Kanyakumari - the southern most part of Tamilnadu offers a great list of lip-smacking foods. Here is a list of 6 famous food to try from Kanyakumari.
Nendran Banana chips are a part of everyone's life in Nagercoil. Comes in different flavours and almost available in all shops through out the city. You can taste fresh banana Chips by ordering here from any part of India. Made with edible oil and flavoured by salt and pepper make these Banana Chips a perfect snack to eat
Fish is a staple food of Kanyakumari district. People here share a close relationship with fish as you can see fish curry in every household on a normal day. Nethili, Paaraii, Saalai, Soorai are some of the famous meen curries you can taste here. Prawn thokku, Crab fry can also be found in Knaykaumari.
This drink is very famous from Kanyakumari. Mostly flavoured in Nannari, Sarbath is the go to drink for anyone in Kanykaumari on a summer day to beat the heat. Coupled with Banana Chips Sharbath can take you for a heavenly ride.Pazha sharbath, Nungu sharbath, Milk sharbath, Elaneer sharbath arwe some of the varieties you can taste here.
Pazha Bhaji or Yethangai appam
Made with nendrangai banana, these golden bhaji like snack is a must have for your evening tea. Juicy, tasty and addictive; thats how they explain about Pazha Bhaji when you ask someone from kanyakaumari. The banana slices are coated with Maida and dipped inside the oil till they turn golden yellow.
Tapioca is one of the most cultivated plant in our Kanyakumari. Cooked Maravzhi Kizhangu is a good breakfast served with Kadalla curry or meen curry. Still you can see Tapioca been served as a snack at tea shops in Nagercoil.
Popularly called as Nanjil Rasa vadai, its one of the must have along with your Idly or Dosai. Masala vadais are dunked inside hot Rasam for hours. Topped with some corrionader leaves and Ghee can make the Rasa vadai top notch.
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