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. 

 

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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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 ...

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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 ...

Sprouted Kollu Sambar Recipe - Horse Gram Sambar With Vegetables

Sprouted Kollu Sambar Recipe is simple and completely satisfying to eat. Vegetables like carrots and bottle gourd are cooked with tangy tamarind water and sambar powder and later mixed with cooked Sprouted Kollu or horse gram dal to make this delicious sambar.  Did you know: Horse gram is rich in dietary iron and calcium and a rich source of protein. Sprouted horse gram increases the availability of iron and calcium increasing its nutritive value.  Serve Sprouted Kollu Sambar ...

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Kerala Pumpkin Black Eyed Beans Erissery Recipe

Kerala Pumpkin Black Eyed Beans Erissery Recipe is a quick pumpkin dish made healthier by adding black eyed beans. Flavors of Kerala like curry leaves, coconut, cumin are all present in the dish. A tadka of sliced sambar onions browned in coconut oil lifts the dish up.  Serve Kerala Pumpkin Black Eyed Beans Erissery as a side to a Kerala Sadhya of Vellarikka Manga Curry, Kootu Curry, Matta Rice and Ada Pradhaman. Try some of our other pumpkin recipes: Kaddu ...

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Chakka Erissery Recipe - Kerala Style Coconut Laced Jackfruit Sabzi

Chakka Erissery Recipe is a delicious Kerala Style Coconut Laced Jackfruit Sabzi, that is served at the Traditional Kerala Sadhya, which is a grand feast made and served on a banana leaf during special occasions.    This delicious Sabzi/Erissery has Raw Jackfruit that is pressure cooked along with a spicy coconut masala is finished with a tempering of garlic.  Did you know: Raw Jackfruit  is a rich source of dietary fiber, and does not contain any sugar. It can help ...

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Konkani Style Kadgi Chakko Recipe - Raw Jackfruit With Coconut

Kadgi Chakko Recipe is a raw Jackfruit stir fry that originates in konkan region of Karnataka. Cook the raw jack fruit and temper it with coarsely ground spice masala and this dish is ready.  Did you know: Jackfruit is one of the least known superfoods. It is high in fiber and hence offers higher satiation due to higher fibre and water content. Raw jackfruit is great for diabetes. Research has found that raw jackfruit has a much lower glycemic load than rice and wheat. Hence ...

Chettinad Style Urulai Roast Recipe - Baby Potato Roast

Chettinad Style Urulai Roast Recipe which is a spicy baby potato roast recipe is the classic version of the Chettinad style cooking. The masalas that are added into this roast are roasted and ground freshly and added which makes it the special dry gravy. The spiciness of the roasted masala goes well with the boiled and sauteed baby potatoes. It is quick to make without any hassle. You can also pack this delicious sabzi for your Lunch Box. Serve the Chettinad Style Urali Roast Recipe along ...

Kerala Style Chena Mezhukkupuratty Recipe - Yam Stir Fry

Kerala Style Chena Mezhukkupuratty Recipe is a rich and healthy stir fry made for yam. The masalas added into this makes it a lovely dish to be had anytime of the day. Then onions and garlic is ground and mixed with simple Indian spices to bring in the rich texture flavor to the whole dish. Yam is a type of root vegetable which is rich in potassium and vitamins. Serve the Kerala Style Chena Mezhukkupuratty Recipe along with Thandu Keerai Sambar, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for your everyday ...

Paasi Paruppu Beans Poriyal Recipe - Moong Dal & French Beans Stir Fry

Poriyal is essentially a part of the Tamil Nadu meals. It is a stir fry prepared using various vegetables with or without coconut in it. Paasi Paruppu Beans Poriyal Recipe (Moong Dal & French Beans Stir Fry) is a simple yet delectable poriyal recipe. French Beans have the highest amount of fibre, also enough protein to take care of your daily requirements. So does moong dal, making it a suitable protein enriched food for the vegetarians. Serve the Paasi Paruppu Beans Poriyal Recipe (Moong Dal ...

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