Carrot Thoran

One of the simplest South Indian side dishes to make is a thoran, which is a vegetable-based side dish made with a few spices and fresh grated coconut.

Sambar (a south indian vegetable stew)

Sambar is made many different ways. In fact, different districts within South India all seem to have their own variation. From the types of vegetable used to the spice blends, the combinations are vast. 

Rasam (a South Indian soup)

Rasam is a simple soup with very complex flavors. It’s tangy, spicy, with a touch of sweetness. It’s the perfect soup to make when you have a sore throat or just crave a warm and comforting meal. 

Smoky Garlic Hummus

This Smoky Garlic Hummus is something you can put on burgers, dunk veggies into, or straight up eat plain out of the bowl!