7 Popular Rice Dishes In South India That Are Simply Delicious

Everybody knows that South Indians are completely obsessed with rice dishes. So here are some that you must try!


This dish has many strong spices and tamarind offering a strong taste like no other rice dish. 

1. Puliyogare

2. Bisi Bele Bath

Bisi Bele Bath hails from Karnataka and is a fusion of many dals, vegetables with rice. 

3. Lemon Rice

Made using three to four simple ingredients and lemon juice, this is one of the easiest south Indian rice dishes. 

4. Bagar Annam

This is a dish made by tempering rice with spices and coriander leaves in Hyderabad. 

5. Curd Rice

Rice is mixed with curd and is also tempered with some spices and red chillies for an unbeatable taste. 

6. Sesame Rice

This variety of rice dish gets all its flavours from gingelly oil and sesame seeds (white). 

7. Coconut Rice

This dish is cooked with grated coconut and spices. 

Have you tried any of these?