Chettinad Recipes

Our Chettinad Recipes section contains recipes of traditional Chettinad cuisine. Chettinad food is one of the spiciest, oiliest and most aromatic in India. Chettinad cuisine is characterized by liberal use of oil and spices. Most Chettinad dishes have generous amounts of peppercorn, cinnamon, bay leaves, cardamom, nutmeg, green and red chilies, etc. Some of the popular Chettinad dishes are varuval. poriyal, and kuzambu. Try our delectable Chettinad recipes.
Vella Mangai Pachadi
Vella Mangai Pachadi is a refreshing Chettinad recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Vella Mangai Pachadi by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy   
Chettinad Rasam
Chettinad Rasam is an ideal lunch recipe served with rice and pappad. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Rasam by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 3.6 / 10 (8 votes)
Keerai Masiyal
Keerai masiyal is a mix of dal and greens together with a lovely flavour that it can be made as a main curry to go with white rice and various side dishes. Known for its piquant aroma and taste, this is one most people love having by the side of their main course.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 5.0 / 10 (4 votes)
Paruppu Masiyal
Paruppu Masiyal is yellow dal cooked in Chettinad style. The unassuming dal is given a delectable twist by cooking it with tomatoes. The preparation requires minimal use of spices and compliments hot steamed rice wonderfully.

• Veg.   • Average   
Chettinad Idli
Chettinad Idli is both delicious and light for everyone making it ideal for dinner. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Idli by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 1.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Chettinad Tomato Kuzhambu
Chettinad Tomato Kuzhambu is a typical Chettinad recipie that is made with lots of tomatoes. It is generally served as a main dish and is relished by all with rice. This dish garnished with cashew nuts and coriander is so delicious that you tend to always over eat.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Vazhakkai Podimas
Vazhakkai Podimas is an easy to make dish which uses raw bananas. The Chettinad delicacy is quite popular during Pongal and serves as an excellent accompaniment to sambhar rice.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Vegetable Perattal
Vegetable Perattal is a popular Chettinad recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Vegetable Perattal by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average   
Muttaikos Kola
Muttaikos Kola is a vegetarian Chettinad recipe that is indulged by many soon after work at dusk. The aroma of the snack is enough to raise the appetites of the working class on their way home. With its central ingredient being cabbage, this crunchy crispy snake is a winner every time.

• Veg.   • Average   
Parangikkai Pulikulambu
The next time you see a Pumpkin at a nearest store, then bring it home to prepare the Parangikkai Pulikulambu. The pinch of Jaggery makes it absolutely adorable.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Mutton Kulambu
Mutton Kulambu is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Mutton Kulambu by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Green Moong Pirattal
Green Moong Pirattal is a spicy dish that forms a part of the Chettinad cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Green Moong Pirattal by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average   
Vegetable Pirattal
Vegetable Pirattal is a perfect example of spicy vegetarian dishes, prepared in Chettinad style. Learn how to make/prepare Vegetable Pirattal by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average   
Karunai Kilangu Masiyal
The name may sound pretty complicated, but this gravy, rich in spices, isn't too difficult to prepare. For those who can't think of a meal without rice, the Masiyal is a good addition, which is worth considering.

• Veg.   • Average   
Vazhakkai Pulikulambu
Vazhakkai Pulikulambu is a mouth watering Chettinad recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Vazhakai Pulikulambu by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   
Spicy Achari Chicken is a mouth-watering hot chicken delicacy. Learn how to make/prepare Spicy Achari Chicken by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Average   
Chettinad Vellai Kurma is a very delectable and popular recipe from the Chettinad cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Vellai Kurma by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average   
Chettinad Masala Siyam
Chettinad Masala Siyam is a very delicious and lip smacking snack. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Masala Siyam by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy   
Tomato Onion Chutney
Tomato Onion Chutney is a delicious chutney. Learn how to make/prepare Tomato Onion Chutney by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy   
Onion Puli Mandi
Onion Puli Mandi is a typical delicacy from the chettinad region. Generally made during lunch with madras onions and Fenugreek seeds this dish is a favorite dish that is not only tasty and extremely healthy.

• Veg.   • Average   
Burrah Masaledar
Burrah Masaledar is a spicy and delicious lamp recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Burrah Masaledar by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Average   
Plaintain Fry
Plaintain Fry is a delicious recipe, which is regarded as a specilty of Chettinad. Learn how to make/prepare Plaintain Fry by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average   
Onion Puli Mandi is a very delectable recipe for a side dish. Learn how to make/prepare Onion Puli Mandi by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   


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