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. 

 

Ulava Charu Recipe - Spicy Andhra Horse Gram Rasam

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 ...

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केरला स्टाइल कच्चा केला और सुरन कोटु करी रेसिपी - Kerala Style Plantain & Yam Thoran Recipe

केरला स्टाइल कच्चा केला और सुरन कोटु करी रेसिपी एक केरला स्टाइल डिश है जिसमे येम, प्लान्टेन और नारियल का प्रयोग किया जाता है. नारियल डालने से इस सब्ज़ी में ग्रैनी टेक्सचर आता है. यह रेसिपी को ओणम ...

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Raw Banana and Yam Thoran Recipe

The Raw Banana and Yam Thoran Recipe is a typical Kerala vegetable dish made with yam, plantain and loaded with the goodness of coconut. It also consists of brown chickpeas to add in the extra texture to the whole dish. The use of yam gives the dish a crunchy texture and the coconut gives it a grainy texture. This curry is a vital part of Onam Sadya. Serve the Raw Banana and Yam Thoran Recipe along with Kerala Style Varutharacha Sambar and hot steamed rice for a comforting meal. Other ...

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Carrot Beans Thoran Recipe - Kerala Thoran For Onam Sadya

Carrot And Beans Thoran is a classic recipe from the Kerala Cuisine, which is packed with flavors from coconut and green chillies. The addition of small pearl onions along with curry leaves, makes this thoran really delicious. It can be prepared with various vegetables like cabbage, ladies finger, drumstick, spinach/ palak and many more vegetables. Try our Carrot Beans Thoran Recipe, it's the best!  Serve the Carrot Beans Thoran Recipe along with Arachuvitta Sambar and Steamed ...

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Vazhaithandu Lemon Rasam Recipe - Banana Stem Lemon Rasam

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, ...

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Huli Soppu Saaru Recipe - Karnataka Style Mixed Greens Sambar

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, ...

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Kathirikai Poondu Pirattal Recipe - South Indian Style Brinjal Stir Fry With Garlic

Kathirikai Poondu Pirattal Recipe is an aromatic brinjal stir fry dish with the dominant flavour of garlic . The homemade roasted sambar powder renders a beautiful flavor to the regular brinjal. This recipe is a specialty of the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. Did you know:  Asafoetida has lot of medicinal value. According to Ayurvedic medicine, it is used for breathing problems including chronic bronchitis and asthma. It is also used for digestion problems including intestinal gas, upset ...

Moru Kachiyathu Recipe - Kerala Style Seasoned Buttermilk

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 ...

Published in Kuzhambu Recipes

Palak Pappu Recipe - Andhra Style Palakura Pappu - Dal Palak

Palak pappu also known as Palakura Pappu is a nutrition dense and protein rich dal palak recipe is very famous down south of india. The Palak Pappu is an ultimate comfort food when served along with a bowl of hot Rice and unapologetic amounts of ghee. If you are one of those people who makes trips to an Andhra restaurant to tuck into this pappu and rice, now you can make this at home whenever you please with this restaurant style pappu recipe. It can be served for lunch or dinner and makes ...

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Green Beans Poriyal Recipe With Peanuts & Sesame Recipe

Green Beans Poriyal With Peanuts & Sesame Recipe is a simple stir fry recipe with stir fried green beans/ haricot beans cooked with a spice mix of sesame seeds and peanuts. Green Beans provide a wealth of nutrients in addition to being a versatile and delicious element in many culinary preparations. This Beans Poriyal Recipe is low in Sodium, and very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol so this vegetable is great for weight loss.  Did you know: Green beans are one of the few non-starchy ...

Gorikayi Palya Recipe - Karnataka Style Gawar Phali Sabzi

Gorikayi Palya is a dry sabzi recipe prepared with cluster beans or gawar phali. This is an easy recipe with scraped fresh coconut and spices. This makes a great recipe for lunch box as well. Make this Gorikayi Palya for lunch or dinner and serve along with Thandu Keerai Sambar, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam. If you like this recipe, explore more of our Cluster Bean Recipes such as: Crispy Gawar Phali Sabzi Recipe Gavar Pumpkin Sabji Recipe Gavar Ki Sabji Recipe (Cluster Beans Curry)

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Kathirikai Podi Curry Recipe (Roasted Brinjal with Spices)

Kathirikai Podi Curry Recipe is a very traditional South Indian style vegetable made from roasted brinjals also known as aubergine or eggplant. The spice powder varies from home to home and most often the sambar powder is used along with a little cinnamon powder. The Brinjal Podi Curry recipe is a quick and easy vegetable for a weeknight dinner. Serve Kathirikai Podi Curry hot accompanied by steamed rice, smeared with a spoonful of ghee. If you are looking for more Brinjal recipes here ...

कथीरिकै पौड़ी करी रेसिपी - Kathirikai Podi Curry Recipe

कथीरिकै पौड़ी करी रेसिपी, एक पारम्परिक दक्षिण भारतीय रेसिपी है जिसमे बैंगन का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसमें सांबर पाउडर और दालचीनी पाउडर का भी इस्तेमाल किया जाता है जो इसे और भी स्वादिष्ट बनाता है. ...

केरला वेंडकई थोरन रेसिपी - Kerala Vendakkai Thoran Recipe

केरला वेंडकई थोरन रेसिपी, एक सरल दक्षिण भारतीय रेसिपी है जिसमे भिंडी को प्याज, हरी मिर्च और नारियल के साथ पकाया जाता है. आप इसे अपने रोज के खाने के लिए बनाए या फिर अपने लंच बॉक्स में पैक करें।  केरला वेंडकई थोरन रेसिपी को चाउ चाउ सांबर, चावल और पापड़ के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है  मशरुम थोरन रेसिपी कच्चे केले का थोरन रेसिपी पत्ता गोभी और गाजर का थोरन रेसिपी    

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Vazhakkai Varuval Recipe- Raw Banana Roast Recipe

Vazhakkai Varuval is a simple South Indian Style dry preparation. Vazhakkai, also known as Plantain or Raw Banana and is used extensively in the South Indian Cuisine. Vazhakkai Varuval can be made in different ways with different masalas according to you taste. We have made a flavourful, tasty Vazhakkai Varuval with everyday spices which are easily available in your pantry. Did you know: Although plantains belong to the same family as banana, they contain more potassium, vitamin A and B-complex ...

Kerala Style Varutharacha Sambar Recipe - Tangy Coconut Sambar Recipe

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. Did you know ? ...

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Kerala Vendakkai Thoran Recipe - Okra Stir Fry with Coconut

Kerala Vendakkai Thoran is a simple and delicious preparation of Okra or Bhindi flavored with pearl onions, green chilies, and coconut. This style of making vegetable is very typical to South India especially Kerala.  Did you know: Okra or Vendakkai is a low-calorie vegetable and contains no saturated fat or cholesterol. They are rich sources of dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins; often recommended by nutritionists in cholesterol controlling and weight reduction programs. Serve the Kerala ...

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Ellu Kuzhambu Recipe- Sesame Seeds Kuzhambu

Ellu Kuzhambu is a mouthwatering curry made with sesame seeds . It is a South Indian recipe which people usually serve with rice, appam or dosa. The sesame seeds are ground and then mixed with a tangy and sweet gravy made of tomatoes, tamarind and indian masalas. You can also add in extra vegetables to enrich the gravy with extra flavors and nutrients.  Did You Know: Sesame seeds have many potential health benefits and have been used in folk medicine for thousands of years. They may protect ...

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पत्ता गोभी थोरन रेसिपी - Cabbage Thoran/Poriyal Recipe

पत्ता गोभी थोरन रेसिपी एक स्वादिष्ट डिश है जिसे केरला में खाने के साथ बनाया जाता है. यह एक सां रेसिपी है जिसे आप अपने लंच बॉक्स में पराठे के साथ भी पैक कर सकते है. इसमें नारियल और रोज के मसलो का प्रयोग ...

Pavakka Theeyal Recipe - Bitter Gourd In A Roasted Coconut Gravy

The Pavakka Theeyal Recipe is an authentic dish from Kerala where the bitter gourd is cooked along with roasted coconut, tamarind and condiments. The theeyal can be prepared with a host of vegetables like pearl onions, eggplant, yam, drumstick, snake gourd, long beans, raw cashew, bitter gourd and many others. Pavakkai Theeyal Recipe (Bitter Gourd in a Roasted Coconut Gravy) is a 'must-have' in most Kerala homes and this Theeyal also holds great importance in the traditionally prepared Sadya, a ...

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Dangar Pachadi With Grated Carrots Recipe (Urad Dal Raita)

Dangar Pachadi or Urad Dal Pachadi is one of the simplest raitas that can be prepared in no time and with very few ingredients. It is popular among Thanjavur Iyers Brahmins and served along with a main course South Indian Meal consisting of Sambar, Rasam, Kootu, Rice and Sweets. Serve Dangar Pachadi along with Keerai Sambar, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for a weekday South Indian meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Raita recipes such as Lauki Raita Recipe Beetroot ...

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Nellikai Pachadi Recipe (Amla/ Gooseberry Raita)

The Nellikai Pachadi Recipe also known as the Raita in Hindi, is a wholesome and nutritious raita. Nellikai / gooseberry is rich in vitamin-c & antioxidants. When combined in yogurt and seasoned with coconut and mustard, it brings out delicious flavors. The Nellikai (Amla) Raita goes well with Dosas and even Parathas. Serve with your choice of Pulao recipe to a wonderful meal. Did You Know: Amla, can be partially attributed to its high vitamin-C content. Amla enhances ...

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Kumbalakai Majjige Huli Recipe- Ash Gourd Buttermilk Curry

Kumbalakai Majjige Huli Recipe is a traditional South Indian recipe, a must for functions and festivals. It is a tangy curry made from buttermilk and coconut. This curry is usually made with water based vegetables like Bengaluru cucumber, white pumpkin, squash or snake guard. Okra is also a great vegetable that goes well in Majjige Huli. It is an authentic Karnataka recipe and you can find similar recipes across the south of India. Some make this recipe spicy and some make it less spicy with fewer ...

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Mullangi Poriyal recipe - South Indian Style Radish Stir Fry

Mullangi Poriyal recipe is a simple and quick preparation which is perfect for the weekdays. It not only tastes great when it is hot but also at room temperature, making it a good option for lunch box. Radish is known to be very healthy because of its high water content and fibre. This sabzi gives an option to use the leaves as well. Radish greens are full of nutrition and is diabetic friendly. It is always good to add greens into your diet to add fiber. Mooli tastes great along with its leaves. ...

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