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

Mangalorean Style Bendekayi Huli Koddel Recipe - Ladies finger Dal without Coconut Recipe

Mangalorean Style Bendekayi Huli Koddel Recipe  is a variation to the authentic recipe made in the households of Mangalore. Usually in most of the Mangalorean dishes, the addition of coconut is always a must but in this recipe we have cut down coconut and created a dal which has Bendekayi otherwise called as ladies finger. Serve the Mangalorean Style Bendekayi Huli Koddel Recipe along with steam rice or Phulka for lunch or dinner. If you are looking for more dal recipes here are some:  Gujarati ...

Sundakkai / Manathakkali Kai Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe - A Spicy Tamarind Curry

Manathakkali Kai Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe is a very traditional South Indian dish, made from freshly squeezed tamarind and flavoured with some traditional delicacies like vathal, small onions, appalam. The ingredients could be new to many of the non South Indians and if you are adventurous enough to try an authentic south indian brahmin home cooked recipe, go ahead and give this tasty tangy spicy dish a try. You can also use Sundakkai to make this kuzhambu, as shown in the video. Serve the Sundakkai/ ...

Manathakkali Keerai Molagootal Recipe - Kootu Green And Lentil Curry In Coconut

Manathakkali Keerai Molagootal (Kootu) recipe is a traditional south Indian recipe made with greens like spinach, beetroot leaves, amaranth leaves or a special greens known as Manathakkali Keerai. The Kootu is a dish in south India, that is made with the combination of lentils and coconut, mixed with green vegetables. Simple to make this dish is tasty and nutritious. You can pack it for your office lunch box as well along with phulkas or rice. Serve Manathakkali Keerai Molagootal Recipe ...

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 adds great 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 Curry Recipes, ...

Kerala Special Mambazha Puliserry Recipe

Mambazha Puliserry is an unique and special dish of Kerala. This dish is specially prepared on the auspicious day of Onam. However, the best time to prepare this dish is when mangoes are in season. Whole ripe mangoes are cooked in a coconut- sour curd spicy gravy. The pulissery has a burst of different flavours like sweet, sour, spicy and is a perfect accompaniment to hot rice, idiyappam and even dosa. Authentic pulissery uses small whole mangoes. You can however use sliced mangoes too. Try this ...

Mangalorean Padengi Gassi Recipe - Green Moong Dal Curry

The Mangalorean Padengi Gassi Recipe is a wholesome curry that is made from Sprouted Green Moong Dal. The Gassi is a delicious dish from the Mangalore Cuisine, that is made with roasted coconut and chillies, and cooked along with tamarind giving this curry a tangy and rich taste and flavor. Serve the Mangalorean Padengi Gassi Recipe/ Green Moong Dal Gassi along with Kadalai Manoli, Ghee Rice and Butter Milk to make a delicious lunch or dinner for your ...

Kathirikai Gothsu Recipe - South Indian Style Spicy and Tangy Eggplant Curry

Kathirikai Gothsu Recipe is a tangy gravy preparation of brinjal/eggplant that is cooked soft with the least amount of spices. Sambar powder is added which makes this recipe mouthwatering. To balance the spicy flavours we have added a little bit of jaggery as well. The Onions, curry leaves, tamarind bring out the flavors of this wonderful dish that is traditionally served along with Ven Pongal.  Kathirikai Gothsu is made in many different ways across South India. Many people ...

Peerkangai Pal Kuzhambu Recipe-Ridge Gourd in Milk Curry

Peerkangai Pal Kuzhambu is delicious preparation of the Ridge Gourd  or Turai simmered with mild spices in a milk gravy. Ridge Gourd is a water-based vegetable is claimed by Indians to be very good for people with stomach ailments and a good light vegetable to eat during pregnancy etc. The Peerkangai Pal Kuzhambu is very special dish to my family that was made very often when I was young and now I make it for my children who enjoy it as well. Serve the Pal Kuzhambu along with hot Phulka's or  ...

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 and can be made quickly on a busy day. 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 ...

Udupi Style Ash Gourd Coconut Curry Recipe

Udupi Style Ash Gourd Coconut Curry Recipe is a quick coconut based curry made from Ash gourd. Coconut being the main ingredient used in most of their cooking in Udupi, the curry has a strong flavor of coconut as well the roasted spices which gives out a wonderful flavor and aroma. Ash gourd in other words called as winter melon, it has a good amount of minerals and Vitamins. A good amount of ash gourd in your diet will help in curing thyroid disorders, will also help in reducing cough and cold. Serve ...

White Pumpkin Mor Kuzhambu Recipe - Kerala Style White Pumpkin Curry

This recipe of Kerala Style White Pumpkin Mor Kuzhambu is a classic Kerala dish that is a sure dish that is prepared at least one day a week. The simplicity of the dish and the number of ingredients with which it can be made is one of the reasons it is prepared so often. Mor Kuzhambu is a recipe that is prepared with ground coconut and green chillies which is then mixed in whisked curd along with a seasonal vegetable. In this recipe, we have used white pumpkin or pushnikai or elavan (as it ...

Chow Chow Milagu Kootu Recipe-Chayote Squash Cooked in Peppery Lentil Curry

Chow Chow Milagu Kootu Recipe is a mildly spiced kootu recipe, usually had along with rasam and steamed rice in southern india. Kootu is a curry made using vegetables and lentils, cooked with minimal or no spiced. It also makes for a light and flavourful accompaniment for the phulkas. The freshly roasted and ground peppery cumin masala adds a great flavour to the kootu.  Serve the Chow Chow Milagu Kootu Recipe along with Phulkas or with Jeera Rasam, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for the weeknight ...

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 ...

Chow Chow Poricha Kootu Recipe

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 And Cauliflower In Peanut Curry Recipe

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. If you like this recipe, try these Everyday Recipes that you can make for your weeknight dinners: Tarkari Ni Kari Recipe Fresh Methi Leaves Curry Recipe Matar Butter Masala Recipe

Ambur Style Brinjal Curry Recipe

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 - Black Eyed Peas In Coconut Curry

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

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. Serve ...

Goan Vegetable Curry Recipe

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: Goan ...

काथीरीकइ गोथ्सु रेसिपी - Kathirikai Gothsu Recipe

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 Recipe

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

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

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-Green Moong Dal Curry Recipe

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 ...

     
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