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दक्षिण भारतीय चावल - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (South Indian Rice recipes in Hindi)
દક્ષિણ ભારતીય ભાત - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (South Indian Rice recipes in Gujarati)

South Indian Rice Recipes, Variety Rice Recipes South Indian

We have a large collection of 80 different types of South Indian Rice recipes. Yes, it's clearly evident that South Indian Rice and the different types of South Indian Rice recipes are super popular not only in South India but all across our lovely country. 

Rice is the staple grain in South India. Enjoy our collection of South Indian Rice recipes.

Which are the most popular South Indian Rice recipes?

Curd RiceCurd Rice

One of the best Indian comfort foods is Curd Rice. Yes, when you are a bit down then this is the recipe to make. I grew up as a kid having this recipe countless times. Did you know that curd rice is served at the end of a meal in South India! Another super popular South Indian rice recipe is Lemon Rice. Popular in Karnataka is Bisi Bele Bhaat served with lots of ghee.

Tangy Kachi Keri RiceTangy Kachi Keri Rice

An evergreen favourite, the Raw Mango Rice is prepared in South Indian homes at least once a week when the mango season is on. A traditional tempering and partially cooked raw mangoes give this rice a tangy flavour and exciting crunch.

Gongura Pulihora RecipeGongura Pulihora Recipe

This particular Gongura Pulihora is made of rice mixed with a spicy paste of gongura leaves, which are very famous in Andhra Pradesh.

One Dish South Indian Rice Recipe

Sambhar RiceSambhar Rice

A traditional one-dish meal from the kitchens of Tamil Nadu, the Sambhar Rice is enjoyed so much by them that it is made on special occasions as well as lazy weekends!

Did you know South Indian's have rice for Breakfast?

Ven Pongal
Ven Pongal

Ven Pongal is South India’s equivalent of the North Indian khichdi. Cooked rice and moong dal are flavoured with ginger, crushed peppercorns and cumin seeds, and garnished with ghee-roasted cashew nuts and curry leaves.

South Indian Rice Recipes for festivals.

Chitranna RiceChitranna Rice

Chitranna Rice is a very popular South Indian recipe, which is considered very auspicious and made on festival days as an offering to God. People don’t mind standing in long queues to get their share of Chitranna prasad at temples.

Healthy South Indian Rice Recipes

Curd Brown RiceCurd Brown Rice

We have removed white rice from the popular curd rice to make a healthy Curd Brown Rice recipe.

What Souht Indian Rice Recipes are good for the tiffin?

Carrot, Cucumber and Curd RiceCarrot, Cucumber and Curd Rice

Traditional South Indian fare, and a favourite especially with tamil brahmins, the carrot, cucumber and curd rice is a frequent choice for the ‘tiffin box’! Tomato Rice, spicy and tangy rice preparation is ideal for packing in a lunch box, and sure to be enjoyed by young and old alike.

Other popular South Indian Rice recipes are Peanut Rice and Tamarind Rice.

Happy Cooking!


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Bisi Bele Bhaat recipe
This traditional spicy rice dish from karnataka is quite addictive – served piping hot topped with lots of ghee and accompanied by fried papads and a cool raita, it is almost impossible to say no to! improvise by adding field beans, peas, kidney beans or other legumes along with the vegetables, for ....
Tangy Kachi Keri Rice, Raw Mango Rice recipe
An evergreen favourite, the Raw Mango Rice is prepared in South Indian homes at least once a week when the mango season is on. A traditional tempering and partially cooked raw mangoes give this rice a tangy flavour and exciting crunch. While red and ....
Spinach and Carrot Pulao with Coconut Curry recipe
Chock-full of nutrients and bubbling with flavour, the Spinach and Carrot Rice with Coconut Curry is a tasteful preparation of spinach and carrot rice perked up with a spicy paste, layered with coconut curry, and baked in an oven so the flavours mingle and cause your taste buds to tingle!
Bisi Bele Bhaat, Karnataka Bise Bele Bhat recipe
Bisi Bele Bhaat, a traditional spicy rice dish from Karnataka is quite addictive – served piping hot topped with lots of ghee and accompanied by fried papads and a cool raita, it is almost impossible to say no to this One Dish Meal. Check out for many more wholesome, quick and easy to prepare, one ....
Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes ) recipe
Rice is the much-loved staple food of South Indians. The day begins and ends with steaming hot rice, which is enjoyed in different ways. In a traditional meal, the rice is relished with soupy rasam or spicy
Curd Rice, South Indian Curd Rice Recipe recipe
In South India, the Kheer and mithai are served at the start of a meal. It is the Curd Rice that comes at the end, as a flavourful and soothing finish to a traditional spread. At the same time, it is also a comforting on ....
Sambar Rice, Sambar Sadam recipe
A traditional one-dish meal from the kitchens of Tamil Nadu, the Sambar Rice is enjoyed so much by them that it is made on special
South Indian Peanut Rice, Verkadalai Sadam Recipe recipe
Here’s a zesty rice preparation dominated by the crunch and nutty flavour of peanuts, highlighted by notes of red chilli. Though used in a small quantity, the warm aroma and flavour of sesame seeds is quite notable in the South Indian Peanut Rice. With a mix of awesome flavours, this rice dish i ....
Ven Pongal, South Indian Breakfast recipe
Ven Pongal is South India’s equivalent of the North Indian khichdi. Cooked rice and moong dal are flavoured with ginger, crushed peppercorns and cumin seeds, and garnished with ghee-roasted cashew nuts and curry leaves. Ven Pongal has a unique flavour and consistency, which are rich yet soothing ....
South Indian Mixed Vegetable Khichdi, Low Salt Recipe recipe
This South Indian Mixed Vegetable Khichdi is fondly called as ‘kootanchoru’ or ‘kadhamba sadham’ and is often made when there is a family get-together because it is flavoursome and satiating, and makes a convenient one-dish meal. It is loaded with veggies, and the paste gives it a nice mouth-wat ....
Tamarind Rice( South Indian Recipes ) recipe
This rice preparation is well-known all over south india, although there are likely to be mild variations in the way it is performed in various regions. Since most ingredients used in this recipe are dried or pre-processed spices, it remains good for a long time and is ideal to pack and take along w ....
Cucumber and Carrot Curd Brown Rice, Low Salt Recipe recipe
On a busy day, a simple bowl of curd rice can come to your rescue by satiating your tummy and keeping you fit! We have enhanced the health quotient of this simple South Indian recipe by making it using brown rice rather than white rice. A few low-sodium ....
Tomato Rice( South Indian Recipes ) recipe
This spicy and tangy rice preparation is ideal for packing in a lunch box, and sure to be enjoyed by young and old alike. Enjoy it hot and fresh with papads or pack it with a katori of coconut pachadi; either way it will taste just as appealing, as it combines an assortment of ingredients that compl ....
Curd Brown Rice recipe
Curd is probiotic and said to calm the stomach acids. We have made the classic South Indian curd rice using brown rice instead of white rice, as it is better for those suffering from acidity. A tempering of mustard seeds and urad dal adds flavour and cru ....
Vegetables Pulao with Coconut Curry recipe
One look at this appetizing dish, and you just cannot resist savouring it immediately. Indeed, what an innovative presentation and what a fantastic flavour! The Vegetables Pulao with Coconut Curry features rice sautéed with colourful veggies, served in the form of a ring that is filled with a cocon ....
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