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
Chow Chow Kootu is made from a white squash called chow chow. It is combined with moong lentils, ground coconut, cumin, yogurt and curry leaves to form its delicious gravy base. The taste is fantastic and goes well with hot phulkas or Spicy Potato Roast Recipe (Urulaikizhangu Poriyal) and steamed hot rice. So enjoy cooking this delicate preparation of a chow chow kotu, which is simple and delicious and makes a one dish healthy meal. Alternate vegetables that can be used are chayote squash, bottle ...
Potato & Cauliflower In Peanut Curry Recipe is a vegetarian satvik side dish recipe which has no onion or garlic. Make this easy and no-fuss curry recipe for a weekday dinner. ox.
Serve Potato & Cauliflower In Peanut Curry Recipe with Butter Naan and Mooli Raita for your everyday lunch or dinner.
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Brinjal Curry is prepared in different ways in different regions. Here, we have followed the style which is used in Ambur which is famous for its Brinjal Curry.
Brinjal curry makes a great combination with biryani, and is made in most of the Muslim households on a regular basis. It's a simple recipe and can be made with limited ingredients. The texture of brinjal along with the flavours of spices, make a great dish.
Serve this Ambur Style Brinjal Curry Recipe along with Ambur Star Chicken ...
Mangalorean Style Lobia Gassi Recipe will be the favourite among all the vegetarians who would love to try a “Gassi”, which is a Mangalorean speciality. This curry is traditionally from Mangalore cuisine and is made with chicken.
Here, we are cooking the Gasai with Lobia, which is Black Eyed Peas and it is cooked in coconut curry.
You can also create variation by adding vegetables of your choice or even different type of lentils like chickpeas, peas etc.
Serve the Mangalorean Style Lobia ...
Brahmin Style Vegetable Kurma Recipe is a No Onion No Garlic curry which is made with loads of vegetables and cooked in a freshly ground coriander and coconut curry.
The spice powders that are added into the curry are none as it is very simple and has all the flavors from the ground paste. The curry is also made in a Brahmin Style where they prefer to make curries without the usage of onion and garlic. It can also come under Satvik cooking which is a pure and natural way of consuming food.
Goan Vegetable Curry Recipe is a classic dish from Goa. It is a part of day to day meal. It is made with mixed vegetables. This dish is simple and easy to make.You can add vegetables according to your taste and preference. Its creamy and coconut based and will spice up your everyday meal.
Serve Goan Vegetable Curry Recipe along with Beetroot Raita and Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Goan Recipes for your everyday meals:
काथीरीकइ गोथ्सु रेसिपी एक पारम्परिक रेसिपी है जिसमे बैंगन को रोज के मसालो के साथ पकाया जाता है. इसमें दूसरे मसलो के साथ सांबर पाउडर का भी प्रयोग किया जाता है जो इसे और भी स्वादिष्ट बनाता है. इसके ...
Capsicum In Coconut And Peanut Gravy is a delicious gravy recipe which you can make for your everyday food. Flavours of Capsicum come out very well along with peanuts. Addition of coconut makes the gravy rich and nourishing. You can also pack this for your lunch box with parathas and your choice of raita.
Serve Capsicum In Coconut And Peanut Gravy Recipe along with Tawa Paratha and Palak Raita for your everyday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Capsicum Recipes which ...
Paalkatti Chettinad Curry Recipe (Chettinad Style Paneer Kurma Recipe) is a recipe that has been originated from the traditional Chettinad style curry. The authentic Chettinad masala is prepared by roasting a blend of spices and blending it into a smooth paste and then adding it into the sauteed pearl onion and tomato to give it a rich and spicy flavor. The paneer is just simmered into the curry.
Palkatti is a Tamil word which refers to the process of how a cottage cheese or paneer is ...
Karnataka Style Bendekayi Gojju/Kayirasa Recipe is the Karnataka style Okra curry in a tamarind coconut gravy which is one of the popular gravy recipes made with Okra/lady’s finger.
The recipe is a simple dish to prepare and flavorful as well. There is a note of sweetness from Jaggery which helps cut the spiciness added to the gravy from the red chillies.
Serve Karnataka Style Bendekayi Gojju/Kayirasa with Steamed Rice, Vazhakkai Varuval and Elai Vadam for a comforting ...
Pasi Paruppu Masiyal Recipe is a simple one pot meal made by pressure cooking green gram along with tamarind water, green chillies and then tempered. So simple yet very comforting. It can be served along with hot steaming rice with a dollop of ghee or even with roti or jolada rotti.
Did you know: Green Moong or Whole Moong Dal is packed with protein and low in carbohydrates and is one of the best vegetarian superfoods out there. It has a low glycemic index and is high ...
Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Sagu Recipe is an authentic kurma recipe from the Karnataka Cuisine. Many homes and even hotels in Bangalore prepare this kind of Kurma which is eaten along with dosa, idli, puri and even steamed rice.
The Mixed Vegetable Sagu Recipe is very simple to kurma and has a perfect blend of spices and coconut gives a rich curry base. You can mix and match your favorite vegetables to this sagu recipe and experiment with the look, taste and textures.
Serve the Karnataka Style ...
Mixed Vegetable Kurma Recipe is a simple, yet delicious recipe that is made with a combination of spices like saunf, cinnamon, cardamom and ground along with poppy seeds and coconut.
The addition of spices and coconut makes it a delicious combination for a side dish that can be served along with appams, dosas, parathas or plain rice.
Serve the Mixed Vegetable Kurma Recipe makes a perfect spicy recipe that goes well with Idiyappam, Kerala Style Appam or even Kerala Style Whole Wheat Parotta for ...
If you are looking for a calcium rich recipe then you must make this tasty Palak Lobia Curry. Cooked lobia or black eyed beans are simmered in a gravy made with dry roasted spices, coconut and tamarind paste. This curry tastes great with roti and rice.
Did you know: It contains almost all essential vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, C, folic acid, iron, potassium, magnesium, calcium, selenium, sodium, zinc, copper, phosphorus, etc.
Serve Temper Palak Lobia ...
Tomato Sheer is a mild curry made with coconut milk and tomatoes. This soothing curry is apt during hot days. Besan is mixed with coconut milk to make the gravy thick and creamy. Make this on a rushed morning to be packed into our kids lunch box with steamed rice or phulkas.
Serve Tomato Sheer with Manathakkali Kootu, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for a comforting lunch.
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Lauki Paneer Kofta Curry Recipe ...
Mambazha Pulissery Recipe is a traditional Kerala cuisine and is prepared by cooking vegetables in a curd and yogurt. It has subtle flavors of spiciness and tanginess.
This authentic recipe is commonly prepared in all households for Onam and served as an accompaniment for rice. Fresh ripe juicy mangoes are cooked with spice powders in a coconut based yogurt gravy.
The recipe calls for very few ingredients and is a perfect dish for summer where mangoes are in season. The curry can be prepared with ...
Prawns Kuzhambu Recipe is a lip smacking prawn gravy made South Indian style. The flavour emanates once the tamarind paste is added to it and you can taste the tangy masala with each bite of prawn.
You may add more red chilli powder, which is a perfect balance with the sweetness of fresh coconut. Weekend lunch with Prawns Kozhambu in the main course is a special attraction for all the family members eventually you will feel special too.
Serve Prawns Kuzhambu along with Steamed Rice and Cucumber, ...
Gongura Pappu is an lip smacking dal made from the gongura leaves which brings in a natural tangy taste to the dal. Gongura Leaves are also known as Sorrel Leaves in English, pulicha keerai in Tamil, Pundi Palle/Pundi Soppu in Kannada and ambaadi In Marathi.
In this recipe, the Gongura leaves are cooked separately along with onions and garlic and a few spices and then combined into the cooked dal to make the Gongura Pappu.
Did you know: Gongura is a very rich source of iron, vitamins, ...
Today’s recipe is Chettinadu kozhi kozhumbhu. This deliciously spicy chicken curry is packed with flavours and is sure to tickle your taste buds. You will love it. The quantity of spices mentioned can be adjusted to suit your spice levels. I love spicy curry, so I have mentioned the quantities as per my taste buds.
Serve Chettinadu Kozhi Kuzhambu Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Spicy Chettinad Fish Fry Recipe for a weekday lunch or dinner.
If you like this recipe, you ...
Masala Vada Curry Recipe also known as the Chana Dal Vada curry is a delicious South Indian curry made from masala vada cooked in a tomato onion gravy.
Masala Vada Curry Recipe is a delicious and one of the best side dish for Idli/Dosa/Chapati. This curry is mostly made in north eastern parts of Tamil Nadu. It is packed with proteins and the goodness of Indian spices.
Traditionally, this dish is made with deep-fried masala vadas. But, this one is made out of steamed vadas which is much simpler ...
If you are craving for something comforting, full of nutrition and which goes along with a rice meal then you must make Dappalam. This amazing mixed vegetable tangy stew is made with mixed vegetables like carrots, bottle gourd, sweet potato, tamarind and jaggery. Its is easy to make and every mouthful creates a party in your mouth.
Serve Dappalam along with Steamed Rice, Andhra Style Pappu Charu and Zucchini Thogayal for a delicious Andhra Meal for a indian lunch or ...
The Pavakkai Theeyal Recipe is an authentic dish from Kerala where the bitter gourd is cooked along with roasted coconut, tamarind and condiments. The theeyal can be prepared with a host of vegetables like pearl onions, eggplant, yam, drumstick, snake gourd, long beans, raw cashew, bitter gourd and many others.
Pavakkai Theeyal Recipe (Bitter Gourd in a Roasted Coconut Gravy) is a 'must-have' in most Kerala homes and this Theeyal also holds great importance in the traditionally prepared Sadya, a ...
White Veg Kurma is a restaurant style vegetable kurma that goes well with chapati, idiyappam, appam or parotta.
This is simple and easy kurma recipe and tastes great. This recipe is as close as it can be, to the restaurant version of it. You will be surprised at the ease of making this recipe and we awed by its taste.
Serve White Vegetable Kurma Recipe With Coconut & Cashew along with Muttai Parotta Recipe ( Ande Ka Paratha / Egg Filled Flat Bread) and Kerala Style ...
Pesara Pappu Pulusu Recipe is a simple comfort food, made using yellow moong dal. The addition of tamarind and a lovely tadka over it, packs it with all the flavours.
Pesara Pappu Pulusu is high in protein and potassium and contains negligible amount of cholesterol.
Serve it along with some steamed rice and a dollop of ghee for a quick weekday lunch.
Serve Pesara Pappu Pulusu Recipe with Steamed Rice, Andhra Gongura Pachadi, Kakarakaya Vepudu Recipe, Andhra ...