Archive for the ‘South Indian Recipes’ Category


Sambar Recipe | How to make sambar

Sambar is very popular in South Indian meals. Sambar is served as a side dish for idli, dosa, vada but sambar is usually served with steamed rice as a main course. Sambar is very nutritious as it is loaded with lots of vegetables. Generally we put drumsticks, eggplants, pumpkin, bottle gourd, tomatoes, shallots etc. The […]


Plain Dosa Recipe | How to make plain dosa

Plain dosa are soft and light.  Its main ingredients are rice and black gram. Dosa is a typical part of the South Indian diet and popular all over the Indian subcontinent. Traditionally, Dosa is served hot along with sambar and chutney. There are different versions of dosa used to be prepared in the south indian […]

Medu Vada

Medu Vada Recipe | How to make medu vada

Medu Vada is one of the traditional south Indian recipe. It is generally eaten as breakfast or a snack. Medu vada’s are prepared from urad dal or black lentil. Urad dal is soaked in enough water for atleast 2-3 hours and ground to a paste then fry, crispy from outside and soft from inside. A […]

Masala idli

Masala Idli Recipe |How to make masala idli

Masala idli is the simple and quick recipe. Give some leftover idlis a new life by following this recipe. Just chop the idlis into smaller pieces, throw in some oil, some herbs, and some spices to make this mouth watering snack. A healthy option for breakfast or snack.


Idli Recipe | How to make soft Idli

Idli is one of the traditional breakfast recipe in South Indian households. There are two ways to prepare idli one is from rava and other is from urad dal and rice. Today I am sharing the second method in which we soak the urad dal and rice separately for 4 hours and grind separately. Mix […]


Vegetable Kothu Parotta / Minced Vegetable Parotta Recipe

Kothu Parotta is a popular delicacy of Tamil Nadu. Kothu Parotta is a famous road side food available in street food shops. Different variations of kothu parotta are served in this region of south India like vegetable kothu parotta,egg kothu parotta, chicken kothu parotta, mutton kothu parotta etc. Today I am sharing vegetable kothu parotta recipe which […]

Tamarind rice

Puliyogare / Tamarind Rice Recipe

Puliyogare / Tamarind or Puliyodharai rice is traditionally made using steamed or boiled rice mixed with tamarind paste and puliyogare masala. This tangy rice is also served as a starter. You can also use the left over rice to pep it up. Puliyogare is a mainstay in most south Indian festivals, lunch and dinner. It […]

parippu curry

Parippu Curry (Moong Dal Curry) Recipe

Parippu curry is a traditional Kerala style moong dal curry recipe. It is a very simple recipe but at the same time its delicious. Ingredients : • 1/2 cup Moong dal • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder • 1/2 cup Coconut (grated) • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds • 2 Shallots (baby onions) • 3 Green chillies […]

Coconut Rice | Thengai Sadam Recipe

As I have already discussed in my previous post that once I visited Bangalore for official work….after that I started loving south Indian dishes. So every now and then I try to cook variety of South Indian dish with some twist or in the traditional way. Today I am sharing coconut rice / thengai sadam […]


Curd Rice Recipe | Thayir Sadam Recipe

When I was working I went to Bangalore for official work and one of our colleague invited us for lunch. At that time I got a chance to taste and learn how to make curd rice from her mother. From there I also got to know that every South Indian meal never ends up without curd rice, […]