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

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 ...

Konkani Style Karate Batate Puddi Sagle Recipe - Bitter Gourd & Potato Curry

Karate Batate Puddi Sagle is a simple and delicious konkani style bitter gourd side dish. Konkani cuisine predominantly uses coconut in its recipes. Bitter gourd is one of the vegetables not preferred by many. However, the freshly prepared spice mix along with grated coconut adds a wonderful flavour to the otherwise boring bitter gourd. Serve the Karate Batate Puddi Sagle along with Steamed Rice and Kollu Rasam Recipe (Nourishing HorseGram Stew) with a cup of curd for a weeknight dinner. Other ...

Karwar Style Muga Ambat Recipe (Moong Sprouts in Coconut Curry)

Karwar Style Muga Ambat Recipe (Moong Sprouts in Coconut Curry) is a curry recipe made from 'Muga' - which refers to the green gram which is mostly sprouted and used in recipes.The sprouted green gram is full of nutrients and is rich in fiber. Even during special occasions like marriages, the green gram curry is served as a side dish to be enjoyed along with rice. Karwar, is a small town near Goa, and boasts of it's unique and distinct cuisine. As it is a coastal town, lots of coconuts and tropical ...

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 ...

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 ...

Konkani Style Southe Koddel Recipe-Mangalore Cucumber in Coconut curry

Konkani Style Southe Koddel Recipe is an authentic recipe from the coastal region of Karnataka. It is a creamy and tangy curry simmered with Mangalore cucumber. The curry is then seasoned well with some crispy curry leaves and Crackled mustard seeds. Southe means Mangalore cucumber in Konkani and Koddel refers to coconut curry. This recipe is made preferably in the monsoon season as it is very comforting to be eaten along with some steamed rice. Serve the Konkani Style Southe Koddel Recipe along ...

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 ...

Karwar Style Kairichi Udid Methi Recipe (Raw Mango Methi Curry)

Karwar Style Kairichi Udid Methi Recipe (Raw Mango Methi Curry) is a Konkani style raw mango curry. Its tangy, spicy, little sweetish with a hint of bitterness acquired from methi seeds in it. Its one of the must dish in Konkani festivals. Served with steamed rice, they taste absolute finger licking. Serve Karwar Style Kairichi Udid Methi Recipe (Raw Mango Methi Curry) along with Punjabi Style Tinda Sabji, Palak Raita and Phulka for your everyday meal. If you like this Kairichi Udid Methi ...

Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe-Malabar Spinach Curry

Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe-Malabar Spinach Curry, a simple authentic curry made from Malabar spinach or in other words called as vine spinach is cooked in ground fresh coconut, dry red chilies and tamarind paste. In Konkani, “Vali” refers to the Spinach that is used in the curry, the leaf is rich in  lot of nutrients. It reduces cholesterol and is highly fibrous. It is good for digestion also. Serve the Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe along with steamed rice with a dollop of ghee on ...

Mixed Sprouts In Chettinad Masala Recipe

Mixed Sprouts In Chettinad Masala Recipe is a delicious sprouts dish cooked in an aromatic chettinad masala. The chettinad masala is freshly roasted and prepared and has a strong flavour of pepper in it, making it spicy. It is simple yet delicious dish to cook within no time. Sprouts are healthy to include in our diets as they are the high source of proteins. They are either eaten raw in the form of salads or cooked into a curry, making it easy to digest. This Mixed Sprouts In Chettinad Masala ...

Karwar Style Lasani Kadhi Recipe - Kokum And Coconut Milk Curry

Karwar Style Lasani Kadhi (Kokum & Coconut Milk Curry) is made using kokum and fresh coconut and is almost similar to Sol Kadhi. It can be relished it as such like a drink at the end of the meal or had as a side dish with the meal mixed with rice. Enjoy it fresh! Serve Karwar Style Lasani Kadhi (Kokum & Coconut Milk Curry) with Karwar Style Muga Ambat, Phulka and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Kadhi Recipes that you can make ...

Konkani Style Alasande Randayi Recipe-Black Eyed Beans and Yam Gravy

Konkani Style Alasande Randayi Recipe-Black Eyed Beans and Yam Gravy is a perfect combination to make a coconut based gravy. The curry is made with freshly ground spice mixture that are usual in the Konkani cuisine. The curry is very tangy and sweet and yet rich and flavorsome because of the generous use of fresh coconut. “Alsande” in konkan means black eyed beans and “Randayi” refers to any water gravy that is prepared in konkan cuisine. Serve the Konkani Style Alasande Randayi Recipe ...

     
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