5 South Indian Evening Snacks That You’ll Love to Munch Non-Stop
You have just shut down your laptop and leaned back on your couch. You are working from home, there’s no impending commute, and a long evening stretches ahead of you. Yet, it feels like something is missing. You my friend, have a serious case of the munchies!
Evenings are snack time, especially on work days and religiously on weekends. The English have their ‘Afternoon Tea’, there is ‘Fika’ in Sweden, and then there are the Indians with their beloved ‘Chai naashta’ or ‘Adda’. What’s an evening without a snack to munch on?
Have you considered trying the blockbuster South Indian snacks?
Crispy, fried, spicy or sweet, there’s overwhelming diversity in South Indian snacks. They are so good that you will love to munch on them non-stop. Here are the top five that you definitely shouldn’t miss.
A fried lentil snack with a super crispy texture. This swirly twisted perfection consists of a combination of flours such as rice, gram, wheat, and a mixture of lentils and spices. It’s a perfect partner to a hot beverage. This light snack is a muncher’s delight.
This one’s a winner whether you favour savoury or sweet snacks. Go nuts for this crispy and spicy Masala Kadalai that is coated in spiced chickpea flour and deep-fried. Or you can opt for the sweet peanut candy or Kadalai Mittai which is healthy and nutritious, packed with proteins.
3. Kara Sev
This popular deep-fried snack makes you feel festive. Karasev is usually prepared in the festival season using gram flour and rice flour. It has a crunchy and thick texture, rich with spices, especially pepper and asafoetida. An interesting bite every time will have you munching it non-stop.
This is an insanely tasty snack which is also healthy, so win-win! Ragi or finger millet flour mixed with spices, cut into ribbon-like strips and fried to perfection. Ragi is a healthy and nutritious grain. Munch into this crispy, savoury snack without a second thought.
Raw jackfruit fried to crisp golden deliciousness in coconut oil will make your evenings delightful. Its characteristic taste will transport you to the rain-drenched beautiful state. This crunchy number with a mild sweetness is also a healthy snack option. So, don’t let guilt stop you from munching it.
The treasure trove of South Indian flavours
These South Indian munchies are so good that they won’t let you stop. The regional varieties spanning the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana can mesmerise you and make snack time your favourite part of the day. Catch some South Indian action (or drama) on your favourite OTT platform while you are at it.
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