A food tour through the mega city of Chennai would tell you why South India is known as the land of spices and flavours. Every part of Chennai is filled with great restaurants and they happen to tickle the taste buds of the food lovers with their great menu. Life in Chennai is full of gastronomic opportunities. No matter which food type is your favourite, you will find restaurants that will make you want to have more! But the modern generation of Chennai food lovers do not just want to visit any restaurant, they want the best for their outings. This is where the best Chennai food blogs are of immense help. To be frank, the Internet is today filled with hundreds of Chennai food blogs. But you definitely do not want to go through all of them. So, here is our handpicked list of 10 best South Indian food blogs that will tell you all about the food from various districts of Tamil Nadu.
1. Kannamma Cooks
Suguna, a former financial analyst, now a full-time food blogger who learnt cooking from her dad is a popular cooking site with South Indian recipes. The website also has a dedicated section for ‘Kongunad Recipes’. They also have recipe apps for Android and iOS.
Padhuskitchen features simple Indian Vegetarian recipes both South Indian and North Indian, day to day cooking recipes, traditional recipes, kids friendly recipes, Indian festival recipes, cooking basics and lot more. A food blog that re-iterates the fact that cooking is much more than just putting together four different ingredients. For non-vegetarians, this is a great food blog. There’s something good for all kinds of food lovers. www.padhuskitchen.com has mouth-watering pure vegetarian, eggless recipes as well.
3. Yummy Tummy Aarthi
Aarthi Satheesh, who is a passionate food photographer and recipe creator, reflects her love for food through words on her blog. Now YUMMY TUMMY is getting more than 3 million views every month and over a million followers on Facebook and over a 100k followers in Instagram. Her popular recipe is Kerala fish curry and fish fry.
4. Madras Samayal by Steffi’s Recipes
Madras Samayal features several authentic recipes from various parts of Tamil Nadu. From tasting the food from street vendors to star-hotels in the city, Steffi has created these home-tested recipes. Madras Samayal is by far the most popular YouTube channel, with nearly double the following as the next channel on our list.
5. Sharmi’s Passion
If you are someone who warms up to South Indian food, look no further. Sharmispassions is for those passionate about learning new recipes. Step-by-step pictures and simple to understand and replicate recipes have our heart at Sharmis Passions. Do check her website out!
6. Subbus Kitchen
The focus of the blog would be on South Indian vegetarian recipes. This food blog has a collection of both Kerala style and Tirunelveli style traditional South Indian Vegetarian food like Breakfast, Kuzhambu, Sweet varieties, Rice varieties, etc.
7. Raks Kitchen
Raks Anand has been food blogging for more than 10 years now. Her love for food shines through in the pictures she puts for various dishes. With a great mix of South Indian and North Indian recipes, Rakskitchen is an artsy combination of mouth-watering food pictures and finger-licking food.
8. Jeyashri’s Kitchen
Jeyashri’s passion is to create healthy and tasty food and try out new recipes in her kitchen. She has published 2 cookbooks in Tamil named “Neengalum Samaikalam Sirudhaniyam” and the other one is kid’s friendly recipes named “Kutties kitchen“. She shares the vegetarian version of the most popular international cuisine.
9. Revi’s Foodography
Revi’s Foodography features breakfast recipes including varieties of dosas, tiffin like paratha, upma and bakery items such as cakes, cookies, brownies as well. You will also find lots of chutneys and pasta recipes.
10. Priyas’ Virundhu
Priya Anandakumar, who learned to cook from her mom, is all about South Indian recipes and has been showcasing food for over a decade. Goes by the names, the blog gives you a peek into authentic dishes, inspired by her mother and friends. Everything from desserts to festive recipes can be found on the blog. With intensive experience of Indian cuisines, Priya’s blog is a revival of age-old tradition and a mindful hand-down to the coming generation.
Hope we have been able to help you identify some of the best food blog sites talking about Chennai food! Did we miss out anything of the best Indian food dishes? List your favourite Indian food that you tried on your last visit to India.