South Indian Recipes

Our South Indian Recipes section contains recipes of traditional South Indian cuisines. Rice and coconut are extensively used in South Indian dishes. South Indian food is very spicy and is a brilliant blend of flavors, colors, seasoning, nutritional balance, fragrance, taste, and visual appeal. Try our delectable South Indian recipes.
Karimeen Pollichathu
An authentic dish from Kerala, this delicacy is prepared using spices and is steamed using plantain leaves. A pinch of pepper should help in adding perfection.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.0 / 10 (5 votes)
Chakara Pongal
The Chakara Pongal is a popular South-Indian delicacy made during all festivals and important occasions. The raisins and the cashews that are added make the dish an absolute delight to have.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.0 / 10 (7 votes)
Kesari Bath
The South Indian counterpart to Sooji ka Halwa, Kesari Bath is a simple yet delicious sweet dish that is the star of the show during festive celebrations like Ganesh Chaturthi. The difference between Sooji ka Halwa and Kesari Bath lies only in the color (orange) which explains the name.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.8 / 10 (16 votes)
Aloo Kurma
Aloo Kurma is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Aloo Kurma by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.5 / 10 (4 votes)
Potato Palya
The unassuming Potato is given a delectable twist in this South Indian recipe. The palya or curry is prepared by cooking potatoes with black gram and other spices. Grated coconut and coriander can be used in the garnishing to make it look even more appetizing.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 5.3 / 10 (4 votes)
Cabbage and Capsicum Pulao
The aromatic long grained rice combined with chopped capsicum and cabbage makes this healthy and tasty Pulao. It serves perfectly well as a sumptuous and light dish for dinner.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Bitter Gourd Fry
Bitter Gourd Fry is a less spicy and less oily recipe, good for diabetic patients. Learn how to make/prepare Bitter Gourd Fry by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.    Rating: 9.4 / 10 (5 votes)
Mixed Vegetable Curry
Mixed Vegetable Curry is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Mixed Vegetable Curry by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy   
Adhirasam
Adhirasam is a sweet dish made during festivals in South India. This is made with rice and jaggery, making it a healthy and a yummy dish that no one can say no to.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.9 / 10 (22 votes)
Masala Puri Chaat
Masala Puri Chat is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Masala Puri Chat by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.6 / 10 (5 votes)
Imli Ki Chutney
Sometimes a tasty chutney is all you need to liven up an otherwise boring meal. What makes it even better is when it's a combination of tangy tamarind, spicy chillis and sweet jaggery.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.7 / 10 (3 votes)
Sundal
Sundal is a typical South Indian dish made with Channa dal. This is an extreamly healthy snack that is made garnished with coconut and curry leaves. A must-have dish for all you health freaks out there.

• Veg.   
Badhusha
Badhusha is a south Indian sweet dish made of flour and sugar. Learn how to make/prepare badusha by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.9 / 10 (20 votes)
Beans Poriyal
Chopped French beans and freshly grated coconut, sounds delicious right? Then you must try the South Indian delicacy Beans Poriyal which is made during the festive occasions of Onam.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.4 / 10 (8 votes)
Aval Payasam
Aval Payasam is a dessert made during the festive occasion of Ugadi in Southern Indian. Flattened rice or poha is cooked in milk and variety of dry fruits are also used in the preparation.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.2 / 10 (5 votes)
Chicken Varuval
Chicken Varuval is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chicken Varuval by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (2 votes)
Aravana Payasam
Aravana Payasam is a very famous recipe. Learn how to make Aravana Payasam by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Ariselu
A typical sweet served prepared for Makara Sankranthi festival, this south-Indian sweet is a perfection concoction of rice powder, jaggery and sesame seeds and the sweetness of it says it all.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.6 / 10 (21 votes)
Set Dosa
Don't have the skills needed to make the perfect paper dosa? No worries, make the set dosa. It's dosa, after all, and as delicious as a pancake (move over, Indian crepes!)

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.9 / 10 (10 votes)
Kale Bean Soup
Learn how to prepare by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average   
Bread Dosa
Bread Dosa is an easy and exciting variation of much loved South-Indian delight dosa. Learn how to make/prepare Bread Dosa by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 6.4 / 10 (14 votes)
Carrot Kheer
Carrot kheer is an easy sweet dessert recipe you can make for any occasion or whenever you want to pamper yourself. A festive dessert, the kheer is both delectable and healthy, but ones tends to eat more than the limit because of its addictive taste.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.8 / 10 (16 votes)
Amla Pickle
Just imagining the tangy taste of Indian pickles makes most mouths water. The one made of the traditional Indian Gooseberry is totally worth relishing.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.6 / 10 (7 votes)
Pesarattu
The first meal of the day for most people residing in Andhra Pradesh, the pesarattu that boasts of its nutritional value and delicious taste is one breakfast item that should not be passed.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.9 / 10 (8 votes)
Moong Dal Dosa
Moong Dal Dosa is popularly as Pesarattu in Andhra Pradesh. Learn how to make/prepare Pesarattu by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (8 votes)


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