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. 


Kobbari Charu Recipe - Coconut Milk & Dal Sambar Recipe

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, ...

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Sadya Parippu Recipe - Kerala Style Lentils

Parippu or Lentil Curry is a very simple dish that is also a part of the Onam sadyaa. Served with piping hot rice, the dish is a delicate and simple balance of flavours that prepares the palate to the explosion of flavours in the dishes that follow thereafter. The parippu can be prepared in a variety of ways using different kinds of lentils. Using Green Gram lentils (Moong Dal) or Split Pigeon Dal, one can prepare a nutritious and beautiful dish that is delectable in its simplicity. Serve Sadya ...

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Menthya Matvadi Palya Recipe - Madhwa Brahmin Style Methi-Chana Dal Sabzi

Matwadi Palya Recipe is essentially a Madhwa Brahmin Style Methi-Chana Dal Sabzi which uses ground masala which is steamed and then mixed with the other sauteed ingredients like fenugreek leaves. This side dish is great for high protein vegetarian diet since methi and dal are rich in proteins. In addition, methi is a source of ample iron. Serve Matwadi Palya Recipe (Madhwa Brahmin Style Methi-Chana Dal Sabzi) along with Tawa paratha, Karnataka Special Huli Tovve Recipe and steamed ...

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Raw Banana Thoran Recipe

Raw Banana Thoran is a common dish in Kerala and is widely served as a side dish. One cannot think of vegetarian food from God's own country and miss mentioning the thoran. This lightly spiced stir-fry is made with many vegetables and makes the taste of the vegetable taste yummy. In this Thoran we are using raw banana which is the much-loved vegetable in Kerala. The vegetable is combined with mild spices and freshly grated coconut.  Serve the Raw Banana Thoran along with Steamed Rice, Beetroot ...

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Kerala Style Vendakka Uppadan Recipe

Vendakkai Uppadan is a traditional spicy recipe from the state of Kerala. Unlike, other dishes from this region, this one does not use coconut in it. The simplest of the spices are freshly dry roasted, ground and added to the recipe making it very aromatic. It is spicy and tart making it a perfect accompaniment with Rice. Serve Vendakkai Uppadan Recipe (Kerala Style Okra Curry) with Steamed rice, Snake Gourd Thoran Recipe (Turai Thoran) and Paruppu Podi for a weeknight dinner. Here are a few more ...

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Iyengar Vendakkai Mor kuzhambu Recipe

Iyengar Style Vendakkai Mor kuzhambu  Recipe is a variant to the regular Pooshanikai More Kuzhambu  .This type of preparation is something very commonly seen in many Iyengars (a sect of Tambrahms Community) households. In other words it is also called as a south Indian version of “Bhindi Kadhi”. In the south Indian version of mor kuzhambu, It does not require Garam masala or garlic. The specialty in our cuisine is without these ingredients we can prepare an equally flavorful dish. Vendakkai ...

Cabbage Pachadi Recipe

Cabbage pachadi or tempered chutney recipe is very easy dish prepared with cabbage. It is also healthy and delicious in taste that goes well with South Indian Recipes like Ghee Roast Dosas, idli or Carrot Onion Uttapam. Serve Cabbage Pachadi Recipe as a side dish with South Indian breakfasts. If you like this recipe, you can also try pachadi recipes like Kerala Style Vendakkai Pachadi Recipe Ripen Mango Pachadi Recipe Kerala Style Beetroot Pachadi Recipe Pavakka Pachadi Recipe

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Chow Chow and Carrot Kootu Recipe

Chow Chow And Carrot Kootu is a classic kootu recipe which perfectly goes well with rotis as well as steamed rice. The mild sweetness from the carrots, spiciness from the green chillies balances out the whole dish. Serve the Chow Chow And Carrot Kootu (Chayote Squash And Carrot Curry) Recipe with rotis or with Steamed Rice, Vengayam Thakali Kuzhambu, Beans Poriyal and Rice crackers to make an elaborate Tamil Saapad lunch menu on a weekend. Here are few more Kootu recipes which you can try at at ...

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Spicy Coconut Peanut Stuffed Baby Brinjal Recipe

Spicy Coconut Peanut Stuffed Baby Brinjal takes inspiration from the eastern ghats of India and makes for a delicious side dish. The eggplants are stuffed with a spicy, tangy coconut peanut filling making this dish really flavourful and delicious. This dish tastes like a gravy dish but it is dry, making it tiffin friendly. The recipe uses very less oil, making it a healthy choice for weight watchers and diabetic patients. Spicy Coconut Peanut Stuffed Baby Brinjal tastes best when served along with ...

Carrot Methi Pachadi Recipe

Carrot Methi Pachadi is very flavourful and simple recipe. It is usually made in South Indian as a side dish along with their meal. It is very easy to make and takes very less time to get prepared. This is a simple recipe that is a bit runny. Serve Carrot Methi Pachadi along with Beetroot Sambar Recipe and Ghee Rice Recipe for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pachadi recipes such as Senai Pachadi Recipe Ridge Gourd Pachadi Recipe Dangar Pachadi with ...

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Kharbyaali Masale Khara Recipe - North Karnataka Sambar Powder

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 ...

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South Indian One Pot Sambar Rice Recipe

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 ...

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Hurali Saaru Recipe - Healthy Horse Gram and Coconut Curry

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 ...

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केरला स्टाइल उल्ली थियल रेसिपी - Kerala Style Ulli Theeyal Recipe

केरला स्टाइल उल्ली थियल केरला की रेसिपी है जिसमे छोटे प्याज का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इस रेसिपी में छोटे प्याज को पकाकर इमली और नारियल की ग्रेवी में डाला जाता है. यह एक आसान रेसिपी है जिसे आप ओनम या किसी भी दूसरे त्यौहार के लिए बना सकते है. केरला स्टाइल उल्ली थियल को चावल, चाउ चाउ थोरन और पापड़ के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए यह सब्जिआ भी बना सकते है, आलू टमाटरी रेसिपी पनीर बटर मसाला रेसिपी पनीर कालीमिर्च रेसिपी

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कुरुकु कालन रेसिपी - Kurukku Kaalan Recipe

कुरुकु कालन रेसिपी एक स्वादिष्ट डिश है जिसमे केले को दही और नारियल की करी में पकाया जाता है. यह केरला के हर घर में बनाई जाती है और इस करी को ओनम पर भी बनाया जाता है.  कुरुकु कालन को चावल, बीटरूट थोरन, पचड़ी और पापड़ के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे। आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए यह सब्ज़िया भी बना सकते है, आलू टमाटरी रेसिपी पनीर बटर मसाला रेसिपी पनीर कालीमिर्च रेसिपी

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Andhra Style Vankaya Kothimeera Karam Recipe - Brinjal Cooked With Spicy Coriander Mix Recipe

Vankaya Kothimeera Karam recipe is a classic Andhra style brinjal cooked in a very aromatic spicy coriander masala.  It is quite flavourful and spicy that makes for a delicious accompaniment with Steamed Rice, Ghee and Lemon Rasam or even with phulkas. Serve Vankaya Kothimeera Karam along with Tomato Onion Sambar and steamed rice with a dollop of ghee doe a weeknight dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry vegetable recipes such as Tangy Corn Tamatar Bharta Recipe Gajar ...

आंध्रा स्टाइल वांकाया कोथिमीरा करम रेसिपी - Andhra Style Vankaya Kothimeera Karam Recipe

आंध्रा स्टाइल वांकाया कोथिमीरा करम रेसिपी एक आंध्रा स्टाइल बैंगन की सब्ज़ी है जिसमे धनिया मसाला का प्रयोग किया जाता है. वो एक फ़्लवेरफुल सब्ज़ी है जिसे आप रसम चावल या पराठे के साथ परोस सकते है. आंध्रा स्टाइल वांकाया कोथिमीरा करम को जीरा रसम, चावल और पापड़ के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए यह सब्जिआ भी बना सकते है, आलू टमाटरी रेसिपी पनीर बटर मसाला रेसिपी पनीर कालीमिर्च रेसिपी

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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Tamil Nadu Style Arachuvitta Rasam Recipe

 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 ...

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Lemon Rasam Recipe - Nimbe Saaru Recipe

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 ...

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North Karnataka Style Nuggekai Kharbyaali Recipe-Spiced Drumstick Sambar

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 ...

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Malvani Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe - Moongphali Bhindi Sabzi

Malvani Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe is a delicious lady finger recipe using the aromatic malvani masala from the coastal region of Maharashtra. The malvani masala is pungent and quite aromatic as compared to the regular garam masala. The use of stone flower and Nagkesar or Mesua Ferrea gives it a very distinctive flavour and aroma. This masala is usually used while preparing the non vegetarian dishes in the coastal region of Konkan and Maharashtra, giving it a very rustic flavour. Here, we have given ...

ऑरेंज रसम रेसिपी - Orange Rasam Recipe

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  

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Orange Rasam Recipe

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 ...

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