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South Indian cuisine is much-loved across India, especially its wide spread of breakfast treats like Idli , Dosa and uttapas. However, there is much more to South Indian cuisine, including a large variety of rice dishes, one-dish meals, main course dishes like Sambhar , Rasam , etc., accompaniments like chutneys and salads, as well as preserved foods like podis (powders) and pickles.

This section helps you explore a large goldmine of recipes from all over South India, ranging from the satiating Keralite dishes like Appam , Avial and Kadala Curry, to spicy Chettinad delicacies, tongue-tickling Karnataka delights like Rava Idli, Andhra Pradesh specialties like Pesarattu and Tamil Nadu recipes like Adai , Sambhar and Chakra Pongal . You will discover the authentic ways to prepare your favourite dishes, as well as lesser-known treasures from the cuisine of southern India.

You will also be able to identify and appreciate the common characteristics of this cuisine, such as the position rice holds as the staple food, the abundant use of lentils and coconut, traditional ways of tempering, and so on. Your masala box needs to be equipped with mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, sesame seeds, red chillies, broken urad dal and chana dal, as these are frequently used in South Indian cooking.

Take your pick from these recipes, and serve them on a banana leaf, to recreate a perfect south Indian meal-time!

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Recipe# 1673
15 Oct 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A multi-flavoured delicacy prepared with fresh or leftover idlis, the Idli Curry has a pleasing texture and a tongue-tingling flavor, thanks to tangy tomato pulp, peppy spice powders and pastes, and a pinch of sugar to highlight all other flavours. You can prepare this as a quick
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Recipe# 1662
25 Nov 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
If you wish to break away from the standard coconut or potato-based accompaniments, try this corn and paneer bhaji with your dosa! of late, innovatively stuffed dosas are featuring on menus across the world. So, why not try one stuffed with this subzi?
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Recipe# 3541
16 Jan 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A delicious snack that combines the sumptuousness of idlis with the great taste and goodness of mixed veggies. The idli batter for this recipe is relatively easy to make, as you just need to soak and blend all the ingredients together and ferment. This batter is steamed with a stuffing of mixed ....
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Recipe# 4683
11 Sep 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Being completely caffeine free, this Tulsi-based herbal tea is a guilt-free cuppa that you can have any time you are feeling down. Tulsi, also known as Indian basil or holy basil, has many medicinal properties. It is a great stress reliever and an effective remedy for cold and cough too. Also note t ....
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Recipe# 3514
13 Dec 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Tasty and satiating, the Soya Dosa is also quick and convenient to make without requiring any fermentation. Perfect proportions of soya flour and urad batter are combined to make delicious, golden-brown dosas that taste simply awesome, especially if served with coconut chutney. You can also ....
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Recipe# 32601
21 Jan 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 1 serving here comes a yummy, nutritious snack, which is tantalising like junk food, but without the calories and the guilt. Left-over idlis stir-fried in pav bhaji masala make an unusual snack that tickles the taste buds. "
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Recipe# 4362
16 May 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The Mangalorean Drumstick Curry is traditional fare that reflects the rich and vibrant flavours of Indian cuisine. Thanks to the abundance of coconuts along the Kerala and Konkan coast, these cuisines use coconut generously in the masalas and garnishes. Here, in this preparation, drumstick and potat ....
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Recipe# 1677
26 Nov 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
Semolina always lends itself to quick dishes as it cooks easily. Here, it combines with protein-rich soya milk and a bouquet of other handy ingredients to make instant soya uttapam. You can add more value to this dish by tossing in a few more grated veggies if you find time.
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Recipe# 3418
23 Jul 09

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Green peppercorns bottled in brine (i.e. salt solution) are exported from Tamil Nadu to other parts of the world. This delicacy of unripe peppers is available for only for a few weeks in a year i.e. before the monsoons and before the onset of the winters. You will find them at certain specialty veg ....
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Recipe# 1584
19 Jan 16

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This tongue-tickling rice treat is prepared with readily-available ingredients, but has an unforgettable flavour and pleasing texture. The key ingredients, which endow this South Indian Stir-Fry Rice with such irresistibility, are sesame seeds and pean ....
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Recipe# 32894
20 Aug 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This traditional spicy rice dish from karnataka is quite addictive – served piping hot topped with lots of ghee and accompanied by fried papads and a cool raita, it is almost impossible to say no to! improvise by adding field beans, peas, kidney beans or other legumes along with the vegetables, for ....
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Recipe# 33026
20 Aug 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Mini sprouts uttapa; the nursing mother will find this quick and easy snack both nutritious and delicious. Using sprouted pulses substantially increases the vitamin c and b complex, iron, calcium and protein content. With very little oil, the uttapas make a great low-cal evening snack.
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Recipe# 30853
16 May 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A yummy south Indian snack put together with a blend of pulses that are rich in B-complex vitamins, especially vitamin B1 and folic acid. Fermenting these dals increases their nutrient content making this recipe a nutritious nibble for young, growing brains
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Recipe# 31072
01 Jan 1999

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Sundal is a favourite with young and old alike in South India. Tossing this healthy snack with cooked rice turns out a quick, easy and filling meal!
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