One of the much cherished desserts in South India, particularly Karnataka, Rava Kesari or Kesari Bath is prepared using semolina, popularly known as rava or sooji in India.
Ashok halwa (or Asoka halwa) is a delicious dessert from Tamil Nadu that is made on special occasions.
From the creamy Rava Kesari to the ghee-enriched Mysore Pak, there are many marvellous southern creations that can make any sweet lover get hooked for life.
Elaneer payasam has also gradually become a regular fixture in South Indian restaurants and wedding menus. Here's an easy recipe you can try.
Given how traditional Indian sweets have travelled across regions and states, it's tough for any city to stake a claim over any particular sweet that holds good for the adhirasam.
Banana payasam recipe: Known as pazham pradhaman in Kerala, nenedram banana payasam is something we all should try to experience the deliciousness of this rich and sweet decadent.
Kalathappam is a unique rice cake from the Malabar region that is made with rice, coconut and jaggery along with a tinge of onion!