Aside from salads and pachadis (raitas) where cucumber is served raw, cucumber is also a curry and chutney ingredient in Andhra. We round up some flavourful yet simple recipes that you can try this summer
From craft breweries to regional cuisine restaurants to hipster cafes, Koramangala is a microcosm of Bengaluru's eclectic dining scene.
From Korean-style bibimbap to soft shell tacos to sushi rolls, you will be spoilt for choice!
Madurai has long remained one of the cultural hotspots of Tamil Nadu
Pushpa calls it the Margandam Mutton Sambhar, a popular dish among diners who have dined at her home. The French used to refer to the lamb used in Pondicherian "mouton" (mutton).
Best Restaurants In Bengaluru: From grab-and-go outlets to quick-serve South Indian restaurants, Indira Nagar has it all.
Almost everyone with a Kerala connection has a favourite jackfruit story, one that often involves happy childhood memories especially during summer vacation when this fruit is in season.
If you are in Chennai, then these food delivery services are sending delicious meals that are worth trying out!
Vattayappam is a popular south Indian snack and can be made in different versions.
Asafoetida is one of the oldest recorded spices in the subcontinent's culinary history.
Kodaikanal's dining scene is just one more excuse to visit this charming hill station that's eight hours drive from Chennai.
While most rasams are mixed with rice, there are some like the pineapple rasam that work equally well as a 'drinking' rasam.
This Valentine's, surprise your partner with South India's most romantic dining venues. Check out the list below!
This simple deep-fried chicken recipe is rich in flavours (and calories!). It's the city's own version of KFC-fried chicken except the ingredients are not a closely guarded secret like the proprietary 11-spice KFC recipe.
While Bengaluru still swears by the classic Masala dose or Benne masala dose with its thick yet crisp textures, the Davangere benne dose has carved a niche with its paper thin consistency.
Akkaravadisal is a combination of akkaram - a word used for sweet or jaggery while vadisal refers to the slow cooking process of boiling the ingredients.
Neer Dose: Many homes in coastal Karnataka serve the neer dose for breakfast with a garlic chutney or the joni bella. Its also a perfect foil for gravies like the quintessential Mangalorean fish curry.
I am the proverbial slashie - a Content architect, writer, speaker and cultural intelligence coach. School lunch boxes are usually the beginning of our culinary discoveries. That curiosity hasn’t waned. It’s only got stronger as I’ve explored culinary cultures, street food and fine dining restaurants in some of the world’s most remote corners. From fresh seafood in Hokkaido, Japan to Pub crawls in European beer capitals like Munich and Prague, I’ve discovered cultures and destinations through culinary motifs.
During my stint with NDTV Food, I've enjoyed sharing recipes, stories, international food trends and culinary discoveries from across the world, as well as deep diving into southern India's rich culinary heritage. I am equally passionate about writing on consumer tech and travel.