Cranberry Rasam has a distinct tartness and spiciness to it, that makes it a true repository of flavors. Rasam is either eaten along with rice or savored as a soup in South India. Apart from being soothing and satiating to the senses, the soup is also considered to be dense in nutritional and health benefits.
Tag: South Indian cuisine
Dosas are crispy, savory pancakes originating from South India and is a staple breakfast or dinner item. It is somewhat similar to a crepe in appearance.
Sambar Rice/Sadham is a protein packed, delicious, nutrient rich, healthy dish popular in South India. This favorite comfort dish is made with rice, lentils, mixed vegetables, spices and herbs.
Watermelon rasam is a thin, watery, fruit based rasam or soup made in South India.It is a spicy ,sweet, tangy soup which is gluten free. It usually accompanies hot steaming rice in a lunch menu, but also can be relished as a soup. It is vegan friendly.
Batata Bonda/ Potato Fritters : Crispy and spicy, deep fried Potato fritters are called Batata Bonda/Batata Vada in South India.In the North they are called Aloo Bonda’s. A favorite tea time snack, a perfect treat for a cold rainy day. A popular street food made with mashed potatoes & chickpea flour.
Lemon Rice is a popular variety/festive rice from the South of India.Citrus flavored and mildly spiced Lemon rice can be served with any side dish be it a stir fried veggie dish (like the ridge gourd dish you see in the picture below) or any meat or fish dish ( like the fried fish you see below ). In other words, you get served sunshine in a bowl.