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. 

 

Karamani Poriyal Recipe - Yard Long Beans Stir Fry | Chawli | Barbati Sabzi

Karamani Poriyal is a very traditional South Indian style stir fry, that is very healthy, nutritious and quick to make. Karamani also known as Yard Long Beans, is a very nutritious vegetable having the lowest amount of calories and highest amount of soluble and insoluble fibers making it a perfect food for weight watchers. Addition of red chilli during making the tadka is completely optional. Serve the Karamani Poriyal with Steamed Rice and Sambar/Rasam for the weeknight meal. If you like this ...

Pandu Mirapakaya Pachadi - Andhra Red Chilli Chutney Recipe

Andhra Ripe Red Chilli Chutney also known as the Pandu Mirapakaya Pachadi is a simple South Indian chutney which is made with fresh red chillies. This chutney is easy to make and requires very few ingredients. This is a perfect chutney to serve along with Dosa, Idli and Uttapam for your breakfast.  Serve Andhra Ripe Red Chilli Chutney/ Pandu Mirapakaya Pachadi along with Ghee Roast Dosa and Keerai Sambar for a weekday breakfast.  If you like this Pandu Mirapakaya Pachadi, ...

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Fruit Pachadi Recipe

A sweet, juicy and tasty fruits and yogurt delicacy with lots of coconut and green chilies makes Fruit Pachadi Recipe. This is a South Indian style fruit raita where fruits are cooked and then mixed with yogurt and tempered with chilli and mustard. The pachadi tastes heavenly when served with lunch or dinner and of course, it suits to play the role of mock role of dessert as well. Serve Fruit Pachadi Recipe with Fried Samvat Rice recipe or with Amritsari Ajwaini Paneer Recipe with hot Phulkas. Here ...

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Kerala Style Pacha Mango Avial Recipe

Avial is a staple Kerala dish which has loads of vegetables in it, and Pacha Mango Avial Recipe is a beautiful twist to the traditional recipe. Avial is dish cooked vegetables with coconut green chili paste in it, and no other spices or spice powders. It tastes delicious and goes perfect with red rice or matta rice (Kerala rice) and sambar. You can use vegetables like carrots, elephant yam, plantain, pumpkin, eggplant (brinjal), drumstick, beans etc to make Avial. A beautiful sour taste from the ...

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- Amaranth on the other hand is a powerhouse of Iron and Vitamins. Amaranth is rich minerals, such as calcium, iron, phosphorous, and carotenoids, than most vegetables. Research studies show that it has ...

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Andhra Style Majjige Saaru/Salla Charu Recipe (Spicy Yogurt Curry Recipe)

Andhra Style Majjige Saaru/Salla Charu Recipe (Spicy Yogurt Curry Recipe) is a quick curry made with creamy yogurt that is mixed with caramelized soft onions and curry leaves. This is the best curry during the summer season when you feel like eating something light and refreshing to be served along with steamed rice. Serve the Majjige Saaru/Salla Charu along with steamed rice, Andhra Style Davva Aava koora Recipe ,Radish Greens Poriyal Recipe to go along with it for a comforting lunch meal.  If ...

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Chamadumpa Sabzi Recipe - Andhra Style Dry Baked Masala Arbi

A delicious dry style Arbi made Andhra style, this Chamadumpa Sabzi is made a bit healthier as in this recipe we have baked the Arbi Arbi absorbs the lovely flavours of the Indian spices, making it a yummilicious dish. Here Arbi is boiled and cut into bite size pieces, which is marinated in spice powders and rolled and baked with yet another chana dal spice powder. Baked until it's nice and crispy.  Serve this Chamadumpa Sabzi Recipe, along with Dosakaya Pappu Recipe and Steamed ...

Andhra Style Pachi Pulusu Recipe -Raw Tamarind Rasam

Andhra Style Pachi Pulusu Recipe (Raw Tamarind Rasam Recipe) is a different way of creating a rasam that has been followed by the people from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. This rasam is not heated and rather prepared directly with squeezed tamarind water, sliced onions, roasted green chilli, fresh coriander leaves. The rasam is a specialty in those places and it is made very spicy, and thin. Sometimes when there is a huge production of raw mango during the summer, the tamarind pulp is replaced by ...

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नुव्वुला पचड़ी रेसिपी - Nuvvula Pachadi Recipe

नुव्वुला पचड़ी रेसिपी एक स्वादिष्ट चटनी है जिसमे सफ़ेद तिल का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसे बनाने में बहुत कम समय लगता है और आप इसे अपने डोसा, इडली, वड़ा या उत्तपम के साथ परोस सकते है.  नुव्वुला पचड़ी रेसिपी को सुबह के नाश्ते के लिए घी रोस्ट डोसा या वड़ा के साथ परोसे।  अगर आपको यह डिश पसंद है तो आप दूसरी चटनी भी बना सकते है, शिमला मिर्च की चटनी रेसिपी  धनिया पुदीना चटनी रेसिपी  टमाटर लहसुन की चटनी रेसिपी 

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Andhra Style Kandagadda Vepudu Recipe - Yam Stir Fry Recipe

Andhra Style Kandagadda Vepudu Recipe (Yam Stir Fry Recipe) is a typical Andhra style of cooking a dish. The word “Vepadu” literally translates to stir fry in Andhra. So therefore any ingredient that has been tossed and fried with Indian masala can be called as vepadu in Andhra cuisine. In this recipe we used Yam which is called in different names in Indian language such as, Kandagadda, Chenai Kezhangu, Suran etc. It is a root vegetable that has good for instant energy. Serve the Andhra Style ...

Radish Leaves Pachadi Recipe

Radish Leaves Pachadi Recipe is a healthy South Indian side dish recipe which is diabetic friendly too. Radish greens are a source of wholesome health and a low-calorie food. Serve Radish Leaves Pachadi Recipe as a side dish with dosa, steamed rice, or chapati. Here are more interesting chutney recipes to try Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe With Coconut And Mint Kathirikkai Thogayal Recipe Beetroot Chutney Recipe Ripe Guava Chutney Recipe

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Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam - Mango & Drumstick Kootu Curry

Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam is a traditional Kerala recipe made up of Mangoes and drumstick cooked in toor dal and coconut paste. It is also called Moloshyam in Malayalam and Kootu in Tamil Nadu. Mulakushyam can also be prepared with pumpkin, raw green plantain, yam, cucumber, snake gourd and raw jackfruit. 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 ...

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Podi Potta Pachhai Kathirikai | Brinjal Stir Fry Recipe With Curry Powder

Podi Potta Pachhai Kathirikai is Brinjal Stir Fry Recipe With Curry Powder. This recipe is made with green brinjal. The long green brinjals are slit lengthwise and shallow fried with spice powders. Fresh 'curry podi' is then sprinkled over it, before tossing the veggies so that they are evenly coated with the masala all over. It's a traditional recipe that I learnt from my grandmother. Serve Podi Potta Pachhai Kathirikai | Brinjal Stir Fry Recipe With Curry Powder along with phulka or ...

Udupi Style Alsande Kayi Saaru Recipe (Long Beans Gravy Recipe)

Udupi Style Alsande Kayi Saaru Recipe (Long Beans Gravy Recipe) is a favorite among the locals in Udupi. It is a gravy that is made out of long beans. It is rich in Vitamin A which is one of the essential requirement for our body as it helps to improve our skin completion. The curry is made by grinding the roasted spices to provide the authentic flavor from the Udupi. Serve the Udupi Style Alsande Kayi Saaru Recipe (Long Beans Gravy Recipe) can be had along with steamed rice and Yellow Pumpkin Dal ...

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Tirunelveli Mor Kuzhambu Recipe

Tirunelveli Mor Kuzhambu recipe that has a perfect blend of spices and a curry simmered in yogurt gravy. The addition of red chillies, cumin seeds, methi seeds roasted and ground along with coconut makes this curry absolutely delicious. You can add a variety of vegetables into the mor kuzhambu like carrots, drumstick, chow chow and even green capsicum to make it nutritious and tasty. Serve the Tirunelveli Mor Kuzhambu along with Steamed Rice, Lemon Sevai and a Urulai Roast for a delicious ...

Karnataka Style Badanekai Yennegai Gojju Recipe (Stuffed Brinjal Recipe)

Karnataka Style Badanekai Yennegai Gojju Recipe (Stuffed Brinjal Recipe) being the signature dish of “North Karnataka” are stuffed with brinjal also called as eggplant and fried in oil. The dish has a whole lot of rich and ground masala flavor to the gravy itself. At Archana’s Kitchen we have made it by consuming less oil by sauteing well on the pan itself. Serve the Karnataka Style Badanekai Yennegai Gojju Recipe (Stuffed Brinjal Recipe) along with Jolada Roti Recipe (Jowar Bhakri) and Nuggekai ...

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Vatanyacha Phadna Recipe - Sugar Snap Peas Stir Fry

The Vatanyacha Phadna Recipe is a simple stir fry of the Sugar Snap Peas. Spring brings fresh sugar snap peas into the season and Vatanyacha Phadna is a simple and delicate dish that makes the most of these jade beauties. Black pepper adds a punch to this recipe,  while the caramelised pods sprinkled with grated coconut yield a sweeter taste. You can also make the dish from petit pois or any other variety of tender, sweet peas. Serve Vatanyacha Phadna with Khandeshi Dal and Phulkas ...

Manathakkali Kootu Recipe

The Manathakkali Kootu Recipe is a very classic South Indian recipe that is packed with proteins, vitamins and minerals. Kootu is a combination of dal and vegetable, with or without coconut. Manathakkali Kootu is a simple yet nutritious gravy that helps in controlling and treating acidity related problems. Serve the Manathakkali Keerai Kootu along with Steamed Rice, Salad for a quick and healthy weeknight dinner or even for a quiet Sunday lunch with family. If you like this recipe, ...

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Dondakkai / Kovakkai Poriyal Recipe - Tindora Poriyal

The Kovakkai Poriyal Recipe is a classic South Indian vegetable that you can serve for your everyday meals. Kovakkai is also known as Dondakkai or Tinda or Tindora or Tendley. At home we simply love the taste and flavors of this vegetable when it is just steamed and then tossed in a seasoning that has only mustard, curry leaves, salt and coconut. Serve the Kovakkai Poriyal along with Jeera Rasam, Mixed Vegetable Sambar, Beetroot Pachadi, Steamed Rice and Elai ...

Andhra Dondakaya Ulli Kura Karam Recipe | Andhra Kovakkai Fry

Andhra Dondakaya Ulli Kura Karam Recipe is a delicious dish made from ivy gourd also known as Kovakkai, Tindora or Tendli which is tossed along with freshly roasted and ground masala which makes this dish absolutely yummy. All it takes is 20 minutes to make this delicious dish which you can serve for lunch or dinner. Serve Andhra Dondakaya Ulli Kura Karam Recipe along with Steamed Rice Recipe, and Andhra Style Bendakaya Charu Recipe for a delicious lunch or dinner. If ...

Chettinad Poondu Rasam Recipe | Spicy Garlic Rasam

The Chettinad Style Poondu Rasam Recipe is a lip smacking rasam recipe, that is packed with flavors from the fresh rasam powder that is added along with the garlic in a the ghee tadka.  Rasam is a traditional South Indian soup that is made using the juice of particular vegetables or even fruits. They are good for health and can be included in your daily diet. Garlic is used in this rasam and it has innumerable health benefits and it is recommended to use at least a small amount of garlic in ...

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Chikkudukaya Vepudu Recipe-Broad Beans Masala Poriyal

Chikkudukaya Vepudu Recipe is a delicious side dish recipe made with Chikkudukaya also known as Broad beans in English and Sem in Hindi. The Chikkudukaya Vepudu is made with simple and yet delicate flavours from the onion,ginger and garlic sauteed along with tomatoes and simple masala. Chikkudukaya Vepudu Recipe is simple to make and is a high fibrous vegetable which helps in Lowering cholesterol.  Broad beans are rich source of folate, iron and zinc and its good to include them ...

Chettinad Sura Meen Kuzhambu Recipe (Shark Fish Curry)

Chettinad Sura Meen Kuzhambu aka Shark Fish Curry is a quintessential curry dish from the South Indian Cuisine that goes with Chettinad spices hence it's hot and spicy with the flavours. Typically eaten with plain steamed rice, Shark fish curry is a popular curry dish in entire South India specially Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Shark fish is great in taste and it's believed to be good for breastfeeding mothers as it increases milk supply for the new born. But shark fish also increase body heat, so its ...

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Cucumber Mor Kuzhambu Recipe (Cucumber Curry)

Cucumber Mor Kuzhambu is a delectable curry usually served with steamed rice. Cucumber pieces are cooked till soft and then mixed with a coconut-mustard-curd gravy. This simple curry is very flavourful and uses ingredients easily available in the pantry. This is a great way to use up leftover cucumbers lurking in the refrigerator. You can alternatively use white pumpkin. Serve Cucumber Mor Kuzhambu with steamed rice and Keerai Sambar for a comforting weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you should ...

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