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South Indian food includes the range of dishes and drinks popularly consumed in Southern region of India, particularly in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. South Indian cuisine is known for its spicy ... More »
South Indian Dosa
How many of you tried multiple times to reproduce this paper thin Indian breakfast item, known as Dosa? For all those Indian food addicts, here is the best video. Watch and try at your own kitchen, as this requires some practice to learn the skill. A friendly... - 168.927
How many of you crave for a spicy and crunchy snacks, particularly when it is raining or snowing outside? These lentil fritters are ultimate snacking items to enjoy these special moments with a fuming cup of coffee. Watch the video to learn the easy procedure... - 156.637
South Indian Curd Rice
Yummy, creamy curd rice - hasn't your mouth already started watering? This exotic rice preparation is a traditional dish from Southern part of India. It is very easy as well as very tasty. The most interesting thing about this recipe is that it takes only 5... - 153.712
Indian Coconut Rice
Are you having a hard time to cook nice and fluffy coconut rice? In that case, this recipe will help you a lot. After watching the video, you will become completely skilled in preparing the coconut rice in its most authentic Indian flavor. Serve this... - 153.276
Kosambri Mixed With Shallot
This salad has many variations, but most popularly it is made with grated carrot. Kosambri has such a unique, tangy flavor, which comes from the combination of coconut, lemon, chili and seeds fried in oil. You can also add soaked moong or chana dals to it. I... - 142.128
Homemade Soft And Spongy Idli
An all time classic breakfast item - "Idli". Now if u happen to be a South Indian you will already know the ratio of ingredients but what makes these steamed rice cakes different and spongy soft ones you get at restaurants, that just melt in your mouth?... - 141.087
Brown Rice And Lentil Dosa / Adai
South Indians on a low-carb diet need not give up their favorite dosa. You can substitute with this protein and iron rich Adai dosa recipe. This crispy crepe made with a combination of lentils and brown rice is a popular breakfast and snack dish in Tamil Nadu... - 139.503
Instant Oats Dosa
For most south Indians who are on a diet, giving up their favorite rice dosa and having oat porridge for breakfast can be quite a challenge. Why not make an instant oat dosa? Surely oats can be enjoyed in this form, as a variation to the porridge. This is a... - 138.976
Vegan And Gluten-free South Indian Breakfast
This breakfast recipe is meant for vegans, those allergic to gluten, diabetics and those on a low carb- and low-fat diet. Ragi Puttu, a dish of Kerala, is made of “ragi" popularly called finger millet and a fantastic source of amino acid methionine,... - 133.908
Mango And Garbanzo Soondal
What better way to pep up beach side outings than this mango and garbanzo soondal! Ameena is reproducing the typical south indian snack in her kitchen back in Canada keeping up to the traditional cooking style. A must pack dish for beach outings, or you may... - 129.61
Spicy Coconut Chutney
Chef Manjula is making a Spicy Coconut Chutney or a Spicy Indian Coconut dip in her kitchen. For those who are not aware, it’s a very popular dish in South India and enjoyed with Indian snacks and breakfast dishes. So if you cook Indian food regularly, this... - 129.46
Upma From Instant Mix ( Lowfat And Homemade)
A savory pudding most famous in the southern part of India as a healthy nutritious and filling breakfast, in fact it's a quick fix for any time of the day. This recipe uses cracked wheat also know as daliya(gothumai rawai in tamil) but you can substitute... - 126.736
Parotta - South Indian Layered Bread
Parotta or barotta is a layered flat bread of South India,mainly famous as a street food. Lets have a look on how to prepare this at home . - 120.402
Instant Oats Idli
Healthy and quick instant oats idli are always a hit at my house - they are steamed, they have oats and cracked wheat, no rice or starchy ingredients and they have veggies too...can't get healthier than this can it? The texture and flavor of this idli rarely... - 120.326
Instant Rava Idly
Chef Manjula is showing an easier way of making idli's or it is better to call it instant rava idly recipe. Normal idly takes about two days of preparation where with this recipe one can easily have delicious idli's anytime of the day. Idlis are fat free and... - 119.252
Four Spice Tea Recipe (ayurveda Remedy)
This four spice tea is often made using dry ginger in place of fresh ginger in almost every south Indian household. The Ayurvedic property of the spices added in this blend also make this tea excellent for health. The coriander seeds have a cooling property... - 119.007
Pongal - Sweet And Savory
Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated in the southern part of India. On this auspicious day rice is cooked along with pulses and jaggery and is offered to the "Sun God" for prosperity. Watch this video to learn how to make both the sweet and savory version... - 118.885
Radish Rice Curry
This is a very famous dish and is called Daikon Meshi in Japan. This is a delicious and simple meal which you can cook for your family. I'm sure you'll like it. - 114.396
Gluten Free Cabbage Upma
Upma is a popular Indian breakfast favorite but since it is usually made from cream of wheat or semolina. People who are gluten allergic have to give it up. This is a great variation and gluten-free alternative to the traditional wheat based upma. Bhavna... - 113.631
Rice And Beer Beef Curry
Do you love curry and rice? Then this simple rice and meat dish should be the best option on a rainy day when you want to curl up with a one pot meal. - 106.686
Homemade South Indian Idli
Idli is one of the most most popular south Indian recipe all over the country. Extremely scrumptious, light, fluffy and nutritious, Idly is an ideal Breakfast dish. Made of rice and Urad Daal, making Idly is not difficult at all, though its preparation takes... - 106.387
South Indian Sambhar
One of the most favorite South Indian cusine of mine, Sambhar. Goodness of dal and vegetables in one of the simple yet healthy dish! - 104.831
Instant Rava Idlis - Mini Appetizer Idlis - South Indian Cuisine
If you're keen on making South Indian food, then you should check this out. Check out these yummy rava idlis which is a famous South Indian dish. Chef Bhavna shows how to prepare tasty rava idlis in a few minutes. You can serve them with chutney and hot... - 102.13
Stir Fried Idli
A delicious variation to finish up all leftover idlies! Leftover idly just sauteed lightly in some nicely flavored onion masala. Taste great off-course with coconut chutney or just as it is, as it is spiced up very well :) - 99.9768
Uttapam-rice Crepes With Vegetables
In a mood to have South Indian food, then you must try this recipe. Chef bhavna shows how to make the uttapam . They are so yummy and easy to make. You can serve them with hot sambhar and chutney. So do try out the recipe and surely watch the video. - 99.0462
Eggplant gojju is a popular dish of Indian cuisine and makes a good meal option. Watch the video to know how this tasty dish is made and once you do relish it with hot breads. - 97.1401
Peanut Garlic Chutney Powder
Peanut or groundnut is a widely used nut in Indian cuisine especially in Maharashtra where it is used in spice mixes. Chef Madhura shows a quick and easy recipe to make Peanut Garlic Chutney Powder that can be had with roti, paratha or rice as a side dish. - 96.3233
Upma (upittu) - Indian Vegetarian
If you're deciding what to make for breakfast, then you would definitely want to check this out. Watch the video to know how the chef makes the upma. Upma is a famous South Indian dish. Your family and guests will really enjoy eating the upma. Do check out... - 95.3093
1. On a chopping board cut all the vegetables into bite sized pieces and keep aside.
1. In a pan add urad dal, pour in hot water, salt, turmeric powder and let it simmer for 12 minutes on a medium high heat.
2. Partially cook the... - 93.9258
The dough kneaded well enough needs to be conditioned to enable smooth making of parotta. Check out Kalyan oiling the dough and letting it to rest for a while to be ready to make the parotta. To view the next process of parotta making, watch the following... - 93.0759
Tomato Upma Making Made Easier
Winter is the time for comfort food. Wholesome, comforting and very satisfying, this semolina breakfast is probably one of the simplest and quickest breakfast foods in south India. Upma is a refreshing change from the monotony of rice based breakfast dishes... - 93.0692
With the flour ready containing water in the middle, it is time to mix the dough. Watch Kalyan mixing the flour and water well using both hands. Watch the following video to see the completion of dough mixing. - 92.5459
Parotta can be made plain and simple to ones with stuffings, here is a basic recipe to make Parotta. Check out chef Kalyan preparing the all-purpose flour along with salt and sugar to make the dough. Watch the following video to see the next actions. - 91.7709
With the flour and water mixed, it is time to turn the mixture into a dough. Check out Kalyan kneading the mixture well to form a smooth and malleable dough. Watch the following video to know how to prepare the dough to make the parotta. - 91.5176
With the flour prepared in place, now is the time to make the dough. Check out Kalyan adding e-spring(filtered) water to the flour to continue mixing the dough. Watch the following video to see how to mix the dough. - 89.5676
Mysore Masala Dosa - Start To Finish
Won't you like to prepare Mysore masala dosa at home and amaze your family? Watch this excellent, step-wise video that demonstrates how to make this delicious crispy dosa in your kitchen. The host here explains the recipe so well with great tips for a perfect... - 89.3653
Traditional South Indian Coconut Rice
Coconut Rice is one of the most popular food items in South India. It is in fact the most preferred one, since coconuts are a staple and are used in almost all dishes is some form or the other. If you are a coconut lover, try this delicious traditional style... - 88.4158
Lemon Rice Making Made Easier
Chitranna is delicious South Indian style lemon rice, a dish that you can prepare in a jiffy especially after a busy day at work. It is a great way to use leftover rice. The video shows you the classic tempering for this tangy and spicy rice dish. Serve... - 87.6252
How To Make Sambar For Idli
Would you like to prepare a yummy sambar this weekend for your family? Watch this video to learn a step by step demo of how you can prepare this South Indian delicacy at home. - 87.5423
Idli & Dosa Part 1 A South Indian Treat
What can be a healthier way to kick-start your day than fluffy idlis and yummy dosas? Chef Bhal Dave tells you how to make fluffy idlis and crispy dosas easily. The best thing about these South Indian snacks is that they pack in fewer calories and can be... - 85.4005
Idly & Dosa Part 2
If you are looking for yummy accompaniments to complement your idlis and dosas, then your search ends here. Chef Bhal Dave, in this continuation video, gives you two easy-to-make chutneys that can be prepared in a snap. Spicy, tasty, and totally tantalizing... - 84.5928
Rava Dosa Making Made Easier
Rava dosa is probably one of Karnataka's most loved breakfast item. These rava dosas are very thin, crisp and light and can actually be had at any time of the day. Watch the video to learn how to make the batter to prepare perfect rava dosa. - 82.5579
Chutney Powder Making Made Easier
Chutney powder is a must have condiment in south Indian houses. Watch the video to know how to make this spicy and flavorful mixture to serve with idlis and dosa. - 77.1678
Mor ( Buttermilk ) Kolumb Making Made Easier
Mor kulambu, a dish from South India is surely a comfort food that you should be making when u have plenty of leftover curds. Easy to prepare and one of the south India's favorite foods, try this recipe and u will surely love it. Mor Kulambu is a wonderful... - 76.9898
Nalgari ( Sambhar ) Making Made Easier
If you are a sambhar lover, try this variation of the popular south Indian lentil curry, with the goodness of root vegetables, that gives the dish more substance. Watch the video to learn how to make this spicy, nutritious curry that goes so well with rice,... - 76.1525
Muruku ( Snack) Making Made Easier
Murukku is probably the most popular and favorite festive snack made in every South Indian home a week before Diwali. While there are many versions of this crispy crunchy snack, the sweet-savory golden brown ones are traditional. The video shows an easy way... - 75.8045
Adirasam ( Sweet ) Making Made Easier
Are you cooking a full South Indian meal for your family the first time? This traditional south Indian sweet is made for festive occasions especially Janmashtimi and Diwali and is an ideal sweet preparation for beginners, requiring almost no secret... - 74.5621
Potato+onion Curry Making Made Easier
Which Indian isn’t fond of potato curry? Every state in India has its own style of making this dish. It is probably the first thing that every Indian girl learns to cook from her mother and the first dish that every Indian mother teaches her daughter to... - 74.4019
Mango Pickle Making Made Easier
Most us love to indulge in the sourish fantasy of mango pickles but are just left wondering how to make an easy one that doesn't require to be left out in the sun for days. Mango pickles come in a varieties of flavors and every one has their own proprietary... - 73.854
Idli & Dosa Part 3
If you have failed to make restaurant-like perfect dosas at home, then this video is likely to come to your rescue. Chef Bhal Dave whips up delicious, flavorful potato filling for dosas that is likely to tickle your taste buds. Just follow his instructions to... - 73.5723
Spring Roll Dosa Making
If you are looking for ways to serve a tantalizing breakfast, try your hands in Bhal Dave's fusion spring roll dosas. Serve with green coriander or sweet chutney. Everyone is going to rave about it! - 73.0414
Parotta - Introduction
Parotta or the Indian flatbread has evolved with time into different versions. Check out Kalyan gearing up cleaning the kitchen, setting things in place and getting himself set to make parotta. - 72.9879
Vindaloo Style Beef Curry
Vindaloo is an internationally popular Indian dish which can be found in the menu of every Indian restaurant situated outside the country. Restaurant menus are hard to replicate but it would be easy now as the chef shows us her version of beef vindaloo.... - 71.122
Rasam Powder Making Made Easier
Rasam powder is now commercially available . It is an important powder not only for making rasam easily but also in other indian
recipes such as gojju, puli ogray, and gojju avval.. Here is an easy way to make rasam powder easily .. this is my own recipe... - 71.0267
Tengul Making Made Easier
If you are looking for a nice crispy salty snack to munch on while you sip on your evening cup of coffee or tea, try these. Watch the video to learn an easy way to make tengul. It is very similar to murukku. This is delicious hot and crunchy on a rainy day. - 70.3354
If you are beginner wanting to prepare a traditional South Indian meal, then payasam must be the dessert! It is not only south India's favorite and more popular festive sweet dish, it is probably the easiest to make! There are several varieties of this... - 67.5873
Sojjiappam ( Sweet) Making Made Easier
Sooji Appam is sweet and crispy and liked by children and elders alike. Watch this video to learn how to make this classic south Indian sweets which is great for kids lunch boxes, as a tea time snack as well as an offering to Gods on festive days. - 66.5615
South Indian Tamarind Rice Lunch & Idly Sambhar Meal
Want to make a quick lunch in case you are busy? Special lunch rice dishes from South India, prepared in an authentic way by US chef Bale Dave would be just the right choice. Tamarind rice and idly can satiate your appetite and combination of Sambhar, a... - 65.5049
South Indian Coffee Making Made Easier
Coffee is a major social institution of South Indian and can be described as being an icon of Kannada culture. It is a revered tradition in most households. One sip of this delicious drink will make you understand why filter coffee is such a revered beverage... - 65.27
Tamarind Rice Recipe From South India
Looking for ways to jazz up yourboring steamed rice? How about adding some tamarind to it? Chef Bhal Dave presents the famous South Indian favorite — Tamarind Rice, in this video. All you need is a bowlful of cooked rice, some tamarind pulp and delicious... - 65.0439
Yengai ( Curry ) And Vaangi Bhat Making Made Easier
There are several popular South Indian curries and this one is one of them. This is one from north Karnataka. A spicy-sour brinjal and potatoes curry, Yengai can be eaten with chapattis or can use tossed with boiled rice to make Vaangi Bhaat, another popular... - 64.7306
Kolumb Making Made Easier
If you looking for a healthy, nutritious and vegan curry to go rice? Try this delicious Keerai Kolumb (Spinach lentil curry) It is so much like sambhar and yet different. You can modify the recipe adding any vegetable of your choice to the basic pigeon peas... - 64.6564
Idli And Sambar
Idli is an amazing South Indian sort of dumpling. steamed rice cake. It is made by steaming batter — traditionally made from pulses (specifically black lentils) and rice — into patties, usually two to three inches in diameter, using a mold.
Most often... - 62.2143
Vermicelli is a type of pasta, round in section and somewhat thinner than spaghetti.
It can also be made as different dishes according to one's creativity and one such creation is "The Vermicelli Idli". - 51.0256
Vadakari (spicy Lentil Curry)
Grind the soaked channa dhal with ginger,garlic ,little salt and make a coarse paste.
Shape the coarse paste into small vada's and deep fry them. The vada's can be taken out little early and not necessary to fry them till they are golden brown.
Scramble the... - 50.4127
Appe (south Indian Snack)
Appe are crisp round savoury balls that are a popular South Indian snack. Made in an appe pan, this is one wonderful twist you can give to your regular idli batter. These make for great snacks, a South Indian specialty. - 50.1127
Dill Leaves Upma
In a pan put 2cup semolina,oil(1tsp) and fry till it turns light red and keep aside.
In another pan add oil,ghee when it becomes hot put mustard seeds
Allow to pop up,add jeera seeds,urad dal,channa dal,peanuts and fry for 2mins.
Then add chopped... - 49.4602
Idlis are soft, fluffy white, round discs that are a popular breakfast or snack in southern India. The method of making idlis is very simple maybe a little time consuming. Fermentation is the key to idlis turn cotton soft. If you live in a cold climate... - 48.8178
Take a pan add oil.
When it is hot add mustard seeds,allow to pop.
Now add curry leaves,fry for sec.
Add onion fry till it changes to brown.
Then add tomato and fry till it become mashy.
Then add pumpkin and water ,allow to cook (but take care it shouldn't... - 47.6192
1. Pressure cook dal and mash well.
2. Dice tomatoes, kohlrabi, chayote, potato,onion, tomato, carrot, radish and beans and pressure cook.
3. Heat 3 tbsp oil in a pan and add 1/2 tsp mustard seeds.
4. When they splutter lower the heat and add cumin seeds.... - 47.4753
Jangri is a crispy, puffy, juicy sweet. A south indian delicacy made out of black urad dal. Try and enjoy!! - 47.2744
Sambar (south Indian)
1 For the sambar powder: in a grinder jar, combine 4 tbsps coriander seeds, 12 black peppercorns, 6 whole red chillies and 1/2 fresh coconut; grind until powdered.
2 In two bowls, soak tamarind and kukum separately.
3 In a pan, cook arhar dal... - 46.4318
Idli Sambar With Chutney
1. Soak Urad Dal (skin removed black gram) and rice separately in the morning and grind it together to make a paste at night.
2. Mix it thoroughly, adding salt and water.
3. This mixture should be of a thick pouring consistency.
4. Keep the mixture in... - 45.7797
Rava Idli is a variation of the popular South Indian breakfast item, idli. It is a speciality of the state of Karnataka in India and was invented by the popular restaurant chain, Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR) of Bangalore. - 45.5738
South Indian Avial
1)In a steamer, cook all the vegetables along with tomatoes, curry leaves and salt. There should be a little crunchiness left in the vegetables.
2)In a mixer, grind together grated coconut, jeera, garlic and green chillies coarsely.
3)In a saucepan,... - 45.3407
Vermicelli Nuts Idli
1. Chop green chillies finely. Chop cashewnuts coarsely.
2. Heat fat in a fry-pan; fry black gram and mustard seeds until seeds begin to splutter.
3. Add chopped ginger, coriander and curry leaves, chillies and cashewnuts.
4. Now add the vermicelli and fry to... - 45.1513
Rice Curry Salad With Ham
1) Cook the peas according to the instruction on packet.
2) In a small bowl, combine vinegar and oil to blend well.
3) Use a pan of boiling salted water to sprinkle rice and cook rapidly for 10 minutes.
4) Drain and rinse with cold... - 44.8459
cut idlis into squares...
make a thick paste of maida 4tbs+corn flour 4 tbs+saffron one pinch+chilli powder half tsp.
dip the square peices of idlis into the paste and deep fry it in cooking oil.
In an pan heat about 3 tbs of oil fry 1 onion and 2... - 44.5901
South Indian Parotta
This layered parotta is one that would keep you going on and on. Try one and you are sure to be hooked on it. - 44.5415
Pressure Cook dal, Tomato, Onion Pieces, Turmeric, Hing, Sambar Powder.
In a Kadai,heat oil temper with Mustard seeds, Curry leaves. Add Drumstick and fry for a minute.
Pour 1/4 glass of water and cook till the Drumstick is cooked.
Now add Tamarind pulp or... - 43.2009
Ash Gourd Sambar
Cook the dal till soft and set aside.
Skin the ash gourd and preserve skins for use in chutney.
Chop off the soft portion of the ash gourd and reserve for use in soups.
Chop the rest of the gourd into 1 inch cubes.
Soak the tamarind in a cup of water and... - 42.4854
Potato song is one of the famous dish among the konkani community in the southern part of Karnataka. Using coconut oil gives an added taste to this wonderful dish. You can serve this dish with any type of dosa or idli or as a side dish with rice along with... - 42.0372
The No Rice Idli
Wash and is oak the two dals separately for an hour.
Grind each to a fine paste using some of the water that they have been soaked in.
Do not add excessive water.
Mix the two hatters in a bigger vessel that gives this upwardly mobile hatter space to rise.
Add... - 41.9043
Pongal is a traditional South-Indian Dish made with Rice and Moong Dal and then mixed with some roasted cashews, finely chopped ginger, green chillies and freshly ground black peppercorns. Pongal is of two types. The Sweet Pongal and Salt Pongal. Both are... - 41.8638
Traditional recipe of karanataka and andhra pradesh.This is a must on occassions like festivals & marriages - 41.7666
1)In a large bowl, add salt, baking powder along with rice and dal flours.
2)Stir in water and make a batter of drop consistency. Let it rise overnight.
3)Take four small stainless steel bowls and grease them. Pour batter into... - 41.3759
Tomato Coriander Chutney
Heat Oil in a Kadai . Add Dry Red Chillies, Urad Dal, Channadal, Jeera, Methi and Garlic.
Fry till golden brown and keep it aside.
Now fry Tomato Pieces till mushy and add coriander leaves and fry for a minute.
Grind this by adding Salt and... - 41.189
The South Indian Medu vada is a savoury fried donut made of a fermented batter.It is a favourite on many occasions and is an excellent breakfast and snack item in most South Indian homes and spreads. It is best when served with coconut chutney and sambar... - 40.9403
Idli Rice Idlis
Wash and grind Urad dal first to a smooth paste with little water and put to a big bowl.
In a same jar wash and grind rice ,water little coarsely and add to urad dal paste.
Now grind cooked rice,water little to a smooth paste and add to a urad dal paste with... - 40.4151
It's Different! Ven Pongal
Clean, wash ana soak the broken wheat for 20 minutes.
Clean, wash ana drain the lentils.
Heat the ghee in a pan ana place the cumin seeds in it.
When the cumin begins to move add the rest of the seasoning ingredients and saute for 10 seconds reduce the flame... - 40.2493
For Idli :
1. First mix suji, dahi, salt and red chilli powder.
2. Keep it for 5-6 minutes, then again mix and add some water to make dough.
3. Then add Eno and mix gently, then steam in mini idli stand for 8-10 minutes.
For Tadka :
1. Heat a non stick pan,... - 40.1624
To do this superb idly you need to buy idly rice available in all Indian grocery stores. - 39.3654
1. Soak chana dal in hot water for about 20 minutes or till it is nicely soaked.
2. In a rnixie, grind red chillies, green chillies, ginger and salt into a smooth paste.
3. Add the soaked chana dal and grind it coarsely using very less water. Some of the dal... - 38.9723
Idlis With Sprouts
What can be more healthier than this steamed Idlis with Sprouts! Yea, with the goodness of sprout grams and uncooked rice, this steamed cakes are just the kind of breakfast anyone would want to indulge in. Such an easy dish to make and serve, these Idlis are... - 38.7267
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