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10 Famous Kerala Snack Delights To Try

Apr 18, 2024

TN Lifestyle Desk

Kerala Snacks

The South Indian state of Kerala has a number of delicious snacks to explore all shaped by local flavours here are a few you should try.

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Found at every street corner these delightful small round snack made from a blend of rice, jaggery, banana, roasted coconut pieces, sesame seeds, ghee, and cardamom powder are fried to perfection.

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Banana Chips

Special Kerala bananas are thinly sliced and fried in coconut oil and then dusted with salt or spices for a crunchy snack.

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Sweet rose cookies fried to a crunchy finish, these are year-round favourites but are especially popular during the Christmas season.

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Unique to the Malabar Muslim these thin savoury rice pancakes are a staple of celebrations with shredded spiced chicken and pancakes in layers to make a pastry that’s then pan-roasted.

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In Kerala "kuzhal," means "barrel" in Malayalam and these cylindrical deep-fried puris are spiced with cumin, black sesame seeds, and garlic for a tasty snack.

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Kappa Chips

Thin slices of tapioca are deep-fried until golden and crispy, resulting in a satisfying crunch that's hard to resist especially when seasoned with a sprinkle of salt or spice mix.

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Sweet rice flour packages filled with coconut, crunchy sweet rice, and jackfruit jam are wrapped in banana leaves and steamed to perfection.

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Pazham Pori

Ripe Nendran bananas or plantains are sliced, dipped in sweetened flour batter and then fried to golden perfection for these tea time snacks.

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Parippu Vada

A savoury lentil fritter made from a mixture of chana dal spices, and herbs then deep fried until crispy and served with coconut chutney.

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Kaliyadakka is a monsoon-special snack made from a thick batter of soaked rice and urad dal with sesame seeds, grated coconut, cumin seeds divided into small balls and deep-fried..

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