Home     E-mail


Travel to India by Road

Taj Mahal Travel Package

North India Travel Package

West India Travel Package

South India Travel Package

East India Travel Package

Central India Travel Package

Travel to India by Train

Taj Mahal Rail Tours

North India Rail Tours

West India Rail Tours

South India Rail Tours

Central India Rail Tours

Palace on Wheels Tours

India Royal Orient Tours

India Coach Tour

Taj Mahal Tours

Rajasthan Tours

Tour to India - Other

India Business Packages

India Wildlife Tours

India Buddhist Packages

India Religious Tours

India Culinary Tours

City Guides of India

Agra Travel

Aurangabad Travel

Bangalore Travel

Bombay Travel

Calcutta Travel

Chennai Travel

Delhi Travel

Goa Travel

Jaipur Travel

Jaisalmer Travel

Jodhpur Travel

Udaipur Travel

Varanasi Travel      more...

State Guides of India






Tamil Nadu       more...

India Hotels City wise

Agra Hotels

Aurangabad Hotels

Bangalore Hotels

Bombay Hotels

Calcutta Hotels

Chennai Hotels

Delhi Hotels

Goa Hotels

Jaipur Hotels

Jaisalmer Hotels

Jodhpur Hotels

Udaipur Hotels

Varanasi Hotels   more....

Chain Hotels in India

Holiday Inn
Le Meridian       more...

Heritage Hotels in India




Udaipur      more...

 India Travel Info

Beaches in India

General Information

Museums in India

Trekking in India
Wildlife in India

 Nepal Travel Guide

Main Dishes

For lunch there's the thali-named after the plate on which it's served, although banana leaves are still popular serving dishes in Kerala. A thali although banana leaves are still popular serving dishes in Kerala. A thali includes rice and a number of different small pots or in the indentations in the thali plate. Rice is heaped in the center and sometimes a pappadam or chapati is served. The side dishes may include such delicacies as:


Combination of vegetables and coconut sauce, it is a very popular Keralan accompaniment. sometimes avial also includes fruits such as mango and jackfruit and even cashew nuts.


Vegetables like coconut and mustard seed, which may be fried or steamed. Sometimes green papaya is used.


Vegetables like onion and eggplant in a sauce with lentils.


Beans and gourds mixed with several spices including chilli.


Yoghurt and banana mixed with several spices including chilli.


Similar to a clear broth, rasam may be flavoured tamarind, lemon, tomato, lentils and/or pepper.
pachadi- curd with coconut and a curry leaf, a pleasing finish to the meal.


Sugared rice or noodles, served as a sweet.


While rice is served with most dishes, in others it's the basic ingredient. Biryanis, meals of the Arabic tradition, are popular in Kerala, as they are throughout india, is especially noted for its biryanis. The dish consist of rice that is layred with meat, seafood, vegetables, spices, nuts and sometimes fruits, then baked in an oven.


Breads make an addition to many meals. The menu may list the flat-style breads such as chapati or naan, or the favourite fluffy paratha (fried bread).


Popular snacks include banana chips and yam crisps.


There's no shortage of sweets in Kerala. jaggery is often used as a sweetener. It can be boiled and reduced to a thick liquid, the used as a sweet sauce with curd or fruit. Milk rice, coconut rice, or vermicelli sweetened with jaggery are all common desserts. Inji thayir is a very popular. Kaalenan are bananas coated in jagery and cooked in a sauce of thick yoghurt spiced with turmeric, cumin and chili. Malayali pachadi is sweet yoghurt with gated coconut, chillies, mustard seed and spices.

Avalose is a rice-based sweet rolled into a ball with jaggery. Unniappam is pulped jackfruit, mixed with rice flour and jaggery, wrapped in a leaf and steamed.

Prathaman is lentils boiled with coconut, cardamon and ginger. jaggery and cashew nuts are also added. Halwa is made from bananas. Ice cream, often flavoured with cardamom, is available everywhere.

Top Tourist Destinations Guide
Andhra Pradesh :: Arunachal Pradesh :: Dardar & Nagar Haveli :: Delhi :: Goa :: Gujarat :: Himachal Pradesh :: Jammu & Kashmir :: Karnataka :: Kerala :: Lakshadweep :: Madhya Pradesh :: Maharashtra :: Orissa :: Pondicherry :: Punjab :: Rajasthan :: Tamil Nadu ::Uttar Pradesh :: Uttaranchal :: West Bengal

Hotel In Top Tourist Destinations

Bangalorehotels.net :: Bhubaneshwar-hotels.com :: Bikaner-hotels.com :: Calcutta-hotels.com :: Chennai-hotels.com :: Delhihotels.net :: Goa-hotels.net :: Jaipur-hotels.com :: Jaisalmer-hotels.com :: Jodhpur-hotels.com :: Kerala-hotels.com :: Khajuraho-hotels.com :: Mumbaihotels.net :: Rajasthanhotelinfo.com :: Udaipur-hotels.com :: Varanasi-hotels.com

Journey By Rail

Travel / Tours Packages

Indianpalaceonwheels.com :: India-royalorient.com India-travelpackages.com :: Tours-package.india-travel.com :: South-india-holiday-package.com :: North-india-holiday-package.com :: Indian-wildlife.com

Travel Portal

www.india-travel.com :: www.indiatravelinfo.com