South Indian Meals (Tamilnadu, Andhra, Karnataka & Kerala)-Thalavazhai Ilai Sappadu with Glossary


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Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, kerala, Andhra, South India | Type: Lunch

Tamilnadu meals

  • Rice, rasam, sambar, keerai kulambu, vatha kulambu, poriyal, pickle, appalam, curd, kootu, pachadi, vazhaipalam, kesari, pal payasam, sweet

Chettinad lunch

  • Rice, curd, moong dal payasam, garlic rasam, vendakkai mandi, cabbage curry, vegetable pirattal, paruppu kola urundai kulambu, banana varuval, mixed vegetable pickle, appalam.

South Indian Meals (Tamilnadu, Andhra & Kerala)

Tamilnadu banana leaf meals-Thalaivazhai ilai sappadu-EnlargeTamilnadu banana leaf meals-Thalaivazhai ilai sappadu

Andhra meals

  • Rice,appalam, curd, boied & mashed toor dal, pepper rasam, tomato pappu, papula podi, samabara pulusu, avakkai pickle, gongura pachadi, guthi vankaya, vendakkai mandi,mamidikaya pappu, sago payasam,

Andhra banana leaf meal for lunchAndhra banana leaf meal for lunch

Kerala meals

  • Rice, curd, appalm, kootu curry, avial, olan,yeriseri, rasavangi, pulungari, pumpkin & green gram kootu, pavakai pitlai, yerikolli, kurkikalan, puli ingi, colocaesia masial, karamani poriyal, ladies finger thayir kichadi, more rasam, sadhasadhayam, banana chips, jackfruit payasam, jackfruit appam

Kerala banana leaf meals for lunchKerala banana leaf meals for lunch

Karnataka meals

  • Rice, curd, appalm, Nalahari, pithighi pappu pulusu, ragi mudde soppu saru, vegetable sagu, mixed veg sambar, rasam

South indian glossary-Tamil, telugu, kannada, english names

  • Tamil- Agathi, Telugu-Avesi, Kannada-Agathi soppu, English-Hummingbird tree leaves
  • Tamil- Mulai keerai, Telugu-Thotakoora, Kannada-Dhantina soppu, English-Amaranth leaves
  • Tamil- Kalyana poosanikkai, Telugu-Boodidha gummidi kayi, Kannada-Bhele kumbhalakayi, English-Ash gourd
  • Tamil- Kathirikkai, Telugu-Vankaya, Kannada-Bhadhanekai, English-Brinjal
  • Tamil- Avaraikkai, Telugu-chikkudu kayi, Kannada-Hurulee kai, English-Broad beans
  • Tamil- pavakkai, Telugu-kakara kaya, Kannada-hagalakayi, English-Bitter gourd
  • Tamil- kuda milagai, Telugu-Bengaluru mirapakayi, Kannada-dhodda menesima kayi, English-capsicum
  • Tamil- muttaikose, Telugu-kyabeji, Kannada-khosu, English-Cabbage
  • Tamil- Kothavarangai, Telugu-Goruchikkudi kayilu, Kannada-Ghori kai, English-Cluster beans
  • Tamil- Seppankilangu, Telugu-Chema dhumpa, Kannada-Kasavina gheddesoppu, English-Colocasia
  • Tamil- Kothamalli ilai, Telugu-Kothamera aku, Kannada-Kothambre , English-Coriander leaves
  • Tamil- Thengai, Telugu-kobbari kayi, Kannada-Thengina kai , English-Coconut
  • Tamil- Seemai kathirikai, Telugu-Seema vankaya, Kannada-seeme bhadhare kai , English-chow chow
  • Tamil- Vellirikkai, Telugu-Dosakai, Kannada-Sowthe kai, English-Cucumber
  • Tamil-Murungai kai, Telugu-Munakkayi, Kannada-Nunge kai, English-Drumstick
  • Tamil- Vendhaya keerai, Telugu-Menthi koora, Kannada-Menthina soppu, English-Fenugreek leaves
  • Tamil- Avaraikkai, Telugu-Pedha chikkudulu, Kannada-Dhoda hurule kai, English-Fresh beans
  • Tamil- Pattani, Telugu-Batanalu, Kannada-Bathare , English-Green peas
  • Tamil- Moru, Telugu-Majjiga, Kannada-Majjige , English-Butter milk
  • Tamil- Thayir, Telugu-Perugu, Kannada-Mosaru , English-Curd
  • Tamil-Perecham pazham, Telugu-Kajjura pandu, Kannada-Kajjuradha hannu, English-Dates
  • Tamil- senai kizhangu, Telugu-Sure kandha, Kannada-Churna gedde, English-Elephant yam
  • Tamil- Thakkali, Telugu-Tamata, Kannada-Tomato , English-Tomato
  • Tamil- Pulicha keerai, Telugu-Gongura, Kannada-Hulee soppu, English-sorrel leaves
  • Tamil- Vendaikkai, Telugu-Bendakayulu, Kannada-Bendekai , English-Ladies finger
  • Tamil- Kalan, Telugu-Kukka godugu, Kannada-Naaye kode, English-Mushroom
  • Tamil- Vengayam, Telugu-Yerra gaddalu, Kannada-Eerulli , English-Onion
  • Tamil- Valai thandu , Telugu-Arati thavva/Bondha, Kannada-Bhale dhandu, English-Plantain stem
  • Tamil- Vazhai poo, Telugu-Arati poovu, Kannada-Bhale hoova, English-Pantain flower
  • Tamil- Urulaikilangu, Telugu-Bangala dhumpa, Kannada-Aalu gedde, English-Potato
  • Tamil- Poosanikkai, Telugu-Gummadi kayi, Kannada-Kumbala kai, English-Pumpkin
  • Tamil- Vazhaikai, Telugu-Arati kayi, Kannada-Bhale kai, English-Raw banana
  • Tamil- Peerkkangai, Telugu-Beerakayi, Kannada-Heere kai, English-Ridge gourd
  • Tamil- Pudalangai, Telugu-Potlakayi, Kannada-Hagala kai, English-Snake gourd
  • Tamil- Pasalai keerai, Telugu-Pachali koora, Kannada-Bacchala soppu, English-Spinach
  • Tamil- Kadalai paruppu, Telugu-Pachichengapappu, Kannada-Kadale beele, English-Bengal gram
  • Tamil- sombu , Telugu-sopu, Kannada-saunf , English-aniseed
  • Tamil- perungayam , Telugu-inguva, Kannada-ingu , English-asafoetida
  • Tamil- badam paruppu, Telugu-badam pappu, Kannada-badami , English-almonds
  • Tamil- koovak kilangu , Telugu-pala gadda, Kannada- arrow root , English-arrow root
  • Tamil- punnai ilai, Telugu-masala aku, Kannada- masala elay , English-bay leaf
  • Tamil- milagu , Telugu-miriyalu, Kannada-kappu menasu , English-black pepper
  • Tamil- yelakkai , Telugu-elakayi, Kannada-elakkai , English-cardamom
  • Tamil- pattai, Telugu-lavanga patta , Kannada-lavanga patta , English-cinnamon
  • Tamil- lavangam , Telugu-lavangam, Kannada-lavanga , English-cloves
  • Tamil- daniyalu, Telugu-vara kothamalli, Kannada-dhaniya , English-coriander seeds
  • Tamil-jeeragam, Telugu-jilakara , Kannada-jeerige , English-cumin seeds
  • Tamil- kariveppilai, Telugu-karivepaku, Kannada-kari beevu , English-curry leaves
  • Tamil- mundhiri , Telugu-jeedi pappu, Kannada-jodambe , English-cashewnuts
  • Tamil- sukku , Telugu-sonti, Kannada-vonagidha shunti , English-dry gigner
  • Tamil- arisi , Telugu-biyyamu, Kannada-akki , English-raw rice
  • Tamil- pulungalarisi, Telugu-uppudu biyyamu, Kannada-kusubala akki , English-boiled rice
  • Tamil- semia, Telugu-semiya, Kannada-semiya , English-vermicelli
  • Tamil- vellai karamani, Telugu-alasandulu, Kannada-alasondhi kaalu , English-white kidney beans
  • Tamil- karuppu ulundu , Telugu-minumulu, Kannada-kappu uddhina bele , English-whole black gram
  • Tamil- pasippayaru , Telugu-mudi pesalu, Kannada-hottina hesaru bele , English-whole green gram
  • Tamil- godhumai , Telugu-godumalu, Kannada-ghodee , English-Wheat
  • Tamil- mochai , Telugu-anamulu, Kannada- avare kai , English-Green beans
  • Tamil- kollu , Telugu-ulavalu, Kannada-hurulee kalu , English-horse gram
  • Tamil- cholam , Telugu-jonnalu, Kannada-jonnalu , English-maize
  • Tamil- perunjeeragam, Telugu- pedha jilakara, Kannada-dhodda jeerige , English-fennel
  • Tamil- vendhayam , Telugu-menthulu, Kannada-menthi , English-fenugreek
  • Tamil- vellai poondu, Telugu-vellullipayulu, Kannada-bellulle , English-garlic
  • Tamil- ingi , Telugu-allam, Kannada-shunti , English-Ginger
  • Tamil- verkkadalai , Telugu-veru senaga pappu, Kannada-kadale kai beeja , English-groundnut
  • Tamil- vellam , Telugu-bellamu, Kannada-bhella , English-jaggery
  • Tamil- jadhipathri , Telugu-japathri, Kannada-japathri , English-mace
  • Tamil- yelumichai thol , Telugu-nimma tholu, Kannada-nimbe hottu , English-lemon skin
  • Tamil- mangai podi, Telugu-mavidi podi, Kannada-mavinakai podi , English-mango powder
  • Tamil- kadugu , Telugu-avalu, Kannada-saasuve , English-mustard
  • Tamil- jadhikkai , Telugu-ullithnam, Kannada- jaagi kai , English-nutmeg
  • Tamil- kasa kasa, Telugu-gasalu, Kannada-gasgase , English-poppy seeds
  • Tamil- porikadalai / pottu kadalai , Telugu- chutney senagapapu, Kannada- huridha kadale bele , English-roasted gram
  • Tamil- sigappu milagai , Telugu-yendu mirapakayulu, Kannada- kempu menasina kai , English-red chilli
  • Tamil- ularndha dhirakshai, Telugu- yendu dhirakshi, Kannada-vonagidhe dracshi , English-raisins
  • Tamil- arisi avul, Telugu-atukulu, Kannada-avalakki , English-rice flakes
  • Tamil- ellu , Telugu-nuvvulu, Kannada-ellu , English-sesame seeds
  • Tamil- kungumappoo , Telugu-kumkumpoovu, Kannada-kumkumadha hoova , English-saffron
  • Tamil- kalkandu , Telugu- kala kanda, Kannada-sakkare acchu , English-sugar candy
  • Tamil- puli , Telugu-chintha pandu, Kannada-hanuse hannu , English-tamarind
  • Tamil- manjal podi, Telugu-pasupu, Kannada-harshanandha podi , English-turmeric powder
  • Tamil- omam , Telugu-vamu, Kannada-omam , English-thymol seeds/carom seeds/Ajwain
  • Tamil- thattaipayaru , Telugu-alasandulu, Kannada-karamani , English-Cow gram
  • Tamil- makka cholam , Telugu-mokka jonna, Kannada-mokka chola , English-corn
  • Tamil- makka chola mavu, Telugu-mokka jonna pindi, Kannada-mokka jonna hittu , English-Corn flour
  • Tamil- sigappu beans , Telugu-yerra beans, Kannada-rajma , English-dry red kidney beans
  • Tamil- kadalai maavu , Telugu-senaga pindi, Kannada-kadale hittu , English-gram flour
  • Tamil- maida maavu , Telugu-maida pindi, Kannada-maida , English-flour
  • Tamil- vellai mulu kadalai , Telugu-senagalu, Kannada-belee kadale , English-large white gram
  • Tamil- mysore paruppu, Telugu- masoor pappu, Kannada-masoor bele , English-lentil
  • Tamil- payatham paruppu, Telugu-pesarapappu, Kannada- hesaru bele , English-moong dal
  • Tamil- kambu mavu , Telugu-jonna pindi, Kannada- balajinnaladha ottu , English-millet flour
  • Tamil- javvarisi , Telugu-sabbiyyamu, Kannada-sabbakke , English-sago
  • Tamil- kezhvaragu , Telugu-raghuslu, Kannada-ragi , English-rai
  • Tamil- thuvaram paruppu, Telugu-kandhi pappu, Kannada- thogare bele , English-toor dal

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