South Indian Cuisine: A varied one...
South Indian cuisine includes the cuisines found in the four southern states of India: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
One thing common in the cuisine of all four states is of rice as a staple food, the use of lentils and spices, the use of dried red chillies and fresh green chillies, coconut and also fruits and vegetables like tamarind, snake gourd, garlic, ginger, etc. Overall all the four cuisines have much in common and basically differ in the spiciness of the food.
Kerala, Tamil Nadu, South and coastal Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh use more rice. North Karnataka on the other hand consumes more ragi and jowar, while Jowar and Bajra mostly used in Telangana region . Consumption of rice is more common among certain Brahmin communities and a must need for some rituals too.
The cuisines are different even in the nature of spices used. Coconut usage is common in Kerala and coastal Karnataka compared to the other parts of south india. Food in northern Karnataka is more similar to that of central India rather than south India.
No wonder with the diversities the states of south india offer, south Indian food is so popular worldwide. With the increase in indian population in the US the number of Indian restaurants have increased in US. San Jose has many indian restaurants to say so.
South indian delight: Bawarchi
Bawarchi is an south indian restaurant, with an amazing mountain view that is soul warming. It is a very authentic south indian restaurant, the restaurant has a very warm and pleasant atmosphere.
It has a very earthy homely feel that can make you feel happy, the food is typically like food made from age old grandma recipes. They serve delicacies like:
* chicken tikka
This are some of the light appetizers you get to taste and for more yummy mouth watering delicacies visit, the authentic south indian restaurant with a mountain view located at santa clara, Bawarchi. There are many other indian restaurants in san jose & even indian restaurants are there in santa clara.
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