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

Karwar Style Varan Kadhi Recipe - Toor Dal in Coconut Milk Curry

Karwar Style Varan Kadhi Recipe (Toor Dal in Coconut Milk Curry) is a humble recipe made simple with everyday used ingredients in the kitchen. Usually, Kadhi’s from North India is combined with besan flour to give it the right consistency but in this Kadhi we have used coconut to thicken. Karwar cuisine uses Coconut to many of their curries as a thickening agent. Many of their dishes consist of kokum which is an essential ingredient in their cooking. Kokum is a kind of fruit which is dried ...

Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan Recipe- Brinjal in Spicy Peanut Curry

Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan is a delicious preparation of the popular Hyderabadi recipe made from roasted brinjal/ eggplant/ baingan. The Curry of the Bagara Baingan recipe is made from a tangy tamarind, peanut and sesame seeds. The Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan is a very popularly accompanied along with Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani and Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita to make a delicious meal for your festival.  Look at other possibilities with the versatile Baingan/ ...

Kerala Style Avial Recipe - Onam Sadya Recipe

The Avial Recipe is a traditional dish of the Kerala Cuisine that is made with a combination of root vegetables along with ash gourd and coconut. The flavors of the Avial comes from the use of coconut oil and curry leaves that make an important addition to this dish. The recipe is healthy and quick to make and at home. Serve the Kerala Avial Recipe along with Vathal Kuzhambu  and steamed rice for a delicious sunday lunch. Read more of our Kerala recipes: Kerala Style ...

Karwar Style Khatkhate Recipe (Mixed Vegetable Curry With Toor Dal & Coconut)

Karwar Style Khatkhate Recipe (Mixed Vegetable Curry With Toor Dal & Coconut) is basically a konkani mixed vegetable curry with toor dal and coconut. This dish is common in almost all konkani houses. A variety of mixed seasonal veggies are used to make to Khatkhate. It's a no onion no garlic dish. Addition of tirphal or Sichuan pepper gives a unique flavour to this curry. Serve Karwar Style Khatkhate Recipe (Mixed Vegetable Curry With Toor Dal & Coconut) along with Karwar Style Lasani ...

Mamidikaya Pappu Recipe - Andhra Pappu - Raw Mango Dal

Mamidikaya Pappu Recipe is an easy dal recipe and the inclusion of raw mango gives a perfect twist to our regular dal dish. This Dal is full of flavour owing to the tanginess of the raw mango and with the addition of toor dal it gives a creamy texture to the dal made. This dal also goes by name of Pachi Mamidikaya Pappu or Mango Pappu Charu Arhar dal is a protein rich dal which is highly nutritious owing to it containing folic acid, high levels of protein and is complex carbohydrate dal which will ...

Karwar Style Ambade Udid Methi Recipe - Hog Plum Curry

Karwar Style Ambade Udid Methi Recipe (Hog Plum Curry) is a vegetarian curry from the Karwari Goud Saraswat Brahmin cuisine. Karwar, which is a city in Karnataka lies at the mouth of the river Kali. Coconut, Jaggery, Coriander Seeds and Red Dry Chillies form the base of most of the gravy dishes in the Karwari GSB cuisine. One such gravy made commonly in all homes there is udid methi which can be made using raw mangoes too instead of Ambade. This sour fruit Ambade (Tulu & Konkani) ...

Tamil Nadu Style Paneer Kurma Recipe

Tamil Nadu Style Paneer Kurma Recipe is a dish that you must try out as it is simple and delicious to make. Kurma are generally prepared in many parts of Tamil Nadu which is usually had along with paratha for lunch. The kurma that we generally see are made from mixed vegetables but we have tried out something different at our test kitchen by adding soft paneer in a rich and spicy curry. Serve the Tamil Nadu Style Paneer Kurma Recipe along with whole wheat parotta and Vazhakkai Varuval by the ...

Vazhakkai Milagu Kootu Recipe - Plantains Pepper Curry

Vazhakkai Milagu Kootu is a delicious recipe of plantain stem,cooked in a curry made from freshly roasted masala, that adds great flavours to the curry. Kootu are essentially a part of the elaborate South Indian meal platter, where the vegetables are cooked with or without lentils in a coconut based masala.  Serve this Vazhakkai Milagu Kootu, along with Steamed Rice and Jeera Rasam for a simple meal for a weekday lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Kootu recipes Pattani ...

Aava Pettina Majjiga Pulusu Recipe - Andhra Style Mor Kuzhambu

Aava Pettina Majjiga Pulusu Recipe is a traditional Andhra Brahmin recipe usually served with muddapappu (plain cooked toor dal) and rice. In this recipe of Pulusu, paste of mustard seeds, sesame seeds and chana dal is added to a Yogurt mixture and brought to a boil and tempered with mustard seeds. It is also popularly called as Mor Kuzhambu in Tamil Nadu. Serve Andhra Style Aava Pettina Majjiga Pulusu along with Steamed Rice, Palak Pappu, Muttaikose Poriyal for a wholesome ...

Karnataka Style Avarekalu Sagu Recipe-Hyacinth Beans/ Mochai Kurma

Avarekalu or Avare Bele are the Hyacinth Beans. These beans are seasonal and found in abundance during the winter months in South India. It is widely used in the Karnataka Cuisine.  Avarekalu Sagu Recipe is a delicious side dish prepared using Avarekalu and Potato. The masala is prepared fresh using coconut, fried gram, green chillies, coriander leaves which gives the dish whole lot of flavours. Give this delicious Avarekalu Sagu Recipe a try and serve it along with hot Malabar Parotta or ...

Chow Chow Thakkali Kootu Recipe - Chayote Squash In Dal Coconut Curry

Chow Chow Thakkali Kootu Recipe is traditional Tamil Nadu Style lentils cooked with chayote squash, tomatoes along with moong dal, with a coconut based masala. The freshly ground coconut masala adds a beautiful flavour to the kootu. The addition of pepper, cumin and red chillies gives the kootu the right amount of spice. Chayote squash is a healthy vegetable containing highest content of water, making it suitable to include in our diet. Also, the kootu is prepared with the Moong dal, making it ...

Thandu Keerai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe - Amaranth Greens in Tangy Curry

Thandu Keerai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe is a traditional Tamil Nadu Style tamarind based curry made with shallots or normal onion, sometimes with garlic and vegetables. It pairs well with the lentil based Kootus. Thandu Keerai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe is simple to make and therefore you can include them into your everyday meals. The curry is spiced with roasted fenugreek seeds powder and sambar powder, which enhances the flavour of gravy. The addition of onion and garlic cloves adds a nice crunch to ...

Chettinad Kathirikai Chops Recipe - Brinjal Curry for Biryani

A lip smacking robust spicy dish, the Chettinad Kathirikai Chops gets its aroma from the freshly roasted and ground spices. Although it can be served with Chapatis or Jeera Rice, the brinjal chops served with biryani is a match made in heaven.  Serve Chettinad Kathirikai Chops along with Hyderabadi Biryani With Basmati Rice (Mutton & Chicken) or Ambur Star Chicken Biryani Recipe and Sweet & Spicy Coriander Tadka Raita for a complete Biryani meal.  If ...

Goan Style Mushroom Shagoti Recipe

A medley of freshly roasted whole spices combined with coconut, this Mushroom Shagoti is an authentic Goan curry that is bursting with flavours. With a hint of sourness from the tamarind and richness from the poppy seeds and mushroom as a star ingredient, this Indian recipe is something different from the usual and worth a try.  Serve this Mushroom Shagoti Recipe with Goan Style Sana Recipe (Soft Steamed Rice Cakes) or Steamed Rice or pav for a weeknight dinner with ...

Milagu Keerai Poricha Kootu Recipe - Palak And Moong Dal Kootu

The Milagu Keerai Poricha Kootu Recipe is a wholesome dish from Tamil Nadu which is packed with flavors from the roasted urad dal, black pepper which is ground along with coconut. Kootu is essentially a dal and vegetable combination which is coked with some everyday masalas. Did You Know- Spinach is a super food which is packed with a lot of nutrients and most importantly it is low in calories as well. Spinach and green leafy vegetables are important for skin, hair, and bone health.In addition, ...

Bendakaya Pulusu Recipe - Andhra Style Ladies Finger In Tamarind Gravy

Bendakaya Pulusu is an Andhra Style tangy and spicy tamarind based gravy prepared with ladies finger/okra. The tanginess from the tamarind, the spice from the red chillies and sweetness from the jaggery makes for a perfect balance of flavours. Pulusu is similar to Tamil Nadu Kuzhambu which is also prepared with a tamarind and jaggery gravy. Serve Andhra Style Bendakaya Pulusu along with Steamed Rice, Andhra Style Palakaru Vepadu, Moong Sprouts Salad with Grated Carrots and Cucumber and ...

Chettinadu Style Kathirikai Sundakkai Vathal Kuzhambu/Gravy Recipe

This recipe of Kathirikai Sundakkai Vathal Kuzhambu is cooked in a spicy, tangy and sweet Chettinadu style gravy and simmered to a perfect gravy consistency that goes well with hot steamed rice and ghee. Vatha meaning dried is a common ingredient that are added in Kuzhambus in Tamil Nadu and the common kind of Vatha that are used in Kuzhambus are Manathakkali, Veppam Poo and Appalam. It is traditionally called Kuzhambu when tamarind pulp and spices are combined and cooked  with dried (vatha) ...

Bengaluru Style Brinjal Gravy Recipe - For Biryani

Brinjal Gravy For Biryani, as the name suggests is a side dish recipe that makes a delicious accompaniment for any Biryani. This style of side dish is prepared in Bangalore restaurants or at Weddings and served along with spicy biryanis. The tanginess and sweetness of the dish pairs well with any spicy Biryanis or Pulaos. In North India, Biryanis are usually served along with raitas and salans but Bangalore, being the melting pot of Indian culture, this brinjal gravy is served as a side dish to ...

Kondai Kadalai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe -Tangy South Indian Kala Chana Curry

Kondai Kadalai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe is a Black Chickpea Curry which is cooked in tamarind gravy. It is different from kerala kadala curry and North Indian chole. Its flavour and taste is unique. It pairs well with hot steaming rice, paratha and it also goes well with idli/dosa. As Chickpeas are high in protein, this gravy is healthy and delicious at the same time. It can be packed for lunch box too as it is wholesome food. Black Chickpeas are also are high in dietary fiber, rich in vitamins ...

Karwar NKGSB Style Bharli Vangi Recipe - Brinjal Curry

Karwar NKGSB Style Bharli Vangi Recipe - Brinjal Curry is what stuffed brinjals vegetable is called in Konkani language and in Hindi it’s called Bharwa Baingan. Vangi or Brinjals are of different types like the small black ones, or the surati vangi, or white vangi or the ones I have used here i.e. Kateri Vangi. The Kateri vangi are a little big in size with a slightly purplish colour like stripes and are sweet in taste. These are generally used to make the Bharli Vangi. Brinjals are called ...

Cabbage Poricha Kootu Recipe - South Indian Cabbage Dal

The Cabbage Poricha Kootu Recipe is a wholesome and delicious recipe where the moong dal is cooked and mixed along with steamed cabbage and a fresh coconut masala, finished off with a crunchy tadka.  The addition of cumin seeds and black peppercorns ground along with freshly grated coconut adds to the taste of the dish. Serve the Cabbage Poricha Kootu Recipe along with Phulkas/Steamed Rice, Beetroot Thoran and Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad for a delicious and simple weeknight ...

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 ...

Pavakka Theeyal Recipe - Spicy & Tangy Karela In Tamarind Gravy

Pavakka Theeyal Recipe is a Kerala Style Bitter Gourd curry which you can make for your everyday food. This is a delicious way to make a Bitter Gourd curry which is sweet, spicy and tangy. It is easy to make and takes everyday ingredients to prepare it. Did you Know: Bitter gourd contains important nutrients ranging from iron, magnesium and vitamin to potassium and vitamin C.  An excellent source of dietary fiber,  it also contains an insulin-like ...

Sorakkai Kozhukattai Paal Kuzhambu Recipe - Bottle Gourd Curry

Sorakkai Kozhukattai Paal Kuzhambu is an authentic recipe from Tamil Nadu. It is a mildly spiced curry with coconut and tiny rice dumplings (kozhukattai) that are cooked along with bottle gourd. Sugar is added to give a little sweet taste .Tiny rice dumplings and chopped bottle gourd gives nice texture to the curry. As it is mildly spiced we can pair it up with any tangy and spicy gravies like puli kuzhambu for lunch. Serve Sorakkai Kozhukattai Paal Kuzhambu along with Steamed Rice or ...

     
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