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. 

 

Carrot Paruppu Usili Recipe - Steamed Lentils Crumbled With Carrots

An extremely healthy dish, Paruppu Usili is a traditional South Indian dish which is made with a combination of steamed crumbled lentils and chopped vegetables. The most commonly prepared Paruppu Usili are with French Beans, Vazhaipoo (Banana Blossoms) and Vendhaya Keerai (Fenugreek Leaves). You can use your favourite vegetable in this recipe and make it according to your taste and preference. Here, for this recipe, we have made it using fresh Carrots. It not only looks colourful, but also ...

Murungai Keerai Paruppu Usili Recipe - Drumstick Leaves & Toor Dal

Usili is a traditional and popular recipe from the state of Tamil Nadu, in which dal or paruppu is steamed cooked along with spices. It is mainly cooked with a variety of vegetables namely, french beans, broad beans, leafy greens etc.  Murungai Keerai Paruppu Usili is a dal crumble made with the fresh Moringa or Drumstick leaves. Moringa leaves is one of the new superfoods filled with various minerals and vitamins that are essential to the body.The vitamin A, C and B6 in Moringa is beneficial ...

Padpe Uppukari - Harive Soppu Palya Recipe

Padpe Uppukari Harive Soppu Palya Recipe is a lovely South Indian Style Spinach stir fry. The flavours are simple and well balanced that is made Mangalorean style with added goodness of coconut.  You can add any kind of green leaves like amaranth leaves, fenugreek leaves or any other green leaves available locally.  Did you know: Spinach helps improving blood glucose control in diabetics, lowering the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, lowering the risk of ...

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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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Thakkali Vengaya Sambar Recipe - Tomato Onion Sambar

Thakkali Vengaya Sambar which is also called as Tomato Onion Sambar is a light sweet, spicy and tangy dish made from tomato, small sambar onions and the homemade sambar powder. In the South India, the Tomato Onion Sambar is popularly called as the thakkali vengaya sambar. The sour taste of the tomatoes cooked in a tamarind and lentil gravy is a teaser to the palate.  Did you know: Tomatoes are a treasure of riches when it comes to their antioxidant benefits. In terms of conventional antioxidants, ...

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Beetroot Garlic Lemon Rasam Recipe

Beetroot Garlic Lemon Rasam Recipe is a rejuvenating and soothing variety of rasam, perfect for the winters. Comforting, warm and delicious, this rasam takes the nutrition up a notch by the addition of beetroots. Rich in nutrients like calcium, potassium, iron, folic acid, and antioxidants, beetroot adds a lot of required goodness to the humble rasam. Serve this Beetroot Garlic Lemon Rasam with hot Steamed Rice and Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe (Snake Gourd Poriyal) for a comforting home meal. Have ...

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तमिल नाडु स्टाइल ब्रोकली पोरियल रेसिपी - Tamil Nadu Style Broccoli Poriyal Recipe

तमिल नाडु स्टाइल ब्रोकली पोरियल रेसिपी, एक सरल और जल्द बनने वाली डिश है जिसमे ब्रोकली को रोज के मसलो के साथ पकाया जाता है. यह एक सेहतमंद डिश है जिसे आप स्नैक के लिए भी खा सकते है. ब्रोकली डायबेटिक ...

Carrot Capsicum Poriyal Recipe

Carrot Capsicum Poriyal Recipe is a tasty simple Poriyal recipe where carrots and capsicum are stir fried with tempering of mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. Fresh grated coconut is added at the end and lifts this dish up. No onion and no garlic is used in this recipe. This is a recipe which each and every member of your family will enjoy. Carrot Capsicum Poriyal Recipe is made with the ayurvedic way of cooking where only green chillies and minimal spices are used. Ayurvedic ...

थंडू कीरई पोरियल रेसिपी - Thandu Keerai Poriyal Recipe

थंडू कीरई पोरियल रेसिपी, एक भरपूर रेसिपी है जिसमे अमरंथ के पत्तो का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसमें अमरंथ के पत्तो को भाप के रोज के मसलो के साथ पकाया जाता है. यह एक डायबिटिक फ्रेंडली रेसिपी है.  थंडू कीरई पोरियल रेसिपी को चाउ चाउ सांबर, टमाटर रसम, चावल और पापड़ के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,  गाजर पोरियल रेसिपी  करेला पोरियल रेसिपी  स्वीट कॉर्न पोरियल रेसिपी  

Mavinakayi Gojju Recipe - Mango Curry

Mavinakayi Gojju Recipe is a lip smacking mango curry that tastes great with steamed rice, roti and dosa. It is tangy, sweet and a spicy curry. Coconut and various roasted spices and dals added in the curry heightens the flavour  and makes it even more delicious.  Mavinakayi Gojju  is quite popular in the state of Karnataka. Gojju is a Karnataka style curry made with any vegetable. As the mango season is going on, you can give this captivating recipe a try. Serve Mavinakayi ...

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पुडलंगाई पोरियल रेसिपी - Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe

पुडलंगाई पोरियल रेसिपी एक पारम्परिक रेसिपी है जिसे केरला के बहुत से घरो में बनाया जाता है. इसमें पुडलंगाई को काट कर रोज के मसलो और कसे हुए नारियल के साथ पकाया जाता है. यह एक डायबिटिक फ्रेंडली रेसिपी है जिसे आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए भी बना सकते है.  पुडलंगाई पोरियल 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, चकुंदर पोरियल रेसिपी गाजर पोरियल रेसिपी  करेला पोरियल रेसिपी  

Nendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe - Ayurvedic Recipe

Nendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe is a wonderful twist on a traditional pulissery that we all know. It is usually has vegetables like ash gourd that is added into the curry but here in this recipe we have created a twist by adding ripened banana that compliments well with the flavor of ground coconut mixture and curd. It is also considered to be a part of baby food that you can make it with less spices. Serve the Nendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Pavakkai Poriyal Recipe and ...

Thandu Keerai Poriyal Recipe - Amaranth Leaves Stir Fry

The Thandu Keerai Poriyal Recipe is a wholesome recipe made from Amaranth leaves, that is steamed and stir fried with a simple seasoning. Amaranth is a very nutritious green leafy vegetable, that is packed with taste when it is eaten in a steamed form. The recipe is simple, uses less oil and perfect for diabetic friendly diet. Did you know:  Asafoetida has lot of medicinal value. According to Ayurvedic medicine, it is used for breathing problems including chronic bronchitis and asthma. ...

Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usili Recipe - Banana Flower Paruppu Usili

Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usili Recipe is a traditional South Indian Dish which is a combination of steamed crumbled lentils combined with sautéed vazhaipoo or banana flower. Steamed toor dal idlis are sauteed and cooked further in a pan and later combined with tasty vazhaipoo (banana flower).  Banana flower are highly nutritious and have amazing health benefits. They ward off infections, manage diabetes and anemia and are rich source of Vitamin A, C & E. They are also a rich source ...

Chettinad Special Steamed Lentil Dumplings Gravy - Kola Urundai Kuzhambu

Chettinad Special Steamed Lentil Dumplings Gravy - Kola Urundai Kuzhambu is a traditional chettinad dish served for lunch during weddings, celebrations and festival times. Kola Urundai Kuzhambu is a traditional curry from the chettinad region of the Tamil Nadu. Chettinad cuisine is believed to be one the spiciest cuisines in India. The preparation is fairly simple, but has a perfect mix of flavors.  Serve Chettinad Special Steamed Lentil Dumplings Gravy along with Whole Wheat Lachha ...

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Murungakkai Vendhaya Keerai Sambar Recipe-Drumstick & Fenugreek Greens Sambar

Murungakkai Vendhaya Keerai Sambar Recipe-Drumstick and Fenugreek Greens Sambar, has a healthy mix of greens and vegetable to make it a complete meal. Drumstick and fenugreek greens are both known to purify the blood and lowering the cholesterol making this sambar a diabetic friendly recipe. Did you know: Fenugreek is a good source of protein, minerals, and vitamins. Fenugreek fresh leaves and stems are rich in calcium, iron, carotene, Vitamin A, C, and ascorbic acid. Serve the Murungakkai ...

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Manga Rasam Recipe - Raw Mango Rasam Recipe

Mango Rasam Recipe is a tangy, sweet and spicy recipe that is made from mangoes. It is a twist to the traditional rasam recipe.  It is a the perfect recipe for summer season. The Mango Rasam has the perfect balance of sweet, spicy and sour flavours, best served piping hot, making it a great addition to a meal with rice and curry, or even as a soup or palate cleanser. Serve Mango Rasam Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Beetroot Poriyal and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal. If you like ...

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Kalyana Veetu Senai Curry Recipe - South Indian Spicy Roasted Yam

Kalyana Veetu Senai Curry also called as Senai Kizhangu, is a yam recipe where cooked yam is roasted with coconut and everyday South Indian masalas like sambar powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder. Yam is cooked in different styles during special occasions, but this one is specially cooked during weddings in Tamil Nadu. This Senai Curry is spicy and tastes good with rasam/sambar and steamed rice. Do give this recipe a try and we are sure you will make this often for your everyday meals. Serve ...

Vazhaithandu Pachadi Recipe - Banana Stem Raita

The Vazhaithandu Pachadi - Banana Stem Raita is a healthy recipe with the Banana Stem added raw to the yogurt and seasoned with mustard seeds. Banana Stem is known as Vazhaithandu in Tamil and is a super nutritious root to have. The Vazhaithandu is rich is fiber and nutrients and when combined with yogurt is great for stomach ailments. I most often eat this as a yogurt salad for lunch. Since it is rich in fiber it keeps you filled and satisfied as well. Serve the Vazhaithandu Pachadi along ...

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गाजर शिमला मिर्च पोरियल रेसिपी - Carrot Capsicum Poriyal Recipe

गाजर शिमला मिर्च पोरियल रेसिपी एक सरल पोरियल रेसिपी है जिसमे गाजर और शिमला मिर्च को छोटा छोटा काटकर राइ, जीरा, उरद दाल और कढ़ी पत्ते के साथ पकाया जाता है. यह एक दक्षिण भारतीय डिश है जिसे हर घर में सांबर, ...

Mixed Vegetable Sambar Recipe - Tangy Lentil Curry With Vegetables

Mixed Vegetable Sambar recipe is a simple and quick method of making sambar in a single pot. The most important ingredient of making the sambar is the homemade sambar powder and every home and every kitchen in south india has a unique recipe of making the sambar powder. Below you will see the video recipe of how to make sambar using a variety of mixed vegetables. Did you know: Pure olive oil is great for everyday indian cooking. When you include good oil to your everyday diet, you ...

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South Indian Style Vazhaithandu Poriyal Recipe - Banana Stem Curry with No Onion and No Garlic

South Indian Style Vazhaithandu Poriyal Recipe - Banana Stem Curry without Onion and Garlic is a simple and quick 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 a side dish is called Poriyal. Usually most 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. This recipe is made with no onion and no garlic ...

Thandu Keerai Sambar Recipe - Amaranth Greens Sambar Recipe

Thandu Keerai Sambar is a very traditional South Indian lentil curry made from spinach or amaranth leaves or any other green leaf of radish or beet. The sambar is cooked in a tangy tamarind base flavoured with homemade sambar powder. Thandu Keerai sambar is a favourite at home with my children and a variation from the regular dals. Did you know: Most pulses have a low glycemic index. It helps keep blood sugar in control. Eat frequent meals every three to four hours to prevent fluctuations in blood ...

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अंकुरित कोल्लु सांबर रेसिपी - Sprouted Kollu Sambar Recipe

अंकुरित कोल्लु सांबर रेसिपी एक सरल दक्षिण भारतीय रेसिपी है जिसे आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए बना सकते है. कोल्लु को कुलीथ भी कहा जाता है और इसमें प्रोटीन की मात्रा बहुत अधिक होती है. आप इसमें अपनी ...

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