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.
For example - Karnataka can be divided into North Karnataka cuisine, South Karnataka cuisine, Udupi cuisine, Malnad cuisine, Kodagu cuisine, North Canara cuisine, Mangalorean cuisine and Navayath cuisine.
For example, Tamil Nadu can be divided into Chettinad Cuisine, Nanjil Nadu cuisine, Kongunadu cuisine and so on.
Each one of the above South Indian cuisines, have their own traditional sambar recipes, saaru recipes and rasam recipes.
In this page you will find 50+ traditional collection of Indian Sambar & Rasam Recipes from Vengaya Sambar, Beetroot Sambar, Drumstick leaves sambar, Kollu Rasam, Mysore Rasam, Tomato Rasam, Neem Rasam, Pineapple Rasam and much more.
Beetroot Sambar Recipe is a very traditional South Indian lentil curry made from beetroots that is cooked with tangy tamarind and flavored with homemade sambar powder.
My father used to make the beetroot sambar almost every Sunday along with potato roast and it continues to be my all time favourite for me and now my children too.
Serve Beetroot Sambar along with Chow Chow Thoran, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal.
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Bisi Bele Bath also known as the spicy mixed vegetable sambar rice is a traditional south indian dish made from cooked rice and lentils, mashed along with a spicy tamarind and vegetable curry/sambar that is simply delicious.
Serve this delicious Bisi Bele Bath dish from southern india along with a tomato onion raita for lunch or dinner. With just a little preparation you sure can get satisfied tummies.
Other rice recipes that you can try are:
Thalicha Thayir Sadam Recipe (Spicy Seasoned Curd ...
Rasam is an common recipe prepared everyday in most South Indian households. \
Thelivu Rasam is a rasam with no residue. It is clear and is an excellent digestive soup like recipe to include it into our diets. Thelivu rasam is made with toor dal water, tamarind, tomatoes, garlic, green chillies and more, which makes it deliciously flavourful.
Serve the Thelivu Rasam Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Elai Vadam Recipe (A Traditional South Indian Rice Papad), Bajri Ki Roti Recipe and Molagootal ...
The Jeera Milagu Rasam Recipe also known as the Pepper Rasam is a very classic dish of the South Indian Cuisine. This rasam is simmered with tamarind water along with freshly pounded pepper, cumin and a tempering with ghee. A lot of times this rasam is given when one is suffering from a cold or sore throat making it very soothing because of the black pepper.
Serve the Jeera Milagu Rasam along with Cabbage Poriyal (Muttaikose) and Steamed Rice for a quick weeknight dinner.
If you like Rasam's, ...
थक्काली रसम रेसिपी एक ट्रेडिशनल रेसिपी जिसे दक्षिण भारत के हर घर में बनाया जाता है. यह टमाटर रसम बनाने में बहुत आसान है और आप इसे सूप की तरह भी सर्दियों में पी सकते है. इसमें टमाटर के साथ इमली का प्रयोग होता है जो इसमें खट्टापन देता है.
थक्काली रसम रेसिपी को चावल, टमाटर प्याज सांबर और बीटरूट थोरन के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,
हरे सेब का रसम रेसिपी
वेपम पू रसम रेसिपी
मिलागु रसम रेसिपी
Kobbari chaaru is an authentic sambar/rasam that is made in Telangana region using coconut milk and roasted chana dal. This Coconut Milk & Dal Sambar is silky smooth in texture with subtle sweetness of coconut milk and mildly spicy with ground green chillies, overall making this a perfect lunch combo with hot steamed rice and fryum (Akki Peni sandige) or just with Phulka Recipe (Roti/Chapati) - Puffed Indian Bread.
Did you know: Coconuts are highly nutritious and rich in fibre, ...
The Kharbyaali Masale Khara is a very traditional North Karnataka Spice Powder that is used in making the Kharbyaali Nuggekai Saaru and even certain vegetable dishes. It is made with a combination of the various spices and smoked dry coconut that brings out the special flavor of the North Karnataka Kharbyaali Masala.
Here are a few few more spice powders that you must have in your kitchen
Home Made Dhansak Masala Recipe
Maharashtrian Achar Ka Masala (Pickle Mix Recipe)
Instant Puliyodharai ...
Combine simple ingredients into one dish for a complete meal that doesn't require extra work. These quick and easy one dish recipes are simple enough for any meal of the day. Sambar Rice Recipe is a one dish recipe that South Indians love as a comforting soul food for lunch and dinner.
This recipe has vegetables and lentils, making it a perfect meal. Sambar rice recipe, comparatively is lighter and simpler than Bisibele bath, and a recipe that has intense ...
The Hurali Saaru Recipe is a delicious lentil curry that is made from horse gram also known as Kollu in Tamil or Kulith in Hindi. In this recipe the horse gram is cooked with aromatic spices ground into a masala with coconut and finally seasoned with ghee and onions making it a perfect curry to go along with rice.
Did You know: Horse Gram is one of the lesser known, and seriously underrated beans is actually widely used in traditional South Indian cooking. Although it gets its name from being ...
Arachuvitta Rasam Recipe, is an aromatic and flavourful recipe. It is also known as the Kalyana Rasam, prepared during the weddings with the freshly available ingredients. It is prepared with the freshly ground rasam spice mix, which makes all the difference.
Rasam is a popular dish prepared as a part of the south indian meal. It has ingredients that has intense digestive properties, making it lighter on the tummy.
Serve the Arachuvitta Rasam Recipe along with Steamed rice and Carrot ...
The Lemon Rasam Recipe, is a delicious spicy and tangy rasam that is made very simple using dal and tomatoes and flavored with ginger, green chillies and lemon.
Lemon Rasam is also considered as a good digestive to be included in any South Indian meal. Infact, every South Indian household has their own special recipe for making the Lemon Rasam.
Serve the Lemon Rasam Recipe along with steamed rice and a poriyal like Beans Poriyal, Potato Roast and Beetroot Curry to make a sumptuous weeknight ...
North Karnataka Spiced Drumstick Sambar also known as Nuggekai Kharbyaali is a traditional sambar curry made with a special spice powder - bhakri/ jowar/phulkas.
Did you know ? Toor Dal contains high amount of protein, low fat and low cholesterol. It is also a great source of complex carbohydrates, fibre, folic acid and immense amounts of complex dietary fibres that helps to regularise bowel movements.
Drumstick pods helps to build strong bones, it is very good for ...
ऑरेंज रसम एक स्वादिष्ट रसम है जिसमे रसम बनाकर उसमे ऑरेंज(संतरे) का रस मिलाया जाता है. ऑरेंज को रसम में मिलाने से रसम में खट्टा मीठा स्वाद आता है. इस रेसिपी को बनाए और हमे जरूर बताए की यह आपको कैसी लगी?
ऑरेंज रसम रेसिपी को चावल, बीटरूट थोरन और पापड़ के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद आई हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है,
मिलागु रसम रेसिपी
फालगुनी दाल रेसिपी
एग मसूर दाल रेसिपी
Orange Rasam Recipe is with a unique twist of adding orange juice to the regular rasam. This rasam has a refreshing fruity flavour to please your taste buds.
Did you know: Orange is a superfruit having a wealth of nutrients including vitamin C, vitamin A precursors, calcium, potassium, and pectin. Oranges are full of vitamin C which protects cells by neutralizing free radicals. Free radicals cause chronic diseases, like cancer and heart disease.
Serve Orange Rasam with Steamed Rice and Cabbage ...
Ulava Charu Recipe is a authentic Andhra recipe where you cook the horse gram in a rasam form. The Horse gram is cooked by itself in a pressure cooker and then immersed in a flavourful onion, tomato and coconut base not to forget the red chillies that lend the apt amount of heat into this dish.
Did you know: Horse gram contains the highest protein content of any lentil in the world. This grain is fed to horses to keep them energetic and maintain weight, hence the namesake. Horse ...
The Vazhaithandu Lemon Rasam Recipe also known as the Banana Stem Lemon Rasam Plantain stem The Vazhaithandu rasam consumes very less time when compared to other dishes. We do not remove the thin string fiber from the banana stem for this recipe.
Did you know : Plantain stem is a high fiber content vegetable and is also good for people with diabetes, high cholesterol and kidney stone.
Did you know: Asafoetida has lot of medicinal value. According to ayurvedic medicine, ...
Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe is a traditional Karnataka Style Sambar made using a mix of greens. We have used fresh spinach, fenugreek leaves and amaranth for this recipe. The freshly ground sambar masala adds a rustic flavour to the dish. Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe is also known as Ulsoppu in many regions of the state of Karnataka. It is a perfect accompaniment for the Mudde (Ragi Balls) as well as steamed rice.
Serve Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe (Karnataka Style Mixed Greens Sambar) along with Steamed Rice, ...
Moru Kachiyathu Recipe is a simple and delicious Kerala style seasoned buttermilk which is prepared every day in a Malayalee household. Moru means buttermilk in Malayalam, and no south indian meal is complete without the last course of rice had with curd or buttermilk.
Buttermilk is also considered to be a good digestive. The simple seasoning using coconut oil and few basic ingredients makes the dish quite aromatic.
Serve the Moru Kachiyathu Recipe (Kerala Style Seasoned Buttermilk) along ...
Varutharacha Sambar is a delicious Kerala Style Sambar Recipe that is made from roasted coconut homemade sambar powder that adds to the authenticity and flavor of the sambar. The aromas from the ground spices when combined along with tamarind water and cooked lentils, make this sambar very delicious and festive. An Onam sadya is incomplete without the freshly prepared spicy Varutharacha Sambar. It gives the whole meal a definition and lifts the Sadya to a new dimension.
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पालक तौव्वे जिसे पालक दाल भी कहा जाता है, एक स्वादिष्ट और सरल दाल रेसिपी है जिसमे पालक भी डाला जाता है. यह स्वादिष्ट तो है ही साथ में पोषण से भरपूर भी है. आप इसे अपने लंच बॉक्स में भी पैक कर सकते है.
पालक तौव्वे को चावल, बीटरूट थोरन और पापड़ के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,
फालगुनी दाल रेसिपी
ढाबा स्टाइल दाल पालक रेसिपी
दाल फ्राई रेसिपी
Thakkali Vengaya Sambar which is also called as Tomato Onion Sambar is a light sweet, spicy and tangy dish made from tomato, small sambar onions and the homemade sambar powder.
In the South India, the Tomato Onion Sambar is popularly called as the thakkali vengaya sambar. The sour taste of the tomatoes cooked in a tamarind and lentil gravy is a teaser to the palate.
Did you know: Tomatoes are a treasure of riches when it comes to their antioxidant benefits. In terms of conventional antioxidants, ...
Beetroot Garlic Lemon Rasam Recipe is a rejuvenating and soothing variety of rasam, perfect for the winters. Comforting, warm and delicious, this rasam takes the nutrition up a notch by the addition of beetroots. Rich in nutrients like calcium, potassium, iron, folic acid, and antioxidants, beetroot adds a lot of required goodness to the humble rasam.
Serve this Beetroot Garlic Lemon Rasam with hot Steamed Rice and Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe (Snake Gourd Poriyal) for a comforting home meal.
Murungakkai Vendhaya Keerai Sambar Recipe-Drumstick and Fenugreek Greens Sambar, has a healthy mix of greens and vegetable to make it a complete meal. Drumstick and fenugreek greens are both known to purify the blood and lowering the cholesterol making this sambar a diabetic friendly recipe.
Did you know: Fenugreek is a good source of protein, minerals, and vitamins. Fenugreek fresh leaves and stems are rich in calcium, iron, carotene, Vitamin A, C, and ascorbic acid.
Serve the Murungakkai ...
Mango Rasam Recipe is a tangy, sweet and spicy recipe that is made from mangoes. It is a twist to the traditional rasam recipe.
It is a the perfect recipe for summer season. The Mango Rasam has the perfect balance of sweet, spicy and sour flavours, best served piping hot, making it a great addition to a meal with rice and curry, or even as a soup or palate cleanser.
Serve Mango Rasam Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Beetroot Poriyal and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal.
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