About South Indian Recipes

Rice is the staple food for the people of South India. Consumption of wheat is less compared to North India. Most of the vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes of this region have a generous use of coconuts, pepper, mustard seed and other spices. Generally South Indian dishes are spicy. It has brilliant blend of flavors, bright colors, smell, and taste. So, south Indian foods are enerally tasty, spicy and colorful. Moreover south Indian food is known for its medicinal value.Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Predesh and Kerala are the four states that constitute South India. South India is hot and humid. South Indians are generally vegetarian. Andhra cuisine from Andhra Predesh is too spicy. They use more chilli and pepper. Chettinad cuisine from Tamil Nadu is rich and flavorful taste. Coconut, banana are main ingredients of Kerala food.

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Breakfast recipes

Breakfast recipes

Research proves Idli is one of the best breakfast in the world. It has carbohydrates from rice, protein and minerals from urad dal. Good bacteria due to fermentation. It is steamed and served so it becomes healthy naturally. Learn more about South Indian Breakfast...

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Navaratri Sundal recipes

Navrathri Sundal recipes

Navratri is a Hindu festival which will be celebrated most part of India. Sundal will be offered to the Goddess Durga everyday for nine days. Different kinds of grains are soaked in water, boiled, seasoned and offered to the Goddess. It contains rich protein & minerals. The last day can be ended with mixed sundal...

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Diwali Sweets

Diwali Sweets

Diwali festival brings three joyful moments. New clothes, lights & crackers and Sweets. It is believed to be at least one sweet should be prepared at home for Diwali festical. Here are some mouth watering, traditional & ancient sweet recipes. One of the tough recipes is Adhirasam and tastiest too.

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Diabetic recipes

Diabetic recipes

Food should contain rich in fiber and it should take long hours to digest. Apart from Chapati and Ragi we can make recipes on Millets. Millets look like small grain and has rich in fiber. It will cook so quickly and tastes heavenly. Some of the best dishes I like Thinai Uppuma, Sama Arisi Pongal, Ragi Dosai etc.

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Ganesh chaturthi recipes

Ganesh chaturthi recipes

Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayagar Chaturthi is a Hindu festival which is celebrated all over Inida in the month of August / September. In the auspicious day Kolukattai (Modak) will be offered to Lord Ganesh. There are many varieties of Modak can be prepared. Urad dal Kara kozhukattai is my favorite.

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Millet recipes

Millet recipes

Millets and Ragi are called as Live Grains. When you make a heave of any of these grains it will not be in the heave position it slopes down and flattens. So it is believed to be it has more necessary miners and fibers for human lives. Many millet recipes can be prepared, among I like Kudiraivali Biriyani very much

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Snacks

Snacks

Want to have something nutritious and healthy after each crunchy bite. Then try some of the snacks recipes published here. Groundnut oil is used for frying. Vegetable stuffing, Paneer and cheese are used for making these recipes. Occasionally if you have these snacks it will be healthy for sure.

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Gravy / Curry / Kuzhambu

Curry and kuzhambu

In this section you can find mouth watering Kuzhambu, Sambar & North Indian gravy which will go with rice, Idli, Dosa or Chapathi. These preparations are authentic. It’s healthy and tasty. You can pour gingley oil for Vathakuzhambu / Karakuzhambu / Pulikuzhambu for enhanced taste.

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Food Calorie Chart

South Indian Food Calorie Chart

Know your Calorie values of some common Vegetarian, non-vegetarian and some common food items. Remember, intake of one course meal should be around 800 Calories. Know more about what you need to eat...

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Ingredients Gallery

Ingredients Gallery

Indian recipes demand large range of ingredients even for simple recipe. All ingredients have medicinal value in it. Some of the ingredients heal food poison, cure fever and prevent cancer. Here are the photos.

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About Me

About Me

I’m Sridher, from Trichy. Basically I am a big fan of food.I would like to have my plate filled with at least 2 to 3 colors of dishes. I really started cooking when I got bored with hotel food. I had tried some recipes, succeeded many of them but failed few too. I don’t want to bore you more. Please share your comments on this blog.

Thanks to Gunaselvi

Thanks to Gunaselvi

She pitched in to fine tune what I have been doing so far. She actively involved in photography, recipe innovation and helped this blog to achieve next level. She has put lot of effort to make this website a HTMl 5 version which is all device friendly. Thanks Guna, long way to go!!

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