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.
Chicken 65
Chicken 65 is a hot and spicy snack of South India. Learn how to make/prepare Chicken65 by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.7 / 10 (169 votes)
For those who are not very familiar with south Indian cuisine, but are dying to try 'Upma', let me tell you that its quite easy to prepare. Apart from toast and Omelette, this dish is the next best idea for breakfast.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (68 votes)
Tagged as the "Indian Pizza", this favored breakfast item in South India is easy to make and is made better by its aromatic presence and tangy mixture of ingredients that leaves all stuffing themselves first thing in the morning.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.3 / 10 (60 votes)
Tomato Rice
The plain steamed rice cooked with tangy-spicy mixture of sautéed tomato is an easy to make main course that is a favorite for vegetarians and amounts to a delectable and content meal.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.6 / 10 (78 votes)
Tamarind Rice
Oh! My mouth starts watering at the mention of it. This delectable spicy sour rice can give a boost to your appetite any time any day. The refreshing aroma of mustard, curry leaves, fenugreek and asafoetida will never fail to reach you even if you are at the farthest corner of the house.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.2 / 10 (24 votes)
This South-Indian delicacy, packs the goodness of lentils and vegetables and is equally delicious. Nothing beats the feeling of dousing the idlis into the hot simmering tangy stew or savoring plain steamed rice with the sambar.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 5.2 / 10 (139 votes)
Ragi Roti
Ragi Roti is a popular Indian bread made of Ragi flour. A specialty from the state of Karnataka the ragi roti has found a place in the kitchens of entire India. It is also very easy to make and nutritious.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.1 / 10 (22 votes)

Idlies are the most popular South Indian breakfast, which is had with chutney and sambar. Since the idlies are steamed, it is extreamly healthy and a popular  choice for all fitness consious people out there.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.2 / 10 (64 votes)
Aloo Bonda
A customary sight at dusk in most South-Indian states, the crispy crust of the batter after fried, layered over the spiced mashed potato on the inside is a delectable snack that lures all who pass and get the immediate essence of it in the air.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (40 votes)
Masala Dosa
What can be more delectable than a crunchy dosa with mashed potato filling inside? And the tangy sambhar and mild chutney go hand in hand to make it a complete meal.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.8 / 10 (44 votes)
Kofta Curry
If you are bored of the usual Paneer dishes and the spicy Sambhar, then Kofta Curry is worth an experiment. Balls of finely cooked minced meat soaked in rich gravy is the best addition to Indian breads.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.3 / 10 (8 votes)
Bisi Bele Bhath
A classic dish from the state of Karnataka made to a combination of rice, tur dal and assorted vegetables, the scent of this piquant dish allures takers at all parts of the day.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 6.1 / 10 (73 votes)
Obbattu is a very popular, traditional sweet that is prepared for Ugaadi. It can be prepared using varieties of stuffings like dals, dates, peanuts and so on and is probably the most awaited factor during this festival by many.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.7 / 10 (20 votes)
Carrot Rice
Carrot Rice is a yummy South Indian cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Carrot Rice by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.1 / 10 (31 votes)
Muruku is a tasty South Indian snack. It is known as Chakli in Marathi and Chakri in Gujarati. Learn how to make/prepare Murukku by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.0 / 10 (18 votes)
Chettinad Chicken
Indian cuisine doesn't just have vegetarian delicacies to offer. The south Indian 'Chettinad' style of preparing Chicken is something which deserves to be on your plate.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (29 votes)

Adai is a healthy South Indian meal made with different kids of dal. It is generally had with chutney and or any other side dish. A must have for all health freaks, who love eating yummy food.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.7 / 10 (39 votes)
Chilli Gobhi
For vegetarians, this is their substitute to a plate of Kababs. Covered with a batter consisting of gram flour, chili and coriander leaves, this crisp cauliflower recipe is mouth-watering at any part of the day.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.7 / 10 (46 votes)
Allepey Fish Curry
Allepey Fish Curry is a delicious and popular dish in Kerala. Learn how to make/prepare Allepey Fish Curry by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 6.7 / 10 (3 votes)
Dosa is a thin lacey pancake made of lightly-fermented rice flour. It is also known as Thosai. Learn how to make/prepare Dosa by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.4 / 10 (35 votes)
Vangi Bath
Vangi Bath or Eggplant Rice is very popular in Karnataka. Learn how to make/prepare Vangi Baath by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.5 / 10 (32 votes)
Rava Dosa
Dosa, as we all know is one of the most famous and healthy breakfast options in India. It originated from South and with time it has reached nooks and corners of the country. Dosa is usually made with rice batter and black lentils but there is a variation of dosa which is made with semolina (rava/sooji). It is not that tough to make if you are a pro at making dosa.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.5 / 10 (22 votes)
Baby Corn Pakoda
Baby corn wrapped in Maida and fried until golden brown and crispy is the tastiest thing you could relish during those 4 'o'clock hunger cravings. Hot Baby Corn Pakodas with a little bit of sauce is bound to increase your hunger in leaps and bounds.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.8 / 10 (18 votes)
Fish Curry with Coconut
Fish curry is a typical Malabar recipe that is made in every keralite house. Cooked with a whole lot of authentic spices and coconut milk and relished with rice, this is one dish no fish eater can say no to.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.0 / 10 (5 votes)
Medu Vada
Medu vada is a South Indian breakfast item which is made with rice and urad dal. These vada have a specific shape and can be identified with that. If you visit this part of the country then these vadas are a must try. We can also make it at home following the easy recipe, and if you think you cannot give it the traditional shape, there are different molding machines available in the market.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.4 / 10 (18 votes)