Latest South Indian Recipes

Below you will find a complete list of South Indian recipes including the popular and the lesser known recipes. There are a lot of different tastes when it comes to food, so it’s best to experiment with a variety of different dishes before deciding what you like best.
  • Idli is a popular South Indian dish which is loved and relished across the country. It is a typical dish made from batter prepared from rice, urad dal, Bengal daal, …

  • While you may be seeking to implement a perfectly healthy diet for your family, they are likely to come up with demands for something interesting and new. Presenting the dining …

  • Ulundu Appalam also known as Urad Papad is Hindi is a popular dish in India. You can find it in every rice plate offered in typical Indian dhabas and restaurants. …

  • Samai is a type of millet which is also sometimes referred as little millet. It is packed with nutrients such as calcium, fiber, iron, minerals and much more. Therefore, the …

  • Onion Rava Dosa  is a delicious and crispy snack found in the menu of every South Indian restaurant. It is easy to make and is perfect for a great evening …

  • Chettinad cuisine is famous across Tamil Nadu and both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes are consumed with equal fervor and delight by the native Chettiars. Most of the recipes are spicy …

  • Kancheepuram Idli is a well known variety of Idli from the silk town of Kanchipuram. Our Millet Kanchipuram Idli recipe uses millets instead of regular rice, hence, upping the health …

  • Narthangai Rasam is made from the citrus fruit Citron (English). Citrons are one the earliest fruits among the citric group and the unripe ones are referred to as Narthangai in …

  • Orange peels are rich in anti-oxidants and helps in digestion related issues. Normally these are thrown away but here is a recipe that helps you get the most from these …

  • Idli (Idly) is a very popular South Indian breakfast dish. This Methi Idli is a healthy alternative to the traditional idlis. Methi are a good source of Vitamin A, C, …

South Indian Recipes

South Indian recipes are known for the use of traditional spices that are grown in their own region. Also, you will see a wide use of coconut, red chilies, rice, urad dal and other cereals in these recipes. However, what most of the Indians love is the wide range of breakfast and snack recipes which are cooked in different South Indian cuisines.

These recipes include idlis, dosas, appam, upma, vadam and vathai and much more. These recipes not only have a lip-smacking taste but are also full of nutrients and are easy to digest as well. Some of the dishes like uthappam, idlis, dosas, etc. require overnight fermentation of batter which accentuates the nutrient content in them. You will see that most dieticians recommend the South Indian snacks for meals and breakfast since they are light, low in calories and rich in essential nutrients.

When it comes to the South Indian breakfast items, one can easily experiment by altering the quantity or adding a different cereal or herb in the batter. You can easily find these dishes in an authentic South Indian restaurant or small Udipi restaurants that are found in almost all the corners of India.

Moreover, you will find that most of these dishes are a common specialty of the South Indian states such as Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh. However, their preparation techniques and ingredients may differ widely from each other which give a unique flavor and aroma to each of these recipes. Therefore, you must be careful while trying a dish from a particular cuisine so that you explore another recipe the next time.

The millets, cereals and other ingredients used in these recipes make them nutritious and healthy for your body. Also, they are full of anti-oxidants which boost your immunity and other bodily functions. As a result, you need to include these recipes in your regular diet to experience different tastes and flavors along with the boon of nutrients they bless you with!