South Indian cuisine is known for its flavorful and diverse vegetarian dishes. Here are seven delicious South Indian dinner ideas for vegetarians.
A tangy and spicy rice dish made with tamarind pulp and a special blend of spices. It's often served as prasadam (offering) in South Indian temples.
A simple yet delicious dish made by tossing cooked rice with a tempering of mustard seeds, curry leaves, grated coconut, and a blend of spices. It's light and flavorful.
Sambhar is a tangy and spicy lentil-based stew made with vegetables. Serve it over steamed rice with a side of crispy papad (crackers) and a dollop of ghee (clarified butter).
A thick, savoury pancake made from a fermented batter of rice and urad dal. You can top uttapam with ingredients like onions, tomatoes, and chillies for extra flavour.
A fragrant and flavorful rice dish cooked with aromatic spices, mixed vegetables, and basmati rice. Serve it with raita (yogurt dip) and pickle for a complete meal.
A zesty and tangy rice dish made with cooked rice, lemon juice, and a tempering of mustard seeds, chilies, and curry leaves. It's light and refreshing.
A popular South Indian dish, masala dosa is a crispy, thin rice crepe filled with a spiced potato mixture. It's typically served with coconut chutney and sambar.