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.

You will find many south indian vegetarian recipes in the Curry RecipeKurma RecipeStew Recipe Collections and in the list below you can discover more traditional south indian vegetarian recipes, which are served for an main course like lunch or dinner.

You will also find many south indian in the collection "Variety Rice" where you can get to make the traditional tomato rice, lemon rice, tamarind rice and more. 


Keerai Karamani Kuzhambu- Spinach Black Eyed Beans Curry Recipe

If you are looking for a calcium rich recipe then you must make this tasty Palak Lobia Curry. Cooked lobia or black eyed beans are simmered in a gravy made with dry roasted spices, coconut and tamarind paste. This curry tastes great with roti and rice. Did you know: It contains almost all essential vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, C, folic acid, iron, potassium, magnesium, calcium, selenium, sodium, zinc, copper, phosphorus, etc. Serve the Keerai Karamani ...

Published in Kuzhambu Recipes

Vendakkai Podi Curry Recipe - Vendakkai Poriyal

Vendakkai Podi Curry also known as the Vendakkai Poriyal is a delicious South Indian dish made with the combination of fresh lady fingers spiced with sambar powder and paruppu podi. It is super simple and easy to make and absolutely delicious to eat as well.    Serve Vendakkai Podi Curry along with Jeera rasam and Steamed Rice for a simple and easy weeknight dinner. If you are looking for more Vendakkai/ Lady's Finger Recipes you must try some of our other favorites.   Chettinad ...

Green Beans Paruppu Usili Recipe - Iyengar Style

Green Beans Paruppu Usili is a wholesome and high protein side dish which is served along with a mor kuzhambu or vatha kuzhambu. Toor Dal is soaked and ground along with red chillies, turmeric and salt and then steamed to make dal cakes also known as paruppu idli. Once the dal is steamed, it is crumbled and tossed along with asafoetida, curry leaves and steamed vegetables. Serve Green Beans Paruppu Usili along with Sundakkai / Manathakkali Kai Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe and Steamed Rice for a ...

Appalam Vatha Kuzhambu Recipe - Papad In Tamarind Gravy

The Appalam Vatha Kuzhambu is a classic south indian preparation which has delicate flavours from the papad and the onions along with sambar powder simmered to make a spicy and tangy curry.  You can use any papad of your choice, however the ulundu appalam or the urad dal papad tastes best in this vathal kuzhambu. Serve the Appalam Vatha Kuzhambu along with hot Steamed Rice, Bean Paruppu Usili and Elai Vadam for simple and delicious weekend lunch. If you like this recipe, ...

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Andhra Gongura Pachadi Recipe - Andhra Style Sorrel Leaves Chutney

Andhra Gongura Pachadi or this Andhra style chutney made of sorrel leaves an authentic delicacy typical to Telugu cuisine. It is an important part of every festive meal or feast. Although these leaves are called different names in different regions, the nutritional properties of sorrel leaves remain constant. Did you know: Sorrel leaves are rich in iron, vitamins, folic acid and antioxidants, these leaves are highly recommended for patients of heart conditions and diabetes. This Gongura Pachadi ...

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Vazha Thandu Poriyal Recipe - Tamil Nadu Style Dry Banana Stem Fry

Vazha Thandu Poriyal Recipe is a simple and quick Tamil Nadu recipe made with fibrous banana stem tossed in simple spice powders and seasonings. Poriyal is generally from Tamil Nadu. Anything that is dry and is eaten as side dish is called Poriyal. Usually the household in Tamil Nadu add grated coconut in most of their dry dish in order to give in an extra crunch and richness to the whole dish. Serve the Vazha Thandu Poriyal Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Parappu Rasam and ...

Mullangi Poriyal Recipe

Radish is called 'Mullangi' in Tamil. A juicy root vegetable , radish is filled with nutrients, vitamins and minerals. It is high in fibre and is most beneficial for weight loss. Radish is very effective in relieving one from constipation, respiratory disorders and blood pressure. Radish oil, leaves and seeds are used even for many medicinal preparations too. It is wise to include this vegetable in our daily diet. This Mullangi Curry recipe is a simple South Indian Style Stir fry that can be prepared ...

Kathirikai Urulai Kizhangu Kara Kuzhambu Recipe

lunch is a traditional Chettinad dish which is commonly prepared in all households of Chettinad with brinjal and potatoes. Brinjals and potatoes are cubed and cooked with spices in a tamarind – tomato base. The addition of tamarind and tomato lends sour taste to the gravy and addition of spices lends a spicy taste. The combination of sour and spicy makes it as a perfect accompaniment for rice. The gravy lasts for a couple of days due to the addition of tamarind and sour. Serve the Kathirikai Urulaikizhangu ...

Published in Kuzhambu Recipes

Kerala Style Ulli Theeyal Recipe - Small Onions Roasted in Spicy Tamarind Coconut Gravy

The Kerala Style Ulli Theeyal is a delicious preparation of the small onions that are roasted and cooked in in a spicy tamarind coconut gravy. The recipe has a simple set of ingredients used in the kerala cooking and makes a perfect dish to be made during festivals like Onam or even when you have guests. It is different from the regular sambars and rasam and goes well when served with steamed rice or Kerala parotta. Take a look at more Kerala Style recipes to try Vendakkai Uppadan Recipe ...

Published in Kuzhambu Recipes

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 ...

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Karnataka Style Beetroot Palya Recipe

Karnataka Style Beetroot Palya Recipe is a simple beetroot stir fry with aromatic sambar masala. It is also mildly flavoured with garlic cloves pounded with freshly grated coconut. Beetroot is said to have high content of iron and folates making it a highly nutritious vegetable. If taken regularly, it also helps in reducing the acidity in the body. Serve the delicious Karnataka Style Beetroot Palya Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Keerai Sambar and Elai Vadam for a simple weekday lunch. If ...

Published in Palya Recipes

Kohlrabi Recipe (Knol Khol Poriyal)

Kohlrabi is commonly called as German kohl most popular in german speaking countries. It is also most commonly used in eastern parts of India like West Bengal and also in Bangladesh where it is called as ‘ol kopi’ and also in north india (kashmir) popularly called as ‘Nol Kohl’. It is also called as summer secret wonder vegetable rich in Vitamin C and Potassium. It is very easy to make and requires day to day ingredients to prepare them. Serve Kohlrabi along with Dal Tadka and Steamed Rice ...

बीन्स करम रेसिपी - Beans Curry (Recipe In Hindi)

बीन्स करम एक साइड डिश रेसिपी है जिसमे बीन्स को दक्षिण भारत के मसलो के साथ पकाया जाता है. यह रेसिपी आप अपने लंच बॉक्स में भी पैक कर सकते है. बीन्स करम बनाना बहुत ही आसान है और काम समय में बनाई जा सकती है.  बीन्स करम को मिक्स्ड वेजिटेबल सांबर, चावल और पापड़ के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह सब्ज़ी पसंद आयी हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है  केरला टमाटर फ्राई  बेसन और मिर्च की सब्ज़ी  मेथी की सब्ज़ी 

Sorakaya Masala Poriyal Recipe - South Indian Style Bottle Gourd Curry

Sorakaya Koora or Sorakaya Masala Curry is a simple and tasty Andhra Style curry where Bottle Gourd/Lauki is cooked with simple South Indian masalas. This recipe is simple to make and therefore its perfect to make during busy mornings to pack in your lunch box. Did you know - Bottle Gourd is a vegetable high on water (about 92%) and is a rich source of vitamin C, K and calcium. It helps in maintaining a healthy heart and brings down bad cholesterol levels. It is low in saturated ...

Poosanikai Haddu Sweet Curry Recipe - Pumpkin Sweet Curry

Pumpkin Sweet Curry Recipe is a South Indian Vegetarian Curry recipe prepared with yellow pumpkin also known as Haddu or Poosanikai.  In this recipe, pumpkin is cooked in a pan along with jaggery. The jaggery adds the sweetness to the dish and with the final addition of grated coconut, it gives the dish a complete sweet and nutty flavour.   It is an authentic recipe in tamilnadu, usually made during the Tamil festival of Pongal, when pumpkin is abundantly found in market. Serve ...

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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Potato Sagu Recipe for Rava Idli

Potato curry or bhaji is cooked in various styles across the country. One such version is the potato sagu recipe which is very popular in Karnataka usually served alongside Rava Idlis, Set dosa and others in eateries like darshinis and restaurants.  There is a another version of this sagu using mixed vegetable which is also popular across Karnataka and is usually served along with puri or set dosa. This recipe of potato sagu is simple to make and can be packed into your office or kids lunch ...

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आलू सागु रेसिपी - Potato Sagu Recipe

आलू की सब्ज़ी को अलग अलग तरह से बनाया जाता है. यह हम आलू सागु बनाएंगे जिसे कर्नाटक में बनाया जाता है और रवा इडली, सेट डोसा के साथ दर्शिनी में परोसा जाता है. आप इससे सगु को अपने लंच बॉक्स में भी पैक कर सकते है.  आलू सागु रेसिपी को सब्ज़ रवा इडली और फ़िल्टर कॉफ़ी के साथ सुबह के नाश्ते के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,  हरे प्याज और आलू की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी आलू पालक की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी तीखा आलू रोस्ट रेसिपी  

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मुलांगी करी रेसिपी - Mullangi Curry (Recipe In Hindi)

मूली को तमिल में मुलांगी भी कहाँ जाता है. यह एक रस से भरी सब्ज़ी है जो की पोषण से भरपूर है. इसमें फाइबर की मात्रा अधिक होती है और यह वेट कम करने के लिए भी अच्छी होती है. आप इस से कई प्रकार की सब्जिआ बना सकते है लेकिन यहाँ हम इसे तमिल स्टाइल से बनाएंगे।  मुलांगी करी को मिक्स्ड वेजिटेबल सांबर और चावल के साथ दिन के खान के लिए परोसे.  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद आई हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है  आलू अमृतसरी  काला चना मसाला  आलू गाजर मटर की सब्ज़ी  

उलावा चारु रेसिपी - Horse Gram Rasam (Recipe In Hindi)

उलावा चारु कर्नाटक की रेसिपी है जिसमे कुलीथ की दाल को स्टू के जैसे पकाया जाता है. कुलीथ के पानी को प्याज टमाटर और नारियल के पेस्ट में पकाया जाता है. यह बनाने में आसान है और सेहत के लिए बहुत अच्छा माना जाता है. उलावा चारु को चावल और तमिल नाडु स्टाइल ब्रोकली पोरियल के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे। अगर आपको यह डिश पसंद आई हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है  दाल फ्राई  लहसुनि दाल  शकरकंदी की दाल 

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Kollu Rasam Recipe - Healthy Horse Gram Rasam

Kollu Rasam Recipe is a wholesome recipe of rasam made from horse gram. It is rich in taste and at the same time rich in protein and iron apart and has high antioxidant capacities along with hemagglutinin which is a substance found in antibodies and autoimmune functions. In the traditional recipe only a small amount of kollu/ horse gram is used to make the rasam, but i personally like to add the entire horse gram and make it a wholesome rasam. Serve Kollu Rasam along with Steamed Rice and Chena ...

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Andhra Style Aratikaya Vepudu Recipe - Raw Banana Dry Sabzi

Aratikaya Vepudu is a Andhra Style Raw Banana Dry Sabzi. It is a simple recipe but tastes amazing as such or when paired with rice and dal/rasam. Its spicy, little crispy yet soft from inside. It is a perfect sabzi to pack in your lunch box too. Serve Andhra Style Aratikaya Vepudu along with Mixed Vegetable Sambar, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Andhra Recipes such as Andhra Style Chilakada Dumpa Pulusu Recipe Andhra Chicken Fry ...

Baale Dindu Kadale Palya - Banana Stem Curry With Chickpeas Recipe

Baale Dindu Kadale Palya is South Indian Style Banana Stem Curry With Chick Peas Recipe. Select a banana stem which has a thin rind. Usually, the thinner the rind of the stem, tender is the banana stem. This banana stem curry is a healthy recipe since banana stem prevents the formation of kidney stones and is naturally fibrous to promote digestion. Banana stem pairs well with chickpeas and the flavors are subtle in this curry with fewer spices. Pair Baale Dindu Kadale Palya (Banana ...

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Bendekaayi Gojju (Lady Finger In Coconut Curry) Recipe

Bendekaayi Gojju is also known as Saasive Gojju (Mustard seeds curry) as it uses raw mustard seeds. This creamy gojju is a tangy, sweet and spicy curry that goes well with roti and rice. You can serve it for a weekday lunch or dinner. Serve Bendekaayi Gojju with phulka or steamed rice for a healthy and satisfying weekday meal. You can also try other Lady finger recipes such as Bhindi Masala Dahi Bhindi Makai Wali Bhindi Punjabi Bhindi Kadhi  

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