Tamil Nadu Vegetarian Recipes

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Tamil-style Bisi Bele Bath

This dish needs no introduction. It is quite popular in India and abroad and is often served at weddings in Chennai and probably other northern cities of Tamil Nadu. It is originally a dish from Karnataka, which the Tamils have embraced and prepare it... - 34.5694

Tamil-style Aviyal

Aviyal is a popular south indian dish, made in both Tamil Nadu and Kerala. You can find this dish being served at Tamil weddings and during all special occasions. - 32.8089


A very classic southern Tamil Nadu (Tirunelveli/Tuticorin) vegetarian dish. It is a specialty which is made at homes during occasions. So, you won't find this in any restaurant. - 32.6905

Homemade Rice Sevai (rice Noodles)

A popular south indian rice noodle made using an extruder in a traditional way. Sevai is often flavoured with Lemon, Tamarind, Tomato, Coconut, etc. and tastes best when served warm. Popular accompaniments for plain sevai are sweetened coconut milk,... - 33.8178

Thakkali Kichadi

To make this clear at the outset, this kichadi is not the kichdi from North India. It is a tomato-based side dish for idlis. The dish tastes spicy and mildly sour, which goes really great with the bland taste of idlis. Try this once and I am sure you will... - 43.8005

Vellai Poosanikai Kootu

Ash gourd is rich in vitamin C, which is essential for healthy skin and bones. This nutrient makes your skin look soft and firm. It also strengthens your body's disease fighting mechanism. So this ash gourd kootu is one way to cook this dish and derive its... - 48.0192

Vegetable Biryani

This vegetable biryani can be had by itself or with tomato kulambu or masala or onion curd raita. - 47.3382

Sakkarai Pongal

Sakkarai pongal is one of the traditional sweet dishes prepared in Tamil Nadu. This is made during festivals and other special occasions in the family. The rice provides energy, and the jaggery is a healthier alternative to sugar. It contains iron and is... - 43.7192

Ulundu Kali - High Protein, Low Fat Dessert For Women!

Ulundu kali is a very healthy, high-protein, and low-fat dish, mainly because of its ingredients. Urad dal is rich in protein, iron, and is very low in fat. It also has a good amount of dietary fiber. On the other hand, gingely oil (also known as sesame oil)... - 36.0153

Ven Pongal

Ven pongal (or simply called as pongal) is a regular breakfast item in Tamil Nadu. It is healthy, with the yellow moong dal containing protein and rice containing carbohydrates, both of which are essential for well being. It is very easy to prepare and does... - 46.1528

Sweet Pongal

Pongal is one of the most simple and classic recipes in Tamilian cuisine. It is made in different ways savory and sweet. This sweet version has the goodness of jaggery, lentils and milk. - 45.1646


This is one of the classic dishes made in Southern part of Tamil Nadu, especially Tirunelveli & Tuticorin. It is like a kuzhambu, which is served over rice for lunch. The dish is very rich with lots of coconut milk and is high in cholesterol, so a word of... - 33.2093