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

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 ...

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 ...

Kadalai Puli Kuzhambu With Mangalore Cucumber & Drumstick Recipe

The Kadalai Puli Kuzhambu is delicious tangy curry that is packed with a perfect blend of spices and simmered in a coconut gravy. When combined along with Mangalore cucumber and drumstick it adds a variety to the curry making it rich and delicious. 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, ...

Jackfruit Seed Korma Recipe

Jackfruit Seed Korma Recipe is a must try recipe at home. The flavors of this curry is sensational.The whole spice used here- stone flower, star anise, cinnamon and cardamom add great character to the dish.  The jackfruit seeds are cooked in coconut and poppy seeds based gravy and cooked till the flavors are developed. The seeds are usually thrown away but this recipe will help you create a wonderful curry that can be had with any Indian bread. Serve the Jackfruit Seed Korma with Malabar ...

Karwar Style Valval Recipe (Mixed Vegetables In Coconut Milk)

Karwar Style Valval Recipe (Mixed Vegetables In Coconut Milk) is a delicious creamy mixed vegetables curry cooked in coconut oil. It's basically a no onion no garlic dish and is one of the comfort food in Karwar region. This simple dish with mild spice and lots of flavour will surely spice up your everyday food. It is easy to make and takes very few every day ingredients to prepare.  Serve Karwar Style Valval Recipe (Mixed Vegetables In Coconut Milk) along with Whole Wheat Lachha ...

Kottambari Tambuli Recipe - Udupi Style Raw Coriander Kadhi

Tambuli's are a summer coolers from the Udupi region of Karnataka and Kottambari Tambuli Recipe (Udupi Style Raw Coriander Kadhi) is a delicious variant. Usually, greens are sauteed with spices and ground to a smooth paste, and then added to thin buttermilk. It can be had as a buttermilk or along with rice in summers. Coriander is a wonder green that can be included in summers, as it is a good source of dietary fibres, calcium and magnesium. It is good to lower the bad cholesterol in the body. Kottambari ...

Sorakkai Paruppu Kuzhambu Recipe - Tamil Nadu Style Lauki Curry

Sorakkai Paruppu Kuzhambu Recipe is a side dish recipe to prepare that can be done in about 20 minutes and hence is a great recipe for a busy weeknight dinner. Made with nutritious summer vegetable-bottle gourd, the curry is full of nutrients and is a coolant to the body as well. Usually kuzhambu is a South Indian gravy that is made with tangy tamarinds or cooked along with coconut and other spices like sambar powder. Here I have used a tamarind base for the recipe to be tangy and addition if dal/pappu ...

Palakottai Kuzhambu Recipe-Kongunad Style Jackfruit Seeds Curry

Palakottai Kuzhambu Recipe is Kongunad Style Jackfruit Seeds Curry. There are many variations in making this palakottai Kuzhambu,I have prepared palakottai in a coconut based puli Kuzhambu.  This is a common kuzhambu recipe that is popular in jackfruit growing areas of Tamil Nadu, and all of South India. With little modifications in the recipe, the jackfruit seeds are widely used as food in many parts of India. Did you know: The Jackfruit seeds/palakottai are starchy and a good source ...

Attirachi Kuzhambu Recipe - Spicy Mutton Gravy

Attirachi Kuzhambu is a normal mutton gravy cooked with some traditional spicy ingredients. Cooking mutton with grounded spices gives the aroma and taste for this origin dish. So please don't skip anyone. Whenever we prefer cooking mutton, this is the most wanted dish. This gravy takes only around 30 minutes to cook when all the ingredients are ready.  Serve Attirachi Kuzhambu along with Phulka, Chicken Biryani and Burani Raita for your weekend meal. If you like this recipe, you can also ...

Mangalorean Style Ambe Upkari Recipe - Ripe Mango Curry

Mangalorean Style Ambe Upkari Recipe is a spicy, tangy - sweet curry made with ripe mangoes, along with some jaggery, and the addition of simple South Indian spices, and finished off with a classic tadka that instantly lifts up the dish.  Mangalorean Style Ambe Upkari Recipe is usually served as a side dish with a South Indian Meal of Steamed rice, Mangalorean Style Sajjige Rotti, steamed rice, Sprouted Moong Dal Curry and Mangalorean Style Sonay Sukka Recipe (Dry Chickpea ...

Raw Mango Puliyogare Gojju Recipe With Peanuts

Puliyogare Gojju is a famous recipe from the southern india. Traditionally, tamarind is used to add to the tartness. However, with the summer fruit Raw Mango found in abundance at the moment, we have prepared the same using it. Raw Mango Puliyogare Gojju is easy to prepare, spiced raw mango preserve, eaten mixed with rice or as an accompaniment with dosa/idlis/chapathi. Did you know that raw mangoes have the highest amount of pectin? If you have the raw mango juice along with salt and honey regularly, ...

Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry Recipe -Sweet & Spicy Mango Curry

Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry Recipe which is a Sweet & Spicy curry made with tiny wild mangoes available locally in and around Coorg & Madikeri. Though it is a very very simple dish with just a few ingredients, the mango curry tastes absolutely delicious and has both the flavours of sweetness and tanginess flared with just a bit of spice. Serve this lip smacking good Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry along with steamed rice, Mangalorean Neer Dosa Recipe or Coorg Style Kadumbuttu and Sabudana ...

Karwar Style Dali Ambat Ani Maska Sang Recipe-Toor Dal & Drumsticks Pod Curry

Karwar Style Dali Ambat Ani Maska Sang Recipe-Toor Dal and Drumsticks Pod Curry  is a staple dish made with drumstick pods cooked in a creamy dal curry. The dal is pressure cooked and then simmered with spices and the drumstick pods. Drumstick is extremely popular in the southern region of India. It is rich in Vitamin C and Calcium which is vital to the human body. Did you know  Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for pregnant women also. Drumstick pods which are ...

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 ...

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 ...

     
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