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

Pazhutha Manga Pachadi Recipe - Kerala Style Ripe Mango Curry

Pazhutha Manga Pachadi is a ripe mango curry that is quick and easy to make and is a great weeknight meal. It is sweet and spicy at the same time, with the pungent flavour of mustard. A milder version of this curry with curd is served during Vishu Sadya, but this version has more intense flavours. This recipe uses the Chausa variety of mango but you can use whichever variety you like the most, as long as it doesn’t have too much fibrous hair like Langda does. Serve Pazhutha Manga Pachadi along ...

Amlechi Uddamethi Recipe - Goan Raw Mango Curry

The Amlechi Uddamethi Recipe also known as the Goan Raw Mango Curry is a delicious one pot dish that can be made for lunch or dinner.  "Uddamethi" meaning udda - urad dal and methi - methi seeds is a pure veg traditional dish which Goans prepare for any festivals or special occasions.  Serve the Amlechi Uddamethi (Goan Raw Mango Curry) along with steamed rice as a comfort food for lunch or a weeknight dinner. The Goan Mango Curry also makes a great dish for parties. If you like this Goan ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sweet Potato And Bitter Gourd Kulambu Recipe

We love purple sweet potatoes, as they are denser in taste than the regular orange sweet potatoes. I try a lot of dishes using them and I recently wanted to try something that has tangy, sweet, spicy and bitter taste. So I made this dish “Bitter Gourd & Sweet Potato Kulambu”. Bitter Gourd, Sweet Potato & Onion are cooked in tamarind along with sambar powder & other spices, condiments from the kitchen. However making kids eat Bitter Gourd is not a joke. So if you combine with sweet ...

Vellarikka Manga Curry Recipe - Cucumber Mango Pulissery

Vellarikka Manga Curry Recipe is a delicious Kerala style coconut based curry made using cucumber and raw mango. The raw mango adds a subtle tartness to the dish, which balances pretty well with the sweetness of the coconut. Serve the Vellarikka Manga Curry Recipe - Cucumber Mango Pulissery along with steamed rice and Idichakka Thoran Recipe (Young Jackfruit With Spiced Coconut) for the weeknight dinner. Other Kerala recipes that you can try are: Ada Pradhaman Recipe Kerala Olan Recipe ...

South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe - Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils

South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe (Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe) is a delicious combination of lentil and vegetables. The flavors used in this recipe are typically used in day to day cooking in the South Indian Style Kitchen. Coconut is one of the key ingredient present for all of their dry vegetable side dishes. Serve the South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe (Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe) along with Steamed Rice and Parappu Rasam to enjoy a comforting meal. If ...

Karwar Style Dali Thoy Recipe - Toor dal Curry

The Karwar Style Dali Thoy Recipe (Toor dal Curry) is a quintessential of Konkani dish which is popular among Mangaloreans from Kongunadu. It is a spiced toor dal stew dish which is a simple dish. When you crave for something very light, comforting yet delicious you can rely on this simple curry. Serve the Karwar Style Dali Thoy Recipe (Toor dal Curry) with steamed rice to make a simple satisfying meal.  Take a look at more Karwar Style recipes that you could also try :  Karwar ...

Mixed Vegetable Sagu Recipe - Karnataka Style Vegetable Kurma Recipe

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 ...

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, ...

Andhra Style Mukkala Pulusu Recipe-Sweet Tangy Vegetable Stew

Andhra Style Mukkala Pulusu Recipe-Sweet Tangy Vegetable Stew is a delicious one pot vegetable curry with right amount of spice and tanginess. The curry can have a different choice of your vegetable but we have used drumstick, bottle gourd and potato. The base for the dish is obtained by grinding a handful of whole spice and adding it along with the vegetable to make a comforting stew. Did you know ? Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. Drumstick pods ...

Andhra Style Sorakaya Kura Recipe - Bottle Gourd And Toor Dal Recipe

Andhra Style Sorakaya Kura Recipe (Bottle gourd and Toor Dal Recipe) is a one pot dish that can be made in a pressure cooker. The bottle gourd and toor dal is a wonderful combination to make a rich and comforting gravy.”Koora” in Andhra Pradesh refers to any gravy dish that has a vegetable accompanied by a dal. Serve the Andhra Style Sorakaya Kura Recipe along with Tawa Paratha ,or Phulka along with a Carrot and Beans Thoran to go along with your meal.  If you are looking for more ...

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. ...

Mangalorean Manoli Curry Recipe - Indian Gherkins Curry

The Mangalorean Manoli Curry Recipe is a traditional curry from the Mangalorean Cusine in Karnataka. Manoli is a vegetable that belongs to the cucumber family, also popularly known as Indian Gherkins, Dondaikkai, Kovaikkai or even Ivy Gourd. This Manoli is cooked and simmered in a tangy and spicy coconut curry base, that brings out the best flavors of this dish.  Serve the Mangalorean Manoli Curry along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha and Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for an everyday ...

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 ...

Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry Recipe

The Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry Recipe is a rich gravy dish that has a creamy texture, lots of vegetables, has a spicy taste and is packed with flavors. The addition of almond paste into the recipe which brings out the flavors and the richness to the Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry.   Serve the Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha Recipe, Palak Raita and Pickle for a weeknight dinner or even as a main course for a party. If you are looking for more ...

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. ...

Mango Pulusu Recipe - Mamidi Pandu Pulusu Recipe

Mamidi Pandu Pulusu is a spicy and tangy andhra style ripe mango curry that is packed with flavors from methi and hing cooked in a tamarind gravy. This Pulusu can be also made with raw mango ( Totapuri ) as well. This Mango Pulusu Curry Recipe is a perfect combination of sweet, sour and spiciness and tastes heavenly when served with hot rice and ghee. Serve the Mango Pulusu Recipe along with steamed rice, Spicy Potato Roast Recipe and a Rajma and Corn Salad Recipe If you are looking ...

Palak Pappu Recipe - Andhra Style Palakura Pappu - Dal Palak

Palak pappu also known as Palakura Pappu is a nutrition dense and protein rich dal palak recipe is very famous down south of india. The Palak Pappu is an ultimate comfort food when served along with a bowl of hot Rice and unapologetic amounts of ghee. If you are one of those people who makes trips to an Andhra restaurant to tuck into this pappu and rice, now you can make this at home whenever you please with this restaurant style pappu recipe. It can be served for lunch or dinner and makes ...

Konkan Style Modachya Moongachi Amti Recipe-Sprouted Moong Bean Curry

Modachya Moongachi Amti Recipe is a Konkani Style Sprouted Moong Bean Curry. Sprouted Moong Beans are a packed with proteins and are much healthier as compared to other lentils. This sprouted mung bean curry is a part of the very unique Konkan Cuisine of the coastal Maharashtra. Konkan cuisine predominantly uses desiccated or fresh coconut and kokum in its cuisine. Hence, the curry has a right balance of spice and tanginess. Serve Modachya Moongachi Amti recipe with phulkas or steamed rice, cucumber ...

Konkani Style Mooga Ghushi Recipe-Sprouted Whole Green Gram In Tangy Coconut Gravy

‘Mooga Ghushi’ is a sprouted green gram-coconut based tangy gravy, another traditional delicacy of the Konkani community of Mangalore in the southern part of India. ‘Moogu’ in Konkani is green gram and ‘Ghushi’ is a standard coconut masala of this Konkani cuisine; a blend of coconut, tamarind and roasted red chillies with a seasoning of mustard seeds and curry leaves or crushed garlic. Serve Mooga Ghushi with hot steamed rice or phulkas with a Carrot and Beans Thoran (Subzi ...

Mambazha Pulissery Recipe - Mango Mor Kuzhambu Recipe

The Mambazha Pulissery Recipe is a lip smacking mango curry which is made from ripe mangoes, ground along with a coconut masala and cooked in a yogurt gravy. With coconut and yogurt base, this dish is very similar to Majjige Huli of Karnataka or Mor Kuzhambu of Tamilnadu. Serve the Mambazha Pulissery Recipe-Mango Kuzhambu along with Steamed Rice & Kerala Vendakka Thoran Recipe (Okra Stir Fry with Coconut) a for a simple lunch or dinner. If you like this Mambazha Pulissery Recipe, ...

Dondakkai Puli Curry Recipe - South Indian Style Tindora Curry

Dondakkai Puli Curry is one of those traditional recipes that has been passed down to me through generations. This is a healthy recipe to prepare and also does not take too much time or effort. As it is very easy to make and requires very few ingredients, you can also pack it for your Lunch Box.  Serve Dondakkai Puli Curry Recipe along with Keerai Sambar, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for your everyday meals. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Tindora Recipes such as Shahi ...

Konkan Style Vali Bhajji Ambat Recipe-Spiced Malabar Spinach Dal

Vali Bhajji Ambat Recipe is a dish that originates from North Kanara (Canara) which forms the part of Konkan Coast. The dish is a dal made from the green which is locally known as Malabar spinach. The dal is pressure cooked with spinach and tur dal and then simmered with roasted coconut masala. Tempering given to the dal is a simple garlic and mustard seeds which is just drizzled over on top. Serve your Vali Bhajji Ambat Recipe with some steamed rice or Phulka and end it with Paal ...

     
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