieties of dal like Egg Masoor Dal, Maa Ki Dal, Varan ...

Chettinad Style Mulaikattiya Pasi Payaru Kuzhambu (Sprouted Green Gram Curry)

Chettinad Style Mulaikattiya Pasi Payaru Kuzhambu is a spicy Chettinad preparation made of sprouted green gram. Low in calories but high in fibre it is a healthy ingredient to include in your daily diet. Chettinad cuisine from Tamilnadu is popular for it's spicy and aromatic flavours. This kuzhambu is a delicious way to get your daily doze of sprouts. Flavourful and aromatic, it is best eaten with Steamed Rice and ghee, but can also be served with Set Dosa or Phulka. Here are three more ways ...

Vendakka Stew Recipe (Kerala Style Okra Stew)

Vendakka Stew Recipe is a wonderful mildly spiced Kerala style okra stew. The simple stir fried okras are cooked with coconut milk and flavoured with ginger. It pairs very well with the steamed rice or appams. Since, it does not use many spices it is fairly light on the tummy. Serve the Vendakka Stew along with steamed rice or appams for a weeknight dinner.  Other stew recipes that you can try are: Kerala Style Vegetable Stew Recipe with Coconut Milk Persian Eggplant Stew Recipe (Khoresht ...

Tirunelveli Style Mor Kuzhambu Recipe

Mor Kuzhambu is a mildly spiced yogurt based south indian curry. Tirunelveli Style Mor Kuzhambu Recipe is a variation to the regular Mor Kuzhambu. The spiciness of the red chillies and the sourness from the tamarind brings in a distinct flavour variation from the regular Mor Kuzhambu. You can try making Tirunelveli Style Mor Kuzhambu Recipe using local ingredients like Green Bell Peppers, Cayote Squash (Chow Chow), Carrots or Drumsticks. I have tried using variety of these local ingredients and it ...

Karnataka Special Huli Tovve Recipe

Huli Tovve is a speciality from Karnataka and is a must have curry in a traditional wedding meal. Huli Tovve is a kind of sambar made using ground masala with a lot of mixed vegetables. Serve Huli Tovve with hot steamed rice and Elai Vadam. If you like this recipe, you can also try Kerala Style Varutharacha Sambar and Tomato Onion Sambar.  

Pudalangai Milagu Kootu Recipe (South Indian Snake Gourd Curry)

The Pudalangai Milagu Kootu Recipe is a delicious dish made from snake gourd combined with lentils and coconut. This classic south indian kootu recipe is perfect high protein recipe that is nutritious and healthy. Kootu is usually vegetable cooked with lentils and grounded coconut masalas. The Pudalangai Milagu Kootu Recipe a typical Brahmin dish that is popular in all parts of Tamil Nadu. You can substitute ridge gourd/bottle gourd/pumpkin for snake gourd. And Snake gourd is referred ...

     
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