Top 5 South Indian Keto Diet Recipes

Top 5 South Indian Keto Diet Recipes

Are you a South Indian who wants to try the Ketogenic Diet? Do you want to start the diet, but are concerned about the high carbohydrate content of your diet? You don’t have to be concerned anymore because we’ve got you covered. South Indian cuisine is recognized for its rich flavour and a wide variety of recipes. Still, the reality is that every dish, ranging from Dosa to Idli is simply high in carbs, plaguing South Indian Keto dieters.

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You can, of course, experiment with other Ketogenic Foods, but your affection for our local cuisine will always be the same.

Here’s is a Recipe List of 5 South Indian Vegetarian Keto Diets

1. Keto Sambhar

It was vital to retain this recipe on top of the list since if you enjoy South Indian cuisine, you can combine it with almost everything. Without this, South Indian food is essentially insipid. 


  • Heat a cooker; add 2 tbsp olive oil/ coconut oil.
  • Add mustard seeds; swirl until the seeds sputter.
  • Add curry leaves and asafetida.
  • Sauté onion for 1 minute.
  • Add low-carb vegetables.
  • Add sambhar powder, salt, turmeric, and water.
  • Shut the lid and let it cook for 2 whistles.


Even on the Keto diet, are you someone who can’t live without popular South Indian delicacies like Idli, Dosa, and Vada? We’ve come to your aid.


  • You can use ADOR Health’s Ultra Low Carbohydrate Dosa Mix
  • By adding a little coconut milk, you may make a thick batter out of it. You can also use water instead.
  • Pour the dosa batter into a greased frying pan.
  • Cook on medium heat, changing sides frequently.


You don’t have to give up your favourite South Indian Poha because you’re on a Keto diet; instead, you can incorporate Keto Poha into your regular breakfast, which will taste just as delicious as regular poha.


  • Chop cauliflower into tiny pieces
  • Boil the pieces in salted water for 5 minutes.
  • Toast the peanuts and bits of homemade paneer.
  • Take 1 tbsp Virgin Olive Oil. Temper it with curry leaves and mustard seeds.
  • Season it with salt and turmeric.
  • Stir in the roasted peanuts, paneer, red chilli powder, coriander powder, and chillies.
  • Add the cauliflower pieces, season with salt, add a cup of water, cover, and boil until soft.

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The passion for Idli among South Indians is undeniable. Idli is a South Indian traditional cuisine that is consumed with the same recipe and taste throughout the country.


  • Add 15 grams psyllium husk, 100 gram Paneer, around half cup coconut flour, , half tsp baking powder, around 2 tbsp oil and 1 tbsp hung curd and little sale.
  • Mix everything properly. You can add little water to maintain a proper consistency
  • Use the dough to make idli shaped balls
  • Greese the Idli maker mould and put the balls in the mould.
  • Start steaming the idli
  • You can cook for around 15 mins and check using a tooth pick to cook as per your desired liking
  • Serve with Coconut chutney or Keto Sambhar

5. Keto Appam

Appam is traditionally produced from fermented rice batter. They are fairly widespread in South India and can even be seen as a street snack in small kiosks.


  • Add grated cabbage and salt to a mixing bowl. Combine everything thoroughly.
  • Allow it to sit for at least five minutes.
  • Put the mix in a cloth and squeeze off the excess water.
  • In a bowl, add all the spices and lemon in the mixture and stir it properly
  • Shape them into balls.
  • Place the balls in the slots and brush with olive oil.
  • Toss until it is evenly coated.


If you want to begin a balanced keto diet plan by replacing your regular diet, or anything else with Keto, you must check out ADOR Health. ADOR Health is an amazing place to rebalance your nutritional needs without giving up your love for food. Check out ADOR Health’s online keto store for various ready to eat low carb south Indian food and other Keto food items. 

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