List of Top 10 South Indian Foods


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  • May 26, 2020

List of Top 10 South Indian Foods

You all aware of some north Indian delicious food such as Tandoori, naan bread, butter chicken and rich vegetable curries, but these north Indian delicious foods are available in just a fraction of the country’s diverse food offerings. Now we will talk about the diversity of south Indian foods. South Indian foods available in different tasty staples – think steamed, spiced and coconut-flavored. Below we are going to talk about some top 10 south Indian foods.


Dosas: paper-thin crepes-

One of the top south Indian tasty traditional breakfast food made of fermented rice-and-lentil batter, a dosa is just like a thin crispy dish. It is served with sambar also known as a bowl of hot lentil soup and coconut chutney.
Masala dosas are prepared with a spicy mash of potato and onion; Dosas come in various forms such as plain dosas are hollow; Rava dosas are made of semolina; and some new-age people like dosas that are fillings such as cottage cheese or mixed vegetables.


Idlis: steamed rice cakes-

Soft, fluffy and ivory-colored, idlis are the most liked food that most of the South Indian families serve for breakfast. Idlis are made of fermented lentil-and rice-batter that are steamed in little circular molds, and the resulting spherical rice cakes that are eaten with sambar and chutneys. Idlis are light and mild-tasting, ideal food for eating of south Indian food.


Vadas: savoury doughnuts-

Vadas are the most delicious and more tasty food that comes under the south Indian menu. Vadas is the mixup of sugar cravings,vadas are the food that made with something deep-fried, hot and crispy.

It is made of black lentils, gently spiced with peppercorns, curry leaves, cumin, chili and onion,  fritter tastes make it best and tastier when served with coconut chutney.


Uttapams: pizza-pancake hybrids-

Uttapams prepared with rice and lentils is ladled on to a griddle. Chopped tomato, onion, chillies, carrot, coconut and other food materials are then served over them. Uttapams made of fluffy, porous, delicious uttapam, softer than a dosa, and taste delicious when served with chutneys or without.


Malabar parotta with Kerala-style beef-

If you are bored with vegetarian food then here we are going to present a delicious non-vegetarian south Indian dish known as Malabar parotta with Kerala-style beef. Eat this delicious food that made with Kerala-style dry beef fry – extra spicy and delicious dish of beef chunks cooked with ground spices, black pepper, coconut, and chilies.


Kaapi: filter coffee-

There is nothing tastier than filter coffee. Beans are basically originated from southern Indian coffee-growing regions known as the Nilgiris, Malabar and the hills of Karnataka are roasted, ground and blended with chicory.The coffee is then served in a steel filter, mixed with hot milk and poured mix with the strong coffee beans that make it tastier.


Hyderabadi Biryani-

Biryani is generally a dish of rice cooked with meat, veggies, and spices some example are turmeric, cardamom, bay leaves, cinnamon, cloves, and pepper; sometimes prepared with cashews, raisins, and caramelized onions. Biryani can be both either it is vegetarian or it is non-vegetarian prepare with meats such as chicken, mutton or beef.


Buttermilk Sambar-

Buttermilk sambar is the most different south Indian food prepare with some extra cheese and butter. This buttermilk sambar possess a tangy flavour and tastes even better if it served with some extra tadka.


Ven Pongal-

Rice and lentils, prepared with cumin and a mixup of ghee make this traditional South Indian breakfast. Ven Pongal as a name suggests is so delicious and when to serve with sambhar and coconut chutney makes it even tastier.


Rawa Upma-

Rawa upma is another delicious and lightweight food served with chutney. Rawa upma mix with extra peanuts and some steps of onions make it tastier. It is the favorite south Indian breakfast dish.


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