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 Recipe, Kurma Recipe, Stew 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.
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
Makai Wali Bhindi
Punjabi Bhindi Kadhi
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.
If you like this recipe, you can also try ...
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 ...
Karnataka Style Tamarind Gojju Recipe is a simple and easy to make gravy that is made by simmering tamarind water with chopped tomatoes and jaggery. The water is left to boil till it thickens. Then a tempering of curry leaves and mustard seeds are poured over it to give a tadka. It is usually paired with Khichdi and the traditional karnataka style rice dish called as Huggi.
Serve the Karnataka Style Tamarind Gojju Recipe along with Karnataka Style Huggi Recipe along with some Gorikayi Palya 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.
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We love purple sweet potatoes, as they are denser in taste than the regular orange sweet potatoes. I try a lot of dishes using them and I recently wanted to try something that has tangy, sweet, spicy and bitter taste. So I made this dish “Bitter Gourd & Sweet Potato Kulambu”. Bitter Gourd, Sweet Potato & Onion are cooked in tamarind along with sambar powder & other spices, condiments from the kitchen.
However making kids eat Bitter Gourd is not a joke. So if you combine with sweet ...
Mambazha Puliserry is an unique and special dish of Kerala. This dish is specially prepared on the auspicious day of Onam. However, the best time to prepare this dish is when mangoes are in season. Whole ripe mangoes are cooked in a coconut- sour curd spicy gravy.
The pulissery has a burst of different flavours like sweet, sour, spicy and is a perfect accompaniment to hot rice, idiyappam and even dosa. Authentic pulissery uses small whole mangoes. You can however use sliced mangoes too. Try this ...
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 ...
Red Snapper is widely available fish and named after its snapping teeth. It’s fine texture and delicate flavor makes it unique. The fish can be broiled, grilled, pan-fried, steamed or can prepared curry. Sankara Meen Kuzhambu is prepared by simmering fish pieces with grounded masalas. The curry tastes delicious with plain white rice. This low-calorie fish is a great source of lean protein, potassium, and omega -3 fatty acids.
Prepare this delicious fish curry and serve Sankara Meen Kuzhambu Recipe ...
Aratikaya Masala Pulusu Recipe (Raw Banana Stir Fry Recipe) is a simple dish that has the authentic flavors of Andhra. The raw banana is simply tossed with some ground paste of ginger, garlic and raw rice for the crunch and is then simmered with tamarind gravy which is then balanced with the right amount of spice.
Serve the Aratikaya Masala Pulusu Recipe with Steamed Rice and Dosakaya Pappu Recipe to create a satisfying meal.
If you are looking for more Raw Banana Recipes, ...
South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe -Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe is a delicious combination of lentil and vegetables. The flavors used in this recipe are typically used in day to day cooking in the South Indian Style Kitchen. Coconut is one of the key ingredient present for all of their dry vegetable side dishes.
Serve the South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe (Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe) along with Steamed Rice and Parappu Rasam to enjoy a comforting meal.
Avarakkai Poricha Kootu Recipe is a comforting side dish from south India. Avarakkai in other words called as broad beans is a wonderful legume which is rich in proteins and fibre. It is also a good source of minerals like potassium, iron and zinc.
Poricha kootu is a traditional recipe from Tamil Nadu, the vegetable is usually steamed separately and mixed along a cooked dal. A tempering of mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves is drizzled on top over the end to complete the dish.
Serve the Avarakkai ...
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, ...
Banana Stem Sabzi Recipe With Curry Powder is a semi dry sabzi that is made by stir frying the banana stem. A touch of yogurt to add in a tinge of sourness, South Indian curry powder, cumin powder and chilli powder are added to make it flavourful.
Make sure that you chop the banana stem when you are ready with other ingredients to prepare this dish, since the chopped banana stem starts turning brown sooner due to contact with air. Note that while you chop the inner rind of the banana stem, you will ...
Pachai Payaru Poriyal Recipe is essentially sprouted green moong, that is sprouted and then stir fried along with mustard seeds and curry leaves. It is made sattvic style with no usage of onion and garlic, making it apt for your Fasting Days too.
The Pachai Payaru Poriyal gets its refreshing flavours from the pepper powder, freshly squeezed lemon juice and fresh coriander leaves. It is a diabetic friendly recipe and helps in regulating blood sugar levels.
Did you know: Moong Sprouts are a high ...
Chow Chow Kootu is made from a white squash called chow chow. It is combined with moong lentils, ground coconut, cumin, yogurt and curry leaves to form its delicious gravy base. The taste is fantastic and goes well with hot phulkas or Spicy Potato Roast Recipe (Urulaikizhangu Poriyal) and steamed hot rice. So enjoy cooking this delicate preparation of a chow chow kotu, which is simple and delicious and makes a one dish healthy meal. Alternate vegetables that can be used are chayote squash, bottle ...
चाउ चाउ पोरिचा कूटू एक सरल दक्षिण भारतीय डिश है जिसमे चाउ चाउ का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इस रेसिपी को बनाने के लिए चाउ चाउ को मूंग दाल, नारियल, जीरा, दही और कढ़ी पत्ता के साथ पकाया जाता है. यह एक स्वादिष्ट ...
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
Senai Kizhangu Poriyal Recipe is a simple stir fry made South Indian style. A homemade curry powder made up of chana dal, split urad dal, coriander seeds, dry red chillies and tamarind is added to give this Yam Poriyal a delicious taste.
Did You know: Elephant-foot yam are prescribed as medicine in Ayurveda to treat piles, dysentery, asthma, swelling of lungs, vomiting and abdominal pain. It is used as a blood purifier. It is recommended for diabetic patients for its blood sugar ...
Chenai Kizhangu Masiyal is a yam dish, where it is pressure cooked and mashed and made into a masiyal along with peanuts. Hing, mustard seeds, simple spices and curry leaves add great flavour and depth to this dish. This starchy yet fibrous vegetable when flavoured with such earthy simple spices, tastes absolutely delicious.
Yam can be stored for many days without refrigeration and it is a very healthy vegetable. It is a rich source of minerals like potassium, magnesium, selenium, ...
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 ...
Kuruku Kaalan Recipe is a delicious dish made from ripe bananas and cooked in a yogurt and coconut curry. It is a delectable traditional dish in Kerala cuisine, that is eaten almost every other day and is also a part of the famous Onam sadya.
Did You Know: Bananas are good for the heart, digestive system and vision. They are packed with potassium, a mineral electrolyte that keeps electricity flowing throughout your body, which is required to keep your heart beating. Bananas' high potassium ...
The Kerala Bhindi Curry also known as the Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambu is a tangy and spicy curry made from okras also known as lady's fingers. The curry is cooked in a tamarind and tomato curry base and flavored with baby onions, fenugreek seeds, coriander powder and curry leaves.
Serve the Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambu along with steamed rice for a delicious Sunday lunch meal.
If you are looking for more Tamil Nadu Recipe here are some:
Capsicum Usili Recipe (Tamil Nadu Style ...
Andhra Style Chama Dumpa Pulusu Recipe (Arbi With Sesame Tamarind Sauce Recipe) is a traditional dish that we have inherited from our ancestors, made using boiled arbi that is simmered in sesame tamarind sauce. It is a perfect to make during weekdays lunch or dinner.
Serve the Andhra Style Chama Dumpa Pulusu Recipe (Arbi With Sesame Tamarind Sauce Recipe) along with Phulkas and Kachumber Salad for a weekday lunch or dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other vegetable recipes ...