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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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Happy Cooking!

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Recipe# 36831
13 Jul 12

 
 
by Supraja Kanagaraj
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A simple and fast method for a mouth watering capsicum dry gravy. This can be had with rice and rotis.
Recipe# 36840
13 Jul 12

 
 by Mrs. Ritu Agarwal
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Dosa is considered as South Indian recepie, but if it is mixed with north Indian Spicy papad then it become a perfect match for monsoon time.
Recipe# 37218
01 Sep 12

 
 by sharan 2206
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The season for mangoes is here. Mangoes are rich in beta- carotene which is converted to vitamin – a in our body. It is also rich in vitamin – c.
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Recipe# 38423
18 Jun 13

 
 by The brunchbox
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A great way to utilize over ripe and blackened bananas. Its tasty, healthy and a good snack or even complete meal for this rainy evenings.
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Recipe# 38442
22 Jun 13

 
 
by The brunchbox
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This is a popular havyaka dish and very good for rainy season. This is a traditional recipe which i have learnt from my mom.
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Recipe# 38593
25 Jul 13

 
 
by Sandipan
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Well what to say about this dish that we already don't know. A south indian traditional dish that is popular all over. It is considered to be a whole meal by itself. I first had this dish when i was doing my engineering in vellore and fell in love with it right away. Bare minimum spices yet tastes s ....
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