Dahi Vada is deep fried lentil fritters soaked in a spiced yogurt marinade. Vadas are prepared almost bland, so, they absorb the flavors of the marinade.
These batter dipped banana fritters can be served as a snack. Or, drizzle a little honey and serve it with a scoop of ice cream as a delectable dessert.
Vattayappam is a steamed rice cake, made of fermented yeast batter. This is typically made by Kerala Christians.
Parippuvada is a crunchy snack made from lentils. Typically served in Kerala restaurants.
Edamame in pods are sauteed with garlic and dried red chili peppers and seasoned with salt.