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. 

 

Andhra Vankaya Fry Recipe With Peanuts - Brinjal Peanut Sabzi

Andhra Vankaya Fry With Peanuts Recipe is a quick and tasty dish made from small brinjal which has the nutty crunch from the peanuts and spice flavours from authentic sambar masala made in the household of Andhra. Easy to make, you can even pack it in your Lunch Box. This is a wonderful recipe which can be packed for a lunch box meal or can savored along with your everyday lunch meals. Serve the Andhra Vankaya Fry Recipe along with Puliyodharai / Puliyogare Recipe, Andhra Style Pappu ...

Andhra Style Palakaru Vepadu Recipe - Spinach Stir Fry Recipe

Andhra Style Palakaru Vepadu Recipe is a simple tossed spinach leaves which is tossed with simple Indian Spices like red chilli powder and coriander powder. Vepadu in Andhra is nothing but anything that is stir fried. Spinach leaves are rich in Iron Content and is very essential to be a part of our diet. Serve the Andhra Style Palakaru Vepadu Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Dosakaya Pappu Recipe and Elai Vadam for your Lunch Meal.  if you are looking for more ...

Chow Chow Milagu Kootu Recipe-Chayote Squash Cooked in Peppery Lentil Curry

Chow Chow Milagu Kootu Recipe is a mildly spiced kootu recipe, usually had along with rasam and steamed rice in southern india. Kootu is a curry made using vegetables and lentils, cooked with minimal or no spiced. It also makes for a light and flavourful accompaniment for the phulkas. The freshly roasted and ground peppery cumin masala adds a great flavour to the kootu.  Serve the Chow Chow Milagu Kootu Recipe along with Phulkas or with Jeera Rasam, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for the weeknight ...

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Mangalorean Style Vaingana Mashinga Sange Sukhe/Sukka Recipe - Brinjal & Cashew Nut Stir Fry

Mangalorean Style Vaingana Mashinga Sange Sukhe/Sukka Recipe is a delicious stir fry made from small brinjal and cashew nuts with Konkan flavors. The preparation of tempering the mustard seeds, curry leaves, onion and garlic are called as “Sukka” in most of the common language from the southern region like Konkani, Karnataka and Mangalore. Serve the Mangalorean Style Vaingana Mashinga Sange Sukhe/Sukka Recipe along with Mangalorean Padengi Ghassi, Goli Baje Recipe and Steamed ...

Moong Bean Sprouts Upkari Recipe - Moong Beans Stir Fry

A simple and highly nutritious quick dry curry made with Moong Bean sprouts cooked in simple but exotic Indian spices. This recipe is best to serve during your weekday lunch or dinner and you can even pack it for your lunch box or your kids lunch box. Serve Moong Bean Sprouts Upkari Recipe along with Methi Chaman and Phulkas for a weekday meal with family. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Sprout Recipes such as Sprouts Salad Recipe Sprouted Moong Dal Recipe Masala Mixed Sprouts ...

Cherupayar Thoran Recipe - Kerala Style Green Gram Sabzi

Cherupayar Thoran Recipe is one of the comforting side dish from Kerala made using green gram. Typically, rice porridge (Ganji), Cherupayar thoran, pickle and ghee make one lip smacking meal. Its healthy, tasty and very easy to make. You can even eat it as a snack also during your tea time break.  Serve Cherupayar Thoran Recipe along with Keerai Sambar, Steamed Rice, Elai Vadam and Beetroot Pachadi for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Thoran Recipes which you ...

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Udupi Style Bendekayi Palya Recipe - Ladies Finger With Coconut

Palya is a simple stir-fry recipe which is popular in the northern part of Karnataka. Palya can be prepared with any kind of vegetable; the vegetable is stir fried with coconut and red chili paste, one such recipe is Udupi Style Bendekayi Palya Recipe (Ladies Finger Dry With Coconut). Usually, byadagi chilies are used for preparing palya. If the chilies are not available, feel free to use the available ones. Prepare this simple Udupi Style Bendekayi Palya Recipe, and serve it with hot piping ...

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Chamadumpa Vepudu Recipe - Andhra Style Colocasia Stir Fry

Andhra Style Chamadumpa Vepudu Recipe (Colocasia Stir Fry Recipe) is a quick stir fry of colocasia roots in other words called as Arbi roots. Vepudu in Andhra Pradesh is a dish that is stir fried with basic masalas like red chilli powder, turmeric powder and pepper powder with any kind of vegetables. The vegetables vary depending on the season and local produce available. Serve the Chamadumpa Vepudu Recipe along with Andhra Style Pappu Charu Recipe and Steamed Rice to enjoy your ...

Sabsige Soppu Palya Recipe - Udupi Style Dill Leaves Stir Fry

Sabsige Soppu Palya Recipe is a simple udupi style dill leaves stir fry with grated coconut. Make sure that you don't overcook the greens, else they leave a very strong after-taste on the taste buds. Dill leaves are used very much in the state of Karnataka. They are added in the numerous recipes - akki roti, paddu, masala vadas. The leaves render a very unique flavour to the dish. Do you know it is highly beneficial to reduce the fatty acids, cholesterol and even epilepsy, when consumed regularly.  Serve ...

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Konkani Style Vaingana Kaap Recipe - Shallow Fried Eggplant With Semolina

Vaingana Kaap Recipe is a traditional Konkani shallow fried fritter made with aubergines or eggplants. For this recipe, the bigger variety of eggplant is used. The thick slices of eggplants are marinated with spices and tamarind, coated with the roasted semolina and then shallow fried in a skillet. It is spicy, crispy and makes for a wonderful side dish for a simple Dal and Rice lunch. Serve the Vaingana Kaap Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Konkani Style Southe Koddel for a simple yet delicious ...

Thotakura Vepudu Recipe - Andhra Style Amaranth Greens Stir Fry

Amaranth Greens are known as thotakura in Telugu. Amaranth are known as one of the superfoods having rich content of proteins, anti-oxidants and dietary fibre. The fresh greens when included regularly in our diets, will keep the insulin levels under control. Thotakura Vepudu Recipe is a simple yet delectable Andhra Style Stir Fry of the amaranth greens. The greens are cooked in simple tempering of cumin seeds, garlic and green chillies, and the finished with a sprinkle of roasted sesame seeds powder ...

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 ...

Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe (Ayurvedic Recipe With No Onion No Garlic)

The Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe is a very simple and wholesome Ayurvedic recipe made from raw bananas. This recipe use less oil and has subtle flavors from the asafoetida, roasted urad dal and curry leaves. The addition of lemon is very important to bring out the flavors of the dish. Serve the Ayurvedic Style Vazhakai Podimas Recipe along with Tomato Rasam, Steamed Rice and Kosambari for a whole some Ayurvedic lunch. Did you know - Raw Banana is a good source of fiber, vitamins and minerals. ...

Chow Chow Pasi Paruppu Poriyal Recipe - Chayote Squash And Moong Stir Fry

Chow Chow Pasi Paruppu Poriyal Recipe is a simple to cook stir fry with chayote squash and moong dal. The delicate flavours of the chayote squash amalgamates very well with the crunchy moong dal and freshly grated coconut. Chayote Squash is high in fibre and had negligible amount of calories making it diabetic friendly. It also a great source of trace minerals which is required to maintain a healthy metabolic rate in the human body, hence helps in weight loss. This is a quick and delicious stir ...

Eerulli Palya Recipe - Vengaya Poriyal Recipe

Eerulli Palya Recipe is a simple and quick south indian onion poriyal or a stir fry that is slow cooked to get a perfectly soft texture and spiced along with green chillies and flavoured with mint and curry leaves to get that perfect taste. When you are rushed for time or do not have any vegetables at home and need to make something to go along with phulkas or rotis then this you can give this Eerulli Palya Recipe a try at home. Serve Eerulli Palya Recipe with hot steamed rice, Jolada ...

Karnataka Style Bendekayi Gojju - Kayirasa Recipe

Karnataka Style Bendekayi Gojju/Kayirasa Recipe is the Karnataka style Okra curry in a tamarind coconut gravy which is one of the popular gravy recipes made with Okra/lady’s finger. The recipe is a simple dish to prepare and flavorful as well. There is a note of sweetness from Jaggery which helps cut the spiciness added to the gravy from the red chillies. Serve Karnataka Style Bendekayi Gojju/Kayirasa with Steamed Rice, Vazhakkai Varuval  and Elai Vadam for a comforting ...

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Bangalore Restaurant Style Sambar Recipe - For Idlis

This Sambar Recipe for Idlis is a Bangalore Restaurant Style Sambar that is usually served in restaurants along with Idli and Dosa. Like many dishes have various versions across geographical boundaries, the humble idli-sambhar is no different. Many versions of Sambar is made as an accompaniment with idlis and vadas. Some with vegetables, some are thicker than the others and some are spicy and uses a sambar masala. But the ones served in hotels across bangalore are very different. The Idlis ...

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Bhindi Huli Recipe - South Indian Style Tangy Okra

Bhindi Huli Recipe (South Indian Style Tangy Okra) is a quick side dish of bhindi/okra flavored with red chilli powder, sambar powder, tamarind and onions; a healthy side dish with any meal. You can also pack this easy and tasty sabzi for your's and your kid's lunch box. You can serve Bhindi Huli Recipe (South Indian Style Tangy Okra) along with Mixed Vegetable Sambar and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bhindi Recipes such as Dahi Bhindi Recipe Aloo ...

Karwar Style Karatya Kismore Recipe - Sweet Tangy Bitter Gourd Sabzi

Karwar Style Karatya Kismore Recipe - Sweet and Tangy Bitter Gourd Sabzi is made from a crunchy sliced bitter gourd, tossed with a tangy and sweet sauce that forms the authentic flavors of Karwar Cuisines.  Bitter gourd is a vegetable with lot of bitterness, so therefore the bitterness can be reduced by adding jaggery and tamarind. In that way the bitter can be easily relished along with your other dishes.  The recipe is very simple and should be served as soon as it is made as the ...

Chenakayi Erissery Recipe - Yam Erissery

Erissery is one of the famous dish from Kerala cuisine and an integral part of any Onam Sadya. The base of the erissery is a blend with fresh coconut, cumin, pepper, and chillies. Among the veggies that are commonly used, Chenakayi or yam is one of the popular choices to make this yummy Erissery recipe. Taste of Chenakayi Erissery gets enhanced from roasted coconut and coconut oil tempering. Serve this traditional Chenakayi Erissery Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Malabari Parotta and Kerala ...

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Mixed Vegetable Sagu Recipe - Karnataka Style Vegetable Kurma Recipe

Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Sagu Recipe is an authentic kurma recipe from the Karnataka Cuisine. Many homes and even hotels in Bangalore prepare this kind of Kurma which is eaten along with dosa, idli, puri and even steamed rice. The Mixed Vegetable Sagu Recipe is very simple to kurma and has a perfect blend of spices and coconut gives a rich curry base. You can mix and match your favorite vegetables to this sagu recipe and experiment with the look, taste and textures. Serve the Karnataka Style ...

Published in Palya Recipes

Pumpkin Thoran Recipe - South Indian Pumpkin Sabzi

Pumpkin Thoran is a very simple vegetable preparation of yellow pumpkin that is flavored with coconut , curry leaves adding to the delicious taste of this dish. This sabzi can be prepared for busy weeknight dinners. Made with only basic ingredients and cooks in under 15 minutes.  ServePumpkin Thoranalong withCherupayar Curry, Steamed Rice andMoru Kachiyathu for a lovely lunch. If you are looking for more Thoran Recipes, here are some that you can make along with your South Indian ...

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Menthia Keerai Paruppu Usili Recipe - Steamed Lentil Crumbled With Fenugreek Leaves

Menthia Keerai Paruppu Usili Recipe is a traditional South Indian dish which is a combination of steamed crumbled lentils combined with finely chopped steamed beans or sautéed fenugreek leaves or carrots or capsicum or vazhaipoo (banana flower). The steamed lentils are stirred in with vegetables and spiced with red chillies and asafoetida to get the burst of flavours. Serve the Menthia Keerai Paruppu Usili with Vathal Kuzhambu (a tamarind based curry/gravy) along with hot white ...

Chow Chow Verkadalai Masala Curry Recipe - Chayote Peanut Poriyal Recipe

The Chow Chow Verkadalai Masala Curry Recipe is a simple easy one pot cook recipe that is flavored with sambar powder and curry leaves. It is made without onion and garlic, making it satvik and light on the stomach. The addition of peanuts, makes this dish very healthy and nutritious as well. Chayote also known as Chow Chow is a low calorie vegetable that helps in weight loss. The high water content and fiber helps keep you fuller for longer without taking in a lot of calories. Serve the Chow Chow ...

     
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