Medu Vada: These crispy, savory doughnuts made from urad dal (black gram) batter are a South Indian classic, often served with coconut chutney and sambar.
Masala Dosa Rolls: Mini dosa rolls filled with a spiced potato mixture, rolled up and served with coconut chutney.
Paniyaram: These round, fluffy, and slightly crispy snacks are made from fermented rice and urad dal batter and come in sweet and savory variations.
Kuzhi Paniyaram: Similar to paniyaram, these are made in a special pan with round molds and can be filled with a variety of ingredients.
Rava Upma: A savory semolina dish cooked with spices, vegetables, and topped with cashews, perfect for a quick snack.
Bisi Bele Bath: A flavorful South Indian rice dish cooked with lentils, spices, and vegetables, often served as a snack or light meal.
Kara Kuzhambu: A tangy and spicy South Indian curry, often served with steamed rice or idli.
Thalipeeth: A multigrain pancake made with a variety of flours and spices, a specialty from Maharashtra but popular in South India too.